The best selling beauty products that you need in your life

The stats don't lie...

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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

Best selling beauty products

Shop now: Sisley Black Rose Infusion Cream for £128 from Selfridges

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

Best Selling Beauty Products

Shop now: Glow Pot in Fascinate for £10 from Topshop

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

Best Selling Beauty Products

Shop now: Avene Thermal Water Spray £10 for 300ml from Boots

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

Sophie la girafe Baby SOS Cream

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.

Shop now: Sophie la girafe Baby SOS Cream £15 for 50ml from Naturisimo

Benefit's They're Real! Mascara

Best Selling Beauty Products Mascara

Shop now: Benefit They're Real Mascara for £20.50 from

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

Best selling beauty products mac lipstick

Shop now: MAC Lipstick in Velvet Teddy for £16.50 from House of Fraser

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.

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