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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
8,412 3,022
MAC Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

2
4,876 1,510
NARS Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
carlybobarly added

3
5,477 1,063
Urban Decay is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Olivia Peterman added

4
3,511 853
Tarte Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
ChloeFletcher added

5
3,838 824
Too Faced is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
ChloeFletcher added

6
3,474 1,216
Benefit Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
LaurieM added

7
3,107 1,408
Chanel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

8
3,247 1,835
Maybelline is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

9
2,948 412
Anastasia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added

10
2,970 1,600
Bobbi Brown is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
carlybobarly added

11
2,546 839
Smashbox is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Olivia Peterman added

12
2,755 703
NYX Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
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13
2,290 1,408
Christian Dior S.A. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

14
2,708 1,614
Clinique is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

15
2,023 1,191
Lancôme is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

16
2,093 1,148
Estée Lauder Companies is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

17
1,697 839
Make Up For Ever is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
adelasmiles added

18
1,849 596
Sephora is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
jessica-elaine-collins added

19
1,724 871
bareMinerals is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
adelasmiles added

20
1,463 839
Stila is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
LaurieM added

21
1,201 869
Yves Saint Laurent is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

22
1,190 629
laura mercier is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
LisaChurinskas-Hulit added Fabulous products, great pigments, delicious scents - great line all around!

23
854 247
Kat Von D is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
zaido added

24
1,207 881
Lush is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
SabrinaLeavy added

25
758 516
It Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
BryCarpenter added

26
883 784
The Balm is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
LaurieM added

27
979 822
Neutrogena is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

28
1,169 840
Kylie Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
BillySaetern added

29
645 616
Lorac is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AnthonySocialHouse added

30
459 99
Fenty Beauty is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Samantha W. added

31
547 517
Tom Ford is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added

32
474 325
Hourglass is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
abbya added

33
430 113
Colourpop Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Alix Michelle added

34
777 1,185
Avon Products is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

35
365 359
Rimmel is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

36
490 576
Inglot is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added

37
450 222
Jeffree Star Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Kayden James Jakai added

38
247 77
BECCA Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Samantha W. added

39
227 88
e.l.f cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
lydiai added

40
228 98
Marc Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
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41
212 106
L'Oreal Paris is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
oldmamahubbard added

42
292 488
Sugarpill is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added

43
226 179
Revolution Makeup London is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
NashenitAlves added

44
275 460
Lime Crime is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
The Wright Cosmetics added

45
266 533
Ben Nye is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added

46
231 453
Melt Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added

47
215 486
Kryolan is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added

48
142 303
Oriflame is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
vibha0209 added

49
106 99
Milk Makeup is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
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50
45 14
Wet N' Wild is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
MohammadAsifHossain added We are cruelty-free, and always have been!