The makeup industry is still booming despite inflation, and collective retail sales of eye, face, and lip products are on track to surpass $16.8 billion this year. While the last decade has been characterized by fluctuating performance for color cosmetics, consumers returning to the category and new channels of discovery have allowed makeup marketers to hit their stride once again. In 2022, retail sales for these products rose 13% according to Kline’s Cosmetics & Toiletries USA, and unlike other categories in beauty where consumer demand was relatively unchanged, makeup’s momentous year was driven by more than price hikes.
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From Boom to Sale: Hand Care Leader GOJO Seeks New Ownership
Making news in the hand care segment, GOJO, the maker of Purell hand sanitizers and hand soaps, has recently announced that its business is up for sale. The independent company, founded by Jerry and Goldie Lippman in 1946 in Akron, Ohio, has emerged as a dominant force in the market, thanks to the soaring popularity of its flagship brand Purell. “GOJO sells its products to consumers, but the B2B side represents a larger opportunity,” comments Laura Mahecha, Kline’s Director of I&I Cleaning Products.
Five Facts About the Global Medical Dispensing Skin Care Market
The global medical dispensing skin care market remains buoyant, increasing by a double-digit rate of 11% in 2022, according to our recently published Medical-Dispensing Skin Care: Global Screening Assessment report. Despite challenges such as supply chain and staffing shortages, the market has returned to healthy pre-pandemic growth levels and is inching toward the $3 billion mark. Sai Swaroop, Industry Manager in our Beauty and Wellbeing sector, is answering five key questions regarding the state of the market:
Middle East Set for Surge in Synthetic Latex Polymers
Significant growth is expected for synthetic latex polymers in the Middle East, according to our latest research.
Kline Celebrates Earth Day With Volunteerism, Special Tributes
“The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.”
— Robert Swan, environmentalist and explorer
Kline & Co. took those words to heart on this year’s Earth Day, with teammates across the globe coming together to celebrate and, following the event’s official 2023 theme, “invest in our planet.” Here’s a recap of our endeavors:
Highlights From Top Hair International: Discovering Top Launches in Hair Care
Earlier this month, Dmitrii Bachukin, Researcher in our Beauty and Wellbeing sector, attended Top Hair International, a highly regarded professional hair care trade show in the DACH region. A broad range of activities—including live demonstrations, interactive booths, educational sessions, and networking opportunities—were offered.
Exploring Sustainable and Innovative Beauty Products at Expo Beauty Barcelona
Expo Beauty Barcelona was a vibrant event that brought together some of the most talented hairstylists, barbers, makeup and nail artists, as well as renowned brands and beauty professionals from around the world. More than 1000 local and international players revealed their latest product introductions for 2023, while popular stylists in the industry showcased new techniques through live demonstrations, featuring creative hairstyles, makeups, and nail designs.
Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna: Key Highlights in Hair Care, Skin Care, and Nail Care
The 54th edition of Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna once again proved to be a success, offering beauty professionals a vast networking platform, numerous educational opportunities, and a giant exhibition area that featured around 3,000 players from over 60 countries. Sustainability remained the predominant theme of the event, highlighted by its importance in the beauty and wellbeing industry, as well as how brands are undertaking initiatives to help protect the environment.
AAD Unveils the Biggest Moves of Top Brands in Aesthetic Skin Care
Last week, team Kline joined hundreds of industry professionals and enthusiasts in New Orleans at the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Annual Meeting to explore the future of aesthetic skin care. “The exhibit hall was vibrant,” says Dana Kreutzer, Project Lead in our Beauty and Wellbeing sector. “It featured the latest products, services, and clinical studies from over 350 exhibitors, including those offering aesthetic skin care products, devices, pharmaceuticals, practice management, and more.”
Price Hikes for Fertilizers Drive Gains for Biostimulants, Biofertilizers
Sales in the biostimulants and biofertilizers market grew at a CAGR of 9% from 2019 to 2022 ― mostly due massive price increases for fertilizers.