What it’s like behind the scenes at the Prix de marie claire awards

Prix de marie claire

Plus, find out who won the coveted beauty awards

There are few fashion and beauty events that rival the spectacle and glamour of the biannual Prix de marie claire – and this years awards were no different.

With a slew of fashion designers, beauty representatives and top Australian celebrities (think: Asher Keddie, Pia Miller, Dannii Minogue and Anna Heinrich) all in attendance, we thought we’d take you behind the scenes and let you witness as much of the action as possible, while picking up a beauty tip or two from the star-studded guests.

You can watch what we got up to and see the glamorous hair and makeup looks below:

Also, if you’re looking to update your beauty stash and want to trial some of the best products currently on the market, the Prix de marie claire beauty winners might be a good place to start.

Check out some of the winning products below:

Readers’ choice winner for best fragrance- Chanel N° 5 L’Eau

Readers’ choice winner for best makeup product (splurge)- Benefit Cosmetics gimme brow

Readers’ choice winner for best makeup product (steal)- Napoleon Perdis Total Bae Own It! Jet Mascara

Readers’ choice winner for best skin care product splurge- Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Concentrated Recovery Eye Mask

Readers’ choice winner for best hair care/ styling product splurge- Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer

You can find more winners and finalists here.

Want more behind the scenes action? Then check out what really happens backstage at a fashion show.

Which celebrity look from Prix de marie claire do you love the most? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below.

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Kate has worked for BEAUTYcrew since early 2016, first as a contributor, before being named Beauty Writer in 2017. She loves picking the brains of the industry's top experts to get to the bottom of beauty's toughest questions. Bronze eyeshadow palettes are her weakness and she's forever on the hunt for the perfect nude nail polish to suit her fair skin. Her words can also be found in Men's Health magazine.