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
8,407 3,018
MAC Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
MAC

2
4,872 1,508
NARS Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
carlybobarly added NARS Cosmetics

3
5,471 1,061
Urban Decay is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Olivia Peterman added Urban Decay

4
3,508 851
Tarte Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
ChloeFletcher added Tarte

5
3,834 822
Too Faced is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
ChloeFletcher added Too Faced

6
3,470 1,215
Benefit Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
LaurieM added Benefit Cosmetics

7
3,105 1,406
Chanel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

8
3,245 1,832
Maybelline is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

9
2,944 412
Anastasia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Anastasia Beverly Hills

10
2,967 1,599
Bobbi Brown is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
carlybobarly added Bobbi Brown

11
2,544 837
Smashbox is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Olivia Peterman added Smashbox

12
2,753 702
NYX Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
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13
2,289 1,407
Christian Dior S.A. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

14
2,705 1,612
Clinique is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

15
2,022 1,190
Lancôme is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

16
2,090 1,147
Estée Lauder Companies is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

17
1,696 837
Make Up For Ever is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
adelasmiles added Make Up For Ever

18
1,848 595
Sephora is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
jessica-elaine-collins added Sephora

19
1,721 871
bareMinerals is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
adelasmiles added Bare Minerals

20
1,462 838
Stila is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
LaurieM added Stila

21
1,199 869
Yves Saint Laurent is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

22
1,186 629
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
852 247
Kat Von D is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
zaido added Kat Von D

24
1,206 880
Lush is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
SabrinaLeavy added Lush

25
757 516
It Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
BryCarpenter added IT Cosmetics

26
882 784
The Balm is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
LaurieM added The Balm

27
978 822
Neutrogena is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

28
1,165 840
Kylie Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
BillySaetern added Kylie Cosmetics

29
643 616
Lorac is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AnthonySocialHouse added Lorac

30
457 99
Fenty Beauty is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Samantha W. added Fenty Beauty

31
545 517
Tom Ford is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Tom Ford

32
473 325
Hourglass is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
abbya added Hourglass

33
428 113
Colourpop Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Alix Michelle added Colourpop Cosmetics

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

35
364 359
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 Inglot

37
446 222
Jeffree Star Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Kayden James Jakai added Jeffree Star Cosmetics

38
245 77
BECCA Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Samantha W. added BECCA Cosmetics

39
225 88
e.l.f cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
lydiai added e.l.f cosmetics

40
226 98
Marc Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
1518283952719 added Marc Jacobs

41
211 106
L'Oreal Paris is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
oldmamahubbard added l'oreal paris

42
291 488
Sugarpill is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Sugarpill

43
225 179
Revolution Makeup London is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
NashenitAlves added Revolution Makeup London

44
274 460
Lime Crime is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
The Wright Cosmetics added Lime Crime

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

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

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

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

49
106 99
Milk Makeup is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
andrea g... added Milk Makeup

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