Culture The Best Lipstick Brands  

Kristin Swift
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List Rules Vote up the most reliable lip color brands that are worth the money.

The best lipstick brands include cosmetics companies that continue to offer high quality lines of makeup without the high prices. From drugstore lipstick brands to department store offerings, this list includes some of the most popular types of lipstick lines ever. Which brand of lipstick is the best of the bunch? That's for you to decide with your votes. Vote down any lipstick brands you don't like, too, and feel free to add your favorite if it isn't listed. Once enough people have voted, we'll have a clear answer to what are the top brands. 

What makes a lipstick brand great? In short, beautiful shades (in a wide variety of pigments to suit a myriad of skin tones) and a long-lasting color. Lipsticks, whether drug store or otherwise, aren't cheap, so having one that doesn't wear off after one sip of coffee is a huge deal. A great lip color will also not dry lips out. Some lipsticks combine conditioning ingredients with color, making for a sheer, subtle shading formula that's great for everyday wear. It's almost like wearing a lipstick, a gloss and a balm in one.

Some of the most well-known drugstore lipstick brands include Revlon, Cover Girl, Maybelline and Max Factor. If you're a makeup junkie, the chances are good that you have a lipstick in your arsenal from one of these brands. The more expensive lipstick brands include Chanel, MAC and Bobbi Brown, among others. Cheap lipstick brands are probably more popular overall, simply because well, they're cheaper -- but don't discount the value of purchasing a wonderful, high-quality elite brand of lipstick either. Find what works for you and stick to it!

If you're interested in lipstick, you might want to check out these lists too of the best lip glosses and the best lip balms.
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2,411 1,351
NYX Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Lipstick Brands
2
295 111
L'Oréal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Lipstick Brands
3
2,266 1,281
MAC Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Lipstick Brands
4
1,721 1,008
Tarte Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Lipstick Brands
5
284 110
Maybelline is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Lipstick Brands
6
333 151
Revlon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Lipstick Brands
7
1,323 953
Urban Decay is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Lipstick Brands
8
951 693
Smashbox is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Lipstick Brands
9
148 99
Cover Girl is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Lipstick Brands
10
776 734
NARS Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Lipstick Brands
11
60 26
Burt's Bees is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Lipstick Brands
12
129 108
Wet 'n' Wild is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Lipstick Brands
13
45 21
Colourpop Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Lipstick Brands
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740 880
Chanel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Lipstick Brands
15
77 69
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604 718
Stila is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Lipstick Brands
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35 27
Jeffree Star Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Lipstick Brands
Kayden James Jakai added
18
556 746
Christian Dior S.A. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Lipstick Brands
19
567 744
Yves Saint Laurent is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Lipstick Brands
20
17 7
Too Faced is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Lipstick Brands
angiemaughan added
21
575 797
Lancôme is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Lipstick Brands
22
50 59
Lorac is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Lipstick Brands
23
660 926
Lipsense is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Lipstick Brands
Kiersten Roberts added
24
503 739
Bobbi Brown is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Lipstick Brands
25
494 796
Clinique is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Lipstick Brands