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Mintel’s Annual Overviews take a look back at 2015 and provide a detailed overview of the key issues faced by key categories through the year. Including; a full market overview, an in-depth review of the big stories from the year as well as our forecast for the future of these markets.

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  1. Overview

      • Global market
        • Figure 1: Global* retail value sales of BPC products, top 5 categories, 2015
        • Figure 2: Top 10 facial skincare markets, 2015
        • Figure 3: Top 5 fastest growing facial skincare markets, CAGR last 5 years
        • Figure 4: China, retail value sales of facial care, % by segment, 2010 and 2014
        • Figure 5: India, retail value sales of facial care, % by segment, 2010 and 2014
        • Figure 6: Top 5 fastest growing western European facial skincare markets, CAGR % last 5 years
    • The Big Stories

      • Consumers are looking for skincare solutions that can combat rising environmental stressors
        • Figure 7: France, Germany, Italy, Spain, factors affecting women’s skin appearance, 2015
      • Anti-pollution claims double for suncare products
        • Chinese consumers look for multifunctional improvements from sleeping masks
          • Figure 8: Global launches of facial skincare products with pollution* or fatigue** benefits as % of total launches, Jan-Nov 2015
          • Figure 9: China, USA, France, and South Korea, launches of sleeping facial masks*, % by claim, Jan-Nov 2015
        • Probiotic derived ingredients will increase as part of a universal skincare routine to keep the skin healthy looking
          • Figure 10: Global launches of facial skincare products, % launched with microorganism (genus), Jan-Nov 2015
        • Brands adopt a fermented ‘hero’
          • Ferment ampoules add to selection of highly concentrated skincare actives
            • Daily use of probiotic fermented ingredients keeps blemishes away
              • Figure 11: US, perceived skin dryness and interest in acne prone skin claim, by age within gender, February 2015
            • ‘Food skincare’ becomes more sophisticated in boosting nutritional and emotional wellbeing  
              • Figure 12: France, Germany, Italy, Spain, perceived importance of fruits and vegetables or antioxidants on beauty/appearance, 2015
              • Figure 13: France, Germany, Italy, Spain, % women who look for antioxidants or vitamins when purchasing facial skincare, 2015
            • Green smoothies go beyond the hero vegetable
              • Chocolate is good for you too
              • Notable Products

                • Notable facial skincare products of 2015
                • Looking to the Future

                  • Consumers want skincare created especially for them, not for everyone
                    • Devices and mobile apps will grow in number as personal skincare coaches
                      • Smart system skincare pilots will emerge in 2016
                        • DIY skincare creates a new way for consumers to get what they want online
                          • Dermocosmetic skincare represents a west-east growth opportunity for brands
                            • Western dermocosmetic brands can drive new growth in the East
                              • Figure 14: Global launches of western dermocosmetic brands by price positioning, Jan 2014-Dec 2015
                            • Dermocosmetic-related claims ramp up for prestige South Korean facial care
                              • Figure 15: Top 10 facial skincare markets, % skincare launches with ‘dermatologist tested’ claim, Jan 2014-Nov 2015
                              • Figure 16: South Korean launches of facial skincare products with a dermatologically tested claim, % by price positioning, Jan 2014-Nov 2015
                            • Water-light facial skincare is effective, yet gentle and can conserve water too
                              • Availability of water disrupts skincare routines
                                • Figure 17: Europe’s top 5 markets, female use of facial cleansers in last 12 months, by age, 2015
                                • Figure 18: Global launches of micellar waters, % by region, Jan-Dec 2015
                              • Facial oils cleanse without water while moisturising and feeding skin with antioxidants
                                • Figure 19: Top 5 facial skincare markets, launches of facial cleansing oils* as % of all skincare launches, 2012 and 2015
                              • Wipes/ tissues provide substitutes for water-light cleansing
                              • The Analyst’s View

                                About the report

                                This report will give you a complete 360-degree view of your market. Not only is it rooted in robust proprietary and high-quality third-party data, but our industry experts put that data into context and you’ll quickly understand:

                                • The Consumer

                                  What They Want. Why They Want It.

                                • The Competitors

                                  Who’s Winning. How To Stay Ahead.

                                • The Market

                                  Size, Segments, Shares And Forecasts: How It All Adds Up.

                                • The Innovations

                                  New Ideas. New Products. New Potential.

                                • The Opportunities

                                  Where The White Space Is. How To Make It Yours.

                                • The Trends

                                  What’s Shaping Demand – Today And Tomorrow.

                                Please Note: This is a sample report. All of the figures, graphs, and tables have been redacted.

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