These are officially the most iconic beauty products in the world

Can you guess which beauty product has been crowned the most iconic in the world?

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There are some skin, hair and makeup buys that are so good that they've earned recognition across the globe as the most iconic beauty products. Those buys that are so famous and effective that they're on every beauty enthusiast's radar, or conjour instant nostalgia with just one swatch or spritz.

If ever you've wondered which exact products officially outrank all others in terms of fame, Cosmetify has now revealed the most iconic beauty products in the world – and it makes for very interesting reading.

Unsurprisingly, the list features beauty fan favourites like MAC's Retro Matte lipsticks and Estée Lauder's Doublewear foundation. But can you guess which product came out on top? Keep reading to find out...

The top 5 most iconic beauty products

1. Chanel No 5 Eau de Parfum, $105/£57

Arguably the world's most famous perfume, this luxury warm and woody scent is instantly recognizable. A true beauty icon!View Deal

2. MAC Cosmetics Retro Matte Lipstick, $19/£17.50

Everybody has at least Retro Matte lipstick in their beauty arsenal. Whether you love a bright Ruby Woo or muted Velvet Teddy, there's a shade for everyone.View Deal

3. Estée Lauder Doublewear Stay In Place Makeup, $43/£34

We all know somebody who's staple foundation is Estée Lauder's Doublewear, which is now available in more than 50 shades.View Deal

4. Anastasia Beverly Hills DIPBROW Pomade, $21/$19

The cult make-up brand is known for their super popular brow products, of which DIPBROW is arguably the most famous.View Deal

5. NARS Sheer Glow Foundation, $47/£29.50

The second foundation to make the most iconic list, NARS' Sheer Glow Foundation is perfect for creating a healthy and radiant complexion.View Deal

Even better news? Canada and the US are the two most affordable countries to buy these products, totalling $337 CAD and $265 respectively if you were to add all of the products to your basket.

How many of these iconic beauty products are already in your beauty regime?

Lucy Abbersteen
Lucy Abbersteen

Lucy is a beauty journalist who has written for titles including Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Women's Health, InStyle and Woman & Home, and regularly contributes to My Imperfect Life. Most recently she was Junior Beauty Editor at Marie Claire. Covering skincare, haircare, make-up and wellbeing, her job involves anything from picking the brains of the world's top dermatologists to swatching the latest and greatest foundations. When she's not got beauty on the brain, you're most likely to find her spending time with dogs (her sister owns one very sassy cockapoo), reading or sleeping. She's also a big fan of RuPaul's Drag Race, rosé and and house plants that stay alive.