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Cosmetic & Toiletry Chemicals

US demand to grow 5.0% annually through 2016
US demand for cosmetic and toiletry chemicals is forecast to rise 5.0 percent per year to $9.9 billion in 2016. Greater consumer spending on cosmetic and toiletry products, as well as trends favoring organic and natural formulations, will continue to aid growth in chemical demand. Advances in volume demand will remain healthy, though limited by the increasing use of higher value ingredients that are more effective at lower loadings.

Nanoscale ingredients, botanical extracts among products consumers prefer
Consumer preference for active and natural ingredients will drive demand for products such as enzymes, amino acids, and botanical extracts. Increasing use of cosmeceutical skin care products will aid consumption of such high value additives as nanoscale ingredients. Botanical extracts will benefit from their perception as being more natural and thus more healthful than traditional cosmetic and toiletry chemicals, such as petroleum oils and commodity surfactants. These latter products will experience limited gains, primarily due to the popularity of waterbased formulations in skin and hair care products, and a trend away from chemicals perceived as being harsh.

Specialty additives, emollients, moisturizers to pace raw materials
The US cosmetic and toiletry market is driven by advancements in raw materials, including the greater use of more efficient delivery systems and nanotechnology; and the use of higher value raw materials (e.g., exotic essential oils and specialty surfactants) that may provide product differentiation or enhanced performance. Specialty additives, and emollients and moisturizing agents will register the most rapid growth in demand through 2016, as consumers expect higher performance from their cosmetic and toiletry products. Active ingredients in particular will post above average gains among specialty additives.

Organic, ethnic and antiaging products to see rapid growth
Several segments in the cosmetic and toiletry industry, including organic and natural products, male grooming, ethnic products, and anti-aging, are poised for rapid growth, directly impacting the mix of the chemicals used in their formulation. Once a niche segment, organic and natural cosmetics and toiletries have become more mainstream as concerns about personal health and environmental impact become more widespread. Men’s products, such as specialized facial cleansers and skin care items, and higher value shaving products and hair care preparations, will continue to emerge, providing opportunities for many ingredients, including moisturizing additives. The growing Hispanic population in the US is prompting cosmetic and toiletry formulators to provide items that meet the specific needs of this segment.

The country’s obsession with youth will continue to drive the introduction of products that contain active ingredients designed to enhance a person’s appearance by reducing wrinkles, firming skin, or lightening age spots. As more baby boomers move into their 50s, the number of hair care, cosmetic, and skin care products specifically formulated for gray hair and aging skin will increase. Growth in this segment will bode well for active ingredients, delivery systems, and conditioning and moisturizing agents.


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table COSMETIC & TOILETRY CHEMICAL DEMAND (million dollars)
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • Demographic Trends
      • Table POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS (million persons)
    • Macroeconomic Outlook
      • Table MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS (billon 2005 dollars)
    • Consumer Spending Patterns
      • Table PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES (billion dollars)
    • Retail Sales
      • Table RETAIL SALES (billion dollars)
    • Manufacturing Outlook
      • Table MANUFACTURERS' SHIPMENTS
    • Cosmetic & Toiletry Industry Overview
      • Table COSMETIC & TOILETRY SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Anti-Aging Products
      • Cosmeceuticals
      • Organic & Natural Products
      • Other Cosmetics & Toiletries
    • Technology Trends
      • Nanotechnology & Nanomaterials
      • Other Technology
    • Environmental & Regulatory Issues
    • Pricing & Product Mix
      • Table COSMETIC & TOILETRY CHEMICAL PRICING (dollars per pound)
    • Historical Market Trends
      • Table COSMETIC & TOILETRY CHEMICAL MARKET, 2001-2011
    • International Activity & Foreign Trade
  • PRODUCTS
    • General
      • Table COSMETIC & TOILETRY CHEMICAL DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)
    • Surfactants
      • Table SURFACTANT DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
      • Anionic Surfactants
        • Table ANIONIC SURFACTANT DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES
      • Cationic Surfactants
        • Table CATIONIC SURFACTANT DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES
      • Nonionic Surfactants
        • Table NONIONIC SURFACTANT DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES
      • Amphoteric Surfactants
        • Table AMPHOTERIC SURFACTANT DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES
    • Aroma Chemicals & Blends
      • Table AROMA CHEMICAL & BLEND DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
      • Blends
        • Table BLEND DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
      • Aroma Chemicals
        • Table AROMA CHEMICAL DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES
    • Oleochemicals
      • Table OLEOCHEMICAL DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
      • Fatty Acids
        • Table FATTY ACID DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
      • Glycerine
        • Table GLYCERINE DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
      • Other
        • Table OTHER OLEOCHEMICAL DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
    • Botanical Extracts
      • Table BOTANICAL EXTRACT DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
      • Essential Oils
        • Table ESSENTIAL OIL DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
      • Aloe Vera
        • Table ALOE VERA DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
      • Plant Acids & Enzymes
        • Table PLANT ACID & ENZYME DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
      • Other Botanical Extracts
        • Table OTHER BOTANICAL EXTRACT DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
    • Polymers
      • Table POLYMER DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
      • Silicone
        • Table SILICONE DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
      • Polyethylene Glycol
        • Table POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
      • Other Polymers
        • Table OTHER POLYMER DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
    • Fats, Oils, & Waxes
      • Table FATS, OILS, & WAXES DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
      • Petroleum-Based
        • Table PETROLEUM-BASED FATS, OILS, & WAXES DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
        • Table MINERAL OIL DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
        • Table PETROLATUM & OTHER PETROLEUM-BASED FATS, OILS, & WAXES DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
      • Plant- & Animal-Based
        • Table PLANT- & ANIMAL-BASED FATS, OILS, & WAXES DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
    • Other Cosmetic & Toiletry Chemicals
      • Table OTHER COSMETIC & TOILETRY CHEMICAL DEMAND (million dollars)
      • Alcohols
        • Table ALCOHOL DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
      • Inorganic Chemicals
        • Table INORGANIC CHEMICAL DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
      • Biocides
        • Table BIOCIDE DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
      • Proteins
        • Table PROTEIN DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
      • All Other Cosmetic & Toiletry Chemicals
        • Table ALL OTHER CHEMICAL DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
  • FUNCTIONS
    • General
      • Table COSMETIC & TOILETRY CHEMICAL DEMAND BY FUNCTION (million dollars)
    • Specialty Additives
      • Table SPECIALTY ADDITIVE DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
      • Active Ingredients
        • Table ACTIVE INGREDIENT DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
      • Conditioning Agents
        • Table CONDITIONING AGENT DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
      • Preservatives
        • Table PRESERVATIVE DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
      • Colorants
        • Table COLORANT DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
      • Other Specialty Additives
        • Table OTHER SPECIALTY ADDITIVE DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
    • Emollients & Moisturizers
      • Table EMOLLIENT & MOISTURIZER DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
    • Cleansing Agents & Foamers
      • Table CLEANSING AGENT & FOAMER DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
    • Fragrances & Flavors
      • Table FRAGRANCE & FLAVOR DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
    • Processing Aids
      • Table PROCESSING AID DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
      • Emulsifiers & Solubilizers
        • Table EMULSIFIER & SOLUBILIZER DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
      • Solvents & Vehicles
        • Table SOLVENT & VEHICLE DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
      • Viscosity Control Agents
        • Table VISCOSITY CONTROL AGENT DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
      • Propellants
        • Table PROPELLANT DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
      • Other Processing Aids
        • Table OTHER PROCESSING AID DEMAND IN COSMETICS & TOILETRIES (million dollars)
  • MARKETS
    • General
      • Table COSMETIC & TOILETRY CHEMICAL DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)
    • Skin Care Products
      • Skin Care Product Overview
        • Table SKIN CARE PRODUCT SHIPMENTS (million dollars)
      • Cosmetic & Toiletry Chemical Demand
        • Table SKIN CARE PRODUCT CHEMICAL DEMAND (million dollars)
    • Hair Care Products
      • Hair Care Product Overview
        • Table HAIR CARE PRODUCT SHIPMENTS (million dollars)
      • Cosmetic & Toiletry Chemical Demand
        • Table HAIR CARE PRODUCT CHEMICAL DEMAND (million dollars)
    • Personal Soaps & Body Washes
      • Personal Soaps & Body Washes Product Overview
        • Table PERSONAL SOAP & BODY WASH SHIPMENTS (million dollars)
      • Cosmetic & Toiletry Chemical Demand
        • Table PERSONAL SOAP & BODY WASH CHEMICAL DEMAND (million dollars)
    • Perfumes
      • Perfume Product Overview
        • Table PERFUME PRODUCT SHIPMENTS (million dollars)
      • Cosmetic & Toiletry Chemical Demand
        • Table PERFUME PRODUCT CHEMICAL DEMAND (million dollars)
    • Oral Hygiene Products
      • Oral Hygiene Product Overview
        • Table ORAL HYGIENE PRODUCT SHIPMENTS (million dollars)
      • Cosmetic & Toiletry Chemical Demand
        • Table ORAL HYGIENE PRODUCT CHEMICAL DEMAND (million dollars)
    • Cosmetics
      • Cosmetic Product Overview
        • Table COSMETIC SHIPMENTS (million dollars)
      • Cosmetic Chemical Demand
        • Table COSMETIC CHEMICAL DEMAND (million dollars)
    • Other Markets
      • Other Toiletry Product Overview
        • Table OTHER TOILETRY PRODUCT SHIPMENTS (million dollars)
      • Other Toiletry Chemical Demand
        • Table OTHER TOILETRY PRODUCT CHEMICAL DEMAND (million dollars)
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
      • Table US COSMETIC & TOILETRY CHEMICAL SALES BY COMPANY, 2011 (million dollars)
    • Market Share
    • Industry Restructuring
      • Table SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES
    • Competitive Strategies
      • Product Differentiation
      • Market Segmentation
      • Cooperative Agreements
        • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
    • Marketing
    • Distribution
    • Company Profiles
      • Akzo Nobel NV
      • Ashland Incorporated
      • BASF SE
      • Bayer AG
      • Berkshire Hathaway Incorporated
      • Clariant International Limited
      • Croda International plc
      • Dow Chemical Company
      • Dow Corning Corporation
      • Eastman Chemical Company
      • Emery Oleochemicals Group
      • Evonik Industries AG
      • Firmenich SA
      • FMC Corporation
      • Givaudan SA
      • Huber (JM) Corporation
      • International Flavors & Fragrances Incorporated
      • LANXESS AG
      • Lonza Group Limited
      • Merck KGaA
      • Novozymes A/S
      • Pilot Chemical Company
      • Procter & Gamble Company
      • Royal DSM NV
      • Royal Dutch Shell plc
      • Solvay SA
      • Sonneborn LLC
      • Stepan Company
      • Sumitomo Corporation
      • Symrise AG
      • Terry Laboratories Incorporated
      • United-Guardian Incorporated
      • Vantage Specialty Chemicals
    • Additional Companies Mentioned in the Study

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