The British actress Keira Knightley has topped in a recent poll carried out in December 2007 by Superdrug, to become the British beauty icon of 2007. The poll had attracted 2,500 voters to participate.

Keira Knightley, the spokesperson of Chanel fragrance and Coco Mademoiselle, beating other celebrities like Kate Moss, Kelly Brook, Victoria Beckham, Lily Allen and Katie Price. But the hotel heiress Paris Hilton is out of the Top 10 list.

Superdrug’s beauty director Katherine Le Clerc said, “The top 10 beauty icons list shows that today there is room for everyone’s idea of true beauty. From the aloof glamour of Keira Knightley and Victoria Beckham’s high-maintenance gloss to the fresh-faced youthful looks of Fearne Cotton, Holly Willoughby and Gemma Atkinson.”

The top 10 beauty icons of 2007 by Superdrug poll:

1. Keira Knightley
2. Kelly Brook
3. Kate Moss
4. Victoria Beckham
5. Fearne Cotton
6. Holly Willoughby
7. Gemma Atkinson
8. Alesha Dixon
9. Lily Allen
10. Katie Price