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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
7,921 2,830
MAC Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
MAC

2
4,553 1,381
NARS Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
carlybobarly added NARS Cosmetics

3
5,149 962
Urban Decay is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Olivia Peterman added Urban Decay

4
3,192 756
Tarte Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
ChloeFletcher added Tarte

5
3,555 730
Too Faced is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
ChloeFletcher added Too Faced

6
3,237 1,117
Benefit Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
LaurieM added Benefit Cosmetics

7
2,873 1,277
Chanel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

8
2,689 356
Anastasia is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Anastasia Beverly Hills

9
2,804 1,490
Bobbi Brown is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
carlybobarly added Bobbi Brown

10
3,024 1,724
Maybelline is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

11
2,385 776
Smashbox is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Olivia Peterman added Smashbox

12
2,550 645
NYX Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
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13
2,569 1,522
Clinique is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

14
2,155 1,339
Christian Dior S.A. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

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15
1,880 1,113
Lancôme is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

16
1,967 1,078
Estée Lauder Companies is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

17
1,595 764
Make Up For Ever is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
adelasmiles added Make Up For Ever

18
1,665 527
Sephora is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
jessica-elaine-collins added Sephora

19
1,622 807
bareMinerals is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
adelasmiles added Bare Minerals

20
1,342 779
Stila is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
LaurieM added Stila

21
1,089 808
Yves Saint Laurent is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

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22
1,084 585
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
748 183
Kat Von D is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
zaido added Kat Von D

24
1,148 803
Lush is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
SabrinaLeavy added Lush

25
675 465
It Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
BryCarpenter added IT Cosmetics

26
822 725
The Balm is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
LaurieM added The Balm

27
913 766
Neutrogena is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

28
1,030 719
Kylie Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
BillySaetern added Kylie Cosmetics

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29
596 564
Lorac is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AnthonySocialHouse added Lorac

30
488 469
Tom Ford is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Tom Ford

31
416 288
Hourglass is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
abbya added Hourglass

32
727 1,105
Avon Products is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

33
306 81
Colourpop Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Alix Michelle added Colourpop Cosmetics

34
275 68
Fenty Beauty is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Samantha W. added Fenty Beauty

35
317 307
Rimmel is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

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36
448 527
Inglot is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Inglot

37
292 169
Jeffree Star Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Kayden James Jakai added Jeffree Star Cosmetics

38
160 51
BECCA Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Samantha W. added BECCA Cosmetics

39
133 45
e.l.f cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
lydiai added e.l.f cosmetics

40
153 69
Marc Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
1518283952719 added Marc Jacobs

41
138 63
L'Oreal Paris is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
oldmamahubbard added l'oreal paris

42
267 431
Sugarpill is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Sugarpill

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43
247 401
Lime Crime is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
The Wright Cosmetics added Lime Crime

44
174 137
Revolution Makeup London is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
NashenitAlves added Revolution Makeup London

45
248 485
Ben Nye is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Ben Nye

46
213 405
Melt Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Melt Cosmetics

47
190 430
Kryolan is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Kryolan

48
113 254
Oriflame is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
vibha0209 added Oriflame

49
81 73
BH is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
JustinZayas added BH

50
70 65
Milk Makeup is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
andrea g... added Milk Makeup