The best British beauty icons

The best British beauty icons

Like our very own homegrown beauties, there are a lot of simply stunning ladies living on foreign shores. And since today we’re celebrating the Queen’s Birthday, we take a look at some of the most beautiful British women in the biz.

Who knew they were such a gorgeous bunch?

Kate Moss

Britain’s most iconic supermodel, Kate’s beauty is like no other. It’s her slightly crooked teeth, the odd freckle or two and indefinable quirk that make her the “It girl” of our era.

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Kate Winslet

Proof that some women get better with age, Kate radiates on the red carpet, and stays true to naturally soft and feminine tones.

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Emma Watson

Since she chopped off her locks, Emma has blossomed into a young style icon, and her transformation only gets better and better with age.  

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Sienna Miller

A sweet smattering of freckles, golden skin and a wicked smile, Sienna is the epitome of bohemian glamour.  

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Cara Delevingne

With groomed arches that are undeniably the best in the biz, we adore the young Brit’s refreshing and laidback approach to beauty.

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When it comes to the perfect winged liner, there are very few who could outdo Adele. And with her jaw-droppingly big, beautiful voice (and soul to match), there’s nothing we don’t love about this retro-inspired British lass.

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Kate Middleton

With her shiny brunette locks and DIY approach to make-up, we’ve got a serious soft spot for this sweet-as-a-peach Queen-to-be.

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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

A permanently pillowy pout, enviable figure and honey-hued locks that, amazingly, look even better in disco curls, Rosie is one seriously stunning British rose

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Alexa Chung

Whether she’s giving a classic bob edge with choppy, face-framing layers or pairing an inky cat-flick with a natural glow, Alexa’s cult cool-girl status is going nowhere.

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Keira Knightley

With her porcelain-perfect skin and amazing cheekbones, Keira is the quintessential English belle of the ball.

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Florence Welch

Her fiery red locks and signature blunt fringe are hard to miss, making Florence our number one indie British beauty.

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Emily Blunt

Though she’s experimented with a number of hair colours over the years (and somehow manages to pull them all off), it’s her chocolate-coloured locks paired with her alabaster skin and pale blue eyes we love the most.

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Lily Collins

With her striking brows, petite features and big brown eyes, Lily is one alarmingly beautiful Brit. Her chin-skimming bob is a bold statement, but still stays super ladylike, youthful and flirty.

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Ellie Goulding

Despite Ellie’s penchant for punk rock, her beauty style always remains the same: feminine, soft and super glowy.

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Queen Elizabeth II

At an impressive 90 years young and still going strong, it’s pretty clear we could learn a thing or two from Her Royal Highness.

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Which of these British beauties inspires your look?

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