Marie Claire UK Skin Awards 2021: the very best in skincare is back

How many of our award-winners have you tried?

Marie Claire UK Skin Awards 2021

How many of our award-winners have you tried?

Skincare products have been our saviour during these uncertain times. We've had the best eye creams to soothe tired eyes, radiance-boosting moisturisers to give a fresh-faced Zoom glow, and actives to help tackle the dreaded maskne. We’ve been able to count on some of the industry's most celebrated products and been treated to some incredible new innovations, too – from UV fighting gel manicure gloves (genius) to transformative at-home LED light therapy tools (game changer).

That's how we knew we had to bring back the Marie Claire UK Skin Awards for another year.

Honouring the products and brands that have bolstered our skincare regimens (and our general sense of routine) in 2021, this year's Marie Claire UK Skin Awards are paying homage to the icons, the new kids on the block and the sustainability innovators alike.

Let's meet them, shall we?

How we selected the Marie Claire UK Skin Awards winners

Following on from the success of the first Marie Claire UK Skin Awards in 2020, the Marie Claire UK team joined forces with an amazing panel of judges. Made up of some of the industry's best dermatologists, doctors, influencers and beauty maestros, our expert panel used their years of experience and skin care know-how to put hundreds of products through their paces, to ultimately crown the very best skin care money can buy in 2021.

Sounds like a near-impossible task?

Well, to make things a little easier, and to ensure that all bases – and skin types – were covered, we divided winners into six categories:

In an industry awash with never-ending newness, we wanted to celebrate the skin care buys that are actually worth spending your hard-earned pennies on. With winners spanning everything from cult serums, to game-changing treatment products, whether you're a skincare buff who knows your Augustinus Bader from your Estée Lauder, or a skin care minimalist who just wants a fast track to a glowing complexion, this year's Skin Awards represent the best in beauty for everyone.

Ready to meet the winners? Watch the awards below... 

Honoured in a virtual awards ceremony, attended by both Marie Claire readers and industry insiders, this year's Skin Awards winners are changing the face of beauty for the better – one skin care hero at a time.

Ready to meet them?

Watch the awards ceremony in full below.

Your skin can thank us later....

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