06/01/2015 06:51 GMT | Updated 20/05/2015 06:12 BST

Audrey Hepburn Named The Ultimate Beauty Icon Of All Time

Audrey Hepburn has been named the number one beauty icon of all time. Of course she has.


The Hollywood star famed for her role in Breakfast at Tiffany's topped a survey carried out by leading cosmetics and skincare brand Artistry by Amway.

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In second place? Marilyn Monroe. She was closely followed by Grace Kelly, who came third in the poll which asked 2,000 women in the UK to name their favourite beauty icon.

Three leading ladies after our own heart.

There's something about classic, timeless beauty and ageing gracefully that still carries all the charm.

Even 21 years after her death, Hepburn is an iconic pin-up when it comes to beauty and style, as is Monroe - she has just been named the new face of Max Factor.

Okay, so we're huge Beyoncé (aka the most googled female of 2014) fan girls and it's only right that she came in fifth position but there's no denying that Hepburn still has that effortless, elegant edge.

Here's the list of the top ten beauty icons of all time in full:

1. Audrey Hepburn
2. Marilyn Monroe
3. Grace Kelly
4. Sophia Loren
5. Beyoncé
6. Brigitte Bardot
7. Jean Simpson
8. Kate Moss
9. Ava Gardner
10. Scarlett Johansson

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