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Skin Lighteners Market in APAC 2016-2020

Skin Lighteners Market in APAC 2016-2020

About Skin Lightening Products

Women are seeking radiant, luminous skin with no dark spots, sun damage, or acne scars. In order to achieve flawless skin, consumers are investing in skin brightening products. Skin brightening products help in brightening and lightening the complexion, as well as simultaneously smoothing and firming the skin. For instance, Bare Minerals' Millicent Mineral Brightening Treatment and Shiseido's White Lucent Brightening Massage Cream are some of the skin brightening products available in the market.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the skin lighteners market in APAC to grow at a CAGR of 10.27% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the skin lighteners market in APAC for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers the retail sales revenue of different types of skin lightening products.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • India
  • China
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Australia
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • New Zealand
  • Pakistan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Philippines
  • Vietnam
  • Singapore
  • Bangladesh
Technavio's report, skin lighteners market in APAC 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • Beiersdorf
  • Estée Lauder
  • L’Oréal
  • P&G
  • Shiseido
  • Unilever
Other prominent vendors
  • AmorePacific
  • Amway
  • Aveda
  • Kao
  • Lotus Herbals
  • Mary Kay
  • Missha
  • Nature Republic
  • Oriflame
  • Rachel K Cosmetics
  • Revlon
  • Skin Food
  • Skinvisible
Market driver
  • Growing importance of personal grooming among male consumers
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Challenge in product packaging and differentiation
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Rise in demand for body lightening products
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Skin Lighteners Market in APAC 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the skin lighteners market in APAC: Beiersdorf, Estée Lauder, L’Oréal, P&G, Shiseido, and Unilever.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: AmorePacific, Amway, Aveda, Kao, Lotus Herbals, Mary Kay, Missha, Nature Republic, Oriflame, Rachel K Cosmetics, Revlon, Skin Food, and Skinvisible.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Increasing demand for innovative skin lightening products will be a key trend for market growth. To enhance their presence and expand their consumer base, manufacturers are now focusing more on developing innovative skin lightening products. Dermalogica, which was established by the International Dermal Institute, offers products that help in restoring the skin luminosity and improve the skin tone. They also help in reducing the appearance of brown spots and repair uneven skin tone. These products are made of non-artificial fragrances, colors, and parabens. CÉLETEQUE DermoScience Brightening Multi-benefit BB Cream is formulated with Biobenefity, which provides brightening benefits, Biowhite, which helps reduce wrinkles and lighten dark spots, and SPF 15 for daily sunscreen protection from UVA and UVB rays.”

According to the report, increasing demand for plant extract-based skin lighteners will be a key driver for market growth. With increasing health-consciousness, consumers today have started preferring products manufactured with natural ingredients as they perceive these products safer and more effective. To address this specific demand, manufacturers are formulating products using plant extracts such as green tea extract, grape seed extract, Pycnogenol, aloe vera extract, licorice extract, marine algae extract, cinnamic acid, flavonoids, mulberry extract, coffee berry, and retinoid. For instance, Philosophy launched Brighten My Day All-Over Skin Perfecting Brightening Essence cream in 2014, formulated with daisy flower extract, algae, and licorice, which can visibly lighten dark spots and hyperpigmentation.

Further, the report states that concerns related to over-use of hydroquinone and mercury will be a challenge for the market. Hydroquinone is the most common skin lightening agent used in skin lightener products. This lightening agent is associated with causing cancer resulting in a regulatory ban or restricted usage. In recent raids at shops and supermarkets, councils seized creams containing poisonous ingredients. For instance, the Singapore Health Services Authority (HSA) seized the stock of two mercury-containing products sold in Singapore. The organization detected high levels of mercury in the samples taken from Melati UV-Whitening Vit. E Cream and Esther Bleaching Cream (A) and (B).

Companies Mentioned

Beiersdorf, Estée Lauder, L’Oréal, P&G, Shiseido, Unilever, AmorePacific, Amway, Aveda, Kao, Lotus Herbals, Mary Kay, Missha, Nature Republic, Oriflame, Rachel K Cosmetics, Revlon, Skin Food, Skinvisible.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Economic indicators
    • Global economic indicators
      • Table World: Key economic indicators 2014
  • Market landscape
    • Global beauty and personal care (BPC) products market
      • Table Global BPC products market
      • Table Global BPC products market 2015
    • Global skin lighteners market
      • Table Global skin lighteners market 2015
    • Skin lighteners market in APAC
      • Table Skin lighteners market in APAC 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by distribution channel
    • Table Skin lighteners market in APAC by distribution channel 2015
  • Market segmentation by product types
    • Table Skin lighteners market in APAC by product type 2015
  • Key leading countries
    • Japan
    • China
      • Table Top 10 skincare products' vendors in China by market share 2013-2015
    • India
  • Market drivers
    • Rise in demand for skin lightening products with phenol-based ingredients
    • Growing importance of personal grooming among male consumers
    • Surge in demand for skin nutricosmetic formulas
    • Demand for plant extract-based skin lighteners
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Concerns related to over-use of hydroquinone and mercury
    • Challenge in product packaging and differentiation
    • Managing efficient supply chain
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • High demand for UV absorbers in skin lightening formulations
    • Rise in demand for body lightening products
    • Demand for innovative skin lightening products
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitor landscape
      • Table Key vendor's financial metrics 2015
    • Beiersdorf
      • Table Beiersdorf: Business segmentation by revenue and geography 2015
      • Table Beiersdorf: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
    • Estée Lauder
      • Table Estée Lauder: Product segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Estée Lauder: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
    • L'Oréal
      • Table L'Oréal: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table L'Oréal: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
    • P&G
      • Table P&G: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table P&G: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
    • Shiseido
      • Table Shiseido: Business segmentation by revenue by 2015
      • Table Shiseido: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
    • Unilever
      • Table Unilever: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Unilever: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviation
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