It just seems like yesterday when Elizabeth Arden and Estee Lauder came into the picture as the first two makeup brands in the world. Now, we have more leaders in the cosmetic market who offer high-end makeup products to a spanning consumer base. These brands cater to our love for all things including hair, lips, skincare, and nails.

In this contour-obsessed age, the beauty industry has become a highly competitive playground of brands offering an overwhelming collection of makeup products for women. To master the art of a cat eye or to add that glamorous dash of lipstick, the cosmetic brand that you choose holds a lot of significance. Here is a list of the 10 most expensive makeup brands, products of which are a dream to own for every woman.

10 Most Expensive Makeup Brands

1. Chanel

Chanel

Founded by the very popular Coco Chanel, Chanel is a renowned French cosmetics company and one of the most expensive makeup brands in the world. Chanel is well-known for its high quality and luxurious products that are a preferred choice of women across the globe. Other than cosmetics, the brand also caters to the clothing, footwear, and accessory needs of women. It is a trusted global name in these segments and has been in the market for more than 100 years now.

Price:

Rs. 6669 onwards

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2. Mary Kay

Mary Kay

Headquartered in Texas, Mary Kay is second in the list of the most high-end makeup brands in the world. Infused with the finest ingredients, the cosmetics sold by Mary Kay enable women to be the best version of themselves. The products are manufactured using modern technology and are the best solutions to the personal care needs of women.

Price:

Rs.1087 onwards

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3. L’Oreal Paris

L’Oreal ParisMeeting the expectations of customers for over 100 years, L’Oreal has been able to grab a large market share due to the quality of products that it offers worldwide. This luxury cosmetics brand has always been successful at maintaining its uniqueness and sells a wide range of products in the personal care domain. The company is active in the field of high-end cosmetics, dermatology, tissue engineering, and toxicology, and is fondly looking forward to expanding its products.

Price:

Rs. 333 onwards

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4. M.A.C

M.A.C

Entering the makeup world with its broad product range, M.A.C is one of the leading luxury beauty brands based out of Canada. Exquisite nail paints, luscious lip colors, and winsome blushes and foundations, M.A.C has left no product line untouched with its uniqueness. The reliability of the products of this brand is the key to its market standing and unbelievable success in a short span of time.

Price:

Rs. 449 onwards

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5. Estee Lauder

Estee Lauder

The brainchild of Estee Lauder and husband, Estee Lauder, this one is one of the top high-end makeup brands. The brand aims at giving you a complete makeover through its incredible product range. The brand was founded in the year 1946 and started with selling cleansing oils, skin lotions, and super-rich crème. The most notable part of this brand is that it also caters to the cosmetic needs of men. You won’t resist paying some extra money here because the magnificent products are certainly to-die-for.

Price:

Rs. 3206 onwards

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6. Maybelline New York

Maybelline New York

We are sure you are already obsessing over this marvelous brand. An American makeup brand, Maybelline was founded in the year 1915 and is a subsidiary of L’Oreal. Enabling the pretty women to become prettier, Maybelline is highly popular for its trendy makeup products. The cosmetics of the brand are expensive but are worth the money. Its products are enriched with the goodness of the best quality ingredients and must be your go-to beauty essentials for those special days.

Price:

Rs. 302 onwards

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7. NYX Professional

NYX Professional

NYX makeup products are a source of happiness for women across the globe. NYX is a high-end makeup brand founded by Toni Ko and was established in the year 1999. The name NYX is derived from the Greek goddess of the night. Due to the advanced technology used by the firm, the brand is able to deliver the best and highly creative solutions to the makeup needs of women.

Price:

Rs.870 onwards

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8. Elizabeth Arden

Elizabeth Arden

Elizabeth Arden was the first women to be on the cover photo of Time Magazine. The brand has only become larger and larger since its inception and is famous for the quality products that it offers. The most popular cosmetic products of this brand include striking lip colors and dramatic mascaras.

Price:

Rs.738 onwards

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9. Oriflame

Oriflame

Oriflame is a reputed Swedish company that came into the picture in the year 1967. Rendering a flawless look, the products of the brand are formulated with the best quality ingredients. It is because of this reason that the brand has an annual sale of nearly $1.5 billion. Thoughtfully crafted, the cosmetics supplied by the brand ensure a healthy skin and give stunning looks to women.

Price:

Rs.115 onwards

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10. Smashbox 

Smashbox Cosmetics

Smashbox certainly deserves a mention when we talk about the top 10 expensive makeup brands in the world. Smashbox provides oil-free makeup and skin care products and has been a trustworthy brand for several years. Studio Skin Flawless 24 Hour Concealer is one of the best-selling products of this brand.

Price:

Rs. 405 onwards

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**DISCLAIMER: The mentioned price of the respective product is variable and subject to change.