The 10 Best Makeup Brands, According To Pros And Beauty Editors

Chanel foundation

$70 at Chanel. Pros: Includes camellia flower, nourishing. Cons: May not be suitable for sensitive skin, may feature fragrance.

Dior palette

$48 at Sephora. Pros: Versatile, long-lasting. Cons: None mentioned. This palette is a standout product from Dior, providing a perfect glowing veil that can be used on any part of the face or body.

Bobbi Brown corrector sticks

$35 at Sephora. Pros: Easy to use. Cons: Less product in packaging. These corrector sticks seamlessly neutralize dark circles and brighten the face with just a few swipes.

Shiseido foundation

$47 at Sephora. Pros: Radiance-enhancing, doesn't crease, lightweight. Cons: Not as many shades as similar brands. The Synchro Skin Radiant Lifting Foundation is a holy-grail product.

e.l.f. Power Grip Primer

$10 at Ulta Beauty, Walmart, and Amazon. Pros: Hydrating, helps makeup last all day. Cons: Some reviewers say primer can feel sticky on skin. This primer has a refreshing gel texture and hydrating formula.


Budget-friendly makeup brand with a wide variety of shades. Known for its lip glosses, especially the plumping versions. Offers high-quality products that rival prestige makeup brands.

Pat McGrath Labs

Revolutionary makeup line known for its dimension of hues and variety of colors. Some products may be pricey.

Westman Atelier

Highly pigmented makeup brand with beautiful packaging. Multipurpose products. Only a few years old but already considered one of the best in the industry.

Makeup by Mario

Self-setting makeup brand created by Mario Dedivanovic, a renowned makeup artist. Known for its impressive shade range and innovative formulas.

Danessa Myricks Beauty

Vrsatile and long-lasting makeup brand with highly pigmented, multipurpose, and waterproof products. The Colorfix line is a must-have, available in 50 shades.