From Kate Middleton to Victoria Beckham: Top 10 Beauty Icons of 2011 (PHOTOS)

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  • 1. Kate Middleton
    Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrives at a military awards ceremony, A Night of Heroes: The Sun Military Awards, at the Imperial War Museum in central London Dec. 19, 2011. Kate Middleton has been named the top beauty icon of 2011. REUTERS/John Stillwell
  • 2. Pippa Middleton
    In her stunning Alexander McQueen gown, Pippa Middleton walks at Westminster Abbey in central London, on the day of the royal wedding. Pippa Middleton follows her sister in 2011's top ten beauty icon list and has been named on second slot. Reuters
  • 3. Cheryl Cole
    Cheryl Cole has reportedly landed her first Hollywood movie role, starring opposite Jennifer Lopez and Cameron Diaz. No wonder why she took the third slot in 2011's top ten beauty icons list. REUTERS
  •  Rihanna
    Singer Rihanna graced the cover of British Vogue’s November 2011 issue for the first time. Her beauty has won her fourth place in a 2011's beauty icon poll. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth
  • 5. Holly Willoughby
    Television presenter Holly Willoughby attends the National Television Awards at the O2 Arena in London Jan. 26, 2011. She completes the list of the top five beauty icons of 2011. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor
  • Beyonce
    Singer Beyonce is seen here posing for a photo when she arrived to debut her newest fragrance Beyonce Pulse at Macy's store in New York, Sept. 22, 2011. The soon-to-be-mother is a beauty icon of 2011. REUTERS/Kena Betancur
  • Emma Watson
    Cast member Emma Watson arrives for the European premiere of "My Week With Marilyn" in London November 20, 2011. REUTERS/Paul Hackett
  • 9. Katy Perry
    Singer Katy Perry arrives at the 2011 American Music Awards in Los Angeles November 20, 2011. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
  • Victoria Beckham
    Victoria Beckham sports a short pixie hair cut and a sparkly number at the opening of an Armani store on Fifth Avenue in New York in Feb. 2009. She completes the list of top ten beauty icons of 2011. REUTERS
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A recent poll has named Britain’s Kate Middleton as the top beauty icon of 2011. 

The Duchess of Cambridge has already been recognized as an emerging fashion icon, but according to a poll by Britain's second-largest beauty and health retailer, Superdrug, she is also the beauty icon of 2011.

Kate is followed by her younger sister, Pippa Middleton, who gained a lot of fame as bridesmaid during Kate’s wedding to Prince William in April this year.

Check out the slideshow to see the other celebrities in the top ten beauty icons list.

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