Welcome to the first installment of our 2015 Hot 100 Beauty Awards. Over the next year, we’ll wade through the thousands of beauty buys, old and new, to bring you the best for your skin, body and hair, as well as the most magical make-up.

First up is skincare, and this time we’ve factored in how drastically prices can differ, so we’ve selected products from both premium and affordable categories.

And the winners are…