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Top 10 Largest Cosmetics Companies In The World

10. L’Oréal

As one of the largest cosmetics companies and top beauty brands in the world, L’Oréal began its journey in the cosmetic industry more than a century ago in 1909. Today, L’Oreal generates over USD 30 billion in annual beauty product sales. Its product range includes color cosmetics, skincare, hair care, sun care, and fragrances. Its most important brands include L’Oréal Paris, Garnier, Maybelline New York, and SoftSheen. The company also sells luxury brands such as Lancôme, Giorgio Armani, Yves Saint Laurent, and Kiehl’s. It specializes in professional hair care products such as Kérastase, Redken, Matrix, and Pureology and owns beauty product distributors such as The Body Shop.


9. Unilever

Unilever is among the largest consumer goods companies in the world. The company has managed to carve a place for itself in the cosmetics industry with popular cosmetics brands such as Axe/Lynx, Dove, Lifebuoy, Pond’s, Close-Up, TRESemmé, Suave, Sunsilk, and Vaseline. In 2017, Unilever announced the creation of a new company, Unilever Cosmetics International, to extend its global portfolio of prestige beauty and fragrance brands.


8. Estée Lauder

Estée Lauder is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and marketers of quality skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products. The company holds a diverse portfolio of 25+ brands sold in 150 countries. Since its inception in the 1940s, the company has been leaving an indelible mark on all aspects of the beauty industry. Today, Estée Lauder continues to push boundaries in the global premium cosmetics market, making it one of the world’s most popular cosmetics companies.


7. Proctor and Gamble

Located in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, P&G holds a significant position in the skin care and hair care business with several well-known brands including Aussie, Gillette, Head & Shoulders, Herbal Essences, Ivory, Olay, Old Spice, Pantene, Safeguard, Secret, Crest, Oral-B, Scope, Art of Shaving and more. The company offers a wide range of beauty and personal care products for men and women, as well as babies and kids.


6. Coty

Coty is a New York-based company that has built up its beauty business through acquisitions in recent years. The company is a big player in fragrance, professional hair care, and color cosmetics. The company own brands such as adidas, Clairol, CoverGirl, David Beckham, Katy Perry, Max Factor, Rimmel, Sally Hansen and Wella. It also owns luxury brands such as Marc Jacobs, Calvin Klein, Chloé, Gucci, Hugo Boss, and Philosophy.


5. Shiseido

Shiseido was founded in 1872 in Ginza, Tokyo, as the first Western-style pharmacy in Japan. The name Shiseido incorporates the founder’s desire to discover and create new value, a desire that has endured for over 140 years to build the company’s unique heritage. This Japanese company makes all types of personal care products including skincare, fragrance, hair care, sun care, body care, and makeup. Some of its popular brands include Shiseido, Za, Senka, Anessa, Sea Breeze, Nars, and Bare Essentials.


4. Beiersdorf

Beiersdorf has been caring about skin for more than 130 years. The company has a wide range of personal care products including skincare and body care brands. Some of its most important brands include Nivea, Eucerin, Labello, Florena, and La Prairie. The company caters to all sorts of needs and operates across different markets including the mass market, dermocosmetics, and the premium cosmetics market.


3. Johnson & Johnson

Despite being a pharmaceutical company, J&J has become known for its beauty products across the world. This includes products for baby care, skin care, and oral products. Its most famous brands include Johnson’s Baby, Neutrogena, Aveeno, and Listerine. In fact, several baby products such as oil and shampoo have become synonymous with the name Johnson & Johnson. The company generated revenue of more than USD 76 billion in 2017.


2. Amore Pacific

Amore Pacific is a beauty products company based in South Korea. The company launched its cosmetics brand AMOREPACIFIC in 2002. The company focuses primarily on developing natural beauty products and has slowly made a name for itself in the beauty industry, benefiting from the K-beauty trend in recent years. The company is growing at a rapid pace with increasing demand for some of its most popular brands including Sulwhasoo, Laneige, Mamonde, Innisfree, Etude, Lolita Lempicka, and Annick Goutal.


1. Kao Corporation

Kao Corporation is listed in the Forbes ranking as a USD 34.4 billion company. The company is headquartered in Japan and sells products in all cosmetic categories including color cosmetics, skincare, facial and body cleansers, and hair care. Popular brands from this company include Bioré, Jergens, John Frieda, and Goldwell.

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