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The Best Beauty Brands 

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Updated June 21, 2019 41.6k votes 3.6k voters 281.6k views 105 items

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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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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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MAC Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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Benefit Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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Smashbox 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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e.l.f. Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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NARS Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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Kat Von D Beauty is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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Colourpop is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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Stila is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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Clinique is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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Maybelline is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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Make Up Forever is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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L'Oreal is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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Ulta Salon, Cosmetics &a... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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Estée Lauder Comp... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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Burt's Bees is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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It Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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Lancome is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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Chanel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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Bobbi Brown is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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Bath & Body Works is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Beauty Brands
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