Best Beauty Products of 2011

      Aesthetician and Beauty Expert Dorothy Ryan showed us products that won awards for beauty from New Beauty magazine.

      Olay Professional Pro-X Anti-Aging Starter Protocol

      o Award: The Best Anti-Aging System
      o Why it won: "A good introductory kit to warding off the very first signs of aging, replete with all the essentials."
      o Scent: None
      o Texture: Creamy
      o Key Ingredient: Niacinamide
      o **What the editors say: "Packed with essential anti-aging must-haves, this is an imperative kit for those that are concerned about the effects of aging on their skin but are confused as to where to start."

      Pantene Pro-V Fine Hair Solutions Flat-Volume Shampoo
      o Award: The Best Shampoo for Colored Hair
      o Why it won: "Resuscitates dry, frizzy, parched locks to bring them - and your color - back to life."
      o Scent: Semi-fruity
      o Consistency: Thick cream
      o Key Ingredient: PolyDADMAC, to return structure to the hair

      PaloVia Skin Renewing Laser
      o Award: The Most Innovative At-Home Beauty Device
      o Why it won: "Improve the look of fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes."
      o What the editors say: "One of the most unique anti-aging tools on the market. It really helps to fight aging eyes by improving the quality of the skin."

      Dior Diorshow

      o Award: The Best Curling Mascara
      o Why it won: "Makes lashes look twice as thick, twice as long, twice as curled and twice as dark."
      o Scent: None
      o Texture: Thick
      o Keep Ingredient: Deep pigments
      o What the editors say: "Wear one coat, applied lightly, for a little daytime definition. For a more sultry eye, double up and apply two or more coats."

      Essie Nail Polish
      o Award: The Best Long-Lasting Nail Polish

      o Why it won: "Chip-resistant color that can withstand any task put in front of it."