Personal Care Ingredients: Global Market Analysis

Base Year: 2018
Published 2nd Quarter 2019
Regional Coverage: Brazil, China, Europe, India, Japan, Southeast Asia, United States, Rest of the World

A comprehensive analysis of the ingredients used in personal care formulations, their consumption and supply, and the drivers and restraints affecting their growth.


More than 200 ingredients, covered within nine ingredient groups as shown in table 1

  • Consumption of key personal care ingredients by application and region
  • Supplier sales by ingredient type, application, and region


  • Average market pricing of ingredient by region
  • Forecast consumption of ingredients within a five-year timeframe

Report Contents


Database provides information on the level of the ingredient across all ingredients groups and allows users to fully customize view.
Data available includes the following:

  • Consumption of each ingredient by application and region
  • Consumption by application (skin care, hair care, oral care, color cosmetics, sun protection)
  • Supplier sales by chemical type and region
  • Average market pricing of chemical by region
  • Historical and forecast consumption (2014-2023)

Concise reports

Report includes one chapter per ingredient group for each of the seven main regions. Each chapter will provide information on:

  • Ingredients pricing
  • Market sizing
  • Market drivers and restraints including trends
  • Appraisal and outlook

Reports are designed to qualitatively explain market dynamics showed in the database.

COVID-19 add-on report

Subsequently published in April 2020, this report analyzes the impact of the sanitary crisis on the personal care industry and ingredients suppliers.


Table 1. Ingredient Groups Covered​​
Ingredient Groups​ Ingredient Examples​
Antimicrobials​ Phenoxyethanol, Citric acid, Parabens, etc.​
Conditioning polymers Cyclomethicone, Polyquaterniums, Hydrolyzates​​
​Color cosmetics ingredients​ Mica, Iron oxides, Titanium dioxide, etc.​​
​​Emollients​​​ Emollient esters, Glycerin, Almond oil, etc.​​
​Emulsifiers​​ Lecithin, Glyceryl stearates, Polysorbates, etc.​​
Hair fixative polymers​​ PVP, PVP/VA, Gantrez, Aq 48, Amphomer, etc.​​
​Rheology control agents​​​ Hydrated silica, CMC, HEC, Organoclays, etc.​​​
​​Surfactants SLS/SLES, Betaines, Fatty alcohol ethoxylates, etc.​​​
​UV absorbers​​​ Avobenzone, OMC, Bemotrizinol, etc.​​​

Report Benefits

Personal Care Ingredients: Global Market Analysis is a practical tool designed for marketing, business, and product managers to help them:

  • Empower sales, marketing, and strategic management personnel to utilize the most current personal care ingredient data in their areas of responsibility and geographic location
  • Learn key product usage patterns for each specific market segment and active ingredient volumes, including generics
  • Understand the competitive landscape and market share situation at the level of the ingredient for each region

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