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Cosmetic Surgery - UK - December 2014

“The UK cosmetic surgery market could benefit from further capitalising on the burgeoning population of adults that qualify as overweight or obese. Clinics could look at more widely marketing treatments designed to help people reduce their weight, as well as highlighting the benefits of excess skin removal surgeries.”

–    Jack Duckett, Consumer Lifestyle Analyst

This report covers the following issues

  • Cosmetic surgery market could benefit from overweight population
  • Opportunity for market to further engage with men
  • Fighting off the growing cosmetic surgery tourism market

 

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Table of contents

  1. Introduction

      • Methodology
        • Abbreviations
        • Executive Summary

            • Obesity concerns continue to grow
              • Figure 1: Trends in BMI of adults in England, by gender, 2009-12
            • Consumers most concerned about their waistline
              • Figure 2: Contentment with selected body parts, September 2014
            • Affordability still a barrier for cosmetic surgery
              • Figure 3: Experience of cosmetic surgery and interest in future procedures, September 2014
            • Consumers most likely to have surgery in order to boost self-esteem
              • Figure 4: Reasons for having cosmetic procedures, September 2014
            • Safety remains a deterrent for surgery abroad
              • Figure 5: Attitudes towards cosmetic surgery tourism, September 2014
            • Safety of non-surgical procedures a core concern
              • Figure 6: Attitudes towards non-surgical cosmetic procedures, September 2014
            • What we think
            • Issues and Insights

                • Cosmetic surgery market could benefit from overweight population
                  • The facts
                    • The implications
                      • Opportunity for market to further engage with men
                        • The facts
                          • The implications
                            • Fighting off the growing cosmetic surgery tourism market
                              • The facts
                                • The implications
                                • Trend Application

                                    • Trend: The Big Issue
                                      • Trend: FSTR HYPR
                                        • Futures Trend: East Meets West
                                        • Market Drivers

                                          • Key points
                                            • Growth in population creates further opportunities
                                              • Figure 7: Trends in the age structure of the UK population, 2009-19
                                            • Proportion of over-65s set to continue to grow
                                              • Obesity concerns continue to grow
                                                • Figure 8: Trends in BMI of adults in England, by gender, 2009-12
                                              • Excess skin removal a growth area
                                                • Figure 9: Attitudes towards weight loss, September 2013
                                              • Number of procedures carried out continues to rise
                                                • Figure 10: Trends in types of cosmetic procedures, 2009-13
                                              • Concerns remain over lack of regulation
                                                • Disposable income on the up
                                                  • Figure 11: Trends in how respondents would describe their financial situation, June 2009-June 2014
                                                • Usage of beauty devices could impact cosmetic procedures market
                                                  • Figure 12: Beauty devices used, July 2014
                                                • Photo sharing could drive image concerns
                                                • Brand Communication and Promotion

                                                  • Key points
                                                    • Total adspend continues to fall
                                                      • Figure 13: Total advertising expenditure for the cosmetic interventions market, 2009-14
                                                    • Transform medical group dominates total adspend
                                                      • Figure 14: Total advertising expenditure for the cosmetic interventions market, based on top 10 advertisers for 2013, 2009-14
                                                    • Press advertising dominates
                                                      • Figure 15: Total advertising expenditure for the cosmetic interventions market, by media type, 2009-14
                                                  • The Consumer – Attitudes towards Appearance

                                                    • Key points
                                                      • Consumers most concerned about their waistline
                                                        • Figure 16: Contentment with selected body parts, September 2014
                                                      • Women significantly more likely to be unhappy with appearance
                                                        • Figure 17: Proportion of consumers unhappy with selected body parts, by gender, September 2014
                                                      • Men unhappy with the appearance of their hair
                                                          • Figure 18: Top five product positioning claims of men’s haircare products, 2012-13
                                                        • Three in 10 unhappy with their teeth
                                                        • The Consumer – Experience of Surgery and Interest in Future Surgery

                                                          • Key points
                                                            • Affordability still a barrier for cosmetic surgery
                                                              • Figure 19: Experience of cosmetic surgery and interest in future procedures, September 2014
                                                            • Over two in five interested in cosmetic procedures in the future
                                                              • Figure 20: Experience of any cosmetic surgery procedure and interest in future procedures, by gender, September 2014
                                                            • High demand for excess skin removal
                                                              • Figure 21: Proportion of people who have not had selected procedures, but would consider doing so in future, by gender, September 2014
                                                            • Tattoos remain a taboo in the workplace
                                                            • The Consumer – Factors Influencing People to have Cosmetic Procedures

                                                              • Key points
                                                                • Consumers most influenced to have surgery in order to boost self-esteem
                                                                  • Figure 22: Reasons for having cosmetic procedures, September 2014
                                                                • Cosmetic surgery provides a quick fix
                                                                  • Helping older consumers to remain young in the workplace
                                                                    • Figure 23: Proportion of adults influenced to have surgery in order to look younger, by age, September 2014
                                                                  • Using cosmetic surgery to boost career prospects
                                                                  • The Consumer – Attitudes towards Cosmetic Surgery Tourism

                                                                    • Key points
                                                                      • Safety remains a deterrent for surgery abroad
                                                                        • Figure 24: Attitudes towards cosmetic surgery tourism, September 2014
                                                                      • Cosmetic surgery cheaper abroad
                                                                        • Glamorising cosmetic procedures abroad
                                                                        • The Consumer – Attitudes towards Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures

                                                                          • Key points
                                                                            • Safety of non-surgical procedures remains a key concern
                                                                              • Figure 25: Attitudes towards non-surgical cosmetic procedures, September 2014
                                                                            • Challenging the facial skincare market
                                                                              • Figure 26: Selected claims on facial skincare products launched between January-October 2014
                                                                          • Appendix – Brand Communication and Promotion

                                                                              • Figure 27: Advertising expenditure for Transform Medical Group Ltd, by media type, 2011-14

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                                                                          Cosmetic Surgery - UK - December 2014

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