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The best beauty brands in the 2021/22 Finder Retail Awards

We reveal Australia's favourite beauty brands for 2021/22

The Finder Retail Awards recognises Australia's favourite brands across more than 100 retail categories. We survey thousands of real Australians to understand how they feel about their recent product purchases, and use that information to reward the most popular brands.

These are the best brands for beauty in the 2021/22 Awards.

Best hair straightener brand

Best rated hair straightener brand: Cloud Nine

Australians have rated Cloud Nine as the best hair straightener brand in Australia in. this year's Finder Awards. The brand scored highly for ease of use, features and functions and performance.

  • Remington
  • GHD

See Finder's picks for the best hair straighteners in Australia

Best hair dryer brand

Best rated hair dryer brand: Parlux

100% of surveyed Australians recommend Parlux hair dryers, which helped the brand walk away with this year's Finder Award for best hair dryer brand. Parlux also scored highly for ease of use and performance.

  • Dyson
  • Panasonic

See Finder's picks for the best hair dryers in Australia

Best Skincare Brand

Best rated skincare brand: Nivea

Nivea has been rated the best skincare brand in Australia in this year's Finder Awards, ranking well for effectiveness, product range and value for money.

  • Garnier
  • Olay

How we chose the winners

The 2021/22 Finder Retail Awards recognise brand sentiment from customer feedback on different retail product categories. Finder worked with data and insights company, Dynata to conduct thousands of customer interviews around their product purchasing history and satisfaction with their purchased products.

Disclaimer: Please refer to our methodology for more information on how we scored and judged Finder Retail Awards candidates. While we endeavour to assess the majority of product providers in the market, this is not always possible and it may be that not every brand in the market was included for judging.

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