Cosmetics & Toiletries USA

Top Trends of Cosmetics and Toiletries

Drawing upon on our new and exciting feature, a complimentary highlights report that comes with subscription to our annual Cosmetics & Toiletries USA report, we’ve selected several trends to watch out for as we enter 2016.

  1. The rise of consumerism and expression of individualism

The beauty industry projects a further rise in consumerism and expression of individualism. The unique needs of consumers are addressed by marketers who offer personalized solutions and custom-made products.Continue reading

Professional Skin Care

What’s the Current Pulse of the Professional Skin Care Markets in Europe and the United States?

Drawing on our freshly published Professional Skin Care: U.S. and Europe reports, Kline’s professional beauty and personal care experts answer five essential questions regarding the current state of this market.

1. What are the most important changes you have seen in the professional skin care market in 2015?

The professional skin care market in the United States continues to consolidate with Unilever acquiring Dermalogica and Murad, two leading brands in the spas and salons channel. A new online platform called RegimenMD is launched, helping plastic surgeons and dermatologists legitimately sell their products online and simultaneously eliminate online diversion.Continue reading

Patchology Energizing Eye Patches

The Top Five Biggest Trends in the U.S. Beauty Devices Market

Over the past few years, the beauty devices market in the United States has made some bold moves. Since 2010, when we first started covering this market, its size has almost doubled! Today, beauty devices is the fastest growing beauty and personal care market and continuously surprises us with its high-speed developments and vibrant opportunities.

With the publication of the latest edition of our Beauty Devices: U.S. Market Analysis and Opportunities report, let’s take a look at the top five biggest trends that took hold in 2015 and will continue to gain steam through 2016:Continue reading

The 25th Annual ISPA Conference & Expo

Focus on Naturals as the 25th Annual ISPA Conference & Expo Convenes

The International Spa Association (ISPA) held its annual conference on October 19-21 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Professionals from all spa industry sectors gathered to connect with each other, gain insight and inspiration, as well as to celebrate the industry’s continued growth. Over 220 companies offering the latest spa products and services available on the market were present while the theme for this year’s conference was ”explore,” with many seminars focusing around the idea.Continue reading

Professional Skin Care Global Series

China, the Hidden Dragon of the Professional Skin Care Market

China, Europe, and the United States are three of the world’s leading markets for professional skin care products. While Europe surprised everyone with the strongest growth it had experienced in the past six years, China managed to maintain growth and the status of the largest of these markets despite the current economic slowdown and challenging political conditions, registering growth across all distribution channels in 2014, finds our recently completed Professional Skin Care Global Series: Market Analysis and Opportunities.

The three culturally-distinct regions highlight that social, ethnic, and environmental factors play an undeniable role in shaping consumer preferences and behavior in the market, and therefore each market is unique, offering distinct growth pockets.Continue reading

Professional Skin Care Global Series

Professional Skin Care Markets in Europe and China Fight Signs of Aging

After experiencing a lackluster performance in 2013, the professional skin care market in Europe shows signs of recovery, posting a 5% average growth through 2015. An increasing number of consumers embracing healthier lifestyle choices and spending more on wellness and fitness has had a positive impact on take-home and in-salon treatments, which have been on the rise.

Germany and the United Kingdom continue to be market drivers, while southern countries, such as Spain and Italy, which posted sharp declines in 2013, have also begun to turn around.  The Russian market remains strong despite the country’s political and economical crisis.Continue reading

Physician-dispensed Skin Care

Scanning the Growing Segment of Dispensing Skin Care Physicians

Driven by an increased number of physicians dispensing skin care products from their offices, as well as a high frequency of consumer visits to physicians’ offices, medical care providers continues to emerge as the strongest professional channel in the U.S. professional skin care market in 2014. Findings from the 2014 edition of Physician-dispensed Skin Care: Perception and Satisfaction Survey show that almost one-fourth of dispensing physicians generated over 15% of their revenue from the sales of skin care products, and many of them said they want to increase this number in the near future.Continue reading

Beauty Devices: Global Market Analysis and Opportunities

Democratizing Beauty: A Look at the Changing Face of Skin Care CEW Event in Southern California

Last week, I had the pleasure of speaking at the CEW West Coast event, which is centered around one of my favorite topics—beauty devices. The event was well-attended by 250+ members and held at the very elegant and welcoming Shutters hotel in Santa Monica, CA.

I kicked off the meeting by sharing some of the topline influencers of today’s beauty devices market, along with exciting findings from our recently published Beauty Devices: Global Market Analysis and Opportunities report. As noted in our report, there’s certainly a need for more technology-based newness and opportunities to capture additional beauty device consumers through lower price points.Continue reading

in-cosmetics 2015

Personal Care Ingredients Mix to Delight Consumers’ Senses at this Year’s in-cosmetics

The world’s leading personal care ingredients tradeshow, in-cosmetics, held this year in sunny Barcelona, has once again brought together an immense

number of ingredient suppliers and marketing specialists to showcase the novelties offered by their businesses.

While some novel ingredients were introduced at the show, this year is rather signified by new end product concepts and formulations with the existing ingredients. Textures, softness, smoothness, comfort, and consumer needs were touted by many marketers and the word “sensory” permeated a variety of marketing campaigns.Continue reading

Cosmetics & Toiletries USA

U.S. Beauty and Personal Care Sales Continue to Rise Each Year

Sales of the U.S. cosmetics and toiletries market have topped $42 billion at the manufacturers’ level in 2014, and, for the fifth year in row, the market posted revenue growth, according to the soon-to-be-released data from Kline’s Cosmetics & Toiletries USA report. Upward growth is driven by the consistent healthy performance of all product classes, with oral care, hair care, and makeup occupying the top spots in terms of growth.Continue reading