Do you know how many these each sell per minute? Neither did we…

Eternal youth is the holy grail of the beauty industry. But, as these classics show, some things get better with age…

1. OPI Nail Lacquer in Big Apple Red, $24.50
This bestseller is a beautiful cherry red – a perfect balance between cool and warm to suit pretty much every skin tone!

2. L’Oreal Paris Elnett Satin, $5.99
Don’t let the price fool you – this is hands-down the best hairspray on the market and has been for more than 50 years. It’s light and brushes out with ease. Astonishingly there’s 20 sold every minute worldwide.

3. Maybelline Great Lash, $19.99
While we love road-testing the latest mascaras, we always come back to this iconic wand. One is sold every 1.2 seconds worldwide.

 4. John Frieda Frizz-Ease Original Formula Hair Serum, $20.50
This was one of the first hair serums to take the world by storm. It has gone on to win numerous beauty awards with 13 sold every minute!

5. Kiehl’s Crème de Corps, $59
Women have been happily splurging on this super-hydrating, non sticky body moisturiser since the 1970s. One is sold every minute around the world.

6. Olay Total Effects, $33.72

Long before BB, CC and DD Creams burst onto the scene, this daily moisturiser was fighting the seven signs of ageing: fine lines and wrinkles, uneven skin tone, dullness, pores, age spots, dryness and rough skin texture. Around the world, a bottle of Olay Total Effects is now sold every second!

7. Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Skin Protectant, $36
This multi-purpose cream works wonders on unruly eyebrows, cracked heels and everything in between!

8. NARS The Multiple in Orgasm, $62
This shimmering peach shade was originally launched as a powder blush in 1999. The cream stick, which can be used on eyes, lips and cheeks, is now a bestseller.

9. Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat Concealer, $76
Launched in 1992, this illuminating pen banishes dark shadows and highlights the face. The best part? It comes in 12 shades, so you can find the perfect match. Not surprising then that one is sold every 20 seconds worldwide.

10. Revlon ColorStay Foundation, $41.95
There are 34 million bottles of this product sold around the world every year. And it’s little wonder – ColorStay looks lights and natural, but lasts for 16 hours!

Do you swear by any of these products too? Tell us why below…


WORDS: Elise Wilson
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