The countdown for the Top 10 Beauty Classics You Must Own has officially reached the halfway mark!  But before we give you our fabulous 5, let's recap the first half of great products we think every woman should try.  These beauty must haves are all classics and cult favorites in their own right. We've detailed their history, the inspiration behind the product, and what makes it such a tried and true favorite. If you missed any of these, here are #10 through #6 with the key beauty facts every gals oughta know. Click through the above slideshow to see each product in its hall of fame glory.

#10 - Crème de la Mer Moisturizing Cream:  Discovered in the 1970s by a NASA scientist, who was badly burned during an experiment gone wrong, this formula was perfected over a 12-year period and is beloved worldwide. Ranging from $150 for 1 oz., to $1,900 for 16.5 ounces. Crème de la Mer Moisturizing Cream is legendary.  This little jar instantly refreshes and hydrates the skin, leaving a supremely soft finish. Aging lines and pores are significantly less visible. Jennifer Garner, Rihanna, Anne Hathaway, Christina Applegate, Emily Blunt, Florence Welch, Sienna Miller, and Brooke Shields are all fans.

#9 - Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion:  Created in 1968, Clinique premiered as the world's first allergy tested, dermatologist-driven line.  Still popular today, this product was deemed the moisture "drink" developed by Clinique's dermatologists to maintain optimal moisture balance. Ranging in price from $14 - $40, trying this half a century old moisturizer won't break the bank. This moisturizing lotion has been praised the world over, receiving many different accolades, including endorsement from cosmetic chemist Jim Hammer, and Francesca Fusco, assistant clinical professor of dermatology at Mount Sinai School of medicine in New York City.