World Cosmetics & Toiletries Industry Prospects Analyzed by AM Mindpower Solutions

26 Oct 2010 • by Natalie Aster

LONDON – “Over the last few years, cosmetics market has witnessed a sea change which has resulted in the entire shift in its value chain with cosmetics production being shifted to low-cost countries like India and China. At the same time new channels of distribution are emerging such as online retailing. Also, change in the consumer preferences like growing demand for natural and herbal cosmetics has forced the companies to change and adapt their strategies according to the changing consumer preferences.”

MarketPublishers Ltd announces that new report Global Cosmetics and Toiletries Market elaborated by A&M Mindpower Solutions is available in its catalogue. The present report talks about global market demand and prospects for the industry. Geographically it has discussed the US market, European Union, Russia, Asian markets (China, Hong Kong and Japan).

Report Details

Global Cosmetics and Toiletries Market

Published: October 2010
US$ 900.00


Report Sample Abstract on Cosmetics and Toiletries Market

The US Cosmetics Market. Skin care accounts for the highest market, while hair care market has a great potential for growth. Demand for hair care applications also proved to support the industry growth.


The US Sun care market. The US and Europe are the two leading markets for sun care products driven by rising consumer awareness about sun protection and skin health, which is fuelling growth across all segments including sun-protection and self-tanning.

Market Players in the US. There are many players operating in the cosmetics and toiletries market of which Colgate-Palmolive, Estee Lauder, L’Oreal, Procter & Gamble and Unilever (United Kingdom) represents large percent of the total market.


European Union Cosmetics and Toiletries Market. The natural cosmetics market is relatively small, but is growing faster than the overall market. The fastest growing markets are Germany and Italy. The United Kingdom and Germany are the largest markets.

Skin care is the leading product group within retail sales of cosmetics, followed by toiletries, hair care, fragrances and perfumes and decorative cosmetics.


Cosmetics and Toiletries Markets in China, Hong Kong and Japan. China’s cosmetics market is showing bright prospects and nationwide sales are expected to grow. China is the major source of imports for cosmetics in Hong Kong. France, Japan, and the US were the other major suppliers. Premium body care sales proved the most lucrative for the Japanese hand & body care market in 2009.

Opportunities in Australian Cosmetics Market. There is high potential for new entrants in Australian cosmetics market. This market is highly dependent on imports, in which the US accounts for the highest share. Demand for colour cosmetics is showing growth opportunities, influenced by the importance of personal appearance, both for women and men.

Brazilian Cosmetics Overview. A strong growth has been seen in the Brazilian cosmetics and toiletries market over a period of six years (2002-2008). In 2008, Brazil confirmed its number two ranking in the global market in total value terms, surpassed only by the US. While in 2007, Brazil was ranked third, with the US and Japan coming in first and second.

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