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Facial Skincare - Europe - March 2011

The Big 5 European beauty markets – France, Germany, the UK, Italy and Spain – saw their combined 2010 facial skincare sales hit €6.68 billion, representing a 1.4% increase over 2009. Sales are expected to rise across all five markets in 2011, with particularly dramatic growth coming from Spain, though from a smaller base than its European Big 5 compatriots.

This report looks at consumer behaviour with respect to the skincare category and the factors driving business

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Table of contents

  1. Issues in the Market

      • Key themes
        • Definition
          • Excludes
            • Consumer research
              • Abbreviations
              • Market in Brief

                  • Key categories
                    • Product launches
                      • Who’s using what
                        • Future growth
                        • European Market Size and Forecast

                          • Key points
                            • Sizing up the facial skincare market
                              • Figure 1: Retail value sales of facial skincare, by country, 2005-14
                            • Spend on facial skincare per capita
                              • Figure 2: Per capita spend on skincare per country, women, 2005-10
                          • Market Segmentation

                            • Key points
                              • France
                                • Figure 3: Retail value sales of facial skincare, by sector, France 2010
                              • Germany
                                • Figure 4: Retail value sales of facial skincare, by sector, Germany, 2010
                              • Italy
                                • Figure 5: Retail value sales of facial skincare, by sector, Italy, 2010
                              • Spain
                                • Figure 6: Retail value sales of facial skincare, by sector, Spain, 2010
                              • UK
                                • Figure 7: Retail value sales of facial skincare, by sector, UK, 2010
                            • Companies and Product Innovation

                              • Key points
                                • Facial skincare launches worldwide
                                  • Figure 8: New product activity in face/neck care, % share, by top ten countries worldwide, 2010
                                • Facial skincare launches in Europe
                                  • Figure 9: New product activity in face/neck care, % share, by top ten European countries, 2010
                                  • Figure 10: New product activity in face/neck care, % by claim (top 5) in the Big 5 European countries, 2010
                                • France
                                  • NPD activity
                                    • Figure 11: New product activity in face/neck care, by sector, France, 2010
                                    • Figure 12: Trends in new product activity in face/neck care, by sector, France, 2006-10
                                    • Figure 13: New product activity in face/neck care, % by claim, France, 2010
                                  • Product innovation
                                    • High-tech time
                                      • Eye care
                                        • Nature talk
                                          • Germany
                                            • NPD activity
                                              • Figure 14: New product activity in face/neck care, by sector, Germany, 2010
                                              • Figure 15: Trends ins new product activity in face/neck care, % by sector, 2006-10
                                              • Figure 16: New product activity in face/neck care, % by claim, Germany, 2010
                                            • Product innovation
                                              • Growing organic
                                                • On the bright side
                                                  • Going local
                                                    • Professionally speaking
                                                      • Masking the issue
                                                        • Italy
                                                          • NPD activity
                                                            • Figure 17: New product activity in face/neck care, % by sector, Italy, 2010
                                                            • Figure 18: Trends in new product activity in face/neck care, % by sector, 2006-10
                                                            • Figure 19: new product activity in face/neck care, % by claim, Italy, 2010
                                                          • Product innovation
                                                            • Clean sweep
                                                              • Wrinkle wrangles
                                                                • Eye see you
                                                                  • Spain
                                                                    • NPD activity
                                                                      • Figure 20: New product activity in face/neck care, % by sector, Spain, 2010
                                                                      • Figure 21: Trends in new product activity in face/neck care, % by sector, 2006-10
                                                                      • Figure 22: New product activity in face/neck care, % by claim, Spain, 2010
                                                                    • Product innovation
                                                                      • Eye zone
                                                                        • Clean scene
                                                                          • More moisture
                                                                            • A sensitive subject
                                                                              • UK
                                                                                • NPD activity
                                                                                  • Figure 23: New product activity in face/neck care, % by sector, UK, 2010
                                                                                  • Figure 24: Trends in new product activity in face/neck care, % by sector, 2006-10
                                                                                  • Figure 25: New product activity in face/neck care, % by sector, UK, 2010
                                                                                • Product innovation
                                                                                  • Back to nature
                                                                                    • Eyeing up a category
                                                                                      • Double duty
                                                                                        • Moisture surge
                                                                                          • Firming up
                                                                                          • The Consumer – Attitudes Towards Appearance

                                                                                            • Key points
                                                                                              • C’est la vie
                                                                                                • Figure 26: Attitudes towards appearance, France, Germany, GB and Spain, 2010
                                                                                              • Working nine to five
                                                                                                • Figure 27: Trends in hours spent on professional occupation on an average working day, 2010
                                                                                            • The Consumer – Attitudes Towards Skin Type

                                                                                              • Key points
                                                                                                • Skin condition
                                                                                                  • Figure 28: Trends in condition of skin, France, Germany, GB and Spain, 2010
                                                                                                • Cosmetic surgery
                                                                                                  • Figure 29: Have had cosmetic surgery to improve appearance, France, Germany and GB, 2010
                                                                                                • Beauty salon visits
                                                                                                  • Figure 30: Trends in frequency of visiting beauty salons, France, Germany, GB and Spain, 2010
                                                                                              • The Consumer – What She’s Looking for in Skincare

                                                                                                • Key points
                                                                                                  • France
                                                                                                    • Figure 31: Trends in purpose of using face creams and lotions, France, 2006-10
                                                                                                    • Figure 32: Benefits of face creams and lotions, France, 2010
                                                                                                    • Figure 33: Trends in purpose of using eye creams and lotions, France, 2006-10
                                                                                                  • Germany
                                                                                                    • Figure 34: Trends in purpose of using face creams and lotions, Germany, 2006-10
                                                                                                    • Figure 35: Trends in purpose of using eye creams and lotions, Germany, 2006-10
                                                                                                  • GB
                                                                                                    • Figure 36: Trends in purpose of using face creams and lotions, GB, 2006-10
                                                                                                    • Figure 37: Trends in purpose of using eye creams and lotions, GB, 2006-10
                                                                                                  • Spain
                                                                                                    • Figure 38: Trends in purpose of using face creams and lotions, Spain, 2006-10
                                                                                                    • Figure 39: Trends in purpose of using face creams and lotions, Spain, 2008-10
                                                                                                • The Consumer – Usage of Face Creams and Lotions

                                                                                                  • Key points
                                                                                                    • Frequency of using face creams
                                                                                                      • Figure 40: Frequency of using face creams and lotions, France, Germany, GB and Spain, 2010
                                                                                                    • Wrinkle, wrinkle
                                                                                                      • Figure 41: Trends in frequency of using anti-ageing/anti-wrinkle, Germany, GB and Spain, 2010
                                                                                                    • Night and day
                                                                                                      • Figure 42: Type of face creams and lotions used most often, Germany and GB, 2010
                                                                                                      • Figure 43: Type of face creams and lotions used, France, 2010
                                                                                                    • France
                                                                                                      • Figure 44: Frequency of using any face creams and lotions, France, 2010
                                                                                                      • Figure 45: Trends in frequency of using anti-ageing/anti-wrinkle creams, France, 2006-09
                                                                                                    • Day and night
                                                                                                      • Figure 46: Trends in type of face creams and lotions used, France, 2006-10
                                                                                                    • Germany
                                                                                                      • Figure 47: Frequency of using face creams and lotions, Germany, 2010
                                                                                                      • Figure 48: Trends in frequency of using anti-ageing/anti-wrinkle, Germany, 2006-10
                                                                                                    • Day and night
                                                                                                      • Figure 49: Trends in type of face creams and lotions used, Germany, 2006-10
                                                                                                    • GB
                                                                                                      • Figure 50: Frequency of using face creams and lotions, GB, 2010
                                                                                                      • Figure 51: Trends in frequency of using anti-ageing/anti-wrinkle, GB, 2006-10
                                                                                                    • Day and night
                                                                                                      • Figure 52: Trends in type of face creams and lotions used most often, GB, 2006-10
                                                                                                    • Spain
                                                                                                      • Figure 53: Trends in use of face creams and lotions, Spain, 2006-10
                                                                                                      • Figure 54: Trends in frequency of using anti-ageing/anti-wrinkle, Spain, 2006-10
                                                                                                  • The Consumer – Use of Facial Cleansers

                                                                                                    • Key points
                                                                                                      • A clean sweep
                                                                                                        • Figure 55: Trends in use of cleansing cream, milk, lotion, toner and wipes, 2010
                                                                                                      • France
                                                                                                        • Figure 56: Trends in use of cleansing cream, milk, lotion, toner and wipes, France, 2006-10
                                                                                                        • Figure 57: Use of cleansers, by type, France, 2010
                                                                                                      • Scrubs and masks
                                                                                                        • Figure 58: Trends in frequency of use of scrubs and masks, France, 2008-10
                                                                                                      • Germany
                                                                                                        • Figure 59: Trends in use of cleansing cream, milk, lotion, toner and wipes, Germany, 2006-10
                                                                                                      • Wipes
                                                                                                        • Figure 60: Trends in frequency of using wipes, Germany, 2006-10
                                                                                                      • Washes
                                                                                                        • Figure 61: Trends in frequency of using washes, Germany, 2008-10
                                                                                                      • Scrubs and masks
                                                                                                        • Figure 62: Trends in frequency of using scrubs and masks, Germany, 2008-10
                                                                                                      • GB
                                                                                                        • Figure 63: Trends in use of cleansing cream, milk, lotion, toner and wipes, GB, 2006-10
                                                                                                      • Wipes
                                                                                                        • Figure 64: Trends in frequency of using wipes, GB, 2006-10
                                                                                                      • Washes
                                                                                                        • Figure 65: Trends in frequency of using washes, GB, 2008-10
                                                                                                      • Scrubs and masks
                                                                                                        • Figure 66: Trends in frequency of using scrubs and masks, GB, 2008-10
                                                                                                      • Spain
                                                                                                        • Figure 67: Trends in usage of cleansing cream, milk, lotion, toner and wipes, Spain, 2006-10
                                                                                                        • Figure 68: Trends in types of cleansing cream, milk, lotion, toner and wipes used, Spain, 2006-10
                                                                                                      • Wipes
                                                                                                        • Figure 69: Trends in frequency of using wipes, Spain, 2006-10
                                                                                                      • Washes
                                                                                                        • Figure 70: Trends in frequency of using washes, Spain, 2009-10
                                                                                                      • Scrubs and masks
                                                                                                        • Figure 71: Trends in frequency of using scrubs and masks, Spain, 2008-10
                                                                                                    • The Consumer – Where She’s Shopping

                                                                                                      • Key points
                                                                                                        • Department stores
                                                                                                          • Figure 72: Frequency of visiting department stores, France, Germany, GB and Spain, 2010
                                                                                                        • Catalogues
                                                                                                          • Figure 73: Bought using mail order catalogue, 2010
                                                                                                      • Appendix – Companies and Product Innovation

                                                                                                          • Figure 74: Percentage of new face/neck care product launches, by key claims by the ‘Big 5’ European countries, 2010
                                                                                                      • Appendix: The Consumer - Lifestyle

                                                                                                        • Germany
                                                                                                          • Figure 75: Trends in hours spent on professional occupation on an average working day, Germany, 2006-10
                                                                                                        • UK
                                                                                                          • Figure 76: Trends in agreement with selected lifestyle statements, GB, 2006-10
                                                                                                          • Figure 77: Trends in hours spent on professional occupation on an average working day, GB, 2006-10
                                                                                                        • Spain
                                                                                                          • Figure 78: Trends in agreement with selected lifestyle statements, Spain, 2006-10
                                                                                                          • Figure 79: Trends in hours spent on professional occupation on an average working day, Spain, 2006-10
                                                                                                        • France
                                                                                                          • Figure 80: Trends in agreement with selected lifestyle statements, France, 2006-10
                                                                                                          • Figure 81: Trends in hours spent on professional occupation on an average working day, France, 2006-10
                                                                                                      • Appendix – The Consumer – Attitudes Towards Skin Condition and Appearance

                                                                                                        • Germany
                                                                                                          • Figure 82: Trends in condition of skin, Germany, 2006-10
                                                                                                          • Figure 83: Trends in frequency of visiting beauty salons, Germany, 2008-10
                                                                                                          • Figure 84: Condition of skin, by demographics, Germany, 2010
                                                                                                        • UK
                                                                                                          • Figure 85: Trends in condition of skin, GB, 2006-10
                                                                                                          • Figure 86: Trends in frequency of visiting beauty salons, GB, 2008-10
                                                                                                          • Figure 87: Condition of skin, by demographics, GB, 2010
                                                                                                        • Spain
                                                                                                          • Figure 88: Trends in condition of skin, Spain, 2006-10
                                                                                                          • Figure 89: Frequency of visiting beauty salons, Spain, 2010
                                                                                                          • Figure 90: Condition of skin, by demographics, Spain, 2010
                                                                                                        • France
                                                                                                          • Figure 91: Trends in frequency of visiting beauty salons, France, 2008-10
                                                                                                          • Figure 92: Trends in condition of skin, France, 2006-10
                                                                                                          • Figure 93: Condition of skin, by demographics, France, 2010
                                                                                                      • Appendix – Usage of Face Creams and Lotions

                                                                                                          • Figure 94: Usage of face creams and lotions, Spain, 2006-10
                                                                                                        • Germany
                                                                                                          • Figure 95: Frequency of use of face creams and lotions, by demographics, Germany, 2010
                                                                                                          • Figure 96: Frequency of use of anti-ageing/anti-wrinkle, by demographics, Germany, 2010
                                                                                                        • GB
                                                                                                          • Figure 97: Frequency of use of face creams and lotions, by demographics, GB, 2010
                                                                                                          • Figure 98: Frequency of use of anti-ageing/anti-wrinkle by demographics, GB, 2010
                                                                                                        • Spain
                                                                                                          • Figure 99: Usage of face creams and lotions, by demographics, Spain, 2010
                                                                                                          • Figure 100: Frequency of use of anti-ageing/anti-wrinkle, by demographics, Spain, 2010
                                                                                                        • France
                                                                                                          • Figure 101: Frequency of use of face creams and lotions, by demographics, France, 2010
                                                                                                          • Figure 102: Types of face creams and lotions used by demographics, France, 2010
                                                                                                      • Appendix – The Consumer – Usage of Cleansing Products

                                                                                                          • Figure 103: Trends in usage of cleansing cream, milk, lotion, toner and wipes, 2010
                                                                                                        • Germany
                                                                                                          • Figure 104: Usage of cleansing cream, milk, lotion, toner and wipes by demographics, Germany, 2010
                                                                                                          • Figure 105: Frequency of use of cleansing cream, milk, lotion, toner and wipes, by demographics, Germany, 2010
                                                                                                          • Figure 106: Frequency of use of cream/lotion/milk, by demographics, Germany, 2010
                                                                                                          • Figure 107: Trends in purpose of using cleansing cream, milk, lotion, toner and wipes, Germany, 2006-10
                                                                                                          • Figure 108: Trends in types of cleansing cream, milk, lotion, toner and wipes used, Germany, 2006-10
                                                                                                          • Figure 109: Frequency of use of wipes, by demographics, Germany, 2010
                                                                                                          • Figure 110: Frequency of use of any washes, by demographics, Germany, 2010
                                                                                                          • Figure 111: Trends in types of scrubs and masks used, Germany, 2008-10
                                                                                                        • GB
                                                                                                          • Figure 112: Usage of cleansing cream, milk, lotion, toner and wipes, by demographics, GB, 2010
                                                                                                          • Figure 113: Trends in types of cleansing cream, milk, lotion, toner and wipes used, GB, 2006-10
                                                                                                          • Figure 114: Purpose of using cleansing cream, milk, lotion, toner and wipes, by demographics, GB, 2010
                                                                                                          • Figure 115: Trends in frequency of use of cleansing cream, milk, lotion, toner and wipes, GB, 2006-10
                                                                                                        • Toners
                                                                                                          • Figure 116: Trends in frequency of use of toners, GB, 2006-10
                                                                                                        • Washes
                                                                                                          • Figure 117: Frequency of use of any washes, by demographics, GB, 2010
                                                                                                          • Figure 118: Trends in types of scrubs and masks used, GB, 2008-10
                                                                                                        • Spain
                                                                                                          • Figure 119: Usage of cleansing cream, milk, lotion, toner and wipes, by demographics, Spain, 2010
                                                                                                          • Figure 120: Trends in frequency of use of cleansing creams and milk for face, Spain, 2009-10
                                                                                                          • Figure 121: Trends in frequency of use of cleansing cream, milk, lotion, toner and wipes, Spain, 2006-10
                                                                                                          • Figure 122: Trends in types of scrubs and masks used, Spain, 2008-10
                                                                                                        • France
                                                                                                          • Figure 123: Usage of cleansing cream, milk, lotion, toner and wipes, by demographics, France, 2010
                                                                                                          • Figure 124: Trends in frequency of use of cleansing cream, milk, lotion, toner and wipes, France, 2006-10
                                                                                                          • Figure 125: Trends in types of scrubs and masks used, France, 2008-10
                                                                                                      • Appendix – The Consumer – Where She’s Shopping

                                                                                                          • Figure 126: Frequency of visiting department stores, by demographics, Germany, 2010
                                                                                                          • Figure 127: Trends in frequency of visiting department stores, France, 2006-09
                                                                                                          • Figure 128: Trends in frequency of visiting department stores, Germany, 2006-09
                                                                                                          • Figure 129: Trends in frequency of visiting department stores, Spain, 2006-10
                                                                                                          • Figure 130: Trends in frequency of visiting department stores, GB, 2006-09
                                                                                                      • Appendix – The Consumer – What She’s Looking for in Skincare

                                                                                                        • Germany
                                                                                                          • Figure 131: Purpose of using face creams and lotions, by demographics, Germany, 2010
                                                                                                          • Figure 132: Purpose of using face creams and lotions, by demographics, Germany, 2010
                                                                                                        • GB
                                                                                                          • Figure 133: Purpose of using face creams and lotions, by demographics, GB, 2010
                                                                                                          • Figure 134: Purpose of using face creams and lotions, by demographics, GB, 2010
                                                                                                        • France
                                                                                                          • Figure 135: Purpose of using face creams and lotions, by demographics, France, 2010
                                                                                                          • Figure 136: Purpose of using face creams and lotions, by demographics, France, 2010
                                                                                                          • Figure 137: Purpose of using face creams and lotions, by demographics, France, 2010
                                                                                                        • Spain
                                                                                                          • Figure 138: Purpose of using face creams and lotions, by demographics, Spain, 2010
                                                                                                          • Figure 139: Purpose of using face creams and lotions, by demographics, Spain, 2010
                                                                                                          • Figure 140: Purpose of using face creams and lotions, by demographics, Spain, 2010

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