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

1. Chanel No 5 Eau de Parfum, <a href="" data-link-merchant=""" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$105/<a href="" data-link-merchant=""" data-link-merchant=""" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">£57

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

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

2. MAC Cosmetics Retro Matte Lipstick, <a href="" data-link-merchant=""" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$19/<a href="" data-link-merchant=""" data-link-merchant=""" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">£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.

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

3. Estée Lauder Doublewear Stay In Place Makeup, <a href="" data-link-merchant=""" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$43/<a href="" data-link-merchant=""" data-link-merchant=""" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">£34

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

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

4. Anastasia Beverly Hills DIPBROW Pomade, <a href="" data-link-merchant=""" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$21/<a href="" data-link-merchant=""" data-link-merchant=""" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$19

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

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

5. NARS Sheer Glow Foundation, <a href="" data-link-merchant=""" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$47/<a href="" data-link-merchant=""" data-link-merchant=""" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">£29.50

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

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 is a beauty journalist who has written for titles including Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, OK!, woman&home and Women's Health, as well as regularly contributing to My Imperfect Life. Her work covers everything from skin and haircare tips to trying and testing the latest beauty launches, and interviewing celebrities and experts. A certified dog person, her other interests include mental wellbeing, books, piña coladas and not getting caught in the rain.