Cosmetic grade color additives can be defined as dyes, pigments or substances, which are capable of imparting color when added or applied to cosmetics. Cosmetic dyes and pigments are used in the production of cosmetic colorants. The major cosmetic manufacturers use both the organic and inorganic additives in the manufacturing of cosmetics.

Market Dynamics:

The cosmetic grade color additives market is expected to witness significant growth over the forecast period, owing to the increasing demand for premium cosmetics of variety of colors. The disposable income of the population is rising, which is resulting in adoption of numerous cosmetic products. For instance, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA), in 2014, per capita spending on cosmetic products was reported at US$ 139 in the U.S., US$ 171 in South Korea, and US$ 174 in Japan. Therefore, high per capita spending on personal care and cosmetic products is contributing to growth of the cosmetic grade color additives market. Furthermore, high demand for anti-ageing cosmetics and fairness products will further drive demand for cosmetic grade color additives. However, the growth of this market might be restricted due to the increasing number of regulations on the use of chemicals in cosmetics by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Market Outlook:

On the basis of colors, pigment, oxide & ultramarine colors segment is expected to hold a dominant position in the global cosmetic grade color additives market. Pigments are usually oxides, ultramarines, and titanium dioxide. These are considered as inorganic colors. The cosmetic grade color additive pigments are man-made and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued strict laws on these color additives approved for skin contact. Pigments are naturally insoluble in water and are opaque.

On the basis of region, the Asia Pacific region is expected to witness significant growth over the forecast period, owing to rising preference for organic products over chemical-based products, rising disposable income, and the steadily growing personal care industry. According to the International Trade Administration (ITA), Japan stands as one of the largest market for personal care products in the world. In 2015, the cosmetic market in Japan was valued at US$ 13,208 and in 2014, per person annual expenditure on personal care and cosmetics was US$ 174, according to ITA. This would be followed by Europe and North America region.

Key Players:

Key players operating in the global cosmetic grade color additives market include Abstract Chemical, Alliance Organics LLP, Chemworld International, Ltd., Clariant, Dynemic Products Ltd., DyStar Singapore Pte Ltd, Hina DyeChem Industries, Koel Colours Pvt. Ltd, Krishana Enterprises, Neelikon, Pylam Products Company, Inc., Radiant Color, Sku Pigments Pvt. Ltd., Spectra Colors Corporation, Sudarshan Chemical Industries Limited, Sugai Chemical Ind.Co., Ltd., and Suraj Dye Chem among others.

Market Taxonomy:

On the basis of product type, the global cosmetic grade color additives market is segmented into:

  • Inorganics
    • Dyes
    • Pigments
  • Organics (pigments)

On the basis of colors, the global cosmetic grade color additives market is segmented into:

  • Dye Colors
  • Lake Colors
  • Pigment, Oxide & Ultramarine Colors
  • Mica Colors
  • Neon and Fluorescent Colors
  • Others

On the basis of application, the global cosmetic grade color additives market is segmented into:

  • Lipstick
  • Lip Gloss
  • Lip Balm
  • Foundation
  • Blush
  • Eyeliner
  • Nail Paint
  • Others

On the basis of region, the global cosmetic grade color additives market is segmented into:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Rest of South America
  • Europe
    • U.K.
    • Germany
    • Italy
    • France
    • Spain
    • Russia
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • ASEAN
    • Australia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa
    • Middle East
    • Africa
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