[Updated] Top 10 Cosmetic Brands in the World 2024

Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, L’Oreal, Estée Lauder, Dior, Clinique, Yves Rocher, Clarins, MAC Cosmetics, Beiersdorf, Huda Beauty are among the top 10 cosmetic brands in the world 2024.

Cosmetics are a friend of every woman who loves makeup and every woman loves makeup. There are numerous brands of cosmetics and beauty products in the market but there are few who have gained name, fame and fortune of wealth through their offerings to the world of cosmetics. With changing lifestyle and keenness to look alluring, there is an exponential growth in the cosmetic industry and some brands have made billions out of it. Let us have a look at top 10 cosmetic brands in the world and some basic details about them.

Top 10 Cosmetic Brands in the World 2024

Find below the list of best cosmetic brands in the world:

Cosmetic BrandsWorth (Tentative, subject to change)Country
Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton$500 billionFrance
L’Oreal€38.26 billionFrance
Estée Lauder$17.737 billionUnited States
Dior€53.67 billionFrance
Clinique$4.8 billionUnited States
Yves Rocher$2.82 billionFrance
Clarins$2 billionFrance
MAC Cosmetics$1 billionUnited States
Beiersdorf€7.653 billionGermany
Huda Beauty$510 millionUnited States

World’s Top 10 Cosmetic Brands

Let us know a little bit more about these top cosmetic brands, their history, specialization and famous faces associated with them.

1. Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton

Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, known famously as LVMH is a multinational corporation and conglomerate that specializes in luxury goods. The company control over sixty subsidiaries managed independently including Perfumes and Cosmetics. Other branches are Fashion Group, Wines and Spirits, Watches and Jewelry, Selective Distribution, and Other Activities. Louis Vuitton is headquartered in Paris and Bernard Arnault is the current CEO. The company was formed through the merger of fashion house Louis Vuitton with Moët Hennessy in 1987. Moët Hennessy was itself formed by merging of the champagne producer Moët & Chandon and the cognac producer Hennessy. With a net worth of around $500 billion, LVMH is the most valuable company in Europe. Check Best Fashion Schools in the World

2. L’Oreal

World’s Top 10 Cosmetic Brands L'Oreal

L’Oreal S.A. is the world’s largest cosmetics company which creates products focused on hair color, skin care, sun protection, make-up, perfume, and hair care. Headquartered in Clichy, Hauts-de-Seine, L’Oreal currently owns 36 brands and has 497 registered patents. The company has a group of ambassadors, artists, actresses, and activists, referred to as the L’Oreal Paris “Dream Team”. Eva Longoria, Camilla Cabello, Katherine Langford, Kate Winslet, Céline Dion are some of the big names associated with L’Oreal. L’Oreal has twenty-one worldwide research and development centers with three global centers in France located in Aulnay, Chevilly and Saint-Ouen.

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3. Estée Lauder

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Based in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, the Estée Lauder Companies Inc. specializes in manufacturing of makeup, skincare, fragrance and hair care products. The company was started by Estée Lauder and her husband Joseph who began producing cosmetics in New York City. It is currently a billion dollar company that owns an assorted portfolio of brands, distributed through digital commerce and retail channels. In the beginning, the company marketed only four products namely Cleansing Oil, Skin Lotion, Super Rich All-purpose Creme, and Creme Pack. The Estée Lauder Company has many brands and Estée Lauder is one of them. Many high-profile personalities are associated with this brand, referred to as ‘faces’, Elizabeth Hurley and Gwyneth Paltrow being one of them.

4. Dior


Christian Dior SE, commonly known as Dior and styled as DIOR was found by French fashion designer Christian Dior, in 1946. The French luxury fashion house is now controlled by French businessman Bernard Arnault, who also heads LVMH (Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton). In fact, the company holds 42.36% shares and 59.01% voting rights lies within LVMH. Monica Bellucci, Jude Law, Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert Pattinson, Rihanna, Johnny Depp, Cara Delevingne and many other celebrities have been ambassador of Dior campaigns.

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5. Clinique


A subsidiary of the Estée Lauder Companies, Clinique Laboratories, LLC or simply Clinique specializes in the manufacturing of skincare products, cosmetics, toiletries and fragrances. The brand was created by Evelyn Lauder, an executive at Estée Lauder and member of the Lauder family. She not only developed its line of product but also worked as the training director. She was motivated to launch this brand after reading a Vogue article called “Can Great Skin Be Created?”. Clinique was “awarded Best Ecommerce Experience at the inaugural Glossy Awards Europe in 2019 and British actress Emilia Clarke became its first Global Ambassador in 2020.

6. Yves Rocher

Rocher Group, known formerly as Yves Rocher Group, is a skin care, cosmetics and perfume company founded by French entrepreneur Yves Rocher. The company owns a botanical garden called Jardin botanique Yves Rocher de La Gacilly which is open to the public without charge. Yves Rocher Group was acclaimed as the “Environmental Heroes of the Year” 2020 at the Environment Possibility Award for their eco-friendly products and international experience in sustainable development. The group also includes the brands Dr Pierre Ricaud, Daniel Jouvance, Petit Bateau, Isabel Derroisné, Galérie Noémie, Kiotis and Stanhome.

7. Clarins

Clarins is a well-known cosmetics company founded by Jacques Courtin-Clarins in Paris in 1954. The company manufactures skincare and makeup products and is also an appreciated name in the spa and well-being sector. Clarins is a major luxury skincare brand in Europe and operates in over 150 countries. The products are formulated and designed in Clarins Laboratories in France and exported worldwide. My Blend is another brand of Clarins that is more comprehensive and personalized, that works to manufacture goods best for skin and environment equally. The company’s President and CEO is Jonathan Zrihen with other Clarins family members as managing director, deputy executive director and president of the supervisory board.

8. MAC Cosmetics

MAC Cosmetics, acronym for Make-Up Art Cosmetics and styled as M·A·C, is a cosmetics manufacturer company found by Frank Toskan and Frank Angelo. Established initially in Toronto, Canada, the company’s headquarter moved to New York City after becoming a subsidiary of Estée Lauder Companies in 1996. Earlier, the company used to crate products only for movie starts but later started producing it for masses after gaining popularity. With an annual turnover of over $1 billion, MAC Cosmetics is one of the top three global makeup brands. The brand has over 500 independent stores, all managed by professional makeup artists.

9. Beiersdorf

Beiersdorf AG is a German company involved in manufacturing and retailing of personal-care products. Known for making other products as well, the company started changing its focus on three key areas: skin care, adhesives technology and wound management. The Nivea ranges of products dedicated completely to cosmetics was the most successful of all. Nivea products a variety of products including anti-ageing, baby and sun care products. Other famous brands of Beiersdorf include 8×4 that sells deodorized bath soap and modern premium fragrances and Tesa that specializes in adhesive tapes manufacturing.

10. Huda Beauty

Huda Beauty is a relatively newer name in the cosmetic manufacturing industry that has made its name into top 10 cosmetic brands of the world. The brand was launched in 2013 by business woman and makeup artist Huda Kattan. Initially, the company gained recognition for its fake eyelashes after it was worn by famous socialite, model, media personality, and businesswoman Kim Kardashian. Founder Huda Kattan was chosen as one of “The 25 Most Influential People on the Internet” by Time in 2017. She was also named as one of The Richest Self-Made Women and one of the Top Three Beauty Influencers by Forbes. Other famous products of this brand include foundations, eye shadows and face palettes.

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