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Skincare Market Research Report Information By Product (Creams, Lotions, Powders, Sprays, and Others), Packaging Type (Tube, Bottle, Jar, and Others), Gender (Men and Women), Distribution Channel (Supermarkets/ Hypermarkets, Cosmetic Stores, Online Channels, and Others), And By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, And Rest Of The World) –Market Forecast Till 2032

ID: MRFR/CR/12486-HCR | 1128 Pages | Author: Snehal Singh| July 2024

Global Skincare Market Overview

Skincare Market Size was valued at USD 7.15 Billion in 2023. The Skincare industry is projected to grow from USD 7.54 Billion in 2024 to USD 11.58 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.51% during the forecast period (2024 - 2032). Increasing consumer awareness of the importance of skincare for health and well-being, and growing demand for innovative, science-backed products addressing diverse skin concerns are the key market drivers fueling the market growth.

Skincare Market Overview

Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review

Skincare Market Trends

  • Rising consumer awareness and health consciousness are driving the market growth

Market CAGR for Skincare is being driven by the escalating awareness among consumers regarding the crucial role of skin care in maintaining overall health and well-being. In recent years, there has been a notable shift in consumer attitudes towards skincare, with an increasing understanding of the skin's function as a vital organ that reflects and influences one's overall health. Consumers are becoming more conscious of the environmental factors, lifestyle choices, and stressors that impact the condition of their skin. This heightened awareness has led to a surge in demand for skincare products that not only address aesthetic concerns but also offer long-term health benefits. As individuals seek to adopt proactive measures for healthy aging and skin protection, the skincare market responds with a variety of products formulated with ingredients known for their nourishing, protective, and anti-aging properties.

Another key driver of the skincare market is the continuous innovation and development of products with science-backed formulations. Advances in skincare science and technology have paved the way for a new generation of products that offer targeted solutions for various skin concerns. Consumers are increasingly drawn to products that not only promise cosmetic enhancements but also boast scientifically proven benefits. Ingredients such as hyaluronic acid, retinol, peptides, and antioxidants have become staples in skincare formulations due to their proven efficacy in promoting skin health. Manufacturers are investing heavily in research and development to discover novel ingredients and formulations that address specific skin issues, leading to a diverse range of products catering to different skin types and concerns.

Additionally, the skincare market has experienced a significant boost from the widespread adoption of e-commerce and digital platforms. The convenience of online shopping, coupled with the availability of a vast array of products and reviews, has transformed the way consumers discover, research, and purchase skincare items. The ease of access to information empowers consumers to make informed decisions about products that best suit their individual needs and preferences. Furthermore, the rise of direct-to-consumer (DTC) brands has disrupted traditional retail channels, allowing skincare companies to establish direct relationships with their customer base. DTC brands leverage online platforms to offer personalized recommendations, virtual consultations, and subscription services, enhancing the overall customer experience.

According to a survey conducted by Mintel reveals that 69% of consumers consider skincare as an essential part of their overall health, reflecting a growing awareness of the link between skincare and well-being. The skincare industry's investment in research and development is evident in the increasing number of patent filings related to skincare formulations. According to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), patent applications for skincare technologies have seen a consistent rise over the past decade. As a result demand for Skincare will increase due to the rising consumer awareness and increasing investment. Thus, driving the Skincare market revenue.

Skincare Market Segment Insights

Skincare Product Insights

The Skincare Market segmentation, based on Product includes Creams, Lotions, Powders, Sprays, and Others. The creams segment dominated the market, accounting for one-third of market revenue. This is linked to their versatility and widespread use for various skincare needs. Cream formulations cater to moisturizing, anti-aging, and specific skin issues, appealing to a broad consumer base.

Skincare Packaging Type Insights

The Skincare Market segmentation, based on Packaging Type includes Tube, Bottle, Jar, and Others. The tube segment dominated the market, accounting for more than one-third of the market revenue. This is attributed to consumer preferences for practicality and hygiene. Tubes offer convenient and controlled dispensing, preventing contamination and preserving product integrity.

Skincare Gender Insights

The Skincare Market segmentation, based on Gender includes Men and Women. The Women segment dominated the market, accounting for above half of market revenue. Women traditionally use a variety of skincare products, including cleansers, moisturizers, and anti-aging formulations.

Skincare Distribution Channel Insights

The Skincare Market segmentation, based on distribution channels includes Supermarkets/ Hypermarkets, Cosmetic Stores, Online Channels, and Others. The online channel segment dominated the market, accounting for more than half of market revenue.  The convenience of online shopping and a wide range of options have contributed to the popularity of this channel.

Figure 1: Skincare Market, by Distribution Channel, 2022 & 2032 (USD Billion)

Skincare Market, by Distribution Channel, 2022 & 2032

Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review

Skincare Regional Insights

By region, the study provides market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World. The North American Skincare market area will dominate this market due to its robust economy, high disposable income, and a culture that places significant emphasis on beauty and personal care. The region has a well-established beauty industry with a diverse range of skincare products catering to various needs and preferences.

Further, the major countries studied in the market report are The US, Canada, Germany, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.



Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review

Europe Skincare market accounts for the second-largest market share driven by a long-standing cultural emphasis on skincare and wellness. European consumers prioritize high-quality, effective skincare products, and the region has a rich history of skincare traditions and beauty rituals. Further, the German Skincare market held the largest market share, and the UK Skincare market was the fastest-growing market in the European region

The Asia-Pacific Skincare Market is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR from 2023 to 2032. This is fueled by a rapidly growing middle-class population, rising disposable incomes, and a cultural emphasis on skincare. Moreover, China’s Skincare market held the largest market share, and the Indian Skincare market was the fastest growing market in the Asia-Pacific region.

Skincare Key Market Players & Competitive Insights

Leading market players are investing heavily in research and development to formulate innovative products with scientifically proven ingredients. Market participants are also undertaking a variety of strategic activities to expand their global footprint, with important market developments including new product launches, brand partnerships and collaborations, contractual agreements, Personalization, mergers and acquisitions, and investments. To grow and thrive in a more competitive and rising market climate, the Skincare industry must offer customized products.

Launching new and unique formulations helps companies differentiate themselves from competitors and is one of the key business tactics used by manufacturers in the global Skincare industry to increase their market share. In recent years, the Skincare industry has offered some of the most significant advantages to Consumers. Major players in the Skincare market, including L’Oréal Professional, Unilever, Procter & Gamble, Natura & Co., Kao Corporation, Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc., and others, are attempting to increase market demand by investing in product development to increase their product line and cater to diverse consumer needs.

Kao Corporation, established in 1887, stands as a prominent global manufacturer, dedicated to enhancing lives through hygiene, beauty, and health solutions. With over 33,000 employees, Kao is a leading force in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, and Africa, focusing on its Beauty Care business. Comprising the Consumer, Salon, and Cosmetics sectors, Kao boasts internationally recognized brands such as Jergens, Curél, and John Frieda. The Salon sector, featuring Goldwell, KMS, and Oribe, empowers stylists worldwide. Molton Brown, Kao's London-based luxury brand, offers exclusive beauty products. United by a commitment to quality, Kao prioritizes a thriving work environment, recognizing its people as a core asset and inviting individuals to contribute to the pursuit of making life beautiful. In November 2022, Kao Corporation joined forces with Daiichi Sankyo, a prominent healthcare company, to co-create innovative products and enhance the revenue of their skincare business.

Beiersdorf has established itself as a global leader in skincare, dedicated to promoting healthy and beautiful skin. Home to renowned core brands such as NIVEA, Eucerin, La Prairie, and Hansaplast, Beiersdorf holds a strong global presence. Complemented by local successes with brands like Aquaphor and Coppertone, the company's influence extends across more than 170 affiliates worldwide. Boasting a team of over 20,000 employees, Beiersdorf's growth is driven by the passion and entrepreneurial spirit of its people. Beyond skincare, the company embraces a commitment to "CARE BEYOND SKIN," aiming to positively impact the environment, society, and consumers. Explore rewarding career opportunities and contribute to shaping the future of iconic brands at the forefront of skincare innovation. In July 2022, Beiersdorf introduced its inaugural 'Climate Care Moisturizer' designed for men, crafted with recycled CO, delivering benefits to both the skin and the environment.

Key Companies in the Skincare market include

  • L’Oréal Professional

  • Unilever

  • Procter & Gamble

  • Natura & Co.

  • Kao Corporation

  • Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.

  • Avon Products Inc.

  • Estée Lauder Inc.

  • Beiersdorf AG

  • Shiseido Co., Ltd.

  • Coty Inc.

Skincare Industry Developments

July 2022: The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) partnered with Nyka to unveil the 'BEAUTY & YOU INDIA' initiative, aimed at fostering investments in the next generation of the Indian beauty care industry.

November 2022: Avon collaborated with Perfect Corp., a prominent provider of AI-based beauty technology solutions, to enhance the virtual makeup technology system, assisting consumers in selecting appropriate product types.

Skincare Market Segmentation

Skincare Product Outlook

  • Creams

  • Lotions

  • Powders

  • Sprays

  • Others

Skincare Packaging Type Outlook

  • Tube

  • Bottle

  • Jar

  • Others

Skincare Gender Outlook

  • Men

  • Women

Skincare Distribution Channel Outlook

  • Supermarkets and Hypermarkets

  • Cosmetic Stores

  • Online Channel

  • Others

Skincare Regional Outlook

  • North America

    • US

    • Canada

  • Europe

    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Rest of Europe

  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific

  • Rest of the World

    • Middle East

    • Africa

    • Latin America

Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2023 USD 7.15 Billion
Market Size 2024 USD 7.54 Billion
Market Size 2032 USD 11.58 Billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 5.51% (2024-2032)
Base Year 2023
Market Forecast Period 2024-2032
Historical Data 2018- 2022
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Billion)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Product, Packaging Type, Gender, Distribution Channel, and Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World
Countries Covered The US, Canada, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled L’Oréal Professional, Unilever, Procter & Gamble, Natura & Co., Kao Corporation, Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc., Avon Products Inc., Estée Lauder Inc., Beiersdorf AG, Shiseido Co., Ltd., and Coty Inc.
Key Market Opportunities Continuous innovation and development of products with science-backed formulations have added impetus to the market growth
Key Market Dynamics ·       Growing awareness among consumers regarding the crucial role of skin care in maintaining overall health and well-being is driving the market growth

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The Skincare Market size was valued at USD 7.15 Billion in 2023.

The global market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.51% during the forecast period, 2024-2032.

North America had the largest share of the global market

The key players in the market are L’Oréal Professional, Unilever, Procter & Gamble, Natura & Co., Kao Corporation, and Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.

The creams category dominated the market in 2023.

The Online Channel had the largest share in the global market.

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