All you need to know about Lifestyle Awards 2022: The Best in Beauty

Remix Lifestyle Awards are back for another show of Auckland’s tremendous and tasteful offerings. Seeking to champion individuals, businesses and brands that have changed the game, we’ve rounded up the best of the best in cuisine, fashion, beauty and entertainment for your voting pleasure. Deep dive into our beauty registry, with this year’s Remix Lifestyle Awards Best in Beauty finalists.

From skincare and scents to Auckland's hottest hair wizards, consider this your definitive guide to all things beauty. Hand-picked, tested and loved by you, here are all the beauty brands and institutions on the Remix Radar, waiting to be voted for by you!

The Best Cleanser

The foundation of any skincare routine, the cleanser is by far the most essential product when it comes to smooth, supple skin. Start your skincare ritual with the best of the best by adding one of these top-rated cleansers to your regime. Foaming washes, oils and balms, here are our go-to's when it comes to that fresh face feeling.

  • Me Today Cream Cleanser
  • Emma Lewisham Illuminating Oil Cleanser
  • Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel
  • L’Oreal CeraVe
  • Dr LeWinn’s Recoverederm Ultra Calming Restorative Cleanser 

The Treat(ment)

From skin exfoliators to lash conditioners, there is a niche for every need when it comes to your skincare necessities. Treat your skin to a bit of healing, pampering and then some, with our go-to hero products. It’s like a reward. 

  • Murad Vita-C Triple Exfoliating Facial 
  • Clarins Double Serum
  • Manicare Thermal Sonic Cleanser 
  • Boost Lab Retinol Night Renewal Serum
  • RevitaLash Advanced Eyelash Conditioner 

The Hydrator

Looking for a moisture boost? These concentrated, high-performance hydrators are a skincare staple. With winter fast approaching, there’s no better time to find a moisture miracle worker that does the trick. Keep your skin nourished during the harsher weather with the best in the business. Dry skin who?

  • Dermalogica BioLumin-C Gel Moisturiser
  • Murad Hydro-Dynamic Ultimate Moisture
  • Shiseido Essential Energy Hydrating Cream
  • Weleda Skin Food
  • Emma Lewisham Supernatural 72hr Crème

The Complexion Perfector 

Every girl knows that one of life’s trickier tasks is trying to find the perfect shade. Too orange, too thick, too cakey - our foundation tends to have more boxes to check than our tinder dates. Meet your perfect match right here, with a list of complexion perfectors that will never let you down. 

  • Lily Lolo Mineral Foundation
  • Aleph Beauty Foundation 
  • Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter Foundation 
  • Avène Day Protector Tinted
  • DIOR Backstage Face and Body Foundation 

The Best Female Fragrance

If the eyes are the window to the soul then smell is surely the doorway to our feelings. Are you a romantic at heart? Or is bold and boisterous your forte? Floral, fresh or with a hint of musk, your choice in fragrance tends to emulate your personality, preferences and style, and is often the first impression when you walk into a room. Find your signature scent with our favourite fragrances on the market. 

  • Narcisco Rodriguez for her MUSC NOIR
  • DIOR Miss Dior EDP
  • GLASSHOUSE FRAGRANCES A Tahaa Affair Devotion 
  • Jimmy Choo I Want Choo 
  • GUCCI Bloom 

The Best Male Fragrance

Immerse yourself in olfactory infatuation with some of the hottest scents on the block. From citrus and spice, to perhaps a little bit of sweet, there's a fragrance for every fellow, as long as you have the nose for it. Here is a list of blockbuster launches and signature scents that stand the test of time, becoming more iconic with every year that passes. 

  • Calvin Klein Obsession for Men
  • Montblanc Explorer Ultra Blue
  • Jimmy Choo Urban Hero Gold Edition 
  • Dior Homme
  • Dolce & Gabbana The One For Men Gold

The Hair Hero

Dry, damaged or a little bit sad, we’ve got the ultimate hair heroes to take you from a hairy situation to hair-whipping content in no time. With sprays and shampoos to liven up your mane, the last of your stresses should be your tresses. Try out these cult-favourite products that live up to the hair hype.

  • Joico Defy Damage Sleepover
  • Morrocanoil Treatment Oil
  • ghd Bodyguard Hair Protectant Spray 
  • Fudge Clean All Blonde Colour Boost Shampoo
  • ColourWow Dream Coat

Hair Salon of the Year

When it comes to cutting and colouring our hair, it not only takes an army, but an army we trust enough to maintain our manes with care and conviction. Rest assured, your hair is in good hands when it comes to our go-to hairdressers and stylists. Whether you're in need of a preen or a pamper, entrust your locks with the best in the business. 

  • Rodney Wayne 
  • Vivo
  • D&M
  • Inco Studio
  • M11 Studio

The Best Beauty Destination 

We love options, which is exactly what these beauty destinations have by the gallon. Whether your skin is in need of a scrub, your lips are in need of a plump or your skincare regime is well overdue for an upgrade, treat yo'self at Auckland's best one-stop shops for all of your beauty needs. 

  • Caci 
  • Skintopia
  • Clinic 42
  • Laser Clinics New Zealand
  • Clear Skincare Clinics


Now that you’re in the know, it’s over to you to decide the winners. Have your say on the best in beauty by voting for all your favourite products and places here and you’ll go into the draw to win over $5000 in prizes from Lifestyle Award winners across accommodation, cuisine, fashion and beauty. Don’t forget to fill in your name and email at the end of the form to complete your entry.