21 Classics That Are Always Modern, Beauty and Fragrance
WWD's Beauty Inc in its latest Power Issue lists 21 "Power Products", "the stuff of legends", which "have made a lasting impression on consumers". Fragrance is represented on the list by Angel ("Introduced in 1992, Angel still ranks in the top 10 in every major market") and Chanel No 5 ("Introduced in 1921, Chanel No 5 remains the best-selling holiday fragrance today.")
The list also includes: Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat (one "sold every 10 seconds"), Benefit Benetint, NARS Orgasm blush ("one of which is sold every 30 seconds"), Maybelline Great Lash mascara, Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion (one "sold every 4.8 seconds", but know by me as the only product to ever give me an allergic reaction), Dior DiorShow mascara (the original one), Shu uemura Cleansing oil ("one bottle is sold every 20 seconds"...how do they measure the bottle-per-second speed of selling?), Cover Girl Clean Makeup foundation, Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream, Essie Ballet Slippers, L'Oreal Paris Elnett hair spray ("1.3 cans sold every minute in the US"), John Frieda Frizz-Ease Serum, Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick, Cetafil Cleanser, Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair, La Mer Creme de la Mer, Olay Active Hydrating Beauty Fluid, MAC Spice Lip Pencil, and Revlon Fire & Ice Lipstick.
What would make your list of power products?
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