Cosmetics are daily used by each individual to enhance appearance. In fact, it would not be wrong to say that cosmetics have become an inevitable part of our lives. The demand for cosmetics increases with each passing day and so do the number of cosmetic companies. Today there are a handful of cosmetic companies and choosing the right one becomes a difficult choice. Here are a list of ten best cosmetic companies in the world.
L’oreal, based in France, is the world’s largest cosmetic company and is headquartered in Clichy. It is founded in the year 1909. L’oreal produces a large range of beauty products. It produces make-up products, hair products, skin care and perfumes. It is also active in various research fields such as dermatology and biopharmaceuticals. L’oreal is known for producing high quality products.
Shiseido is a Japanese multinational company that produces beauty products. It is founded in the year 1872 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. It produces a huge range of skin care, hair care, cosmetics and fragrance products. It is the largest cosmetic company in Japan and the fourth largest in the world.
- Estee lauder
Estee Lauder is an American cosmetic company that manufactures skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. Estee lauder is headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. The company began in 1946 with just four products- cleansing oil, skin lotion, super rich all purpose crème and crème pack- and subsequently grew to produce a wide range of beauty products.
- Mary Kay
Mary Kay is a private American direct sale company that sells cosmetic items and is headquartered in Addison, Texas, U.S. The company was founded in 1963. Many celebrities provide support for the company. Mary Kay was found to be the sixth largest direct selling company in 2011.
Avon is an American based international manufacturer and direct selling company that manufacture products belonging to beauty, household and personal care categories. Company is headquartered in the New York City, New York; U.S. Avon is the fifth largest beauty company and the second largest direct selling enterprise in the world.
Oriflame is a Swedish international cosmetic company founded in the year 1967 in Sweden by two brothers. The company offers accessories, personal care and nutritional products. The company is head quartered in Schaffhausen, Switzerland.
- MAC cosmetics
MAC cosmetic is a cosmetic manufacturer. It was founded in the year 1984 in Toronto, Canada. It is now headquartered in the New York City and a part of Estee lauder company. It concentrates on make-up products.
- Clinique Laboratory
A Clinique laboratory is American Manufacturer of cosmetics, toiletries, fragrances and skin care. They are usually sold in high end departmental stores. This brand was created in1968 and is a subsidiary of Estee Lauder companies.
Unilever is a British-Dutch multinational Consumer Goods Company co-headquartered in Rotterdam, Netherlands and London, U.K. Unilever is founded in the year 1930. Its products include food, beverages, cleaning agents and skincare and cosmetics.
Lancôme is a French luxury house of perfumes and cosmetics, headquartered in Paris, France. It is a part of L’Oreal luxury products. Lancôme is founded in the year 1935 originally as a perfume house. Lancôme was acquired by L’Oreal in 1964. It produces skincare, make up and cosmetics.