Acne is one of the most prevalent skin disorders among adolescents. The major cosmetic companies are coming up with new and advanced beauty products that claim to reduce acne and provide better complexion care. Anti-acne cosmetics have medicinal properties that are helpful in prevention and treatment of blackheads, whiteheads, pimples, and other forms of lesions that are caused by acne.
Growth of the anti-acne cosmetics market is primarily driven by expansion of organized retailing, where the market players focus on strengthening of their distribution channels. Organized retailing is the most efficient mode of distribution channel as it allows the customers to feel the products before making purchase decisions. Moreover, increase in demand for organic and natural products is also expected to spur growth of the market over the forecast period. Consumers are more inclined towards the use of organic products that do not contain harmful synthetic chemicals and do not have any side effects on the skin.
There are several other factors which have a positive impact on growth of the anti-acne cosmetics market such as increase in number of e-commerce platforms which are engaged in selling such products and internet penetration. These factors contribute towards improving the availability of the product and consumer awareness towards the use of anti-acne cosmetic products.
The creams and lotions segment is expected to be dominant in the market owing to increase in demand for products such as body lotions and moisturizing creams which are helpful in protecting the skin from skin infections and bacteria. The others segment comprises various products such as essential oils, gels, face washes, and serums. This segment is expected to exhibit growth as these products are suitable for various skin types.
Among all the regions, the Asia Pacific region is expected to be dominant in the global anti-acne cosmetics market during the forecast period. The region has the highest number of potential customers. This is majorly owing to the fact that the youth in the region is inclined towards adoption of anti-acne cosmetics. Customers in countries such as China are also fascinated by the adoption of high-end foreign brands for cosmetics products, which is driving the growth of the market. In addition to this, the Europe region is also expected to exhibit significant growth over the forecast period, owing to increasing awareness of personal care products and increasing preference of consumers for online shopping of beauty products.
Key players operating in the global anti-acne cosmetics market include Beiersdorf AG, Johnson & Johnson Services Inc., KOSÉ Corp., L'Oréal SA, Unilever Group, Murad Inc., Clinique Laboratories, LLC, The Proactiv Company LLC, Vichy Laboratories, and Sephora USA, Inc., among others.
On the basis of product type, the global anti-acne cosmetics market is segmented into:
- Lotions & Creams
- Toners & Cleansers
On the basis of end users, the global anti-acne cosmetics market is segmented into:
On the basis of distribution channel, the global anti-acne cosmetics market is segmented into:
- Specialty stores
- Departmental stores
On the basis of region, the global anti-acne cosmetics market is segmented into:
- North America
- South America
- Rest of South America
- Rest of Europe
- Asia Pacific
- South Korea
- Rest of Asia Pacific
- Middle East & Africa