When it comes to beauty, everyone has their thing. You know, that one tried-and-true product whose storied results are the stuff of legend (we’ve heard “my grandmother swore by Pond’s Cold Cream and she’s 90 but looks 65!” more times than we can count). For that reason, a slew of now-familiar items have reached deserved cult status: Mason Pearson hairbrushes, Elizabeth Arden 8-Hour Cream, L’Oreal Elnett hairspray, and Maybelline GreatLash mascara to name a few.
However, as time goes by it seems a new crop of can’t-live-without-them products are fast achieving cult status of their own; products that may be a mystery to the generations that came before us but are part of our everyday vocabulary—which is why we’re officially labeling them the new classics.
Click through the gallery to see 15 products we’ll surely be telling our grandkids about.