The GelBottle has been making waves with its international expansion. The U.K.-based brand started off as a gel polish company and now offers nail enhancements within the same label. It has also expanded its business with its sister company, Peacci, offering only nail polishes. For additional brand insights, follow our Professional Nail Care: Global Market Analysis and Opportunities report.
COVID-19 pandemic measures massively disrupted the ability of U.S. and U.K. nail salons to perform services, but new research by Kline finds that the United Kingdom took a much bigger hit.
According to Kline, the United Kingdom experienced a decline of 60% in 2020, while the United States decreased by 30%. From March to May, both markets faced lockdowns; however, subsequent lockdowns were imposed in the United Kingdom throughout the rest of the year, and this is the primary factor for the U.K.’s dismal market performance. Continue reading
SNS has been actively present in the professional nail care market since the ’90s, with its core offering and expertise grounded in dipping powders. Over the years, the brand has expanded its product portfolio to compete in other categories, such as gels and nail polishes. A key market for SNS is the United States, where it is widely used in value salons. For additional brand insights, follow our Professional Nail Care: Global Market Analysis and Opportunities report.
Despite a difficult year, professional nail care marketers continued to innovate and introduce new products and collections, keeping the market brimming with activity, although at a slower pace than in previous years. Continue reading
Increasing by a robust 21%, dipping powders continue to be the key driving force behind the healthy growth of 7% registered in the global professional nail care market in 2019, with demand expanding beyond North America into new regions like Europe and Asia. North America continues to be the leading region and shows a dynamic year as major companies introduce dipping powders as part of their permanent portfolio.
Driven by the solid performance of the nail enhancements category, the professional nail care market continues to gain traction, with 2018 being the best-performing one in the past five years. Other factors contributing to its 8% growth in 2018 include increased emphasis on education and training, new and innovative products, digitalization, and beauty salons expanding their service menus.Continue reading
The year 2018 has proven to be another strong year for the nail enhancements category, although it was powered by the new segment of sculpting hybrid gels or poly-acrylic gels as opposed to dipping powders, which was the big rage behind the category’s growth in 2017. That said, it is worth mentioning that dipping powders continued to enjoy popularity in 2018. However, the growth was not as phenomenal as 2017, as the segment witnesses saturation with most of the marketers already offering a dipping powder system as a part of their portfolio. The only novelty evident for dipping powders is that of marketers introducing new shades as a part of their seasonal collections.
While 2017 was a revolutionary year in the comeback of dipping powders and the introduction of a new form of sculpting gels packaged in tubes, 2018 seems to be rather quiet in terms of innovation. Some marketers are waiting to capitalize on their profits with their newly introduced product lines across these two product forms, while others are still evaluating their success.
The dipping powder trend picked up toward the end of 2016 and continues to be a mainstay in 2018, with most established and smaller brands now including it in their portfolio. Continue reading
Powered by the nail enhancements category, the global professional nail care market rebounds, increasing by over 6% in 2017, according to our soon-to-be-published Professional Nail Care: Global Market Brief. Resurging interest in the dipping powder systems and the launch of new hybrid gels are among the key drivers moving this market forward.
With approximately 18% growth, nail enhancements is the fastest-growing category in the global professional nail care market in 2017. Most of this growth is being driven by the dipping powder systems, which began as a trend in late 2016 and become mainstream in 2017 with various marketers adding these systems to their product portfolios. Continue reading
The global professional nail care market enjoys another year of dynamic growth. Long-wear nail polishes continues to be the most dynamic category in the global professional nail care market, up by over 100% and thus doubling its size in 2016.
Consumers’ growing concern for maintaining healthy nails fuels growth in the care products category. Multi-functional products are here to stay, while men’s visits to nail salons are increasing more than ever, leading to the opening of some new doors exclusive to men.