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Skin Lightening Products Market: Global Industry Analysis 2012 - 2016 and Opportunity Assessment 2017 - 2027

Skin Lightening Products Market: Global Industry Analysis 2012 - 2016 and Opportunity Assessment 2017 - 2027

Increasing R&D on different product lines is creating significant revenue opportunities for manufacturers of skin lightening products

The global skin lightening products market includes a number of product types such as lotion and cream, foam, gel, serum and toner and scrub. According to Future Market Insights’ research report, the lotion and cream segment leads the market with a high margin. This segment is expected to reach a market value of over US$ 8,900 Mn in 2027, up from about US$ 4,800 Mn in 2017, growing at a CAGR of 6.4% during the forecast period of 2017-2027. This growth in revenue can be attributed to the wide availability of lotions and creams in the skin care industry. Increasing research and development in the skin lightening products industry is creating significant revenue opportunities for the skin lightening products market across the globe. The serum and toner market is expected to witness a comparatively higher growth rate than other product types with 6.8% CAGR in terms of revenue recorded during the forecast period. The market’s growth is also a result of rising annual expenditure on skin care products. The improving lifestyle of customers due to rapidly rising disposable income is increasing the purchasing power on personal grooming products. This is a key factor boosting global market revenue growth.

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Multi-brand specialty stores and plant-extracted ingredients for products are trending the global market for skin lightening products

The use of plant extracts in skincare products is a rising trend among consumers, who are increasingly looking to buy eco-friendly products. The belief among consumers is that these bioactive extracts would take good care of their skin by providing sufficient nutrients, resulting in healthy skin, and would not cause any side effects. For instance, Organic Harvest’s Skin Lightening Cream contains the most concentrated plant-powered brightening blend to diminish the appearance of dark spots and discoloration. It uses the power of white mulberry and organic daisy flowers to promote surface cell turnover for greater skin clarity and luminosity. It also contains olive oil, rich in vitamin A and E, which removes dead skin, hydrates the skin, maintains skin elasticity, and repairs sun damages caused to the skin. It is free of parabens, mineral oil, and animal ingredients. The company also markets Organic Harvest Skin Whitening Face Wash. Also, Amaira Natural Lightening Serum is incorporated with mulberry and orchid extract, made from plant-based and natural ingredients. The use of harsh chemicals and parabens is prohibited.

Another major trend governing the global skin lightening products market is an increase in the number of multi-brand speciality stores. Personal health and beauty stores have been traditionally the most preferred distribution channels for cosmetic and skincare products such as skin whitening and lightening products and anti-ageing products. However, currently, multi-brand specialty stores have emerged as one of the top retail channels for skincare products across the Asia Pacific, due to the availability of a variety of brands offering skin lightening and whitening products, ranging from mass to premium price segments. Furthermore, the increasing demand for convenience and the growing preference towards high quality and effective skincare products have pushed consumers to buy products from multi-speciality stores and departmental stores, rather than from speciality stores. Some of the multi-brand speciality stores across the region have launched their own online platforms, mobile apps, and social networking websites in order to cater to more customers in the skin lightening products market. Such stores provide consumers a one-stop shopping experience and play an important role in brand building, thus stimulating consumers to buy skin lightening products of their choice and need. Also, the increasing retail penetration of foreign brands in the skin lightening products market such as L'Oreal, Procter & Gamble, Shiseido, and other brands has further pushed market revenue generation in the overall skin lightening products market across the globe.


1. Executive Summary
1.1. Market Overview
1.2. Market Analysis
1.3. FMI Analysis and Recommendations
1.4. Wheel of Fortune
2. Market Introduction
2.1. Market Taxonomy
2.2. Market Definition
3. Market View Point
3.1. Macro-Economic Factors
3.2. Opportunity Analysis
3.3. Value Chain
3.4. Regulations
4. Global Historical Market Analysis 2012–2016 and Forecast 2017–2027
4.1. Market Size and Y-o-Y Growth
4.2. Absolute $ Opportunity
5. Global Skin Lightening Products Market Historical Analysis 2012–2016 and Forecast, By Region 2017–2027
5.1. Introduction / Key Findings
5.2. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) Analysis By Region (2012-2016)
5.2.1. North America
5.2.2. Western Europe
5.2.3. Eastern Europe
5.2.4. Latin America
5.2.5. Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
5.2.6. Japan
5.2.7. Middle East and Africa
5.3. Market Size (US$ Mn) Forecast By Region (2017-2017)
5.3.1. North America
5.3.2. Western Europe
5.3.3. Eastern Europe
5.3.4. Latin America
5.3.5. Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
5.3.6. Japan
5.3.7. Middle East and Africa
5.4. Key Trends / Market Developments
5.5. Market Attractiveness Analysis By Region
6. Global Skin Lightening Products Market Historical Analysis 2012–2016 and Forecast 2017–2027, By Product Type
6.1. Introduction
6.2. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) Analysis By Product Type (2012-2016)
6.2.1. Lotion and Cream
6.2.2. Foam
6.2.3. Gel
6.2.4. Serum and Toner
6.2.5. Scrub
6.2.6. Others
6.3. Market Size (US$ Mn) Forecast By Product Type (2017-2027)
6.3.1. Lotion and Cream
6.3.2. Foam
6.3.3. Gel
6.3.4. Serum and Toner
6.3.5. Scrub
6.3.6. Others
6.4. Market Attractiveness Analysis By Product Type
7. Global Skin Lightening Products Market Historical Analysis 2012–2016 and Forecast 2017–2027, By End Use
7.1. Introduction
7.2. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) Analysis By End Use (2012-2016)
7.2.1. Men
7.2.2. Women
7.3. Market Size (US$ Mn) Forecast By End Use (2017-2027)
7.3.1. Men
7.3.2. Women
7.4. Market Attractiveness Analysis By End Use
8. Global Skin Lightening Products Market Historical Analysis 2012–2016 and Forecast 2017–2027, By Nature
8.1. Introduction
8.2. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) Analysis By Nature (2012-2016)
8.2.1. Natural/Herbal
8.2.2. Synthetic
8.2.3. Organic
8.3. Market Size (US$ Mn) Forecast By Nature (2017-2027)
8.3.1. Natural/Herbal
8.3.2. Synthetic
8.3.3. Organic
8.4. Market Attractiveness Analysis By Nature
9. Global Skin Lightening Products Market Historical Analysis 2012–2016 and Forecast 2017–2027, By Price Range
9.1. Introduction
9.2. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) Analysis By Price Range (2012-2016)
9.2.1. Economical
9.2.2. Mid-Range
9.2.3. Premium
9.3. Market Size (US$ Mn) Forecast By Price Range (2017-2027)
9.3.1. Economical
9.3.2. Mid-Range
9.3.3. Premium
9.4. Market Attractiveness Analysis By Price Range
10. Global Skin Lightening Products Market Historical Analysis 2012–2016 and Forecast 2017–2027, By Distribution Channel
10.1.Introduction
10.2.Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) Analysis By Distribution Channel (2012-2016)
10.2.1. Pharmacy
10.2.2. Specialty Outlet
10.2.3. Supermarket/Hypermarket
10.2.4. Convenience Store
10.2.5. Beauty Salon
10.2.6. E-Retailer
10.2.7. Others
10.3.Market Size (US$ Mn) Forecast By Distribution Channel (2017-2027)
10.3.1. Pharmacy
10.3.2. Specialty Outlet
10.3.3. Supermarket/Hypermarket
10.3.4. Convenience Store
10.3.5. Beauty Salon
10.3.6. E-Retailer
10.3.7. Others
10.4.Key Trends / Market Developments
10.5.Market Attractiveness Analysis By Distribution Channel
11. North America Skin Lightening Products Market Analysis 2012–2016 and Forecast 2017–2027
11.1.Introduction
11.2.Regional Market Dynamics
11.2.1. Drivers
11.2.2. Restraints
11.2.3. Opportunity
11.2.4. Trends
11.3.Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) Analysis By Country 2012-2016
11.3.1. U.S.
11.3.2. Canada
11.4.Market Size (US$ Mn) Forecast By Country 2017-2027
11.4.1. U.S.
11.4.2. Canada
11.5.Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) Analysis By Product Type (2012-2016)
11.5.1. Lotion and Cream
11.5.2. Foam
11.5.3. Gel
11.5.4. Serum and Toner
11.5.5. Scrub
11.5.6. Others
11.6.Market Size (US$ Mn) Forecast By Product Type (2017-2027)
11.6.1. Lotion and Cream
11.6.2. Foam
11.6.3. Gel
11.6.4. Serum and Toner
11.6.5. Scrub
11.6.6. Others
11.7.Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) Analysis By End Use (2012-2016)
11.7.1. Men
11.7.2. Women
11.8.Market Size (US$ Mn) Forecast By End Use (2017-2027)
11.8.1. Men
11.8.2. Women
11.9.Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) Analysis By Nature (2012-2016)
11.9.1. Natural/Herbal
11.9.2. Synthetic
11.9.3. Organic
11.10. Market Size (US$ Mn) Forecast By Nature (2017-2027)
11.10.1. Natural/Herbal
11.10.2. Synthetic
11.10.3. Organic
11.11. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) Analysis By Price Range (2012-2016)
11.11.1. Economical
11.11.2. Mid-Range
11.11.3. Premium
11.12. Market Size (US$ Mn) Forecast By Price Range (2017-2027)
11.12.1. Economical
11.12.2. Mid-Range
11.12.3. Premium
11.13. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) Analysis By Distribution Channel (2012-2016)
11.13.1. Pharmacy
11.13.2. Specialty Outlet
11.13.3. Supermarket/Hypermarket
11.13.4. Convenience Store
11.13.5. Beauty Salon
11.13.6. E-Retailer
11.13.7. Others
11.14. Market Size (US$ Mn) Forecast By Distribution Channel (2017-2027)
11.14.1. Pharmacy
11.14.2. Specialty Outlet
11.14.3. Supermarket/Hypermarket
11.14.4. Convenience Store
11.14.5. Beauty Salon
11.14.6. E-Retailer
11.14.7. Others
11.15. Drivers and Restraints: Impact Analysis
11.16. Market Attractiveness Analysis
11.16.1. By Country
11.16.2. By Product Type
11.16.3. By End Use
11.16.4. By Nature
11.16.5. By Price Range
11.16.6. By Distribution Channel
11.17. Key Representative Market Participants
11.18. Market Presence of Regional Players (Intensity Map)
12. Latin America Skin Lightening Products Market Analysis 2012–2016 and Forecast 2017–2027
12.1.Introduction
12.2.Pricing Analysis
12.3.Regional Market Dynamics
12.3.1. Drivers
12.3.2. Restraints
12.3.3. Opportunity
12.3.4. Trends
12.4.Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) Analysis By Country 2012-2016
12.4.1. Brazil
12.4.2. Mexico
12.4.3. Rest of Latin America
12.5.Market Size (US$ Mn) Forecast By Country 2017-2027
12.5.1. Brazil
12.5.2. Mexico
12.5.3. Rest of Latin America
12.6.Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) Analysis By Product Type (2012-2016)
12.6.1. Lotion and Cream
12.6.2. Foam
12.6.3. Gel
12.6.4. Serum and Toner
12.6.5. Scrub
12.6.6. Others
12.7.Market Size (US$ Mn) Forecast By Product Type (2017-2027)
12.7.1. Lotion and Cream
12.7.2. Foam
12.7.3. Gel
12.7.4. Serum and Toner
12.7.5. Scrub
12.7.6. Others
12.8.Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) Analysis By End Use (2012-2016)
12.8.1. Men
12.8.2. Women
12.9.Market Size (US$ Mn) Forecast By End Use (2017-2027)
12.9.1. Men
12.9.2. Women
12.10. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) Analysis By Nature (2012-2016)
12.10.1. Natural/Herbal
12.10.2. Synthetic
12.10.3. Organic
12.11. Market Size (US$ Mn) Forecast By Nature (2017-2027)
12.11.1. Natural/Herbal
12.11.2. Synthetic
12.11.3. Organic
12.12. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) Analysis By Price Range (2012-2016)
12.12.1. Economical
12.12.2. Mid-Range
12.12.3. Premium
12.13. Market Size (US$ Mn) Forecast By Price Range (2017-2027)
12.13.1. Economical
12.13.2. Mid-Range
12.13.3. Premium
12.14. Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) Analysis By Distribution Channel (2012-2016)
12.14.1. Pharmacy
12.14.2. Specialty Outlet
12.14.3. Supermarket/Hypermarket
12.14.4. Convenience Store
12.14.5. Beauty Salon
12.14.6. E-Retailer
12.14.7. Others
12.15. Market Size (US$ Mn) Forecast By Distribution Channel (2017-2027)
12.15.1. Pharmacy
12.15.2. Specialty Outlet
12.15.3. Supermarket/Hypermarket
12.15.4. Convenience Store
12.15.5. Beauty Salon
12.15.6. E-Retailer
12.15.7. Others
12.16. Drivers and Restraints: Impact Analysis
12.17. Market Attractiveness Analysis
12.17.1. By Country
12.17.2. By Product Type
12.17.3. By End Use
12.17.4. By Nature
12.17.5. By Price Range
12.17.6. By Distribution Channel
13. Western Europe Skin Lightening Products Market Analysis 2012–2016 and Forecast 2017–2027
13.1. Introduction
13.2. Pricing Analysis
13.3. Regional Market Dynamics
13.3.1. Drivers
13.3.2. Restraints
13.3.3. Opportunity
13.3.4. Trends
13.4.Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) Analysis By Country 2012-2016
13.4.1. Germany
13.4.2. France
13.4.3. U.K.
13.4.4. Spain
13.4.5. NORDIC
13.4.6. Rest of Western Europe
13.5. Market Size (US$ Mn) Forecast By Country 2017-2027
13.5.1. Germany
13.5.2. France
13.5.3. U.K.
13.5.4. Spain
13.5.5. NORDIC
13.5.6. Rest of Western Europe
13.6.Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) Analysis By Product Type (2012-2016)
13.6.1. Lotion and Cream
13.6.2. Foam
13.6.3. Gel
13.6.4. Serum and Toner
13.6.5. Scrub
13.6.6. Others
13.7.Market Size (US$ Mn) Forecast By Product Type (2017-2027)
13.7.1. Lotion and Cream
13.7.2. Foam
13.7.3. Gel
13.7.4. Serum and Toner
13.7.5. Scrub
13.7.6. Others
13.8.Historical Market Size (US$ Mn) Analysis By End Use (2012-2016)
13.8.1. Men
13.8.2. Women

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