Cellulite is a condition in which a person’s skin of their thighs, buttocks, and hips appears dimpled. Common names for cellulite include cottage cheese skin, orange-peel skin, hail damage, and the mattress phenomenon. This condition is commonly observed in women than in men due to the fat deposition in a normal women represents between 18% and 20% of body weight, whereas in men it represents only 10% to 15%. According to 2015, article published by American Journal of Clinical Dermatology, around 80 and 90 percent of women are affected by cellulite at some point in their lives. Appearance of lumpiness beneath the skin due to fat deposits distorts and pushes the connective tissues, thus leads to the characteristic of cotton cheese appearance of the skin. Causes of cellulite are unidentified, however it seems to result from an interface between the fat layer and connective tissue in the dermatological layer, which is below the surface of the skin. Hormones such as noradrenaline, insulin, estrogen, prolactin, thyroid hormones play a significant role in cellulite development. Moreover, other factors such as genetics, age, diet, and lifestyle also affect cellulite development. Cellulite treatment market is significantly gaining traction due to increasing prevalence of obesity.
Cellulite Treatment Market – Dynamics
One of the major drivers propelling growth of the cellulite treatment market is the growing obese population. For instance, according to 2014 National Institute of Diabetes and Digestives and Kidney Diseases report, 2 in 3 adults (70.2 percent) were diagnosed with obesity in the U.S. Moreover, advancements in technology such as Cellulaze™ the world's first and only minimally invasive medical device designed to eliminate cellulite which uses SideLight 3D side-firing technology to target the causes of cellulite beneath the skin, are boosting the growth of the cellulite treatment market size. For instance, according to 2017, American Society of Plastic Surgeons report, around 1.8 million cosmetic surgical procedures were performed in 2017. Growing inclination towards achieving a slim body, lighter complexion, and better skin is also boosting demand for cosmetic treatment for cellulite. Furthermore, various technological advancement such as user-friendly pen shaped portable laser medical devices, is expected to boost growth of the market.
However, a major factor restraining growth of the cellulite treatment market is a popular alternative herbal massage treatment, which includes acupuncture, gua sha, and cupping techniques. Furthermore, high cost of cosmetic surgeries are expected to hamper the market growth.
Cellulite Treatment Market – Regional Insights
On the basis of the region, the global cellulite treatment market is segmented into North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa. North America holds the dominant position in the global market, owing to adoption of the innovative medical products and treatments, For instance, in 2015, The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Cellina, a non-invaise cellulite treatment. Moreover U.S is observing fast increase in aging population, is expected to create robust demand for aesthetic repair market services in the country. For instance, According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) 2016 report, it was estimated that over 11 million aesthetic procedures were performed by board?certified specialists, of which 16.5% were surgical procedures and 83.5% were non?surgical procedures.
Asia Pacific is expected to witness significant growth in the market over the forecast period, owing to growing obese population in this region and increasing disposable income among the populace in the region. According to 2017 Asian Development Bank Institute report Asia and the Pacific region is home to the largest absolute number of overweight and obese people, equivalent to about 1 billion.
Cellulite Treatment Market – Competitive Insights
Key players operating in the global cellulite treatment market include Tanceuticals, LLC., Nubway, Merz Pharma GmbH & Co. KGaA, Zimmer Aesthetics, Cymedics, Cynosure, Inc., Inceler Medikal Co. Ltd., and Syneron Medical Inc. Market players are focused towards collaborations and providing technologically advanced products to sustain their presence in the market.
Cellulite Treatment Market - Taxonomy
On the basis of treatment procedure, the global cellulite treatment market is segmented into:
- Topical Treatment
On the basis of cellulite, the global cellulite treatment market is segmented into:
- Soft Cellulite
- Hard Cellulite
- Edematous Cellulite
On the basis of end user, the global cellulite treatment market is segmented into:
- Ambulatory Surgical Centers
- Specialized Dermatology Clinics
On the basis of geography, the global cellulite treatment market is segmented into:
- North America
- Latin America
- Asia Pacific
- Middle East