Written by Maria Nichol
You deserve the best of the best, that’s why we’ve teamed up with Stella to curate an edit filled with acclaimed cosmetics that live up to the hype. The Stella Smart Beauty Awards edit sources the standout beauty products of 2020 from brands like Aromatherapy Associates, Color Wow (worth £28.50), Marc Jacobs Beauty and Clarins (worth £28.20). 13 unbeatable beauty products, FOUR full-sizes, worth £234 for just £54. What’s more, you’ll be able to personalise your edit with six Colour Wow shades to choose from…the ultimate way to customise your beauty.
We’re giving you an exclusive rundown of all the big names included in the Collection ahead of tomorrow’s launch…
BRANDS IN THE BOX
With their products found in some of the most luxurious spas around the world, it’s no wonder Aromatherapy Associates has garnered a reputation for the ultimate in therapeutic essential oils. Expect a product that not only leaves your skin feeling radiant, but also transforms the way you wash.
Formulated by renowned Harley Street cosmetic surgeon Dr Yannis Alexandrides,111SKIN has become the go-to skincare brand for famous faces and beauty editors alike. Expect innovative, results-driven formulas that deliver on their promise.
Brow experts since 2004, Blink Brow Bar was founded by Vanita Parti, who pioneered the walk-in brow treatment their products are inspired by. Expect a product tailored to your dream brows, whether that’s brushed up and bushy or sleek and precise.
One of the most prestigious skincare brands in Europe, Clarins are synonymous with plant extract and essential oils-based products that are suitable for all ages and skin types. Their well-loved collections are iconic, with the brand combining their passion for beauty and their knowledge with ingredients to create results-driven formulas.
Color Wow was pioneered by Gail Federici when she realised some of haircare consumers’ biggest pain points were unmet. From taming frizz to brightening blonde, Color Wow is renowned for their inventive and innovative haircare solution-based products which have earned them multiple awards.
Elemis is the number one luxury British skincare brand, renowned for their science-led, nature-defined formulas that exude spa-worthy qualities. Expect cult beauty with age-defying results.
One of the world’s leading brands with decades of experience in professional skincare, Estée Lauder pride themselves on creating luxe beauty products with innovative and energising formulas that deliver real results.
Recognised worldwide for its innovative beauty products, Elizabeth Arden has created renowned cosmetics since they opened their doors in 1910. Their results-driven lines have set their sights on catering to all skin types, creating now-famous formulas that are a beauty cabinet staple.
Developed by a team of world-class scientists and beauty experts, Living Proof is the hair brand with a difference. Painstakingly developed formulas abandon the traditional haircare ingredients to produce the ultimate treat for tresses.
At the forefront of designer fashion, Marc Jacobs’ boundary-pushing approach has translated to his namesake makeup line, a collection of cosmetics with unexpected textures and eye-catching colours that produce flawless results in a single application.
New York-born hair brand Redken is synonymous with protein-based formulas specially made to transform tired tresses into silky lengths.
Harnessing Japanese beauty since 1872, Shiseido blends eastern tradition with western technology to create a cutting-edge brand that has become one of the world’s leading beauty specialists.
Born in lab, StrVectin has harnessed the science behind skincare from day one. Smart, targeted solutions for ageing and changing skin are their main aim, tackled using a combination of do-good ingredients and pioneering methods that outsmart ageing.