Intimate Beauty Care

Intimate Beauty Brands Lean on Professionals During Pandemic

Intimate beauty was deemed a trend poised to shape the cosmetics and personal care industry this yearNow, with the unprecedented COVID-19 outbreak, consumers have prioritized essential items such as hand sanitizers, body cleansing products, and facial skin care. So what does this mean for intimate beauty care products as we make our way through 2020?  Continue reading

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Hand Sanitizers: From Stockpiling to FDA Warnings

Consumers have shifted to hand sanitizers in the last few months as an adequate substitute for handwashing to protect themselves against COVID-19. Due to the unprecedented surge in demand, heritage players like Purell and Bath & Body Works are facing outofstock issues, while a new wave of products has emerged courtesy of beauty companies large and small, including LVMH and Tan-Luxe.  Continue reading

Top Reasons Why Independent Hair Stylists Should Grab Your Attention

Top Reasons Why Independent Hair Stylists Should Grab Your Attention

Among the major shifts occurring in the salon industry are stylists moving from salons to independent businesses. The recently published Independent Stylist Study covering the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Russia, and Brazilreveals the key reasons independent hair stylists could become the turning point for the professional hair care industryHere’s a rundown: Continue reading

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Doctors Pivot to E-Commerce to Cater to Skin Care Needs

Dispensing skin care has become a vital part of aesthetic physicians’ businesses in 2020. The reason: It offers an additional source of revenue to their core business, which in most cases, has suffered tremendously due to COVID-19.  Our soon-to-be published report, Physician-Dispensed Skin Care: Perception and Satisfaction Survey, will focus on the pandemic’s impact on aesthetic physicians’ businesses and what the “new normal” will look like from now and through 2021.  Continue reading

Natural Beauty and Personal Care Acquisitions

Who’s Next: A Look at Natural Personal Care Acquisitions (Part Two)

The popularization of ethical and healthy lifestyles in Europe and the United States has made its way to Brazil. The demand for cruelty-free, vegan, and organic products is growing, and consumers embrace brands promoting a socially and environmentally responsible message. Lately, brands and product lines with natural claims have swarmed the Brazilian market, posting strong sales growth of 10% in 2019, according to our recently published Natural Personal Care Global Series.Continue reading

Natural Personal Care and Beauty Acquisitions

Who’s Next: A Look at Natural Personal Care Acquisition Targets (Part One)

With the recent announcement of L’Oreal’s intent to purchase Thayers Natural Remediesplus Shiseido’s and LVMH’s purchases last year of Drunk Elephant and Tatcha, respectivelyit seems that the naturals personal care market has become a hotbed for future acquisition targets. Natural personal care market growth has been on a strong upward trajectory as consumers quickly gravitate to brands with unique product premises and socially responsible messages. Continue reading

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E-Commerce Is More Essential than Ever

Beauty may have been dominated by the omnichannel approach in 2019, but this year, the industry is witnessing one of the strongest shifts to ecommerce ever. The transformation began in March 2020 with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, causing the omnichannel approach to lose relevance as many brick-and-mortar retailers across the country were forced to shutter Continue reading

The best case scenario for the professional nail care market is a forecast CAGR of 3.9% through 2025.

Getting the Professional Nail Care Industry Back on Track

Unlike other professional beauty segments, the professional nail care market may still see a spike in sales thanks to nail polishes and care categories, which consumers turn to for a treat and/or to maintain or establish a part of their routine they can still control. Our recently published Professional Nail Care: Post-COVID Forecast report forecasts a CAGR of 3.9%  through 2025 in the best-case scenario compared to the previously projected CAGR of 3.0% through 2023. Gels, the leading category, is expected to be the best-performing category with a CAGR higher than the market average in all three scenario forecasts. Nail polishes, the worst-performing category pre-COVID-19, is expected to emerge as the second best-performing category even in the worst-case scenario.Continue reading