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Colour Cosmetics - UK - August 2011

The UK retail make-up or colour cosmetics market is defined as all colour cosmetics for women. This represents four categories:

  • Face make-up: foundation, blushers, illuminators, face bronzing lotions, creams and powders, loose and pressed powders, mineral powders
  • Eye make-up: eye shadows, eyeliners, eyebrow pencils, kohl and mascara, mineral powders
  • Lip make-up: lipstick, lip glosses, lip pencils, lip plumpers, pots and palettes
  • Nail make-up: nail varnishes and polishes, hardeners and strengtheners, base and top coat.

Excluded

Nail care products (eg cuticle cream, buffers, and French manicure) are excluded, as are nail accessories (eg false nails and nail implements). Body glitter products and instant tanning products are also outside the scope of this report. Duty-free sales are excluded from this report.

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Table of contents

  1. Introduction

      • Definitions
        • Abbreviations
        • Executive Summary

            • The market
              • Figure 1: Retail value sales of make-up, by sector, UK, 2010
            • Forecast
              • Figure 2: Value sales for colour cosmetics, 2006-16
            • Market factors
              • Figure 3: Trends in the age structure of the UK female population, 2006-16
            • Companies, brands and innovation
              • Figure 4: New product development in colour cosmetics, % share by category, Jan-April 2011
            • The consumer
              • Figure 5: Average spend on make-up by product type and by age group, UK, March 2011
              • Figure 6: Trends in usage of lipstick/lip gloss, 2006-10
              • Figure 7: Reasons for wearing make-up, April 2011
              • Figure 8: Make-up purchasing habits, April 2011
            • What we think
            • Issues in the Market

                • Is the “Lipstick Index” holding true in light of the credit crunch?
                  • What role does fashion play in the colour cosmetics category?
                    • How innovative is the category?
                      • Who wears make-up and how will demographic changes impact the category?
                        • Where and how do consumers shop for make-up?
                        • Future Opportunities

                            • Trend: Guiding Choice
                              • Trend: Life Hacking
                              • Internal Market Environment

                                • Key points
                                  • Lifestyle
                                    • Figure 9: Attitudes towards personal care, 2006-10
                                  • Ethics
                                    • Figure 10: Attitudes towards ethics, 2006-10
                                  • Stress and problem skin
                                    • Figure 11: Trends in complaints amongst women, 2008-10
                                • Broader Market Environment

                                  • Key points
                                    • Demographic shifts
                                      • Figure 12: Trends in the age structure of the UK female population, 2006-16
                                    • Working world
                                      • Figure 13: Working status of women, 2006-10
                                  • Competitive Context

                                    • Key points
                                      • Market sizes
                                        • Figure 14: UK retail value sales of selected beauty and personal care products, 2006-10
                                      • Usage
                                        • Figure 15: Trends in usage of selected toiletries and cosmetics, women, 2009-10
                                    • Strengths and Weaknesses in the Market

                                      • Strengths
                                        • Weaknesses
                                        • Who’s Innovating?

                                          • Key points
                                            • Figure 16: Top five European countries by new product development in make-up, 2007-11
                                            • Figure 17: New product development in colour cosmetics, % share by category, Jan-April 2011
                                            • Figure 18: New product development by category, eye colour cosmetics, Jan-April 2011
                                            • Figure 19: New product development by category, face colour cosmetics, Jan-April 2011
                                            • Figure 20: New product development by category, lip colour cosmetics, Jan-April 2011
                                            • Figure 21: New product development in colour cosmetics, % share private label vs. brands, 2008-11*
                                            • Figure 22: New product development in colour cosmetics, by leading five product positioning claims, 2008-11*
                                          • Face
                                            • Eyes
                                              • Lips
                                                • Nails
                                                • Market Size and Forecast

                                                  • Key points
                                                    • Figure 23: Value sales for colour cosmetics, 2006-16
                                                    • Figure 24: UK best- and worst-case forecast for sales of colour cosmetics, 2006-16
                                                  • Forecast methodology
                                                  • Segment Performance

                                                    • Key points
                                                      • Figure 25: Retail value sales of make-up, by sector, UK, 2010
                                                    • Face
                                                      • Figure 26: UK retail value sales of face make-up, by sector, 2010
                                                    • Eyes
                                                      • Figure 27: UK retail value sales of eye make-up, by sector, 2010
                                                    • Lips
                                                      • Figure 28: UK retail value sales of lip make-up by sub-category sector, 2010
                                                    • Nails
                                                    • Market Share

                                                      • Key points
                                                        • Figure 29: Manufacturers’ shares in colour cosmetics, 2010
                                                    • Companies and Products

                                                      • L’Oréal
                                                          • Figure 30: New products launched by L’Oréal UK in colour cosmetics, Sept 2008-Apr 2011
                                                        • Estée Lauder Companies
                                                            • Figure 31: New products launched by Estée Lauder Companies in UK colour cosmetics, Sep 2008-Apr 2011
                                                          • Procter & Gamble
                                                              • Figure 32: New products launched by Max Factor in UK colour cosmetics, Aug 2008-Apr 2011
                                                            • Boots
                                                                • Figure 33: New products launched by Boots in UK colour cosmetics, Aug 2008-Apr 2011
                                                              • LVMH
                                                                  • Figure 34: New products launched by LVMH in UK colour cosmetics, Aug 2008-Apr 2011
                                                                • Coty
                                                                    • Figure 35: New products launched by Coty in UK colour cosmetics, Aug 2008-Apr 2011
                                                                  • Chanel
                                                                      • Figure 36: New products launched by Chanel in UK colour cosmetics, Aug 2008-Apr 2011
                                                                    • Avon
                                                                        • Figure 37: New products launched by Avon in UK colour cosmetics, Aug 2008-Apr 2011
                                                                      • Clarins
                                                                          • Figure 38: New products launched by Clarins in UK colour cosmetics, Aug 2008-Apr 2011
                                                                        • Revlon
                                                                            • Figure 39: New products launched by Revlon in UK colour cosmetics, Aug 2008-Apr 2011
                                                                        • Brand Communication and Promotion

                                                                          • Key points
                                                                            • Figure 40: Main media advertising expenditure on colour cosmetics, 2006-10
                                                                            • Figure 41: Main media advertising expenditure on colour cosmetics, by media type, 2008-10
                                                                            • Figure 42: Main media advertising expenditure on colour cosmetics, % share by company, 2010
                                                                            • Figure 43: Main media advertisng expenditure on colour cosmetics and new product launches, % by month, 2006-10
                                                                        • Channels to Market

                                                                          • Key points
                                                                            • Figure 44: Outlets where make-up was bought in the last 12 months, March 2011
                                                                          • Mass vs prestige
                                                                            • Figure 45: Retail value sales of make-up, by channel, 2010
                                                                        • Brand Research

                                                                          • Brand map
                                                                              • Figure 46: Attitudes towards and usage of make-up brands, March 2011
                                                                            • Brand attitudes
                                                                              • Figure 47: Attitudes, by make-up brand, March 2011
                                                                            • Brand personality
                                                                              • Figure 48: Make-up brand personality – macro image, March 2011
                                                                            • Correspondence analysis
                                                                              • Figure 49: Make-up brand personality – micro image, March 2011
                                                                            • Brand experience
                                                                              • Figure 50: Make-up brand usage, March 2011
                                                                              • Figure 51: Satisfaction with various make-up brands, March 2011
                                                                              • Figure 52: Consideration of make-up brands, March 2011
                                                                              • Figure 53: Consumer perceptions of current make-up brand performance, March 2011
                                                                            • Brand promoters
                                                                                • Figure 54: Make-up brand recommendation – Net Promoter Score, March 2011
                                                                              • Brand index
                                                                                • Figure 55: Make-up brand index, March 2011
                                                                                • Figure 56: Make-up brand index vs. recommendation, March 2011
                                                                              • Target group analysis
                                                                                • Figure 57: Colour cosmetics usage, by Mintel target groups March 2011
                                                                                • Figure 58: make-up brand usage, by target groups, March 2011
                                                                              • Group One – The Conformists
                                                                                • Group Two – Simply the Best
                                                                                  • Group Three – Shelf Stalkers
                                                                                    • Group Four – Habitual Shoppers
                                                                                      • Group Five – The Individualists
                                                                                      • Consumer Purchase and Usage of Make-up

                                                                                        • Key points
                                                                                            • Figure 59: Average spend on make-up, by product type and by age group, UK, March 2011
                                                                                            • Figure 60: Trends in usage of lipstick/lip gloss, 2006-10
                                                                                            • Figure 61: Trends in types of lip colour used most often, 2006-10
                                                                                            • Figure 62: Trends in usage of eye make-up, 2006-10
                                                                                            • Figure 63: types of eye make-up used, 2010
                                                                                            • Figure 64: Trends in usage of foundation (make-up), face powder (loose or compact) and tinted moisturiser, 2008-10
                                                                                            • Figure 65: Trends in frequency of use of foundation (make-up), face powder (loose or compact) and tinted
                                                                                            • Figure 66: Types of foundation (make-up), face powder (loose or compact) and tinted moisturiser used, 2010
                                                                                            • Figure 67: Trends in use of blushers and highlighters, 2006-10
                                                                                            • Figure 68: Trends in usage of nail varnish, 2006-10
                                                                                        • The Consumer – Reasons for Wearing Make-up

                                                                                          • Key points
                                                                                            • Why do women wear make-up?
                                                                                              • Figure 69: Reasons for wearing make-up, April 2011
                                                                                          • The Consumer – Purchasing Habits

                                                                                            • Key points
                                                                                              • Make-up purchasing habits
                                                                                                • Figure 70: Make-up purchasing habits, April 2011
                                                                                              • Attitudes towards buying make-up
                                                                                                • Figure 71: Attitudes towards spending on make-up, April 2011
                                                                                              • Consumer spending on make-up
                                                                                                  • Figure 72: Products bought in last 12 months by price bracket, UK, March 2011
                                                                                              • The Consumer – Make-up Usage Habits

                                                                                                • Key points
                                                                                                    • Figure 73: Attitudes towards wearing make-up, April 2011
                                                                                                • Appendix – Internal Market Environment

                                                                                                    • Figure 74: Agreement with lifestyle statements on personal care, by demographics, 2010
                                                                                                    • Figure 75: Agreement with lifestyle statements on personal care, by demographics, 2010
                                                                                                    • Figure 76: Agreement with lifestyle statements on personal care, by demographics, 2010
                                                                                                    • Figure 77: Attitudes towards ethics, by demographics, 2010
                                                                                                    • Figure 78: Trends in last 4 weeks complaints amongst women, by demographics, 2010
                                                                                                    • Figure 79: Last 12 months complaints amongst women, by demographics, 2010
                                                                                                • Appendix – Broader Market Environment

                                                                                                    • Figure 80: Attitudes towards ethics, by demographics, 2010
                                                                                                    • Figure 81: Working status of women, by demographics, 2010
                                                                                                • Appendix – Market Size and Forecast

                                                                                                    • Figure 82: UK best- and worst-case forecast sales of colour cosmetics, 2011-16
                                                                                                • Appendix – Brand Research

                                                                                                    • Figure 83: Brand usage, March 2011
                                                                                                    • Figure 84: Brand commitment, March 2011
                                                                                                    • Figure 85: Brand momentum, March 2011
                                                                                                    • Figure 86: Brand diversity, March 2011
                                                                                                    • Figure 87: Brand satisfaction, March 2011
                                                                                                    • Figure 88: Brand recommendation, March 2011
                                                                                                    • Figure 89: Brand attitude, March 2011
                                                                                                    • Figure 90: Brand image – Macro image, March 2011
                                                                                                    • Figure 91: Brand image – Micros image, March 2011
                                                                                                    • Figure 92: Profile of target groups, by demographics, March 2011
                                                                                                    • Figure 93: Psychographic segmentation, by target groups, March 2011
                                                                                                    • Figure 94: Brand usage, by target groups, March 2011
                                                                                                    • Figure 95: Brand index, March 2011
                                                                                                • Appendix – Consumer Usage and Purchase of Make-up

                                                                                                    • Figure 96: Frequency of use of lipstick/lip gloss, by demographics, 2010
                                                                                                    • Figure 97: Frequency of use of eye make-up, by demographics, 2010
                                                                                                    • Figure 98: Frequency of use of foundation (make-up), face powder (loose or compact) and tinted moisturiser, by demographics, 2010
                                                                                                    • Figure 99: Frequency of use of blushers and highlighters, by demographics, 2010
                                                                                                    • Figure 100: Frequency of use of nail varnish, by demographics, 2010
                                                                                                • Appendix – The Consumer – Reasons for Wearing Make-up

                                                                                                    • Figure 101: Most popular reasons for wearing make-up, by demographics, April 2011
                                                                                                    • Figure 102: Next most popular reasons for wearing make-up, by demographics, April 2011
                                                                                                • Appendix – The Consumer – Purchasing Habits

                                                                                                    • Figure 103: Most popular make-up purchasing habits, by demographics, April 2011
                                                                                                    • Figure 104: Next most popular make-up purchasing habits, by demographics, April 2011
                                                                                                    • Figure 105: Most popular attitudes towards spending on make-up, by demographics, April 2011
                                                                                                    • Figure 106: Next most popular attitudes towards spending on make-up, by demographics, April 2011
                                                                                                    • Figure 107: Other attitudes towards spending on make-up, by demographics, April 2011
                                                                                                    • Figure 108: Foundation bought in last 12 months, by price bracket, UK,March 2011
                                                                                                    • Figure 109: Concealer bought in last 12 months, by price bracket, UK,March 2011
                                                                                                    • Figure 110: Powder bought in last 12 months, by price bracket, UK, March 2011
                                                                                                    • Figure 111: Blusher bought in last 12 months, by price bracket, UK, March 2011
                                                                                                    • Figure 112: Lipstick/Gloss bought in last 12 months, by price bracket, UK, March 2011
                                                                                                    • Figure 113: Mascara bought in last 12 months, by price bracket, UK, March 2011
                                                                                                    • Figure 114: Eyeliner bought in last 12 months, by price bracket, UK, March 2011
                                                                                                    • Figure 115: Eyeshadow bought in last 12 months, by price bracket, UK, March 2011
                                                                                                    • Figure 116: Nail polish bought in last 12 months, by price bracket, UK, March 2011
                                                                                                • Appendix – The Consumer – Make-up Usage Habits

                                                                                                    • Figure 117: Most popular make-up usage, by demographics, April 2011
                                                                                                    • Figure 118: Next most popular make-up usage, by demographics, April 2011
                                                                                                    • Figure 119: Other make-up usage, by demographics, April 2011

                                                                                                Companies Covered

                                                                                                • Alliance Boots
                                                                                                • Avon
                                                                                                • Bourjois
                                                                                                • Chanel Ltd (UK)
                                                                                                • Christian Dior
                                                                                                • Clarins UK Ltd
                                                                                                • Clinique Laboratories Ltd (UK)
                                                                                                • Coty UK Ltd
                                                                                                • Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (The)
                                                                                                • Guerlain
                                                                                                • Harvey Nichols UK
                                                                                                • House of Fraser Plc
                                                                                                • L'Oréal (UK)
                                                                                                • Lancôme
                                                                                                • Max Factor
                                                                                                • Procter & Gamble UK & Ireland
                                                                                                • Revlon Group Ltd (UK)
                                                                                                • Selfridges Group
                                                                                                • Shu Uemura
                                                                                                • Superdrug Stores Plc
                                                                                                • Swarovski
                                                                                                • The Body Shop - Retail Sales
                                                                                                • Yves Saint Laurent

                                                                                                Colour Cosmetics - UK - August 2011

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