The World’s Most Expensive Makeup Brands

Chanel perfumes

Despite having hundreds of brands, the cosmetics industry only have a few companies that are considered to be the most popular, and the brands handled by these companies would often belong to a higher category of makeup products called luxury cosmetics. While most luxury cosmetic brands would often have high profits thanks to their popularity, … Read more

Luxury Cosmetics Brand: Biotherm

Biotherm store in Hong Kong

A luxury skincare company, Biotherm originated from mineral water. It offers a full range of cosmetics and skincare products for both the face and the body. Its products are top-quality and undergo extensive testing by both dermatologists and ophthalmologists to ensure a satisfactory result. Biotherm was founded almost 70 years ago when the French biologist … Read more

Luxury Cosmetics Brand: Avon

Logo of Avon in black

Avon is an international luxury company, headquartered in London. The brand excels in beauty and personal care, including skin cosmetics, fragrances, and clothing. Its top-quality status in the beauty industry can be seen from the fact that it is the fourteenth-largest beauty company in the world. However, in terms of direct-selling, the company holds the … Read more

Luxury Cosmetics Brand: Christian Dior

A black-and-white logo of Christian Dior

Established in 1946, Christian Dior is a French-based luxury goods company. Its headquarters are situated in Paris, France, and it is physically present in 205 locations around the world. It was founded by Christian Dior and is today owned by LVMH. Christian Dior has a total of 6,280 employees. It is famous for its fashion … Read more

Luxury Car Brands: Tesla

Tesla Model X getting charged at a Tesla charging dock

The year 2003 gave birth to a vehicle manufacturer that would change the course of history. Tesla was founded by two Silicon Valley engineers Marc Tarpenning and Martin Eberhard as a tribute to electrical engineer Nikola Tesla. Today, not only are Tesla vehicles popular across the globe but their leadership as well. Elon Musk has … Read more

Luxury Cosmetics Brand: Clarins

Logo of Clarins in black with red marking

Before the introduction of Japanese and Korean brands in the cosmetics industry, a classic French approach to makeup was the dream of most beauty fans. The French industry was exquisite and rare, and it presented many innovative products that people could easily get obsessed with. Among the world’s leading luxury cosmetic brands, the Parisian Clarinsis … Read more

Luxury Cosmetics Brand: IT Cosmetics

The founder of IT Cosmetics Jamie Marie Karen

In recent years, IT Cosmetics has become that cult brand which seems to be the topic of every discussion. The brand, which has been active for a mere decade, had its root in a small department in California when Jamie Kern Lima decided to design her own cosmetics to help others overcome rosacea and correct … Read more

Luxury Cosmetics Brand: La Prairie

an image of La Prairie’s Firming Complex

Founded in 1978, La Prairie is a Swiss luxury skincare and cosmetics brand. It is headquartered in Volketswil, Switzerland and is popular all over the world for its Skin Caviar line, which features products made from advanced antiaging technology. Since 1991, it is owned by the German multinational company, Beiersdorf. A Brief History The story … Read more

Luxury Cosmetics Brand: Maybelline

Logo of Maybelline

Maybelline is an American-based international cosmetics brand that manufactures a wide variety of products, which include makeup, skincare, and fragrances. The company was found in 1915 by Thomas Lye Williams. Its excellent business strategy and innovative products led to it being acquired by the French cosmetics company L’Oreal in 1996. Headquartered in New York City, … Read more

Luxury Cosmetics Brand: MAC Cosmetics

Make-up Art Cosmetics, or MAC, is a cosmetic manufacturing company headquartered in New York, U. S. It was founded in 1985 in Toronto, Canada, and is a subsidiary of Estée Lauder Companies. It is among the top three global make-up brands, makes over $1 billion annually, and has 500 independent stores. MAC Cosmetics is sold … Read more

Luxury Cosmetics Brand – Oriflame Cosmetics

A black and white logo of Oriflame Cosmetics

Oriflame Cosmetics is a Swedish luxury cosmetics and skincare brand which was founded in 1967 by two brothers, Jonas afJochnick and Robert afJochnick, and their friend BengtHellsten. Headquartered in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, the direct selling beauty brand is sold in over sixty countries today. How It All Started Around 50 years ago, Jonas and Robert afJochnick … Read more

Luxury Cosmetics Brand: Chanel

a black-and-white logo of Chanel

Founded in 1909, Chanel is a French luxury brand that specializes in women’s fashion, in products such as haute couture, ready-to-wear, handbags, watches, fragrances, and makeup. It also produces luxury goods. Chanel is a privately held luxury brand and is owned by the brothers Gerard and Alain Wertheimer. Valued at $12.8B, Chanel is headquartered in … Read more

Luxury Cosmetics Brand: Nu Skin

Nu Skin SunrightInsta Glow

There are different ways you can go about choosing the perfect makeup or skincare product. Some people aren’t satisfied until they have tested different products at beauty stores for themselves while others consider tips from friends or suggestions from their favorite celebrities enough to opt for a brand. Several famous brands like Bobbie Brownand Elizabeth … Read more

Luxury Cosmetics Brand: L’Oréal

a black-and-white logo of L'Oréal

Founded in 1909, L’Oréal is one of the biggest beauty brands in the world. It is headquartered in Clichy, France, and manufactures and sells makeup, skincare, hair color, haircare, fragrances, and men’s grooming products. Its products are available across a wide price range. The global cosmetics company owns 36 brands, has a total of 88,000 … Read more

Luxury Cosmetics Brand: Coty

Logo of Coty in purple

Coty is an American luxury company that manufactures skincare, cosmetics, fragrances, hair color and much more. It was launched in 1904 in Paris and is headquartered in New York. Francois Coty launched it as a fragrance brand with the introduction of his revolutionary scent La Rose Jacqueminot but later expanded the business into other areas … Read more

Luxury Cosmetics Brand: Clinique

Logo of Clinique in black with a white background

Clinique is a skincare company headquartered in New Your City. No matter where you live, you are probably used to coming across its product when you visit the local mall. The brand is one of the most sought-after and well-respected cosmetic companies in the world. Being a luxury brand, Clinique is known for being a … Read more

Luxury Cosmetics Brand: Ulta Beauty

Ulta Beauty logo in grey

Ulta Beauty is a beauty retailer and cosmetics brand based in the US featuring skincare, beauty tools, nail products, haircare, and women and men’s fragrances. The company was founded by Richard E. George in 1990, as Ulta3. It is currently headquartered in Bolingbrook, Illinois. The company has almost 45,000 employees, 35,000 of whom are females. … Read more

Luxury Cosmetics Brand: RéVive

a picture of moisturizing cream

RéViveSkincare is a luxury brand that makes anti-aging skincare products. Founded by Dr. Brown in Louisville in 1977, it is currently owned by Tengram Capital Partners and is headquartered in New York. Making use of Bio-Renewal Technology, its products help change skin behavior and restore a youthful glow. Currently, it is distributed in the US, … Read more

Luxury Cosmetics Brand: Orogold Cosmetics

Orogold Intensive Eye Serum and Day Moisturizer Set

Orogold Cosmetics is a skincare brand that offers a luxurious and unique approach to skincare with a vast range of innovative gold-based products. The brand was found in 2008 in the US, and has since continued to steadily expand its business to almost all continents. It has over 70 stores spread throughout 22 countries across … Read more

Luxury Cosmetics Brand: Sisley Paris

Logo of Sisley Paris in black

One of the most prestigious brands in the cosmetics world, Sisley Paris was found in 1976 with a single vision: to successfully harness the power of plant extracts and essential oils by making good use of technological advancements. Under the direction of Hubert d’Ornano, the founder, and the efforts of his team, Sisley has gone … Read more

Luxury Cosmetics Brand: Napoleon Perdis

Napoleon Perdis NP Lip Balm with Benefits - Baja (Sheer Red)

Napoleon Perdis describes itself as the #1 Australian luxury brand. The brand was founded more than 25 years ago, in 1992, when Napoleon Perdis started his eponymous brand with the philosophy “Education is Everything.” For a brand that started with a single concept store, Napoleon Perdis Cosmetics now has 72 concept stores and over 4,500 … Read more

Luxury Cosmetics Brand: Artistry

Artistry Signature Select Firming Mask #122341 Size: 125 g

      Introduced in the late 1950s, Artistry is a great skincare and color cosmetics brand. The brand was founded by Edith Rehnborg, the wife of Carl Rehnborg, who founded the famous dietary supplements brand Nutrilite. Artistry is a subsidiary of Amway, which is another multi-level marketing beauty and home care company. Artistry is … Read more

Luxury Cosmetics Brand: Givenchy

Logo of Givenchy in black

Since the launch of its very first perfume L’Interdit in 1957, the House of Givenchy has gained popularity as one of the most successful and splendid brands in history. The brand manufactures products of every kind imaginable – ranging from exquisite fragrances and cosmetics to clothing and matching accessories. It also happens to excel in … Read more

Luxury Cosmetics Brand: Glossier

Emily Weiss at a conference

Glossier is a digitally-managed beauty brand that has built a cult following mainly consisting of millennials and youngsters. Launched in 2014, the cosmetics brand is one of the latest brands of the 21st century. The company had its root in a 2010’s beauty blog Into the Gloss. Receiving almost a million views per month, the … Read more

Luxury Cosmetics Brand: Charlotte Tilbury

An image of Charlotte Tilbury smiling at the camera

Charlotte Tilbury founded her eponymous skincare and beauty brand in the UK in 2013. The recipient of multiple awards, Charlotte Tilbury Beauty Ltd, was an instantaneous hit and highly acclaimed by critics. It sells directly through its stores in the UK, the US, Germany, Canada, Ireland, Spain, France, Netherlands, Honk Kong, Qatar, Kuwait and Dubai, … Read more

Luxury Cosmetics Brand: Cover Girl

Logo of Cover Girl in black

Cover Girl is an American luxury cosmetic brand headquartered in Maryland. The company was founded by Noxzema Chemical Company (later known as the Noxell Corporation), the Mary-land based company that provided household products in the 20th century. CoverGirl launched almost 60 years ago, in 1961. The brand believes in celebrating self-expression and diversity through makeup. … Read more

Luxury Cosmetics Brand: Revlon

Logo of Revlon in black on a white background

Headquartered in New York, Revlon is an American multinational company that manufactures skincare, cosmetics, fragrances, and personal care products. Revlon was founded in 1932. Today, it stands among the oldest and most well-respected cosmetic companies in history. It promotes the art of beauty by emphasizing boldness and creativity. The company features a diverse and innovative … Read more

Luxury Cosmetics Brand: Helena Rubinstein

a picture of Chaja Rubinstein, who is also known as Helena Rubinstein

Helena Rubinstein Cosmetics was found in 1903 by the renowned businesswoman and philanthropist Helena Rubinstein. Owing to her unparalleled determination, the brand is recognized in more than 105 countries worldwide and produces a full range of cosmetics and makeup products. The company is currently owned by the French personal care company L’Oreal. It was founded … Read more

Luxury Cosmetics Brand: Lancôme

black-and-white logo of Lancôme, Paris

Lancôme, a subsidiary of L’Oréal, is a luxury makeup, fragrance, and skincare brand operating since the 1930s. Lancôme is a French company, and its headquarters are situated in Paris, France. It is a high-end brand and part of L’Oréal’s Luxury Products division. It caters to both men and women consumers. When it comes to selective … Read more

Luxury Cosmetics Brand: Burberry

Logo of Burberry in black

Burberry is a luxury cosmetics brand that has been dominant for more than one and a half-century. The brand was founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry. It is headquartered in London and prides itself on being one of the oldest and most successful British businesses in modern history. The brand hadrevenue of $3.16 billion in … Read more