Beauty That Stands the Test of Time

There are some beauty products that debut with a bang, then fizzle out quickly. Then there are these. Behold the eight beauty products that, even after generations pass, continue to be must-have's for women all over the world. Why? Because they work.

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Smith's Rosebud Salve

Famous for more than 100 years, this balm is versatile in use. Not only does it ease dryness and irritations on lips, elbows, and knees, but this "magic in a can" also soothes diaper rash and minor burns. $6, sephora.com

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Dove White Beauty Bar

This bar of soap hydrates while it cleanses, leaving you with noticeably softer, smoother skin. The moisturizing ingredients make it gentle enough for use on your face and body, and won’t leave skin feeling tight. Four 4 oz. bars, $6, target.com

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Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion+

This dermatologist-developed facial moisturizer is famous among those with dry and dry-combination skin types. Providing all-day hydration, it’s silky texture is luxurious, yet still lightweight (perfect for wearing under makeup). $26, sephora.com

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Mason Pearson Popular Mix Brush

Premium-grade boar bristles that distribute natural oils and exfoliate your scalp separate this brush from the rest. Developed more than 130 years ago, every part of this handmade hair tool is crafted so your hair remains at its healthiest. $205, beauty.com

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Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cream

This facial cream is the brand's number-one selling moisturizer—and it’s no surprise why. Packed with hydrating ingredients that make your skin look healthy and radiant, it’s also known for its ability to protect skin from harsh weather conditions. $27, kiehls.com


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Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream 

Is there anything this legendary, award-winning cream can’t do? This skin soother, lip-and-cheek shiner, brow holder, and cuticle conditioner (we could go on) is the epitome of a beauty must-have. $21, elizabetharden.com


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Pond's Cold Cream Cleanser

Working double-duty since 1905, this creamy cleanser removes impurities from your skin while infusing it with moisture­—in one easy step. $5, target.com

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Crème de la Mer

More than 40 years ago, aerospace physicist Dr. Max Huber suffered from chemical burns after an experiment exploded in his face, leading to a search for a product that would nourish, regenerate and transform his skin. This is how Crème de la Mer was born. Formulated with Dr. Huber’s nutrient-rich Miracle Broth, this moisturizer is pricey, but users swear by its rejuvenating and anti-aging powers. $295, cremedelamer.com