Cast your vote for the best in alternative beauty of 2016! 2016 brings the first year of The Auxiliaries, awards for the best in alternative culture and subculture, the best of the unique and independent. Auxiliary would like to honor the best of 2016, those who really stood out, those who really embodied the Auxiliary spirit and aesthetic.
Vote for the Best in Beauty of 2016
The first round was from December 28th to January 12th and is now closed. Through open nominations the following Makeup Artists were nominated: Ashley Joy Beck, Deanna Roberts aka Makeup Vamp, Elizabeth Rhodes, Mallory Jay, On Call Artistry, Sam Antics, and Spoiled Cherry. Through open nominations the following Hair Stylists were nominated: Brianne Jeanette aka Synthetic Rebellion, Cat Monster, Daniel Lee aka Delta Hair, Jessie Rae Baker Swim, Lauren Ashley at Atomic Barbershop and Salon, Lisa Conroy, and Rene Cortez. Through open nominations the following Beauty Products were nominated: Always On Matte Liquid Lipstick in “Bawse by Lilly Singh iisuperwomanii” by Smashbox, Blush and Eyeshadow Palette by Ultraviolet Cosmetics, Everlasting Liquid Lipstick by Kat Von D, Go Deep Weekly Treatment by oVertone, Lash Curling Mascara by Trish McEvoy, Lip Tar by Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics, Liquid Matte Lipstick by Ultraviolet Cosmetics, Pumpkin Spice Lip & Eye Duo by Sugarpill Cosmetics, SiliSponge by Molly Cosmetics, The Black Magic Collection by Concrete Minerals, The Black Metal Trinity by Black Moon Cosmetics, and Velvetines by Lime Crime.
The second round was from January 14th to January 20th and was to choose the winner of the award. Five official nominees were chosen based on number of votes, reader opinions, and the nominees’ accomplishments throughout 2016. Voting was limited to once per day. The nominee with the most votes in the second round received the award. Sam Antics, Ashley Joy Beck, Mallory Jay, Elizabeth Rhodes, and Deanna Roberts aka Makeup Vamp are the five official nominees for Best Makeup Artist. Lauren Ashley at Atomic Barbershop and Salon, Cat Monster, Rene Cortez, Brianne Jeanette aka Synthetic Rebellion, and Daniel Lee aka Delta Hair are the five official nominees for Best Hair Stylist. The Black Magic Collection by Concrete Minerals, Lip Tar by Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics, Go Deep Weekly Treatment by oVertone, Pumpkin Spice Lip & Eye Duo by Sugarpill Cosmetics, and Blush and Eyeshadow Palette by Ultraviolet Cosmetics are the five official nominees for Best Beauty Product.
Voting is now closed. Thank you to everyone that voted!