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The top makeup products in Australia revealed at the Best in Beauty 2018 Awards 

With a bevy of beauty products on the market it can be difficult to know which ones are the best.

Luckily Australian reviews site, Beauty Heaven, has revealed the results from the inaugural 2018 Best in Beauty Awards.

With reviews from makeup fans the results have shown the most popular products on the market – and some are cheaper than you might expect.  

Australian reviews site, Beauty Heaven have revealed the results from their 2018 Best in Beauty Awards

M.A.C's lipstick is iconic and is what made the brand famous around the world 

M.A.C’s lipstick is iconic and is what made the brand famous around the world 

Lipstick: M.A.C – $36

M.A.C’s lipstick is iconic and is what made the brand famous around the world with its signature vanilla scent, bullet inspired case and excellent quality. 

There are hundreds of highly pigmented hues and a choice of finish to choose from, including Matte, Satin, Lustre, Amplified, Frost, Cremesheen and Retro Matte.

92 per cent of reviewers rated it four or five stars.

‘M.A.C lipsticks are my go-to, they are amazing! The lipsticks stay on throughout the night and when I’m out I always get compliments on them. Totally worth the money, they will not disappoint,’ one person said. 

'M.A.C lipsticks are my go-to, they are amazing! The lipsticks stay on throughout the night and when I’m out I always get compliments on them,' one person said

‘M.A.C lipsticks are my go-to, they are amazing! The lipsticks stay on throughout the night and when I’m out I always get compliments on them,’ one person said

Lip Pencil: M.A.C – $30

M.A.C Lip Pencil has a smooth, creamy texture and is designed for shaping, lining or filling in lips and the long-lasting formula contains vitamin E to protect lips and colour. 

86 per cent of reviewers rated this product four or five stars, with many calling the product ‘versatile’.

This being said, one reviewer said there were other options out there: ‘M.A.C liners aren’t the cheapest, and in my opinion are probably only worth their cost due to the extensive colour range.

‘I definitely think there are comparable drug store lip liners (e.g. Rimmel and Maybelline) that perform just as well.’ 

M.A.C Lip Pencil has a smooth, creamy texture and is designed for shaping, lining or filling in lips

M.A.C Lip Pencil has a smooth, creamy texture and is designed for shaping, lining or filling in lips

The number one formula is the Fit Me! Matte and Poreless Foundation from Maybelline

The number one formula is the Fit Me! Matte and Poreless Foundation from Maybelline

Foundation: Maybelline New York FIT me! Matte + Poreless Foundation – $19.95

The Maybelline product is a mattifying foundation that reduces the appearance of pores, controls excess shine and has hundreds of positive reviews.

79 per cent of reviewers rated the product with four or five stars. 

‘The formula features micro-powders to absorb oil and blur technology for an airbrushed finish,’ it states on the website.

The foundation has been designed to be suitable for normal to oily skin and has 14 shades to choose from.

Reviewers said that due to the multiple colour options it’s easy to find one that works for an individual’s skin.  

‘The colour selection is fantastic and I had no problem in finding my perfect shade,’ one reviewer said.

Beauty Heaven has revealed the best foundation in Australia according to public reviews - and it only costs $19.95

Beauty Heaven has revealed the best foundation in Australia according to public reviews – and it only costs $19.95

After its release in February 2018 this tube quickly became the beauty worlds go-to

After its release in February 2018 this tube quickly became the beauty worlds go-to

Mascara: Benefit BADgal BANG! – $42

After its release in February 2018 this tube quickly became the beauty worlds go-to and has been hyped up online ever since.

It’s described as a product that provides ’36 hour volume without weighing down the lashes’ and 84 per cent of reviewers rating the product four or five stars.

There is an overwhelming amount of positive reviews online with one woman calling it the ‘best mascara ever’ on Beauty Heaven.

‘This mascara is worth the high price tag of $42! … When applied my lashes instantly look two times longer, curled and a lot thicker. I just can’t stop applying this to my lashes and love how it makes them look,’ she wrote.

Australian reviews site Beauty Heaven has revealed the most popular formula in the country in 2018, with 84 per cent of reviewers rating the product four or five stars

Australian reviews site Beauty Heaven has revealed the most popular formula in the country in 2018, with 84 per cent of reviewers rating the product four or five stars

Powder Blush: M.A.C – $42

Like their lipstick, the M.A.C Powder Blush comes in a variety of finishes: frost, matte, satin, sheertone and sheertone shimmer.

It is available in 20 different shades which means people can use them for different looks on their cheeks and face.

Almost everyone who has bought it has been won over by it as 95 per cent of people have rated it four or five stars.

‘I have been using MAC powder blush for 15 years, I love it and won’t ever change!’ Someone said.

Like their lipstick, the M.A.C Powder Blush comes in a variety of finishes: frost, matte, satin, sheertone and sheertone shimmer

Like their lipstick, the M.A.C Powder Blush comes in a variety of finishes: frost, matte, satin, sheertone and sheertone shimmer

This product from Maybelline is an accurate liquid liner

This product from Maybelline is an accurate liquid liner

Eyeliner: Maybelline New York Master Precise Liquid Eyeliner – $14.95

This product from Maybelline is an accurate liquid liner with the point measuring 0.05mm.

‘The calligraphy-inspired eyeliner contains super-saturated pigments to provide great intensity for eye design that is ultra-defined,’ the website states.

‘This eyeliner is the best liquid pen eyeliner in the drugstore. It had a brush tip that doesn’t break easily and the pigment does not dry out fast,’ a person said.

90 per cent of people rated it four or five stars.

'This eyeliner is the best liquid pen eyeliner in the drugstore. It had a brush tip that doesn't break easily and the pigment does not dry out fast,' a person said

‘This eyeliner is the best liquid pen eyeliner in the drugstore. It had a brush tip that doesn’t break easily and the pigment does not dry out fast,’ a person said

Eyebrow Pencil: Benefit Precisely, My Brow Pencil – $42

This ultra-fine brow pencil from Benefit fills and defines brows and can be used to create natural-looking, hair-like strokes.

‘With a twist-up, non-sharpen tip, the pencil offers rich, smudge-proof and waterproof colour that lasts for up to 12 hours,’ the Benefit website reads.

‘It features custom control grip and a blending spoolie brush. It is available in six shades.’ 

91 per cent of reviewers gave it four or five stars with many saying it is ‘so precise and easy to manipulate’.

This ultra-fine brow pencil from Benefit fills and defines brows and can be used to create natural-looking, hair-like strokes

'With a twist-up, non-sharpen tip, the pencil offers rich, smudge-proof and waterproof colour that lasts for up to 12 hours,' the Benefit website reads

This ultra-fine brow pencil from Benefit fills and defines brows and can be used to create natural-looking, hair-like strokes

M.A.C Eye Shadows have been designed to be highly pigmented

M.A.C Eye Shadows have been designed to be highly pigmented

Eyeshadow: M.A.C – $33

M.A.C Eye Shadows have been designed to be highly pigmented, apply evenly and blend well.

96 per cent of people rated them four or five stars and it is available in 104 different shades.

Like many of the brands other products, they come in a variety of formulas, which are matte, pearl, satin, frost, velvet and lustre. 

‘MAC eyeshadows are some of the best I’ve come across and they can be used wet or dry,’ one happy customer said.

Many people online have said the pots have amazing pigmentation, are creamy and long lasting.

Although they’re small customers have said it lasts a long time as a little goes a long way.  

Like many of the brands other products, they come in a variety of formulas, which are matte, pearl, satin, frost, velvet and lustre

Like many of the brands other products, they come in a variety of formulas, which are matte, pearl, satin, frost, velvet and lustre

The Hoola Bronzer from Benefit has reached cult-like status

The Hoola Bronzer from Benefit has reached cult-like status

Bronzer: Benefit Hoola – $52 

The Hoola Bronzer from Benefit has been around for years and has reached cult-like status. 

Benefit recommend people dust the award-winning bronzing over their chin, cheeks and forehead for a healthy, natural-looking ‘tan’ year-round.

It’s a pure matte formula that creates a soft glow without leaving behind shimmer or shine.

94 per cent of reviewers rated it four or five stars with one woman calling it the ‘perfect bronzer’. 

Benefit recommend people dust the award-winning bronzing over their chin, cheeks and forehead for a healthy, natural-looking 'tan' year-round

Benefit recommend people dust the award-winning bronzing over their chin, cheeks and forehead for a healthy, natural-looking ‘tan’ year-round

Concealer: Maybelline New York Instant Age Rewind Eye Eraser Concealer – $18.95

This product isn’t just a concealer as it has also been designed to treat and conceal puffiness, dark circles and fine lines by combining a powerful anti-oxidant formula. 

It’s available in five shades: Fair, Light, Medium, Honey and Brightener.

‘One of the best. This concealer is perfect for dark circles, it’s full coverage yet creamy and hydrating,’ one customer wrote.

83 per cent of reviewers have given the $19.95 product four or five stars. 

This product isn't just a concealer as it has also been designed to treat and conceal puffiness, dark circles and fine lines by combining a powerful anti-oxidant formula

This product isn’t just a concealer as it has also been designed to treat and conceal puffiness, dark circles and fine lines by combining a powerful anti-oxidant formula

BEST IN BEAUTY AWARDS 2018 WINNERS: MAKEUP 

Best makeup remover: Clinique Take The Day Off Cleansing Balm

Best eyeliner: Maybelline New York Master Precise Liquid Eyeliner

Best lip balm: Burt’s Bees Beeswax Lip Balm

Best foundation: Maybelline New York FIT me! Matte + Poreless Foundation

Best blush: M.A.C Powder Blush

Best lip gloss or plumper: Lanolips Tinted Balm SPF 30

Best lip liner: M.A.C Lip Pencil

Best brow gel: Benefit Gimme Brow+

Best brow pencil: Benefit Precisely, My Brow Pencil

Best eye shadow: M.A.C Eye Shadow

Best bronzer: Benefit Hoola

Best lipstick: M.A.C Lipstick

Best mascara: Benefit BADgal BANG!

Best makeup tool: Bobbi Brown Full Coverage Face Brush

Best face primer: Benefit The POREfessional

Best lashes: Ardell WISPIES black

Best skin perfector: Garnier BB Cream Nude

Best concealer: Maybelline New York Instant Age Rewind Eye Eraser Concealer

Best eye primer: M.A.C Prep + Prime 24-Hour Extend Eye Base

Best highlighter: M.A.C Mineralize Skinfinish

Best brow powder: Benefit Foolproof Brow Powder

Best contouring product: Natio Contour Palette

Best palette: M.A.C Girls Palette 

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