The stats don't lie...
Words by Lexxi Davis
We’re always searching for the latest best selling beauty products around the world, because if so many people are buying one thing – it means it’s got to be an amazing beauty buy, right?
One that’s actually worth all the hype (and the price tag).
So, we’ve searched high and low for the ultimate popular products that are new on the beauty block, so you can refill your make-up bag with the essentials, that are both beauty editor, and reader, approved…
Sisley’s Black Rose Cream
The story began in 2011 when Sisley launched the Black Rose Cream Mask, which achieved cult status in record time (it’s France’s No. 1 bestselling mask, with one million units sold worldwide in the past 5 years). Celeb super-fans include Emily Ratajkowski and Jourdan Dunn and you know something’s great when it creeps onto the A-listers’ must-have lists…
From the success of the BRCM, we know the new Black Rose Skin Infusion Cream will be the next big seller for the cult beauty brand, already low in stock on Selfridges. Yes, it will set you back £128, but it’s totally worth it for plumped, youthful and glowing skin.
Topshop’s Glow Pot
Each year, Topshop sells enough Glow Pot product to reach a height FOUR times taller than The Shard, when stacked. Pretty impressive for a highlighter.
The latest shade to join the Glow Pot family is ‘Fascinate’ – a soft pink pearlescent colour that blends into cheekbones for ultimate illumination. The cult cream highlighter is just a tenner, so a great purse-friendly buy for your best selling beauty bag.
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Avene’s Thermal Spring Water
This is the product that sells 3 bottles per minute in France. And with Sisley’s Black Rose Cream, we know the French are on to something with these best selling beauty products…
This magical spritz soothes and cools irritated skin and can be used for so many different things. It sets summer make-up for a dewy glow, you can use it as a toner, after hair removal (the best relief after an eyebrow threading sesh), for cooling after exercise – the list is actually endless.
And from just £3 for the mini travel size, it’s an absolute must-have.
Sophie la girafe Baby SOS Cream
This award-winning product isn’t just for babies, it’s also a beauty editor secret – we keep a tube on the desk to use as a quick SOS treatment to remedy dry, sassy bits of skin that aren’t playing ball. Thanks to its multi-tasking properties, it’s also summer-skin saviour; slather it on as a targeted facemask for sun-damaged areas, and your skin will instantly feel soothed thanks to a combination of Aloe Vera and Lavender Water.
Benefit’s They’re Real! Mascara
This is the number 1 selling mascara in the UK. Available in Jet Black, Beyond Brown and Beyond Blue, the lash loving formula curls, volumizes, lifts and separates – the perfect mascara dream. It’s won tons of awards for being the best and it’s a great price too.
In a consumer panel survey, 94% saw dramatic length & volume, 94% saw visible lift and 100% saw long-wearing results. Now that’s some impressive info.
MAC’s Matte Lipstick
Where would we be without our fave MAC lippie? The trusty shade you stick to,because you know it suits literally EVERYONE. But Ruby Woo has been knocked off the top spot (can you believe?) It’s now the ‘Velvet Teddy’ matte shade that is officially the best selling MAC lipstick.
This is the lipstick with hundreds of hues. And is the iconic product that made MAC famous.