Sunday, September 26th, 2010

What are your top five favorite beauty brands? Share your must-reads!

Temptalia's AnswerGuerlain, Chanel, Kate Somerville, MAC, Make Up For Ever… but those are just the first five that popped into my head. It’s more about individual products than brands for me!

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127 thoughts on “What are your top five favorite beauty brands?

  1. Liz

    MAC
    NARS
    Bobbi Brown
    Paula’s Choice’s skincare
    Philosophy

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    Mufe, Mac, Chanel, Nars, Urban Decay

  3. Meaw

    Biotherm, MAC, Dior, Chanel, Sisley

  4. Marie Parel

    MAC
    GUERLAIN
    LANCOME
    CHANEL
    NARS

  5. MAC
    AVEDA
    BEN NYE (for effects like blood and latex)
    SHISEIDO (creamy eyeshadow thingies! lol! love em!)
    INGLOT (just the shadows)

    Was tempted to say MAC & MAC PRO for two of these! LOL! Cause Pro offers a variety of really cool products… But I just went with an all-inclusive MAC instead :)

  6. Rachael

    Urban Decay, Chanel, Guerlain, MAC, Bare Minerals

  7. Paddychat

    Chanel (above all for lipsticks)
    Nars (blush)
    MUFE (eyepencils, powder and star powder)
    Dior (eyeshadows)
    Urban Decay (eyeshadows)

    That’s an hard question !

  8. j e n

    NARS
    Chanel
    MAC
    Bobbi Brown
    Benefit

  9. MAC, Dior, Chanel, Urban Decay, NARS. At least that’s what is mostly in my stash! :)

  10. Alexandra

    MUFE
    NARS
    MAC
    Bobbi Brown
    Shu Uemura

  11. DAR

    MAC
    Urban Decay
    Clinique
    Chanel
    Anna Sui

  12. Maria

    Mac, Urban Decay, Nars, Make up Forever and Benefit

  13. Elice

    Shiseido (Skincare), NARS, Stila, Bobbi Brown, Benefit

  14. Sherry

    (High end + drugstore)
    MAC
    Urban Decay
    NYX
    Revlon
    Sheercover

  15. Mac, Nars, Bobbi Brown, Illamasqua and Estee Lauder for skincare

  16. Urban Decay
    Smashbox
    ELF
    NYX
    NYC Cosmetics

  17. Carrie Ann

    MAC, Benefit, Urban Decay, NARS and Murad.

  18. Sarah

    Makeup Forever
    MAC
    Benefit
    NARS
    Urban Decay

  19. kristy

    YSL
    Smashbox
    Mac
    Chanel
    Jill Stuart

  20. MAC, Make Up For Ever, Clinique, Maybelline, L’Oreal

  21. Serenity Rose

    MAC
    Nars
    Benefit
    Too Faced
    Urban Decay :D

  22. Manisha

    In no particular order :

    MAC
    MUFE
    Nars
    UD
    and need to decide between Too Faced, Bobbi Brown and Lise Watier.

  23. Rosanna

    Most of my collection consists of the first four:

    1. MAC
    2. NARS
    3. Make Up For Ever
    4. GOSH
    5. Chanel

  24. Joo

    chanel/ Laura mercier/ isaknox/ Dior/ lancome

  25. Melanie

    I just have three : Chanel, MAC & Bobbi Brown :)

    I know, this is completely off topic, but where can I managa my subscriptions? I just can’t find it, sorry :(

    • Bree

      Are you getting Emailed every time someone comments….if so read that email & manage your subscription should be one of the options that have a link you click on it & viola…hope this helps.

  26. Guerlain
    Dior
    Mac
    Urban Decay
    Chanel and Chantecaille tied in 5th place :)

  27. maja pastori

    My top favourite brands are:
    -MAC (lipsticks,glosses,eyeshadows,eyeliners,lip liners,blushes)
    -YSL (blushes, mascara)
    -DIOR (eyeshadows)
    -LANCOME (mascaras+silky mat foundation)

  28. Debbie

    Chanel
    Dior
    MAC
    Bobbi Brown
    Lancome

  29. Kacey

    Illamasqua, Beaute Cosmetics, Wet n’ Wild, MUFE, and Chanel.

  30. Henry

    MAC
    MUAC (makeup artists choice)
    Benefit
    Tarte
    Bobbi Brown

    But I hear you Christine, I’m definitely more about individual products than brand!

  31. Urban Decay, NYX, MAC, Stila, Too Faced

  32. iliana

    So far it’s just MAC (for everything), The Body Shop (skin care and fragrance), and Revlon (lipsticks and gloss) since I don’t really splurge on other brands. I like Revlon for the value of their products – quite good for a non-high end brand.

    I still can’t justify buying stuff that are beyond MAC’s prices but if I were to choose other brands whose products have made me wish I had a higher budget for cosmetics, I’d add MUFE and shu uemura to that list, for the color/product range and quality. :)

  33. Jennifer

    Urban Decay, Benefit, Jill Stuart, Canmake, Stila

  34. oh boy…this is hard..i guess for “entire brands” mine would have to be

    MUFE
    NARS
    MAC
    NYX
    Urban Decay

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    MAC, Bourjois, Urban Decay, Clinique, Cargo

  36. Ula

    MAC
    Urban Decay
    Bobbi Brown
    Nars
    Chanel

  37. Dani

    Mac, MUFE, Laura Mercier, Nars, Chanel

  38. HovercatMittens

    Fyrinnae
    Meow Cosmetics
    Aromaleigh
    Morgana Minerals
    Hi-Fi Cosmetics

  39. Lu

    MAC, MUFE, Nars, NYX, Illamasqua.

  40. Schelli

    Chanel, Dior, Nars, Bobbi Brown, Laura Mercier

  41. San

    MAC
    MUFE
    CHANEL
    YSL
    LAKME

  42. danitalie

    5:

    dior (eyeshadow)
    clinique (eyeshadow plus blush)
    estee lauder (lipstick…for me the best must have)
    guerlain (brown eyeliner, the more longer)
    lancome (foundation)

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    Dior
    Chanel
    MAC
    Bobbi Brown
    Korres

  44. MAC
    Make Up For Ever
    NARS
    Illamasqua
    Guerlain

  45. Trish

    MAC, Makeup For Ever, Chanel, NARS, Smashbox. Yes, in *that* order. :-)

  46. MAKE UP STORE
    MAC
    DIOR
    BARRY M
    NOUBA

  47. Sydney

    Dior
    Benefit
    MAC
    Urban Decay
    Stila

  48. Nina

    I would say :
    MAC
    NARS
    URBAN DECAY
    MUFE
    ILLAMASQUA

  49. Leenie

    MAC
    MUFE
    NARS
    Eve Pearl
    Bobbi Brown

    • Leenie

      MAC has a wide selection of eyeshadows and brushes
      MUFE has the bright colors
      NARS I love the lipsticks
      Eve Pearl I love the foundation & concealers
      Bobbi Brown when I want that perfect nude look

  50. Rosamaria

    MAC, Chanel, Guerlain, Lancome, and Urban Decay

  51. Sara

    NARS
    Make Up Forever
    Urban Decay
    MAC
    CARGO

  52. nunuiviet

    durance, kiehl’s, philosophy, mac, make up forever and i want to add another one anna sui 5 is not enuf for me coz i like stuffs in all these brands

  53. Hilary♥

    MAC, Urban Decay, Chanel, Nars, Makeup Forever

  54. vickie

    MAC Urban Decay hard candy benefit revlon

  55. VeroJo

    UD, Lancome, MAC, Too Faced, Oil of Olay

  56. Linda

    Guerlain
    Givenchy
    MAC
    Illamasqua
    Estee lauder

  57. Leah

    MAC, NARS, Urban Decay, Clinique ( For Mascara’s, Eyeliners, and Foundations), and Dior

  58. NARS, URBAN DECAY, MAC, PHILOSOPHY, LANCOME

  59. Meow, Fyrinnae, MAC, Urban Decay, Too Faced
    (right now, but this often changes)

  60. KellyK.

    Chanel, Bobbi Brown, MAC, Tarte, Dior… i can go on and on, but the question only asked for 5… as far as skin care brands, i prefer bliss and kate somerville…

  61. Stacie

    Urban Decay, Stila, MAC, Philosophy, and Nars :)

  62. Sam

    Dior, MAC, Nars, Bobbi Brown, and Urban Decay!

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    Smashbox, MAC, YSL, Too Faced, Kat Von D….in no particular order lol

  64. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of T Violet tremorviolet

    MAC
    MUFE
    Nars
    Benefit
    Urban Decay

  65. Shavonne

    MAC, NYX, MUFE, Urban Decay,Nars

  66. margo

    mac,clinique,clarins, marykay, lancome

  67. Vanessa

    MAC
    Benefit
    NARS
    Urban Decay
    Makeup Forever

  68. Opheliana

    Chanel, givenchy, YSL, Make up Store, Dior

  69. trang axtman

    MAC
    CHANEL
    GUERLAIN
    BY TERRY
    NARS
    CLE DE PEAU(OH WAIT THATS SIX,OH WELL)

  70. NYX, ELF, Milani, MAC, EDM

  71. BellaLola29

    MAC- EYELINER,LIPSTICK,EYESHADOW,CONCEALER
    BOBBI BROWN- FOUNDATION, SHIMMER BRICKS, NEUTRAL EYESHADOWS, BLUSH
    NARS- THE MULTIPLE
    URBAN DECAY- EYELINER AND EYESHADOWS
    BORGHESE- THEY HAVE AN AWESOME MASCARA

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    MAC
    NARS
    Chanel
    Dior
    Urban Decay

  73. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Tiffany Tiffany S.

    I would say: MAC, NARS, Urban Decay, Smashbox, and a tie between Covergirl and Revlon ( I swear by their mascaras)

  74. Dawn

    Urban Decay
    MAC
    NARS
    Fresh
    Tarte

  75. Annika

    MAC
    Lumene
    LUSH
    Avene
    The Body Shop

  76. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Deb Deb

    Not in any particular order, but mine are probably:

    MAC
    Urban Decay
    Too Faced
    Clinique
    Stila

  77. Dior (fave!)
    MAC
    Benefit
    YSL
    Chanel

  78. Katie

    MAC
    Bare Escentuals
    Bobbi Brown
    NARS
    Smashbox

  79. MAC
    NARS
    MUFE
    NYX
    Urban Decay

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    Mac
    Urban Decay
    Nars
    Make Up Forever
    Doir

  81. Bree

    MAC
    MUFE
    ESTEE LAUDER
    NARS
    NEOSTRATA (skincare)

  82. ashley

    MAC
    Urban Decay
    Paul & Joe
    Stila
    Too Faced

  83. jackie n

    nars, urban decay, mac, ysl, stila

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    MAC, Urban Decay, Dior, Bobbi Brown, NARS

  85. luna

    Mac
    Urban decay
    Mufe
    nars
    Maybelline

  86. Valerie

    1) GUERLAIN (LOVE! LOVE!)
    2) DIOR
    3) LANCOME
    4) NARS
    5) CHANEL

  87. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Vanessa Vanessa Marie

    Top 5 Beauty Brands:
    1. MAC
    2. Laura Mercier
    3. NARS
    4. Clarins
    5. Neutogena

  88. Mario Badescu
    L’Oreal
    MAC
    The Face Shop
    YSL

  89. jess

    Mac urban decay nars too faced laura mercier

  90. Isabelle

    Mac, Nars, Benefit, Dior and Guerlain

  91. Randi

    I can only think of 3, as I don’t use enough from any other brands to have it as a favorite:

    MAC
    Clinique (for skin, never tried any of their makeup)
    Urban Decay (eyeshadows)

    Maybe #4 is Estee Lauder, I’m trying out their Double Wear foundation and I love the coverage, just need to use it more to make sure it doesn’t cause me any skin problems.

  92. Hannah

    Face: NARS, Benefit
    Lips: Dior
    Eyes: MAC, YSL

  93. Abril

    MAC, Kiehl’s, Chanel, Estee Lauder, YSL!

  94. ericka

    MAC (lips + e/s), NARS (blushes), MUFE (e/s + HD Powder), Revlon (foundation + lips) & Urban Decay (e/s).

  95. Courtney

    MAC, Meow, Lumiere, Too Faced, and…and…uh…?

  96. Catherine

    MAC
    NARS
    Urban Decay
    Clinique
    Benefit

  97. ann

    Sugarpill
    MAC
    Chanel
    TheBalm
    Dior

  98. nicci

    Chanel, The Balm, Natura Bisse, Fresh, Nars

  99. saku

    Aveda
    Paul and Joe
    Mac(like the lipgloss)
    Chanel
    Dior(palettes)

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    MAC
    Benefit
    Clinique (Skincare)
    NARS
    Dior