Professional Skin Care Spending in the Face of a Looming Recession

Professional Skin Care Spending in the Face of a Recession

With fears of a recession and inflation at a high, dispensing physicians are becoming more thoughtful with their orders on professional skin care stock. The U.S. physician-dispensed skin care channel registered record-high sales growth of 26% last year, according to our Professional Skin Care Global Series report. However, most professional skin care marketers are expecting growth in 2022 to be about one-half of the growth last year. 

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Medical-Dispensed Brands Continue to Exceed Physicians’ Expectations Amid Rising Inflation

Medical-Dispensed Brands Continue to Exceed Physicians’ Expectations Amid Rising Inflation

Physicians including dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and medical spas continue to be the heartbeat of the medical dispensing skin care channel. According to Kline’s recently published Physician-Dispensed Skin Care: Perception and Satisfaction Survey, all key aesthetic physician types were very or extremely satisfied with their leading skin care suppliers, such as ZO Skin Health and PCA Skin, as they rated these with high performance scores on all key attributes, including training and education and product portfolios.  

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Skilled Services are the Path Forward for the Global Professional Nail Care Market

Skilled Services are the Path Forward for the Global Professional Nail Care Market

While the market for traditional manicures and pedicures is well below pre-pandemic levels as consumers are largely satisfied with DIY options, services that require a high level of skill by trained nail technicians are the ones that grew the fastest in 2021. Moreover, they are expected to help the industry fully recover in the coming years.  

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The Secret Sauce Behind World’s Most Successful Beauty Indies

The Secret Sauce Behind Some of the World’s Most Successful Beauty Indies

Indies continue to unfold their power, bringing unique concepts, authentic stories, customized solutions, and exotic ingredients to the fore. In the United States, the breeding ground for such emerging brands, retail of beauty indies, is expected to increase sales at a compound annual growth rate of 14% by 2027, which is three times more than the total market’s growth. So, what are the key success factors behind these game-changing brands?  

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Hair Loss Prevention Remains the Number One Function Consumers Seek in Scalp Care Products

Hair Loss Prevention Remains the Number One Function Consumers Seek in Scalp Care Products

The professional scalp care segment showed a strong increase in sales last year. A stable 12% growth was seen across all regions and almost all country markets covered in our recently published Professional Scalp Care Products: Global Market Snapshot report. While scalp care growth is still behind the overall salon hair care market, its decrease in 2020 was also not as abrupt.  

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Home Fragrances Brighten Up Through an Inflationary Environment in 2022

Home Fragrances Brighten Up Through an Inflationary Environment in 2022

The market for home fragrances sustained its momentum in 2021 growing by a whopping 16%. For the first half of 2022, substantial growth continued in the face of inflation, product price increases, and supply chain issues, according to our recently published Home Fragrances: U.S. Market Brief. What is driving growth in this high opportunity market? A few of the key factors we observed are described below. 

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