These cosmetic brands may not be the largest in the world but their products are perhaps the most expensive. All these brands maintain a standard of excellence that they believe justifies their high prices and judging by the fact that they continue to reap high sales, they may be right. This is a list of what are probably considered to be the top 10 most expensive cosmetic brands in the world.
This brand was founded in a photo studio and concentrates mainly on lipstick and eye products such as eye shadows. Somewhat perfectionists in oil free make ups that assist in keeping clear skin, this companies products are favored by many Hollywood stars and the company has recently released a 3 in 1 mascara.
9 Nu Skin
Renowned for being a leader in anti ageing products, this brand relies on independent distributers to cater to the needs of customers in 53 countries worldwide. Having high levels of antioxidants, many of its products are fragrance free but have necessary requirements, like sunscreens having realistic UVA protection.
The Swedish Jochnick brothers started this brand in 1967 and it has remained popular from its beginnings. This brandai??i??s products are often thought to be worth the price tag they bare because they are always assured to only use the purist of ingredients.
7 Elizabeth Arden
Since WW 11, this brand has been responsible for supplying American women with all the necessary make up they would ever need for a flawless appearance. Today they specialize more on lipsticks and mascara but can still provide the other basics to looking good.
This brand was started by a creative husband and wife team, which used nutrition and science to uplift beauty (credit harrison). Having some of the most expensive price tags on its items, the prices are justified by the use of unusual fruits from Africa and plants from the Mediterranean.
5 Estee Lauder
First started in 1946 in New York, this brand continuously provides a popular wide range of cosmetic products.
4 MAC Cosmetics
Although this brands products are often said to be high, their success is probably due to the fact that they can always, reliably, provide all the ingredients for a completely new look whenever the urge arises.
This brand belongs to one of the largest cosmetic companies in the world and can always be relied on to have complete ranges of products for any make up requirement.
2 Mary Kay
The expense of this brand is placed on the fact that they spend a great deal of money ensuring their products live up to customer expectations and as this brand originated in Australia in 1971, it would appear that they do.
The Chanel brand was started in France by Coco Chanel in 1909 and since then has become known world wide as a provider of fine cosmetics. Although their products are expensive, they boast that they cater to women of elegance.