DIY Nail Care Outperforms the Professional Segment

DIY Nail Care Outperforms the Professional Segment

Although the U.S. professional nail care market posted an 8.3% gain in 2021 at almost $700 million, market levels are still only three-quarters of the value in 2019. By contrast, in 2021, the at-home nail polishes category was 26% larger compared to 2019. This is also in divergence from other segments of the professional beauty market; U.S. salon hair care rebounded to 10% above 2019 levels, while U.S. professional skin care surged to more than 20%.  

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Online Purchasing Surges in Vibrant I&I Cleaning Wipes Market

Online Purchasing Surges in Vibrant I&I Cleaning Wipes Market

The away-from-home cleaning wipes market registered healthy gains driven by the unprecedented sales of hard surface disinfectant and sanitizing wipes in 2021. While almost half of the I&I professionals we surveyed stated that the impact of COVID-19 on businesses was rather neutral, more than 75% of them noted dynamic changes in cleaning procedures. Here are four of the most important ones:  

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How K18 Became One of the Top 100 Best-Selling Salon Brands blog banner

How K18 Became One of the Top 100 Best-Selling Salon Brands

K18 has been making headlines in our Kline PRO U.S. database, with  revenue growth in excess of 100% in 2021. Granted, the brand was barely a blip on the radar of Kline PRO in December of 2020, with just one item — Khairpep K18peptide Mask — for sale. Then, in January 2021, a rebranding of the product, which included a name change to K18 leave-in molecular hair mask, brought a tripling of sales, followed by a tenfold increase in February. Sales through the year continued to rise, culminating in K18 breaking into the top 100 best-selling brands of 2021. 

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How Away-From-Home Cleaning Protocols Have Changed Since COVID

How Away-From-Home Cleaning Protocols Have Changed Since COVID

Cleaning in the away-from-home environment takes place two or three times more frequently now than in the pre-COVID era, according to our latest survey with over 600 industrial and institutional end users. A majority of 56% of respondents see increased cleaning frequency as the new standard and expect it to continue for the foreseeable future.   

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