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. 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 speaks during an event to debut her newest fragrance, Beyonce Pulse, at Macy's store in New York September 22, 2011. REUTERS/Kena Betancur
  • Emma Watson
    Emma Watson to join David Yates in another film? 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 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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