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List of beauty brands that includes the most high quality, reliable and affordable beauty products available. The global beauty business is a $382 billion industry with many competitors. Top beauty brands range from major manufacturers of skin care and cosmetics like Chanel, Johnson & Johnson, Olay, Dove and more. Other companies are smaller, but do very well with one segment of the market, like Burt's Bees and Earth Science (and other of the best natural skin care brands.)   

The beauty product industry and the best skin care brands usually enjoy fierce customer loyalty among brands. Once customers find the perfect beauty or makeup product, they tend to stick to their favorites. Because consumers have such strong brand loyalty, people are often more willing to pay a price premium for their favorites. There are also many inexpensive, quality beauty brands that are affordable for the average consumer. Biore, Clean & Clear and Neutrogena make affordable beauty products that are loved by millions of people across the world. 

So What are the best beauty brands? Quality of ingredients, price, packaging, consistency across product lines and effectiveness all come into play. Users looking for a beauty product will want to research a variety of different brands to find the one that best suits their needs, based on use and reliability.
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Urban Decay is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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Tarte Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Beauty Brands

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769 241
Too Faced is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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Anastasia Beverly Hills is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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Benefit Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
Benefit Perfumes, Cosmetics, and Other Toilet Preparations

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607 258
Smashbox is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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596 252
Kat Von D Beauty is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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Sephora is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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741 360
MAC Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
MAC

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527 228
NARS Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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e.l.f. Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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Make Up Forever is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Beauty Brands

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Colourpop is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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Stila is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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Celebrities With Heterochromia Iridis

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Clinique is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Beauty Brands

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Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragra... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Beauty Brands

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Maybelline is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Beauty Brands

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It Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
emily-hardin added It Cosmetics

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L'Oreal is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Beauty Brands

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365 276
Burt's Bees is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
Burt's Bees Perfumes, Cosmetics, and Other Toilet Preparations

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336 249
Chanel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
Chanel Fashion, Clothing

The Best Cosmetic Brands

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Estée Lauder Companies is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
Estée Lauder Companies Perfumes, Cosmetics, and Other Toilet Preparations

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317 245
Bath & Body Works is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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Lancome is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Beauty Brands

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285 214
Bobbi Brown is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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284 252
Victoria's Secret is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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290 271
Neutrogena is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Beauty Brands

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Becca Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
emily-hardin added Becca Cosmetics

Beauty Essentials You Can Get For $1 And Under

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Bare Escentuals, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
Bare Escentuals, Inc. Perfumes, Cosmetics, and Other Toilet Preparations

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Milani Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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Lorac is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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Aveeno is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Beauty Brands

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231 228
Olay is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Beauty Brands

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Philosophy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Beauty Brands

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Cover Girl is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Beauty Brands

The Best Organic Coffee Brands

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Revlon is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
Revlon Perfumes, Cosmetics, and Other Toilet Preparations

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TheBalm is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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145 134
Marc Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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Christian Dior S.A. is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
Christian Dior S.A. Retail, Fashion design

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Cetaphil is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Beauty Brands

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Physicians Formula Holdings, I... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
Physicians Formula Holdings, Inc. Perfumes, Cosmetics, and Other Toilet Preparations

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184 204
Rimmel is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
Rimmel Perfumes, Cosmetics, and Other Toilet Preparations

Companies Responsible For The Biggest Oil Spills

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Biore is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Beauty Brands

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Eucerin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Beauty Brands

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129 151
Buxom is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
emily-hardin added Buxom

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142 176
Garnier is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Beauty Brands

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185 245
The Body Shop is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
The Body Shop Perfumes, Cosmetics, and Other Toilet Preparations

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142 186
Clean & Clear is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Beauty Brands

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173 236
Mary Kay is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Beauty Brands

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Sally Hansen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
ChloeFletcher added Sally Hansen