Makeup The Best Cosmetic Brands  

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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! 

1
8,255 2,959
MAC Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
MAC

2
4,770 1,480
NARS Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
carlybobarly added NARS Cosmetics

3
5,366 1,032
Urban Decay is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Olivia Peterman added Urban Decay

4
3,407 816
Tarte Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
ChloeFletcher added Tarte

5
3,748 794
Too Faced is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
ChloeFletcher added Too Faced

6
3,393 1,184
Benefit Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
LaurieM added Benefit Cosmetics

7
3,041 1,369
Chanel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

8
3,171 1,800
Maybelline is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

9
2,923 1,570
Bobbi Brown is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
carlybobarly added Bobbi Brown

10
2,854 399
Anastasia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Anastasia Beverly Hills

11
2,490 816
Smashbox is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Olivia Peterman added Smashbox

12
2,677 689
NYX Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
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13
2,666 1,584
Clinique is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

14
2,246 1,390
Christian Dior S.A. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

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15
1,982 1,164
Lancôme is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

16
2,052 1,127
Estée Lauder Companies is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

17
1,672 808
Make Up For Ever is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
adelasmiles added Make Up For Ever

18
1,798 576
Sephora is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
jessica-elaine-collins added Sephora

19
1,694 848
bareMinerals is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
adelasmiles added Bare Minerals

20
1,423 820
Stila is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
LaurieM added Stila

21
1,164 854
Yves Saint Laurent is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

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22
1,154 612
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
817 222
Kat Von D is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
zaido added Kat Von D

24
1,180 853
Lush is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
SabrinaLeavy added Lush

25
737 494
It Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
BryCarpenter added IT Cosmetics

26
860 764
The Balm is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
LaurieM added The Balm

27
957 800
Neutrogena is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

28
1,121 799
Kylie Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
BillySaetern added Kylie Cosmetics

The Best Cartoons of All Time

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625 599
Lorac is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AnthonySocialHouse added Lorac

30
457 311
Hourglass is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
abbya added Hourglass

31
525 501
Tom Ford is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Tom Ford

32
400 88
Fenty Beauty is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Samantha W. added Fenty Beauty

33
764 1,162
Avon Products is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

34
395 103
Colourpop Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Alix Michelle added Colourpop Cosmetics

35
352 342
Rimmel is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

The 14 Most Bizarre Beauty Treatments Women Have Ever Used

36
478 561
Inglot is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Inglot

37
214 71
BECCA Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Samantha W. added BECCA Cosmetics

38
378 206
Jeffree Star Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Kayden James Jakai added Jeffree Star Cosmetics

39
200 72
e.l.f cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
lydiai added e.l.f cosmetics

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207 88
Marc Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
1518283952719 added Marc Jacobs

41
187 95
L'Oreal Paris is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
oldmamahubbard added l'oreal paris

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286 472
Sugarpill is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Sugarpill

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204 166
Revolution Makeup London is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
NashenitAlves added Revolution Makeup London

44
261 444
Lime Crime is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
The Wright Cosmetics added Lime Crime

45
261 519
Ben Nye is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Ben Nye

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226 440
Melt Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Melt Cosmetics

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204 470
Kryolan is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Kryolan

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136 287
Oriflame is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
vibha0209 added Oriflame

49
96 89
Milk Makeup is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
andrea g... added Milk Makeup

50
103 103
BH is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
JustinZayas added BH