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The Top Beauty Brands of 2019

By Rebecca Jenkinson - 3 months ago | Updated
Top Beauty Brands 2019

It’s safe to say that this year has been a whirlwind for the beauty industry. With so many incredible product launches from a host of leading brands, it’s hard to stay on top it all. Luckily for you, we have created The Cosmetify Index which takes a deep dive into the industry to find the hottest beauty brands of 2019.

To round things up, we thought we’d look at the top brands and some classic Cosmetify favourites that made an impact in 2019.

1. Huda Beauty

Beauty sensation Huda Kattan has given us serious makeup envy this year with her ingenious cosmetics line, Huda Beauty. Her captivating collection of eyeshadow palettes, false eyelashes and pigment-rich lipsticks offer high-pigmented finishes and professional results, which have left many of us caught up in beauty heaven.

Huda Beauty The New Nude Eyeshadow Palette

Huda Beauty The New Nude Eyeshadow Palette

The New Nude Palette is one of Huda’s bestsellers. It’s filled with a stunning selection of 18 matte and glitter shades, ranging from rose gold and pink hues to gorgeous berry tones. The richly pigmented formulas enable you to create a variety of soft glam eye looks, from subtle to statement. We've been loving this pretty palette.

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2. Anastasia Beverley Hills

You can always rely on Anastasia Beverley Hills for the perfect brow moment. With multiple awards under their belt, this beauty brand isn’t going anywhere. 2019 saw them only grow bigger and brighter, with a long list of fan-favourite products including contour palettes, eyeshadows and glow kits.

Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade

Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade

This must-have product is one of the best brow pomades on the market according to everyone from beauty beginners to professional MUAs. The smudge-free formula is easy to build and create mega brows à la Cara Delevinge or natural arches that are perfect for daytime chic.

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3. MAC Cosmetics

Staying in the top for maybe the millionth year running is of course MAC Cosmetics. At Cosmetify HQ we’re still obsessed with their lippies, not to mention their dazzling eyeshadow pigments, makeup primers and huge array of brushes.

MAC Matte Lipstick - Midnight Breeze

MAC Matte Lipstick

The MAC Lipstick never fails to look fantastic. Choose from an extensive range of incredible colours from baby pink to bright red and mysterious purple to seductive brown. No matter the occasion, there is always an iconic shade to suit you.

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4. Florence by Mills

Created by Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown, this youthful and creative brand has taken the beauty world by storm. The brand prides itself on positivity and self-expression, targeting the needs of Gen-Z.

Florence by Mills Cheek Me Later Cream Blush

Florence by Mills Cheek Me Later Cream Blush

One product that has got the crowds oo-ing and ahh-ing is the Cheek Me Later Cream Blush. Named after Millie’s besties, these pigments look wonderful swiped across your cheeks revealing a flush of blush.

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5. Jeffree Star Cosmetics

YouTube sensation turned cosmetic giant Jeffree Star is at the forefront of the growing beauty industry. Since launching in 2014 the brand has gone on to become a global favourite with top products including liquid lipsticks, highlighters and out-of-this-world collaborations.

Jeffree Star Cosmetics Blue Blood Eyeshadow Palette

Jeffree Star Cosmetics Blue Blood Eyeshadow Palette

This major palette is one for the books as when it first hit the market it sold out within seconds. Filled with 18 icy matte and metallic shades this palette is perfect for creating iconic and dazzling eye looks.

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6. FOREO

This beauty brand makes it way into the top list this year due to its huge increase in online searches. The Scandinavian brand makes professional treatments accessible with innovative products. Think electric facial cleansers, nourishing face masks and cool toothbrushes.

FOREO LUNA Mini 2

FOREO LUNA Mini 2

This device might be mini, but it sure is mighty. The eight adjustable speed settings help cleanse your face by removing dirt and makeup residue from your pores. The soft silicone bristles ensure that it is gentle and hygienic on your skin.

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7. Estée Lauder

Estée Lauder is a leading beauty brand yet again in 2019, with customers snapping up their beautiful, luxury products, including makeup, fragrances and skin care. Fans include celebrities, royalty and of course the Cosmetify beauty team.

Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay In Place Foundation Makeup SPF10

Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay In Place Foundation Makeup SPF10

Topping the bill this year is their iconic foundations such as the Double Wear Stay In Place Foundation Makeup SPF10. This is a beauty bag staple as it comes in a range of inclusive shades and sits comfortably on the skin for up to 24 hours!

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8. Gucci

It’s no secret that Gucci are a classic choice when it comes to filling our collection with intense, floral fragrances. Home to the famous Guilty and Bloom perfumes, they are the luxury fashion and beauty brand that have left many of us smelling irresistible this year

Gucci Bloom Eau De Parfum

Gucci Bloom Eau De Parfum

This lavish scent exudes a rich floral aroma. It has been specially designed to acknowledge the authenticity and diversity of women. The perfume is comprised of a unique blend of tuberose, jasmine and rangoon creeper, which supply this fragrance with a delicate powdery aroma.

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9. Bumble and bumble

The hair care experts at Bumble and bumble have been keeping our locks healthy and happy this year with their cruelty free styling products. Offering everything from thickening and texturising sprays to essential shampoos and conditioners, Bumble and bumble have shown that they are masters in their craft. With top sellers including their Invisible Oil Primer and Surf Spray, you can achieve professional results without the costly salon appointments.

Bumble and bumble Hairdresser's Invisible Oil Primer

Bumble and bumble Hairdresser's Invisible Oil Primer

This silky, soft priming base supplies the hair with nourishing and conditioning benefits, thanks to an infusion of nut oils that leave your locks healthy and protected against UV rays and heat damage. This best seller is a must-have when it comes to taming unruly, frizzy hair.

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10. Charlotte Tilbury

A Cosmetify favourite this year has been Charlotte Tilbury. Her indulgent line of makeup products and skin care has taken the world by storm. Renowned for her exquisite line of lipsticks, enchanting eyeshadow quads and her famous Wonderglow soft-focus primer, she has undoubtedly had another fantastic year.

Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick

Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick

This gorgeous Pillowtalk shade is CT’s bestselling lippy. The velvety cream texture glides effortlessly onto the lips, providing a high pigment and nude-pink finish. Everyone can enjoy a kissable pout as it looks beautiful on every skin tone. What a winner.

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So there you have it, a yearly round-up of our top beauty brands of 2019. Shop them all now, and delve into the wondrous collection of cosmetics that we have on offer. For more information on our top beauty brands, why not check out our Top 10 Cruelty-Free Makeup Brands?

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