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December 4, 2014

Global Trends in Anti-Agers

Global anti-agers were worth US$25 billion with a value sales growth of 4% in 2013. In this presentation, we can see the performance of premium and mass anti-agers at both a global and Asia Pacific context. Looking at global anti-agers trends, some focus areas of this presentation are the adoption of anti-agers among younger consumers; the development of anti-aging elements beyond skin care products to other sectors such as hair care; and rising presence of anti-agers for men.

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December 3, 2014

Global Trends in Beauty and Personal Care: Opportunities for Future

Beauty and personal care reached US$454 billion in 2013 globally, with Asia Pacific region demonstrating highest value sales. This presentation focuses on performance across categories, and highlights some key beauty and personal care concepts currently prevalent across these countries, including the growth of multi-benefits products, at-home beauty experiences, as well as the dominance of "selfie" trend, and the rise of fashion beauty.


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December 2, 2014

Beauty and Personal Care Trends Presented at In-Cosmetics Asia


Euromonitor Analyst Pei Ying Loh recently had the opportunity to speak at an international trade fair for personal care ingredients, In-Cosmetics Asia 2014 in Bangkok, discussing the latest trends in beauty and personal care, and specifically anti-agers.

The two presentations, entitled Global Trends in Beauty and Personal Care: Opportunities for The Future, and Global Trends in Anti-Agers, highlighted some key trends and how beauty and personal care has evolved globally and in Asia Pacific specifically over the past five years, focusing on consumer preferences and how technology has become a main focus for manufacturers.

Beauty and personal care trends:  Global and Asia Pacific contexts

According to Euromonitor International data, global beauty and personal care was worth US$454 billion in 2013. Within this, 28% is represented by Asia Pacific, achieving the highest value sales, at US$128 billion in 2013.

Anti-agers grew by 4% in 2013, to reach US$25 billion globally, which represents 23% of global skincare sales. In Asia Pacific, anti-agers accounts for the largest share within global anti-agers, with value sales of US$11 billion, and the highest value growth - 76% from 2008 to 2013.  Furthermore, according to Euromonitor International, mass anti-agers have outperformed premium anti-agers in the Asia Pacific region since 2011.

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November 13, 2014

Key Findings from Euromonitor’s Interviews with Men’s Shaving Brands


In observance of Movember, our beauty and personal care research team is focusing on men's grooming this month and had the opportunity to interview executives at three influential brands in the industry: David Hildrew of Bluebeard's Revenge, Michael Dubin of The Dollar Shave Club and Will King of King of Shaves.  This podcast outlines the major trends that emerged from these interviews.

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November 6, 2014

Movember Focus: Are Male Consumers Ready to Move Beyond the Basics?

Nicole_TyrimouAnalyst Insight by Nicole Tyrimou - Beauty and Personal Care Analyst

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In support of Movember, (a charity which aims to raise awareness for testicular, prostate cancer and mental health problems) we will be publishing weekly articles on men's grooming including exclusive interviews with men's grooming brands; on Euromonitor International’s Beauty Passport page as well as featuring analysis on the men’s grooming market on our blog. In addition, daily data tweets from our men’s grooming data will be published at my twitter account.

While men’s deodorants remained both the biggest and the second fastest growing category within men’s toiletries in 2013, Euromonitor International Personal Appearances Survey conducted earlier this year revealed that shampoo was the most commonly used monthly product amongst male consumers. With total revenues of US$9.0 billion in 2013, men’s deodorants ranked as the second most used product in the survey, suggesting that, despite regular grooming routines varying greatly amongst men around the world, most men tend to stick to the basics.

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November 3, 2014

Beauty Players’ Growing Focus on Digital

Ildiko-SzalaiAnalyst Insight by Ildiko Szalai - Senior Beauty and Personal Care Analyst

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The rapid development of technology in consumer electronics has not left the global beauty industry unaffected and companies are increasing focus on developing effective digital strategies to reach an ever widening technology-savvy consumer base. These strategies are targeting a range of operational aspects, from brand building to consumer engagement to skin analysis, and most importantly, online retail platforms, to capture new sales. Internet retailing is small but is the fastest growing channel in beauty and personal care, and the significance of digital strategies is growing beyond sales.  There is no uniform approach amongst companies to exploit digital opportunities but there are frequent new launches of initiatives, delivering diverse results so far.

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October 30, 2014

Fashion Speaks: Facial Cleansing Devices and Fashionable Skin Care Products


Facial cleansing devices have been boosted by claims of efficacy and quality reinforced by blogger endorsement.  Additionally these devices provide at-home alternatives to expensive spa treatments. This podcast discusses new product launches and product performance across key markets.

Part of our Fashion Speaks series, the other episode can be found here

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October 25, 2014

Gender Influences Fragrances Prospects in Emerging Markets


Women’s fragrances have traditionally ruled the market ahead of men’s, including in terms of product availability. However, absolute growth forecasts reveal that emerging markets like Mexico and Argentina will generate more value in men’s fragrances over 2013-2018. This indicates an opportunity for industry players to step up men’s variety, where prospects compare well with those of women’s. Middle Eastern markets, essentially Saudi Arabia and the UAE, will lead in premium unisex fragrances.

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October 23, 2014

Beauty and Personal Care Trends in Asia Pacific

Beauty and personal care trends vary across consumer markets in Asia Pacific. Consumers in tropical climates like Malaysia are buying more all-in-one products that incorporate sun protection among other functions. Additionally male grooming products are gaining traction as personal appearance becomes more of a factor in hiring decisions. Watch the full video for more.

October 16, 2014

Four Trends to Watch in the Global Beauty and Personal Care Industry

Beauty and Personal Care Analyst Pei Ying outlines four key trends driving growth in the industry including men's grooming and at-home salon treatments. Join us at in-cosmetics Asia where she will discuss these trends in further detail.



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