15 Cosmetics Companies In World You Should Know About

Jul 22, 2021 6 min read

Cosmetics provide confidence and self-esteem to an individual. It gives an attractive appearance and makes look young. 

There are many types of cosmetics products such as skincare, haircare, and perfume. Cosmetics has many health benefits. some of the benefits are it is used in the treatment of acne, cleaning the hair, and make our self prevent sunburns. 

One research states that cosmetics help to show their positive perception to others. Many cosmetic companies are manufacturing various cosmetic products. 

The United States is best known for its top cosmetic companies. Cosmetic companies are located around the world and L’Oréal is the biggest Cosmetic company in the world. It is situated in the United States.

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Cosmetics Companies In World

Here are the top cosmetics companies in the world manufacturing many popular brands. Let me known which cosmetic company is your favorite.

1. L'Oréal Paris

It is one of the famous cosmetic companies in Idia. It waS founded in 1909. The headquarters is located in France. 

They make skincare and personal care products. It is the world's largest cosmetic company. 

L'Oréal has 500 brands and thousands of individual products currently. 

The famous products are L'Oréal Paris Lash Paradise Mascara, L'Oréal Paris infallible pro spray, L'Oréal Paris volume Lashes Mascara, L'Oréal Paris color Rice Most Matte Lipstick, L'Oréal Paris Super Liner Gel Internal Eyeliner, and L'Oréal Paris super Liner Black Lacquer Eyeliner. 

L'Oréal Paris increases their sales by making the products in tiny packets which afford less price. The popular brands are Garnier, CeraVe, Redken, and Recent Acquisitions.

2. Unilever

Unilever is a British company. The headquarter is located in London. The products are served in over 190 countries. It has three divisions such as beauty and personal care, Homecare, and food products. 

The company also has research facilities in India, China, the US, and Netherland. Unilever was founded on 2nd September 1929. Unilever manufacture food, condiments, ice cream, minerals, vitamins, water, and air purifiers, and cleaning products. 

There are 400 brands owned by Unilever. The important brands are Axe, Dove, Lux, Knorr, Lifebuoy, Hellman, and Sun silk.

3. Estée Lauder

Estée Lauder is an American cosmetic company located in New York, US. Skincare, Makeup, hair care, and Fragrance are the products manufactured by this company. 

The founder of Estée Lauder is Joseph Lauder and Estée Lauder. The popular brands are AERIN, Clinique, Darphin, Aveda, Bumble, and Bumble, Le Labo. Aramis and Kiton.

4. Procter and Gamble

Procter and Gamble is an American Cosmetic Company. It specializes in the manufacture of Health care, Personal care, and Hygiene Products. It was founded on October 31, 1837. 

They serve their products worldwide except in Cuba and North Korea. William Procter and James Gamble are the founders of Procter and Gamble. 

The popular products of P&G are Tide, Pampers, Ariel, whisper, Gillette, Head and shoulder, Pantene, Oral-B, Vicks, and Olay. David S. Taylor is the current chairman of Procter and Gamble.

5. Coty

Coty is familiar with nail care, skincare, cosmetics, Fragrance, and hair care products. Coty is an American Company founded by Francois Coty. 

Coty owns 77 brands. It serves worldwide and Headquarter is located in New York, US. It is the largest beauty and Fragrance Company in the world. It is the second-largest company and the third-largest company in Hair Products and Cosmetics respectively.

JAB Holding Company is the Largest Stakeholder for Coty. The famous Brands of Coty include Bourjois, Clairol, Max Factor, Cover girl, Sally Hansen, Wella, and Rimmel.

6. Shiseido

Shiseido is a Japanese cosmetic company specialized in Body care, Haircare, and Fragrance, Skin Care, and Makeup products. It was founded in 1872 and is the oldest cosmetic company in the world. 

The headquarters is located in Tokyo. It is the third-largest company in the world and first in Japan. The products are served worldwide. 

Shiseido celebrated its 120th Anniversary in 2012.Prestige, Benefique, NARS, Laura Mercier, Alaia Paris, narciso Rodriguez, Zadig & Voltaire and Elie Saab.

7. Beiersdorf

It is a German cosmetic company that manufactures skincare and personal care products. It was founded in 1882. Headquarter is located in Hamburg, Germany. It has two segments as Consumer business and Tesa. 

Self-adhesive products are focused by Tesa and skincare is focused by the Consumer business. Beiersdorf was founded by Paul Beiersdorf, a Pharmacist. 

This company is controlled by Maxingvest AG. Nivea, Eucerin, La Prairie, Labello, 8X4, Hansaplast, Florena, Coppertone, Gammon and Skin stories are the famous brands of Beiersdorf.

8. Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson was founded in 1886 is served worldwide. It is the most valuable company. The headquarters is located in New Jersey. 

It manufactures oral care, Baby care, women Health, Skin Health, and over-the-counter medicine. It also manufactures pharmaceutical medicines and medical devices. 

Telaprevir for Hepatitis C, HIV Drugs like Etravirine, Darunavir, Tuberculosis drugs like Bedaquiline, and cancer drugs such as Bortezomib is important drug manufacturers by Johnson and Johnson. 

Robert Wood Johnson, James Wood Johnson, and Edward Mead Johnson are the founders of Johnson and Johnson.

9. Kao Corporation

Kao is a Korean cosmetic company was founded by Tomaro Nagase. It manufactures personal care and Cosmetic products. It was founded in 1887. Attack, Ban, Curel, Guhl, Liese, Merries, Kate, Sofina, Oribe, Merit are the popular Brands of Kao.

10. Avon

Avon is the fourth largest cosmetic company in the world. Angela Cretu is the founder of Avon Company. It is popular for manufacturing Perfume, cosmetics, Personal and Skincare products. 

Avon Products are served worldwide with annual sales of $5.57 billion. Avon sells 100 products. The famous brands are Clear, ANew, Pasión Gitana., Avon Naturals, and Avon Color. 

This company uses door-to-door sales and Brochures for advertising its products. Avon is the second-largest direct selling enterprise in the world after Amway. The headquarters is located in London, United Kingdom.

11. Henkel

Henkel is a family-run business founded in 1876 with headquarters located in Germany. It is a German cosmetic company. 

Henkel was founded by Friedrich Kari Henkel. It manufactures laundry, beauty care, cleaning, and adhesive products. 

British investor owns 31% shares followed by 30% shares were owned by American investors. Popular Brands of Henkel are Purex, Dial, Fa, Pritt and Loctite. It earned 19 billion Euros in 2020.

12. Limited Brands

It is also known as L brands. It is an American Based cosmetic company. It was founded by Leslie H. Wexner. It was the 248th largest revenue Earned Company in 2020. 

It was founded in 1963 and Headquarter is located in Columbus, US. It manufactures clothing and Fashion Products. It currently operates three Brands such as Bath and Bodyworks, Pink, and Victoria's Secret. 

Andrew Meslow is the CEO of L Brand. In February 2020, It L Brand sold Victoria's Secret to Sycamore Partners.

13. Mary Kay

Mary Kay is an American Marketing company and was the sixth-largest network company in the world in 2018. The headquarters is located in Texas, US. 

It is famous for cosmetics and Skincare products. It is a private company with a primary manufacturing plant in Dallas. Mary Kay was founded on September 13, 1963.

Mary Kay has 3.5 million consultants, 600 national directors, and 39.000 directors. Mary Kay Naturally Nourishing oil, Mary Kay Timewise Vitamin C Activating Squares and Mary Kay clear proof Deep cleansing Charcoal Mask are the famous products of Mary Kay.

14. LVMH

LVMH is a French Multinational cosmetic company. It mainly specialized in luxury products. Alain Chevalier and Henry Racamier are the founders of LVMH. It was founded in 1987. 

Clothing, Perfumes, spirit, cosmetics, fashion, Jewelry, and wine are the manufacturing products of this company. It serves worldwide and Headquarter is located in Paris, France. It is one of the most valuable companies in Europe. 

It has 60 subsidiaries that manage small brands. The popular products of LVMH are Marc Jacobs, Christian Dior, Celine, Kenzo Loro Piana, Fenty, and Bulgari.

15. Alticor

It is a private American company own by DeVos Family. It was founded in 1959 and served worldwide. 

The headquarters is located in Michigan, US. It holds many companies such as Amway Global and Access Business Group. It manufactures akin care and Cosmetics. 

The famous Brands are Clear, Laura Mercier, Revive Glister oral care and Artistry

So, you can able to know the information about your favorite cosmetic company. Many other cosmetic companies are manufacturing various cosmetics. 

The above list is based on the revenue and their sales. Though cosmetics have some side effects benefits are high. Side effects are mainly due to inappropriate use. 

So make sure you are using the cosmetics correctly and wisely. 

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