Top Ten Best Cosmetic Companies

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Younique
I absolutely LOVE Younique and all their products. I have super sensitive eyes and skin and I tried the 3D mascara first. I was shocked that I no longer reacted to having mascara on... Bye Bye are the days of using product with formaldehyde in it. I was so impressed I joined the company and it has been a blessing in my life ever since. I am able to see exactly what is in each and every product so I can make an educated decision on what I am wanting to put on my face and skin. They treat each Presenter with grace and dignity and that we matter. We aren't just some name on a company list that they don't care about. They are the most honest, transparent, Godly, sensitive to the customers and Presenters needs people. We all have a voice, they appreciate input and suggestions and make us feel important and that we matter. It's an honor to work for such amazing people as Derek and Shelaine Maxfield and Melanie Maxfield Huscroft. I am 60 years old and have seen a lot of businesses in my time and tried a lot of different brands of makeup and skin care from the low end of the spectrum to the upper end of products. And by far I would recommend, use and share with others Younique's products hands down any day of the week over any other product out there. For only being 2 years old Younique is breaking all kinds of records and setting the bar for other companies to try to match. They keep the products fresh with new products coming out every Spring and Summer and what is super awesome about their products is that they are safe for any age. My youngest customer is 11 years old and is a cheerleader and her mother Loves the 3D mascara as there are no more fights getting makeup done for competitions. My eldest customer is 85 years old and just loves the 3D mascara as well and is loving some of the other products as well. So there is no age appropriateness with any products. They blend science, nature and the finest healthy ingredients to create the best possible makeup and skin care for their customers. Speaking of customers and customer service. I believe we have the best customer service around. Our first Christmas had many pallets of makeup orders going out to customers and somehow a major Canadian delivery service lost those pallets of orders... Just before Christmas... Do you know what Younique did? Let me tell you.. Derek ordered that All the missing orders be replaced and a 3D mascara was added to each order and were express shipped out to the customers so that they would have their package by Christmas time. The customers were also told if they did somehow receive their original package they could ship it back to Younique or keep it. Customer service and support is unbelievable from the top down.

I Love sharing my Younique products and the opportunity with others. It has blessed my life and is blessing many others and I am sure will continue to do so for many years to come. Validate, Uplift and Empower women globally is what Younique's mission statement is and they are doing that in so many more ways than just makeup and skin care... they are changing peoples lives. With the new Younique Foundation they are setting up for abused women they will continue to be a blessing to others. I Love Younique! For many, many reasons... God Bless.. Derek, Shelaine and Melanie.
I didn't know what great make-up was until I was introduced to Younique products, ESPECIALLY the mascara! It's a miracles in two tubes! There was a point after I started using the Younique Moodstruck 3D Fiber Lash Mascara and thought let me go back to my old dream team (3 drop drugstore brand mascara) this once and I was shocked, the difference was astonishing! (the old dream team made it look like I barely had lashes AND it was 3 coats! ) I can't believe I lived without the mascara for so long! I have really sensitive eyes and skin and Younique products are so good to my face♡ another one of my loves is the rose water, I have been using rose water for years but couldn't find one that was suitable for my skin and provided me with the benefits rose water should, now I cherish my bottle of Younique rose water... I honestly can't say enough about how great it really is!... I joined the company not long after I was introduced to it and it's opened so many doors for me that I'd never thought I would unlock! I wanted a career in Make-up and beauty but without qualifications no company would accept me or recognise my accomplishments as being self taught and I started to lose hope that maybe without qualifications (which would cost me £££) I wouldn't even get my foot in the door. Well guess what? YOUNIQUE accepted me and now I'm a qualified independent presenter and consultant working my way up the success ladder, I'm helping other less fortunate men and women who felt like I did or worse start up their own businesses, I'm getting opportunities to travel for work, people are even acknowledging my SELF TAUGHT make-up skills and asking me to do their make-up. Younique has truly been a blessing to my life, I wake up in the morning so overwhelmed by happiness I could cry (I have cried tears of joy once or twice). I've only been with the company a month and have been presented with so many opportunities, I'm so excited to see how much I and the company advance, BRING IT ON! So much love for Younique!
By far the best I had ever tried period. skin care, I've always spent little and lots of money in different, oh so many brands, here and there, the last one have many dark glass mini bottles in a set to diminish wrinkles, dark eyes, puffiness, etc, you name it, and spent more than $400, but also encourages you to go to get first a pro micro dermabrasion and peel before using those products to be well absorbed and see better results, " NOW I THINK,"WELL whats the point, get ting a professional service and buy a so expensive treatment!. What happened after a month? " not much, honestly I really did not notice great improvement, and I run out of the eye cream before the other bottles, Had to buy extra to keep up with the rest of products. Luckily I tried Younique Moodstruck fiber lash mascara, and I put it to the test, I went to the park and walked 20 minutes under the rain, and guess what? I was so impressed No raccoon eyes, my eyes looked so pretty and my mascara was intact. that's so wonderful, It really motivated me to try the Illuminate face cleanser, which is fabulous, the uplift eye serum with makes me crave for more, Lol, because my skin feels young when I apply a drop of this non oily but full of moisture gorgeous formula to my eyes and after a few weeks I compared pictures before and after and I looked a big difference already, of course I wanted then to buy a collection with the rose water, divine moisturizer, eye liners that do not smudge and really last all day, The new creme eyeshadow in elegant is so unique, feels spongy and stays on place, feels so light and glides so easy on my eye lid, but I am crazy in love with the lip stains, they are so subtle for every occasion, one coat on my lips look amazing for church and running errands, and 2 or 3 coats for girls night out, :). Now if you cannot live home without a shimmer on your lips, always keep your lip gloss in your purse, they are so creamy and not sticky, I used a different brand before and went for a haircut, oh so embarrassed when my hair dresser laugh about my hairs sticking on my lip gloss, and he remarked that, I had to wipe out. :( And fortunately I use Younique now, So happy, so so happy, I recommend it to any woman. And cannot wait to try their bronzer, woot woot :)...
[Newest]It is the best one
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2Motives Cosmetics
I love the custom liquid foundation! It is tailor made just for my skins needs and the perfect color. The consultant mixed my foundation after I filled out the foundation survey. That is where she started with my formula I wanted a matte foundation with very full coverage, I didn't want to add sunblock but probably will in my next formula. She got the color just perfect by mixing a base shade and adding yellow blue and green toners because that is what was needed for my foundation to match my skin. She had all of these colorful bottles with colors like purple, yellow, green, blue, pink and a bunch more I can't recall. She said that all of these toners are used to match her clients skin perfectly. I also have combination skin and she added moisturizing and oil controlling botanics. I chose to do the anti-aging botanical as well. The last thing that she asked me about was if I wanted a plumper in my foundation, and I did! This foundation just melted into my skin the color was so perfect I couldn't even see it in every light. The product washes off so easily because it is water based, but stays on all day and looks better throughout the day not worse. I am in love with my foundation I will never use anything else! This is the best. The best news was it actually improved the texture of my skin the longer I used it. The consultant said that was because it is a treatment foundation and had calming ingredients. The bottle also lasted 3 months because it had such great coverage with very little foundation. AMAZING! The rest of the line is fabulous too. I have a lot from the line now and love all of it! The pigmentation can not be beat! My favorite things are the blush/bronzer duo, elements eyeshadow palette, and the liquid sticks lipsticks.
I love everything about Motives Cosmetics! Motives have all high quality makeup and skincare for consumers and beauty professional! I love Motives Mineral Custom Blend system! As a professional make up artist and hairstylist I love the ability to customize cosmetics for my clients from liquid to powder foundation, concealer, bronzer, blush, lipsticks, lip stain tattoo covering... I also provide air brush makeup! If you use air brush you are actually customizing why not customize products that your clients can take home! I make extra income by providing my clients more services by matching the right products to them! ! Motives new packages are so beautiful! If you are a makeup artist and you are not using Motives Cosmetics! I have to say TO BAD FOR YOU! With Motives I'm not just a makeup artist I'm entrepreneur! I own my own business with no limit of how much money I want to make!
This is the best makeup out there! Foundations are custom made in every shade and unique to the person they are made for. The colors for eyeshadows are intense and blend perfectly. The liquid sticks lipsticks are to die for. They are so rich and pigmented. I have struggled to find a skin care routine and the skin survey is the best way to do just that. My skin has never looked better even in my youth. My favorite part is that the line is mineral based. The formulas are everything. The dual mineral foundation is a powder but so creamy and covers like no other compact I have ever owned, and I have tried so many lines out there. From the very expensive to drugstore. I have had my hands on A LOT of makeup since that is what I do for a living and now I can say my pro kit is 95% Motives! I love the full range of products they offer. They have a Motives for La La line for ethnic skin and it is life! So many cosmetic companies are not offering dark completion shades. This makes it so hard to find a foundation for dark skin tones and is so embarrassing not to have someone's shade when you are doing makeup application for a shoot or a wedding. No more of that non sense, MOTIVES has it all, and they stand behind their products!
[Newest]This is the best makeup out there!
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3MAC Cosmetics
I am a licensed esthetician and make-up artist for M.A.C. and have worked with many dermalogical brands as well as beauty brands. I promise that M.A.C. is a brand that is trust worthy. All the products are dermatologist tested as well as tested back stage before sold (to make sure they really work) and are non-comodenic (don't have ingredients that are not linked to breakouts). As far as the price when compared to other department store brands M.A.C. is actually the least expensive along with Clinique so don't get discouraged when you hear that its pricey. What can get expensive are some of the professional tools but they are totally worth it. And everyone should know that M.A.C. "gives back" by donating millions of dollars every year to people affected with HIV and AIDS as well as recycling to build playground equipment; plus M.A.C. is 100 percent cruelty free and is made for all skin types and shades. This is a great brand and in every aspect, but remember, every one is different so try it before you knock it and whatever you choose to use; as like as you love it, it's the best product for you! =)
I luv mac, its wonderful, they have a wide range of colors in foundation, matches my complexion extremely well.
All races all sexes all ages! MAC is made for the professionals and for the people who love it. MAC has the best pigmentation especially for media purposes, which that's why it was first created. MAC also is the top choice of make up used by New York Fashion Week every year. Everyone knows MAC is the best!
[Newest]I have over 3 years using artistry products are the best only clarified my skin looks radiant thanks to the best of the best brand
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4Artistry
Artistry is the best product I ever used. With the Essentials you are best care and the Time Defiance serie for Ladys who want looks beautiful. and the crown of all of Artistry is: Creme LUXURY. it let feel the skin 15 years younger.
My mom even uses it (she has sold another brand for 15 ) I also have very sensitive skin and its the only thing that doesn't make me itch
BEST PRODUCTS SPECIALLY TIME DEFINE RANGE AND CLEANSERS TONERS AND MOISTRISIZERS
[Newest]The best! I use it and nothing is compares to Artistry
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5Estee Lauder
Estee Lauder is by far the best. They have the #1 best selling foundation in America! Double Wear is my favorite, it stays on forever and there are like 30 shades to choose from and the beauty advisor matches you! Also, they have like 8 other types of foundation! And, their skincare is varied they have stuff for dry, normal, oily, and sensitive skin. I also like their selection of color in eyeshadow, liners, lipsticks, glosses, and even nail polish. They are by far my favorite cosmetic company.
I have been using Estee Lauder Makeup and skincare for almost 30 years and its AMAZING! When I got married, in my 20's, I bought all my bridesmaids their makeup because I didn't want them to wear anything else! Double Wear foundation can't be beat... Have lived in the south my whole life and NOTHING stays on better in hot, humid weather! The Advanced Night Repair is my favorite skincare product for smooth, glowing skin... Love EVERYTHING about Estee Lauder!
I don't really like to put anything on my face, but lately I've been trying the moisturizer from estee lauder & it feels so natural, I love it everyone even tells me my skin looks smoother & more radiant
[Newest]I have tried everything under the sun for my skin... It will break out at the drop of a hat. Estee is the only thing that it is continuously happy with.

6Clinique
I've been using Clinique since I was a teenager. I've tried different products off and on over the years (I'm 37 now) and I go back to Clinique every time to fix the problems that were created when I tried to change. I'm using the acne and anti-aging products and having great success with them still. I get compliments all the time on how great my skin looks. I have never thought it was anything special, but when I switched back to Clinique a few years ago after having strayed away for a while, I started getting compliments again! Love it! I will get my daughter started on it soon!
When I was 11, I got my first zit. My mom rushed me over to the Clinique counter at Macy's and bought me my very first Type 3 (3 step). I'm 26 now, never suffered from another blemish in my life. My skin is radiant from the moment I wake up to the moment I fall asleep. I love my skin. It's my best feature.
their products are so safe because its the only brand that allergy tests all of thier products. which is a TON better than all that other "hypoallergenic" BS. look it up! AND they actually custom fit your makeup to you there is like 8 different kinds of foundations!!the consultants are highly trained and friendly. by far better than mary kay. you can go buy it in a store even! and WAY better than mac, more affordable and not general makeup made for every skin type
[Newest]The best, the best! Hands down.

7Lancome
Lancome Has a great skin care and the color's are amazing the eyeshadow wear great, they just came out with Visionaire foundation! Let me tell you, This foundation is amazing it evens out your skin tone, helps with pores and has a concealer, can you ask for more! Ask Lancome and you get it, Visionaire has SPf 20! A skin Correcting foundation. That helps with fine lines and wrinkles. Love Lancome they Work for today's busy women.
Love lancome, very light and natural. I tested their lipstick and its lead free! Powder, foundation and eye shadows, very light and smooth.
Mary Kay has been an industry leader for the past 52 years. They are the official beauty sponsor for Project Runway for the past 2 seasons AND next the Country Music Awards. Their products are amazing and deliver what they promise; safe for all skin types and multiple formulas to find YOUR perfect skin care regimen. I've been using Mary Kay since I was 18 years old and I will never put anything else on my face.
[Newest]Yes, the best mascara in the world

8BeautiControl
All the anti-aging products from Mary Kay, Avon, Arbonne, Estee Lauder, etc have been thrown out. BeautiControl just has an instant gratification and with continued use, shows major signs of improvement. My crows feet and the number 11's (between the eyes) were significantly and noticeably decreased within 4 weeks. I have been using the treatments for almost 4 months now and the fine lines are GONE! I'm a 38 year old just-quit-smoker and life-time sun bather of AZ, so that is just unbelievable to me. I will never stop using this stuff... EVER!
My Acne prone skin improved in ONLY 8 days after I attended a "Margarita Spa" at my neighbors home. I LOVE the feel instantly and BeautiControl gave a money back guarantee + the consultant called me back (never got that from the dept stores, Dermatologist's office, or ordering from online or T.V.) to check in & see how things were going. The skin care impressed me, my family & friends noticed the difference too that I quickly was ready to try the Anti-Aging treatments then I started to use the Mineral Makeup Line! That was 13 years ago! HUGE fan of BeautiControl as my family, friends and neighbors are now too! I had tried it all, nothing came close to both the quick improvements in my skin and the long lasting results!
Maintenance is maintenance is maintenance. As long as you have a good maintenance program from any of the leading companies you will have more youthful skin. BUT if you want to go farther and turn your aging skin back to a baby's bottom... well, The Instant Face Lift by BC is by far the best products I have used in years. The Microderm Abrasion crystals with buffer and the TFF cream makes my skin so young and vibrant looking. I can actually feel the TFF eye firming serum lifting my brows. And don't get me going on how awesome the Detox Body products are!!! The cost???... well, it's unbelievable!!! BC ALL THE WAY!!!
[Newest]I absolutely love BeautiControl! I have been a faithful user and consultant since 2007! The Brown Sugar lotion is what got me hooked! I also love that people tell me I look younger than what I am!
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9Urban Decay
Not only does urban decay keep up in the color department with makeup forever and mac... it exceeds them by making products that are parabin free and vegan! The packaging is suuuper cute and the products are high quality(and not more $ than previously mentioned company's hense U ACTUALLY GET WHAT U PAY FOR!) I'm a total ud freak and for GOOD REASON. My grandmother is actually the one who introduced me to their product. Its amazing that they really do have something for everyone!
I love the Urban Decay eyeshadow palettes! I have Naked and I'm absolutely in love with it! I love all the colours they have and the fact that they don't test it on animals. The quality of the makeup is really good as well. Another urban decay product I love is the Big Fatty mascara! My lashes look unbelievable after it!
Urban Decay is AMAZING. They do not test on animals at all and have a wonderful range of fashionable products.
[Newest]The Urban Decay eye shadow blends beautifully lasts all day with a good primer. Love it!

10Bobbi Brown
BOBBI BROWN COSMETICS is the best! Makeup was invented to ENHANCE beauty, not cover it with un-natural colours and products used for artistry makeup, so Bobbi Brown should be number 1 because all their stuff does just that! <3 The first thing I ever bought was the Long Wear Gel Eyeliner and Ultra Fine Eyeliner brush, and they are the best makeup products I have ever bought! Bobbi Brown is awesome!
Bobbi Brown cosmetic is the only Brand have very Wide natural foundation shade that caters all skin color and skin condition. Brand that teaches makeup application at the easy way and very natural approach look.
Leaves your face flawless. The lip gloss feels amazing on my lips. I stopped contouring because with the foundation does everything for your face.
[Newest]After trying most of the other "brand" name cosmetics, I must say that Bobbi Brown beats them all. According to my friends they see my face "glow" every time I wear it. And I have gotten lots of compliments on my eye shadows. I totally recommend Bobbi Brown!

The Contenders

11Chanel
I love this product, although I can't always buy it and regress to other brands due to the price. I have to say as a whole, it has a positive effect on my lifestyle and skin. I look better and people immediately react to the Chanel name if I'm wearing their nail polish or any product, so it is worth buying and one is bound to have complements!
best products ever, so natural eye colors
I have very sensitive skin and never had any problems with any product by Chanel. I use Lipsticks and glosses, a puder foudationa and a liquid foudation. Never dried out my skin, never led to a rash.
[Newest]I have used Chanel for years. Worn the eye make up for 24 hour shifts. Told it still looked good at 0300. I have sensitive skin. Tried other products but always go back to Chanel. I am careful to but only what I need due to expense. I'm 68 and love the results.

12Dior
Dior products are the BEST! I LOVE them... Especially the creme to gel foundation... It leaves your skin looking FLAWLESS and so BEAUTIFUL! Totally recommend Dior products to EVERYONE! Trust!
It's the best of all! I love all of their products! Especially the hydra life moisturizer for dry skin conditions!
DIOR is the best! All the products are too good.. Especially the shades for lip wear.. I love them all...
[Newest]From Make up to skin products Absolutely the best, specially for dry skin

13Sephora
Brilliant, lasting colors, lots of choices, amazing mascaras. They have the best nail polish, and their brush kits are fantastic!
I agree it's the best
I use it.. It's best like artistry
[Newest]Great product and great to work for!

14L'Oréal
hey! your products are really awesome. I wish there are more for teens and a good conditioner and shampoo for curls... ;)

because of its product quality
Love the glamshine gloss... SO. DARN. PRETTY.
[Newest]THIS is a best company of the world. I like it and my family also like it.

15Mary Kay
Mary Kay is amazing. It makes your skin soft and smooth. The skin care is second to none. The prices are amazing. They have great customer service, 100 percent money back guarantee, try before you buy AND by having a party with your friends to get makeovers you can earn FREE product. The consultants offer free gifts with purchase and they deliver to you. What more do you need? Oh and the Mary Kay Charitable Foundation gives millions to help end domestic violence against women and children and also gives to cancer reasearch to help find cures for cancers affecting women. Find a consultant today and be amazed. Thank you Mary Kay!
Mary Kay is the BEST makeup ever... From their skin care (which is awesome) to their makeup line. You cannot beat their 100% satisfaction guarantee and try before you buy. It is a great career opportunity, also... One of very few if not the only company to not compete with its sales consultants. Love, Love, Love it and after 3 years of using the products, I decided to join them as an Independent Sales Consultant and have never been happier. It is a company that is progressive, does not use animals to test and is based on the philosophy: Faith first, Family second, and Career Third.
The Miracle set is A real miracle< the foudation is MAgic, I call it products with intergrity>
[Newest]Mary kay is the best cosmetic in the world, I love Mary kay
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16Too Faced
I love two faced eye products, my favorite is the anti crease potion
I Love this brand mainly because their products smell amazing! That's what I want! All their lip products are bomb! My favorite it melted. 10/10
I love many of the products from this company. They have a moisturizer/ under eye cover up that is genius
[Newest]Love this make up. Does not crease and stays on all day

17Oriflame
I love the products, I use only Oriflame for the last 3 years and all works great for me. Every month they have new products and special offers. None of these products have been tested on animals and they are the first company in the world which started with 100% natural products. But the most important is that they also have earning opportunities for everyone who need extra money or you can even build your own business.
Me and my family we are using Oriflame products for past 13 years. Even if I can afford much more expensive cosmetics I have biggest trust in Oriflame products. First reason is because they are based on natural ingredients, second reason the results from using them are great. Third reason- I love their packages. Such a great quality. It's true what most of people say, once you try Oriflame products you fall in love and stay with them. I totally agree and recommend. Worth to try them at least. The best thing is that even if you would try them them for few days and use a little bit you could still return if you wouldn't like them and receive full money back!
I love the oriflame products. I m going to start my beauty salon and I want to use oriflame products in my salon
[Newest]I love Oriflame
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18Revlon
I absolutely LOVE revlon! The packaging is appealing, shade variety is wonderful and everything I have tried is of great pigmentation. My favourite things are their lip products!
Revlon is great for starting out or if you have a tight budget. You can buy revlon at ulta and most drugstores, but I love it from target. Great shades and formulas and revlon continues to amaze me!
I love all its products.. there are wide range to select from and also safe..
[Newest]REVLON IS BEST

19Bare Escentuals
Bare minerals is the most natural makeup out there, especially for me only being 14 I need makeup that will give me coverage but not break me out or clog my pores, bare minerals lets your skin breath whilst treating any breakouts. There powder foundation and blush are so pigmented and easy to apply. Overall the best brand out there definitely not disappointed with any of there products :) xx
I have used most all of the make up brands above and this is the best make up by far! It gives me great coverage all while looking natural. It's the only make up that does not cause me to break out. All if the other brands (including Clinique) aggravates my skin and I get pimples even now that I'm in my 30's. I love the bare minerals eyeshadows also. They have such rich colors and cover so well. I truly appreciate that since I've been using this make up over 10yrs ago that people now stop me and compliment my skin all the time. If it weren't for this natural makeup I would have a severe case of acne.
I can't believe that bare minerals is ranking so low. Not enough users are voting! I like other makeups for certain things, but I won't use anything else on my skin! Especially loving the new complexion rescue! What id love more is cheaper prices or birthday coupons or something. But the product is the best by far!
[Newest]Best make up I have tried in my 34 years! Love the coverage, the ingredients and the look!

20MAX Factor
It lasts longer than other products.
Max factor is safe for any type of skin
It gives you perfect finish... That's why I love max factor

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