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The top cosmetic brands make beauty products like mascara, lipstick, lotion, perfume and nail polish ranging from the most expensive, exclusive cosmetic brands to the best affordable cosmetic brands. Some brands are better than others but these best makeup brands stand above and beyond the rest while making you look like a million bucks without spending that much. So, what's the best makeup brand? Vote on this list of cosmetic companies below to decide. This list includes famous name brand makeup companies, as well as more obscure names in the makeup game. From the fancy and professional to the down-to-earth and undiscovered, this list has it all! 

Makeup lovers everywhere are voting for their top favorite cosmetics brands right here. As with any product, just because something is more expensive or high end does not necessarily mean that the quality is better. Some of the best cosmetics brands are not the most expensive, but - at the same time - paying less is not always worth getting an inferior product. Because of all of these factors, it's often a good idea to perform some trial and error with the products to decide on the greatest cosmetic brand out there. Which cosmetic brand is the best for you? It may take some experimentation to answer this question, but this list of the Top 10 and beyond of makeup companies can at least serve as a starting point. 

In addition to varying in overall quality, popular brands may have their strengths and weaknesses. Company A may sell absolutely killer nail polish, but their foundation just doesn't cut it. Company B has mineral foundation you cannot live without, but their lip balm leaves a lot to be desired. Nothing says you must stick with one cosmetics brand for everything. Mix and match your eye shadows, mascaras, and blush to find a combination perfect for you.

We've all made regretful cosmetics purchases. With this user ranked list of popular cosmetics brands, should you run into a dud, vote down the company so other makeup users don'€™t run into the same problem. If you don't see your favorite cosmetics brand, or the brand you feel should be included in the top rated makeup brands list, make sure to add it to the list so other cosmetics users can discover your favs. Help figure out the Number 1 brand by voting below! 

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1
7,007 2,478
MAC Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
MAC

2
3,951 1,173
NARS Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
carlybobarly added NARS Cosmetics

3
4,572 796
Urban Decay is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Olivia Peterman added Urban Decay

4
2,822 946
Benefit Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
LaurieM added Benefit Cosmetics

5
2,682 596
Tarte Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
ChloeFletcher added Tarte

6
3,049 587
Too Faced is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
ChloeFletcher added Too Faced

7
2,475 1,070
Chanel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

8
2,476 1,303
Bobbi Brown is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
carlybobarly added Bobbi Brown

9
2,697 1,545
Maybelline is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

10
2,324 1,356
Clinique is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

11
1,941 1,200
Christian Dior S.A. is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

12
2,108 661
Smashbox is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Olivia Peterman added Smashbox

13
2,232 279
Anastasia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Anastasia Beverly Hills

14
2,181 544
NYX Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
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The Best Shows Currently on the Air

15
1,645 971
Lancôme is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

16
1,745 954
Estée Lauder Companies is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

17
1,398 642
Make Up For Ever is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
adelasmiles added Make Up For Ever

18
1,442 679
bareMinerals is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
adelasmiles added Bare Minerals

19
1,354 427
Sephora is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
jessica-elaine-collins added Sephora

20
1,150 675
Stila is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
LaurieM added Stila

21
911 695
Yves Saint Laurent is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

The Best Soju Brands

22
902 515
laura mercier is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
LisaChurinskas-Hulit added Laura Mercier Fabulous products, great pigments, delicious scents - great line all around!

23
1,013 659
Lush is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
SabrinaLeavy added Lush

24
534 103
Kat Von D is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
zaido added Kat Von D

25
706 610
The Balm is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
LaurieM added The Balm

26
544 363
It Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
BryCarpenter added IT Cosmetics

27
519 447
Lorac is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AnthonySocialHouse added Lorac

28
800 523
Kylie Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
BillySaetern added Kylie Cosmetics

The Best Affordable Cosmetics Brands

29
769 646
Neutrogena is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

30
641 935
Avon Products is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

31
384 366
Tom Ford is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Tom Ford

32
299 207
Hourglass is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
abbya added Hourglass

33
359 410
Inglot is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Inglot

34
199 187
Rimmel is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

35
204 316
Sugarpill is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Sugarpill

The Best TV Spinoffs

36
95 14
Colourpop Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Alix Michelle added Colourpop Cosmetics

37
133 65
Jeffree Star Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Kayden James Jakai added Jeffree Star Cosmetics

38
176 277
Lime Crime is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
The Wright Cosmetics added Lime Crime

39
199 380
Ben Nye is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Ben Nye

40
162 311
Melt Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Melt Cosmetics

41
147 315
Kryolan is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Kryolan

42
64 131
Oriflame is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
vibha0209 added Oriflame

The Best Current Sitcoms

43
19 84
Elevatione by Salvador Dali is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
animexstudio added Elevatione by Salvador Dali Luxury Skin Care & Makeup Collection by the esteemed and world renowned Salvador Dali. 

44
69 50
Revolution Makeup London is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
NashenitAlves added Revolution Makeup London

45
18 2
Fenty Beauty is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Samantha W. added Fenty Beauty

46
42 53
Elizabeth Arden is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Isabella'sLife__ added Elizabeth Arden

47
9 2
BECCA Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Samantha W. added BECCA Cosmetics

48
11 6
Marc Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
1518283952719 added Marc Jacobs

49
3 3
Etude House is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Samantha W. added Etude House

50
7 35
Illamasqua is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands