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Global Overview of the Active Cosmetic Ingredients Market - 1st Edition

Global Overview of the Active Cosmetic Ingredients Market - 1st Edition

  • December 2018
  • 51 pages
  • ID: 5649934
  • Format: PDF
  • By IAL Consultants


Table of Contents

Report Overview 

This report provides a summary of the global market for active cosmetic ingredients. It is a new report and forms part of IAL Consultant’s wider flavours and fragrances market research programme. 

The information included herein is based on an extensive programme of interviews throughout the active cosmetic ingredients industry, involving cosmetic ingredient producers and users, and relevant trade associations, plus a comprehensive review of all available published data. The research for this report was undertaken during Q2 and Q3 2018. 

This report provides consumption data (in US dollars) for 2018, forecasts to 2023, as well as details of the main trends and issues affecting the current and future global consumption of active cosmetic ingredients. It also provides an overview of the supply situation. 

Product Scope 

This report describes the consumption of active cosmetic ingredients. These are active raw materials that add value to hair and skin care products by producing specific effects. Active ingredients are deemed to have an evidence- based/measurable pharmacological effectthat is documented by scientific evaluation. 

The main functions, as covered by this report, are: 

- Conditioning agents (including moisturising, hydrating and nourishing agents) 

- UV filters/absorbers (organic and inorganic) 

- Anti-ageing ingredients (including anti-wrinkle, skin firming, skin tightening and lip enhancement) 

- Skin pigmentation agents (including skin lightening/skin brightening agents and bronzing/tanning agents) 

- Exfoliating ingredients (including anti-acne treatments for skin and anti-dandruff for hair) 

- Cooling and warming agents 

- Protective ingredients (including anti-pollution, anti-irritant, anti-redness, anti-hair loss and skin calming/soothing) 

- Other 

Botanical extracts are included, in each case in the category within which they fall. 

Excluded from the scope of this report are non-active ingredients, including colours, preservatives, emollients and anti-microbials, all of which have an impact on the cosmetic product itself, rather than on the user. 

Geographic Scope 

The following regions are included in this volume, and are broken down further into the following countries: 

Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) 

Western Europe 

Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK 

Central & Eastern Europe 

Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Turkey, Ukraine 

Middle East & Africa 

Egypt, Iran, Israel, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, UAE 


Central & North America 

USA, Canada, Mexico 

South America 

Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru 

Asia Pacific 

Australia, Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam 

Product End Uses 

In its consideration of the active cosmetic ingredients market, IAL has discussed with respondents the range of end uses listed in this section: 

- Skin Care 

- Hair Care 


Information provided in this volume has been obtained from both secondary and primary sources, including an extensive programme of telephone interviews with the leading active cosmetic ingredient producers and suppliers. 

Five-year forecasts have been calculated to 2023, based upon industry and economic forecasts as well as other relevant commercial and technical issues likely to affect individual market sectors and products.Forecasts for consumption in 2023 are given alongside the actual consumption figures provided for 2018. 

In some tables totals may differ slightly due to rounding. 

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