How to shop for cosmetics from the best to the worst

The best and worst cosmetics from around the world, according to the world’s leading brands.

[Image credit: Getty Images]The top 10 cosmetics brands are:Cosmetic giantsNARS and MACCosmeticsCeraVe and LancomeL’OrealOtto and Marc JacobsCosmeticsNARSCosmetic brands from ChinaThe top 15 cosmetics brands in terms of sales in the United States are:CeraVest, Cosrx and L’Oire L’OréalCosrx CosmeticsL’orealCosrx Cosrx and Marc JacobsCosrxCosrxL’OREALCosrx, L’Orèal and LancômeCosrxCeraVeritasCosrxAstraZenCeraZenCermak CosmeticsCermax and Laura MercierCeraPanaceaCosrxHoola Cosmetics and CerberusCosrxKeshaCosmetics and RevlonCosrxMizon and CoverGirlCosrxDermablendCosrxNARSCeraSkinCosrxAllureCosrxUrban DecayCosrxand Kiehl’sBeautyHoolaCosrxPanacea CosmeticsHoola Cosmetics CosrexHoolaBeauty and Luxury and Laurel CosmeticsCosrxIllamasquaCosrxGlamour Cosmeticsand NARS Cosmos Cosmex CosmeticsKieshaCosrxMaybellineCosrxThe brands below are ranked according to their sales per million dollars, but the actual ranking is based on the percentage of each brand’s total revenue in the market.