Cosmeceutical Ingredients Market, by Product Type (Botanicals, Antioxidants, Proteins, Peptides, Exfoliants, Retinoids and Others), by Application (Skin Care, Hair Care, Oral Care, Lip Care and Others) - Global Insights, Trends and Forecast, 2017 – 2025

Created On: Jun-2018
Report ID: IR91
Format: PDF

Market Overview

Cosmeceuticals refers to those cosmetic products that possess bioactive ingredients to provide medicinal benefits in addition to improving the beauty or appearance of an individual. Cosmeceutical ingredients can either be synthetic or naturally derived and tends to contain functional active ingredients such as vitamins, retinol or peptides. Although the term cosmeticuetical is recongized in the cosmetic industry, it is not accepted and regulated by the US FD&C Act (Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act).

The cosmetics market valued at over US$ 200 billion in 2017 with a CAGR of around 4.56% during the forecast period (2018-2025) has been playing a major role in the growing of the market of cosmeceuticals market. Growing health and wellness trend along with focus on beauty among the consumers are creating more opportunities for cosmetic manufacturers to introduce products carrying cosmeceutical ingredients. As a result, leading cosmetic players such as L’Oreal, Estee Lauder, Shiseido are actively using high value cosmeceutical ingredients. For instance, L’Oreal uses Pro-Xylane in several of its skin care products that helps to fuel the production of glycoaminoglycans and helps to prevent skin against water loss.

Market Dynamics

Several companies are focusing on R&D and product innovation which is further boosting the growth of the cosmeceuticals industry. As a result, technological advancements in the form of using nanotechnology and plant stem technology are increasingly being witnessed in skin care and hair care thereby new opportunities for market growth. For instance, plant derived stem cell extracts such as grapes and swiss apple are increasing gaining popularity across the European market. For instance, in 2016, Omorovicza introduced the ‘Instant Perfect Serum’ that uses stem cells from the Narcissus plant that helps in skin brightening and also protection from sun damage by slowing demand the growth of melanin in the skin.

There is also a growing trend among cosmetic manufacturers to use probiotics to anti-ageing and sensitive skin products which is expected to create new opportunities for market growth. While leading companies such as Clinique have used probiotics as ingredients which are not in alive, companies such as ESSE and Mother Dirt introduced live probiotics in its products. ESSE, for instance, in its products Probiotic serum and Sensitive serum contains live microorganisms which tends to be become active once in contact with the skin.

Segmentation Analysis

In terms of segmentation by end-use application, skin care remains the largest segment followed by hair care in the cosmeceuticals ingredients market. In the hair care segment, the cosmeceutical ingredients is expected to witness high demand owing to surging demand for products seeking dandruff and hair loss treatment among the consumers. This is owing to high demand among consumers seeking products with antioxidants properties, anti-ageing benefits, acne treatments, and sun protection. Hence, ingredients such as hyaluronic acid and retinoids are increasingly gaining popularity in the skin care segment owing its high value in treatment of wrinkles, acne and sun damage. The demand for anti-ageing products is attributed due to growing demand for younger looking skin and the rising ageing population globally. According to UN, the projected global population aged 60 and above is expected to reach over 2 billion by 2050 from 0.9 billion in 2015. Owing to this, demand for cosmeceutical ingredients such as hydroxy acids, retinoids, Vitamin C, peptides are expected to maintain high demand over the forecast period.

Regional Outlook

In terms of regional segmentation, North America stands to be the largest market for cosmeceutical ingredients in terms of value in 2017 with U.S contributing over 80% of the sales in the region. One of the major factors contributing to the growth of the market is the high demand for premium cosmetics as consumers are willing to pay premium price for quality product. In addition to this, high awareness of using cosmeceutical products compared to other regions is furthermore creating more opportunities for both the ingredient manufactures and the cosmetic product manufacturers.

Europe stands as the second largest market for cosmeceutical ingredients owing to it being one of the primary markets for cosmetic industry and having high brand proliferation of cosmetic products in the region. Additionally, strong presence of both the cosmetic manufacturers such as L’Oreal S.A. and Estee Lauder and cosmeceutical manufacturers such as BASF SE, Akzo Nobel N.V. and others, in the region acts a key factor in driving the demand in this region. Although Western Europe holds majority of the market with key markets being Germany, UK, and France, demand across the Eastern Europe is expected to grow with rising use of cosmeceutical products in the region.

Competitive Analysis

The market for cosmeceutical ingredients remains highly competitive with several players emphasizing on product innovation, new launches, merger and acquisitions and geographic expansion to increase market share. For instance, in 2016, Clariant entered into buying 17% stake in natural ingredient supplier, BioSpectrum. In terms of product launches, in 2108, BASF SE, introduced new active ingredients that helps in preventing skin and hair ageing.

Some of the key leading players operating in this space include BASF SE, AkzoNobel N.V., Clariant, DowDupont, SEPPIC, Solvay S.A, and Eastman Chemical Company.

Our Research Approach Includes
  •  Market Outlining
  •  Framing discussion guide
  •  Data Validation
  • Data Analysis
  •  Re-Validation and Finalization of Data
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Our Research Approach Includes
  •  Market Outlining
  •  Framing discussion guide
  •  Data Validation
  • Data Analysis
  •  Re-Validation and Finalization of Data
  •  Report Insights and Publishing
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