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The 16 Best Cosmetics Companies to Work For As Rated by the Women Who Work There (September 2021)

Looking for a new job in cosmetics? Check our list of the most women-friendly employers in the industry, as rated by the women who work there.

InHerSight's list of the best cosmetics companies for women is based on millions of anonymous employer ratings and reviews from working women. Cosmetics companies on this list have 10 or more submissions as of September 1, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 16 best cosmetics companies to work for

Mary Kay Inc. is a cosmetics company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.6 stars) and women in leadership (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Mary Kay Inc.:

"I am a self employed private contractor. so I don't work in the corporate office but I do know a few things about their practices. I chose indifferent on several questions eithe…"

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Shiseido is a cosmetics company headquartered in the Minato-ku, Tokyo area, that employs 10000+ people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.9 stars) and women in leadership (4.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Shiseido:

"I will be celebrating 4 years with this amazing company in August and I just had to take a few minutes to share how incredibly happy I am and how proud I am to work for Shiseido. …"

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Estée Lauder is a cosmetics company headquartered in the New York City, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.6 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Estée Lauder:

"ELC has been so good to me, and I truly could not ask for a better company to work for. I feel fully supported by my colleagues and my supervisors, and I know that any concerns th…"

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Avon is a cosmetics company headquartered in the New York City, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.4 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (4.2 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Avon:

"The Avon of today has so many great products and so many ways to succeed."

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Lush Cosmetics is a cosmetics company headquartered in the Poole, United Kingdom area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and sense of belonging (4.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Lush Cosmetics:

"Lush is a safe all inclusive work environment that coaches and helps everyone live their best lives!"

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Too Faced Cosmetics is a cosmetics company headquartered in the Irvine, CA area, that employs 201 to 500 people. The company has its best ratings for maternity and adoptive leave (4.4 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 stars).

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Aveda is a cosmetics company that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.6 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Aveda:

"Great company that recognizes women in leadership and growth opportunities!"

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L'Oréal is a cosmetics company headquartered in the New York City, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (3.9 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.9 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for L'Oréal:

"I am impressed with the advancement that L’Oreal has made in equity for all. Enhanced family benefits, transparency and improvements in pay equity, advancement of women in senior…"

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L'Occitane en Provence is a cosmetics company headquartered in the 17503 area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.7 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.3 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for L'Occitane en Provence:

"L'Occitane is an amazing company to work for, and I love working for a company that values me. "

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MAC Cosmetics is a cosmetics company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and women in leadership (4.5 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for MAC Cosmetics:

"Very inclusive company. Great values and great pay. It’s a culture, not a workplace."

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Bare Escentuals is a cosmetics company that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and support for diversity (5.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Bare Escentuals:

"Great company with upward opportunities "

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Benefit Cosmetics is a cosmetics company headquartered in the San Francisco, CA area, that employs 501 to 1000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and women in leadership (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Benefit Cosmetics:

"Benefit Cosmetics is a wonderfully fun company to work for."

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Ideal Image is a cosmetics company headquartered in the Tampa, FL area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (3.8 stars).

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Revlon is a cosmetics company headquartered in the New York City, NY area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (3.4 stars) and paid time off (3.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Revlon:

"As part of the retail execution team, it is an on the road kind of job. So in terms of healthy food, it's kind of on you. In terms of management, it is a pretty great company. As …"

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Lady Jane's Haircuts for Men is a cosmetics company headquartered in the Troy, MI area, that employs 11 to 50 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.1 stars) and management opportunities (3.9 stars).

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Tata Harper Skincare is a cosmetics company headquartered in the Shoreham, VT area, that employs 51 to 200 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.0 stars) and management opportunities (3.6 stars).

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Companies with at least 10 submissions from current or former US-based employees are eligible for this list. Company ratings accurate as of September 1, 2021.

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