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
8,364 3,002
MAC Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
MAC

2
4,836 1,500
NARS Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
carlybobarly added NARS Cosmetics

3
5,438 1,053
Urban Decay is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Olivia Peterman added Urban Decay

4
3,480 842
Tarte Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
ChloeFletcher added Tarte

5
3,808 813
Too Faced is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
ChloeFletcher added Too Faced

6
3,450 1,208
Benefit Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
LaurieM added Benefit Cosmetics

7
3,084 1,397
Chanel is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

8
3,217 1,828
Maybelline is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

9
2,915 408
Anastasia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Anastasia Beverly Hills

10
2,951 1,588
Bobbi Brown is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
carlybobarly added Bobbi Brown

11
2,528 830
Smashbox is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Olivia Peterman added Smashbox

12
2,726 699
NYX Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
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13
2,277 1,401
Christian Dior S.A. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

14
2,695 1,604
Clinique is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

15
2,012 1,183
Lancôme is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

16
2,079 1,142
Estée Lauder Companies is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

17
1,686 831
Make Up For Ever is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
adelasmiles added Make Up For Ever

18
1,835 590
Sephora is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
jessica-elaine-collins added Sephora

19
1,712 865
bareMinerals is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
adelasmiles added Bare Minerals

20
1,450 834
Stila is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
LaurieM added Stila

21
1,191 864
Yves Saint Laurent is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

22
1,177 623
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
844 240
Kat Von D is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
zaido added Kat Von D

24
1,199 871
Lush is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
SabrinaLeavy added Lush

25
751 510
It Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
BryCarpenter added IT Cosmetics

26
877 778
The Balm is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
LaurieM added The Balm

27
972 815
Neutrogena is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

28
1,152 828
Kylie Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
BillySaetern added Kylie Cosmetics

29
635 612
Lorac is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AnthonySocialHouse added Lorac

30
439 97
Fenty Beauty is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Samantha W. added Fenty Beauty

31
539 512
Tom Ford is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Tom Ford

32
466 322
Hourglass is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
abbya added Hourglass

33
414 110
Colourpop Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Alix Michelle added Colourpop Cosmetics

34
772 1,180
Avon Products is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

35
361 354
Rimmel is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands

36
485 572
Inglot is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Inglot

37
428 218
Jeffree Star Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Kayden James Jakai added Jeffree Star Cosmetics

38
237 75
BECCA Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
Samantha W. added BECCA Cosmetics

39
215 85
e.l.f cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
lydiai added e.l.f cosmetics

40
221 95
Marc Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
1518283952719 added Marc Jacobs

41
202 104
L'Oreal Paris is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
oldmamahubbard added l'oreal paris

42
288 483
Sugarpill is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Sugarpill

43
218 175
Revolution Makeup London is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
NashenitAlves added Revolution Makeup London

44
269 456
Lime Crime is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
The Wright Cosmetics added Lime Crime

45
265 528
Ben Nye is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Ben Nye

46
228 451
Melt Cosmetics is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Melt Cosmetics

47
212 481
Kryolan is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
AbzoluteArtistry added Kryolan

48
141 298
Oriflame is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
vibha0209 added Oriflame

49
101 96
Milk Makeup is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
andrea g... added Milk Makeup

50
109 110
BH is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Cosmetic Brands
JustinZayas added BH