2013 healthy beauty awards: Face
Best hydrating cleanser
Best anti-acne cleanser
Eau Thermale Avène Cleanance Gel Soapless Cleanswer, $20
This gentle gel (it's 60 percent French springwater) "controlled oil," a breakout-prone reader says. Bonus: Zinc calms redness.
Best face scrub
Dr. Brandt Blemishes No More Daily Exfoliating Cleanser, $25
Cucumber and green tea "refresh skin."Tiny jojoba beads slough away dead cells "and even remove makeup," a tester notes.
Elizabeth Arden Visible Difference Skin Balancing Lotion, $40
After she applied "only a few drops," our reader says, her skin "glowed all day." The secret sauce: serious hydrators like sodium hyaluronate and squalene.
Best moisturizer with SPF
Lancôme Rénergie Lift Multi-Action SPF 15 Lifting and Firming Cream, $112
An investment, sure, but powerhouse antiagers make this worth its weight in wrinkle-preventing gold. "I actually felt it firm my face in a short time," a user says.
Best SPF 35+ for face
La Roche-Posay Anthelios 50 Mineral Ultra Light Sunscreen Fluid, $34
The verdict: "Went on smooth and has absolutely no scent." Got sensitive skin? The natural UV filter, titanium dioxide, won't irritate.
Best BB cream
Urban Decay Naked Skin Beauty Balm SPF 20, $34
When you have time for only one a.m. product, this is it: primer, tint, antiager, SPF and moisturizer in one bottle. It "feels like I'm wearing nothing," a reader says.
Best CC cream
Olay Total Effects Tone Correcting CC Cream SPF 15, $22
BB cream on steroids: It has the same bennies, plus pigmentation fighters like niacinamide. One tester's take: "The light coverage made my skin look perfect."
Best eye cream
Shiseido Bio-Performance Super Corrective Eye Cream, $60
Added vitamins A, C and E provide "instant under-eye brightening" that "melts into skin." Sold.
Best dark sport corrector
Chanel Le Blanc Targeted Brightening Spot Corrector TXC, $98
For fashionistas who crave designer skin: The exclusive formula makes spots vanish. "And the roller ball made application a breeze."