In 2017, Global Beauty Market reached $265 billion mark. Thomas N Salzano, a New Jersey based expert hairstylist, traveler, blogger, and guitarist drafted a list of top 10 global beauty brands that are making fortunes in the beauty industry. Here’s the list:

Olay is an American skin care brand that was founded in 1952. In the Brand Finance’s Top 50 Cosmetic Brands list, Olay ranked first among 49 other prominent brands.

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Avon was founded in 1886 by David H. McConnell. In 2016, Avon had annual sales of $5.7 billion worldwide.

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L’Oreal is one of the world’s largest cosmetic companies founded in 1909 by Eugene Schueller. It has six worldwide research and development centers which are located in US, Japan, France, India, and China.

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The company was founded by Emanuel Stolaroff in 1930 but later bought by Johnson & Johnson conglomerate in 1994.

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The brand was first introduced in 1911 by a company named Beiersdorf Global AG. The name Nivea comes from the Latin word niveus, meaning snow-white.

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It is the part of L’Oreal Luxury Products division. The brand was founded in 1935 by Armand Petitjean and Guillaume d’Ornano.

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Dove’s products are sold in more than 80 countries and are manufactured in Australia, India, Egypt, Germany, Indonesia, Mexico, Netherlands, South Africa, United States, and Poland.

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Estee Lauder
It was founded in 1946 by Estee Lauder and Joseph Lauder. The company is one of the main marketers of skincare, makeup, and fragrance.

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Shiseido is a fragrance, cosmetics, haircare, and skin care producer. It was founded in 1872 and is the largest cosmetic company in Japan.

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The company was founded in 1909 by Coco Chanel. It has its own cosmetics range and beauty boutiques.


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