World's biggest health and beauty brands

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Although the retail brands are many, there are only a handful of conglomerates behind the world's top cosmetics and personal care products. Here we count down the top 14, based on the Brandz rankings of most valuable global brands.

<p><b>14. Avon | Avon Products, USA<br></b></p>Brand value 2013 $M – 1,981<p>Brand value % change 2013 vs 2012 – -27%</p>
biggest cosmetic brands:

14. Avon | Avon Products, USA

Brand value 2013 $M – 1,981

Brand value % change 2013 vs 2012 – -27%

<p><b>13. Oral-B | Procter & Gamble, USA<br></b></p>Brand value 2013 $M – 2,346<p>Brand value % change 2013 vs 2012 – -6%</p>
biggest cosmetic brands:

13. Oral-B | Procter & Gamble, USA

Brand value 2013 $M – 2,346

Brand value % change 2013 vs 2012 – -6%

<p><b>12. Estée Lauder | </b><b><b>Estée Lauder</b>, USA<br></b></p>Brand value 2013 $M - 3,545<p>Brand value % change 2013 vs 2012 – 18%</p>
biggest cosmetic brands: estee lauder ad

12. Estée Lauder | Estée Lauder, USA

Brand value 2013 $M - 3,545

Brand value % change 2013 vs 2012 – 18%

<p><b>11. Olay | Procter & Gamble, USA<br></b></p>Brand value 2013 $M - 3,593<p>Brand value % change 2013 vs 2012 – 6%</p>
biggest cosmetic brands: olay ad

11. Olay | Procter & Gamble, USA

Brand value 2013 $M - 3,593

Brand value % change 2013 vs 2012 – 6%

<p><b>10. Crest </b><b>| Procter & Gamble, USA</b></p>Brand value 2013 $M - 3,680<p>Brand value % change 2013 vs 2012 – 9%</p>
biggest cosmetic brands: crest ad

10. Crest | Procter & Gamble, USA

Brand value 2013 $M - 3,680

Brand value % change 2013 vs 2012 – 9%

<p><b>9. Natura | Natura Cosmetics, Brazil<br></b></p>Brand value 2013 $M - 3,707<p>Brand value % change 2013 vs 2012 – 12%</p>
biggest cosmetic brands: natura brazil ad

9. Natura | Natura Cosmetics, Brazil

Brand value 2013 $M - 3,707

Brand value % change 2013 vs 2012 – 12%

<p><b>8. Clinique | </b><b><b>Estée Lauder</b>, USA<br></b></p>Brand value 2013 $M - 4,000<p>Brand value % change 2013 vs 2012 – 17%</p>
biggest cosmetic brands: clinique ad

8. Clinique | Estée Lauder, USA

Brand value 2013 $M - 4,000

Brand value % change 2013 vs 2012 – 17%

<p><b>7. Dove | Unilever, UK<br></b></p>Brand value 2013 $M - 4,927<p>Brand value % change 2013 vs 2012 – 5%</p>
biggest cosmetic brands: dove ad

7. Dove | Unilever, UK

Brand value 2013 $M - 4,927

Brand value % change 2013 vs 2012 – 5%

<p><b>6. Lancôme | </b><b><b>L’Oréal</b>, France</b></p>Brand value 2013 $M - 4,982<p>Brand value % change 2013 vs 2012 – 20%</p>
biggest cosmetic brands: lancome ad

6. Lancôme | L’Oréal, France

Brand value 2013 $M - 4,982

Brand value % change 2013 vs 2012 – 20%

<p><b>5. Garnier | </b><b><b>L’Oréal</b>, France<br></b></p>Brand value 2013 $M - 5,429<p>Brand value % change 2013 vs 2012 – 22%</p>
biggest cosmetic brands: garnier ad

5. Garnier | L’Oréal, France

Brand value 2013 $M - 5,429

Brand value % change 2013 vs 2012 – 22%

<p><b>4. Nivea | Beiersdorf, Germany<br></b></p>Brand value 2013 $M - 6,322<p>Brand value % change 2013 vs 2012 – 36%</p>
biggest cosmetic brands: nivea ad

4. Nivea | Beiersdorf, Germany

Brand value 2013 $M - 6,322

Brand value % change 2013 vs 2012 – 36%

<p><b>3. Colgate | Colgate Palmolive, USA<br></b></p>Brand value 2013 $M - 17,250<p>Brand value % change 2013 vs 2012 – 15%</p>
biggest cosmetic brands: colgate ad

3. Colgate | Colgate Palmolive, USA

Brand value 2013 $M - 17,250

Brand value % change 2013 vs 2012 – 15%

<p><b>2. Gillette | Procter & Gamble, USA<br></b></p>Brand value 2013 $M - 17,823<p>Brand value % change 2013 vs 2012 – -6%</p>
biggest cosmetic brands: gillette ad

2. Gillette | Procter & Gamble, USA

Brand value 2013 $M - 17,823

Brand value % change 2013 vs 2012 – -6%

<p><b>1. L’Oréal | </b><b><b>L’Oréal</b>, France<br></b></p>Brand value 2013 $M - 17,971<p>Brand value % change 2013 vs 2012 – 30%</p>
biggest cosmetic brands: l'oreal ad

1. L’Oréal | L’Oréal, France

Brand value 2013 $M - 17,971

Brand value % change 2013 vs 2012 – 30%

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