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The Best Makeup Brands

The Best Makeup Brands
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We stock so many amazing beauty brands on Lookfantastic that it can be hard to choose which one to go for! We thought we would help you out by putting together a list of our best makeup brands and why we think you'll love them too. If you are on the lookout for some new makeup treats, this is definitely the place to start!

5 of the Best Makeup Brands


<a href="">FACE Stockholm</a>

The Scandi touch is everywhere right now and the beauty world is no exception. We have fallen head over heels for one of our newest brands from the heart of Sweden: FACE Stockholm. Everything about the brand is influenced by the Scandinavian aesthetic, from the packaging to the colour range. FACE Stockholm is the perfect brand if you are a fan of flawless skin and bold pops of colour. Our must haves are the Spot On Corrective Concealer, a must have for a flawless base, and the intriguing Perfect Lipliner. Don't be put off by the green colour, it actually works to neutralise your lip colour before you apply your lippy so that you get the brightest finish. So clever!


With their cute, punny product names and cheeky packaging, Benefit makeup is always guaranteed to put a smile on your face. Started in San Francisco by twins Jean and Jane Ford with the Benetint cheek and lip stain, the Benefit makeup range is now filled with beauty solutions so you can guarantee gorgeous skin, bold lashes and perfect brows. If we had to choose, our Benefit must haves are the Gimme Brow, for perfectly groomed brows, and the Porefessional Primer for making skin look smooth and clear.

<a href="">Max Factor</a>

Max Factor is a makeup brand steeped in history. Started in the 1920s, it was the makeup of Hollywood stars and the brand is still filled with that glamour. This is the go-to brand for luscious lashes and long lasting makeup. If it was good enough for Bette Davis and Jean Harlow, it is definitely good enough for us! Our Max Factor essentials would have to be the False Lash Effect Mascara for plump and beautiful lashes, and the Lipfinity Lip Gloss for colour that won't budge all day long.

<a href="">bareMinerals</a>

Natural makeup is everywhere right now and no one does it better than bareMinerals. With all their products using skin-loving minerals, they are the brand for confidence boosting beauty. With a huge range including makeup brushes, lip colours and skin products, bareMinerals show that natural beauty can be innovative and fabulous. For us, the standout products from bareMinerals are their face products. For radiant skin, try the Complexion Rescue. It is the ultimate every day base and has just been named the Best Make-up Beauty Buy of 2016 by Marie Claire! For a little extra coverage, everyone has been raving over the incredible new bareSkin Serum Concealer for a natural, flawless finish.

<a href="">Lord & Berry</a>

Fashion and beauty are always intertwined and Lord & Berry are all about using makeup as the best accessory, We couldn't agree more! A red lip or flicked liner is always the best finishing touch to any outfit. With their contemporary black and white packaging, Lord & Berry bring the fashion world into all of their products. You'll find them backstage at Milan and Paris fashion week, creating catwalk looks you can try at home. Lord & Berry believe the eyes and lips are the windows to the soul and their lip colours are something special. For bold, creamy colour, try the Lipstick Pencils. If you need more nourishment, then the Twistick 3-in-1 lipglosses are incredibly moisturising and soft.

These are only some of the amazing makeup brands on and more are launching all the time. Browse the Makeup page and discover your new favourite makeup brand today.

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Major fan of scented candles, Make Up brushes and Highlighter. I’m always on the hunt for those Holy Grail products and my dressing table is covered in more beauty products than I like to admit. As an adopted Northerner originally from Brighton, I spend most my days wondering what all this rain is about. My hair isn’t grateful for the move. Currently loving: NIOD Photography Fluid