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China BPC Ingredient Knowledge Market Report 2023
2023-05-30T04:03:27+01:00
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“Consumers’ enthusiasm for natural ingredients presents opportunities for manufacturers to explore the possibility of replacing effective natural ingredients as an alternative to stronger ingredients associated with potential irritation to skin.

China BPC Ingredient Knowledge Market Report 2023

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Report Summary

“Consumers’ enthusiasm for natural ingredients presents opportunities for manufacturers to explore the possibility of replacing effective natural ingredients as an alternative to stronger ingredients associated with potential irritation to skin. Brands could leverage the safety and mildness of natural ingredients while educating consumers on their advanced efficacy. Focusing on solving advanced skincare needs of demographics with combination skin conditions by upgrading ingredient formulas can also help brands to establish future growth opportunities.”
Amy Jin, Senior Analyst

This Report looks at the following areas:

  • Consumers’ interest in ingredient information and ingredient claims.
  • Consumers’ knowledge on anti-ageing and whitening ingredients.
  • Perception and attitudes towards effective ingredients and related concepts.
  • Newly launched product innovation and marketing activities.

Table of Contents

  1. Overview

      • Key issues covered in this Report
        • Definitions
        • Executive Summary

            • Market and competition
              • The consumer
                • Checking ingredient contained is now a common stage of the purchasing journey
                  • Figure 1: Ingredient related information considered when buying BPC products, 2023
                • Consumers prioritize natural ingredients over others
                  • Figure 2: Ingredient claims of most interest when purchasing BPC products, 2023
                • Consumers are mostly familiar with peptide’s anti-ageing benefit
                  • Figure 3: Anti-ageing ingredients heard of, 2023
                • Nicotinamide is the most well-known whitening ingredient
                  • Figure 4: Whitening ingredients heard of, 2023
                • Effective ingredients are more perceived as suitable for all skin types and conditions
                  • Figure 5: Attitudes towards effective ingredients’ suitability, total and by skin conditions, 2023
                • Familiarity is valued, but there is still space for ingredient innovations
                  • Figure 6: Attitudes towards using familiar/well-known ingredients, total and by skin type, 2023
                • What we think
                • Issues and Insights

                  • Leverage the benefits of natural derived ingredients as alternatives with better communication
                    • Figure 7: Tata harper retinoic nutrient face oil, US, 2023
                    • Figure 8: Indie lee’s retinol alternative cream, US, 2023
                  • Catering to the needs of combination skin conditions
                    • Figure 9: Pestle & Mortar pure hyaluronic serum
                    • Figure 10: Lancôme’s Clarifique essence, China, 2022
                • Market Factors

                  • Updating guidelines on cosmetic raw materials
                    • Savvier consumers are more familiar with their skin types
                      • Premium skincare brands launching exclusive ingredients
                        • Figure 11: Patented ingredient from prestige brands, China, 2023
                    • Marketing Activities

                      • Fun offline experiences to publicize new product launches
                        • Figure 12: L’Oréal’s offline VC gallery promoting the launch of revitallift serum, China, 2023
                      • Newly emerged formula for skincare regime
                        • Figure 13: Products promoting the ‘Early P, late R’ skincare routine, China, 2023
                      • Clear labels on percentage of ingredients contained
                        • Figure 14: Skincare products with clear ingredient % label, China, 2023
                      • Facial skincare ingredients customized for Asian skin types
                        • Figure 15: Singuladerm anti-aging cream, China, 2023
                        • Figure 16: Drcilabo retin 169 serum, China, 2023
                      • Medical recombinant collagen for repairing skin barriers
                        • Figure 17: Medical recombinant collagen for sensitive skin conditions, China, 2022 and 2023
                    • New Product Trends

                      • More skincare products have added 1,2-hexanediol in ingredient formula
                        • Figure 18: Top 10 ingredients contained in the new skincare product launches, China, 2020-22
                        • Figure 19: Examples of new skincare product launches with Butylene Glycol and 1,2-hexanediol China, 2022
                      • Ethical & environmental saw steady rise in claim category
                        • Figure 20: Top claim categories of new BPC launches*, China, 2020-22
                        • Figure 21: Examples of new product launches with ethical& enviornmental claims, China, 2023
                      • Upgraded extraction technology to accomplish purer ingredient contained
                        • Figure 22: Proya’s double serum the 3rd edition, China, 2023
                        • Figure 23: Uniskin’s reshaping eye illuminator, China, 2023
                      • Advanced processing technique to maximise ingredient efficacy
                        • Figure 24: Guerlain’s micro-lift concentrate, US, 2023
                      • Extensions of well-known ingredients to enhance familiarity
                        • Figure 25: By Terry Hyaluronic Global Serum, US, 2023
                        • Figure 26: White caviar pearl infusion serum, China, 2023
                      • ‘For sensitive skin’ is the top growing claim in facial skincare category which has brought milder/safer alternatives to the market
                        • Figure 27: Top-growing claims in new facial skincare launches, China, 2021-22
                        • Figure 28: Winona anti-acne clear mask, China, 2022
                        • Figure 29: Zhimeifuyu natural essence, China, 2023
                        • Figure 30: Examples of facial skincare products with free-from claims, China, 2023
                      • Combining advanced technologies with hero ingredients to maximise efficacy
                        • Figure 31: Jumiya skincare products with POLYPP technology, China, 2023
                        • Figure 32: Skinfix triple lipid-peptide cream, US, 2022
                      • Same product with different ingredient purity
                        • Figure 33: SkinCeuticals night cream with different retinol purity, US, 2023
                      • Upgraded hero ingredient
                        • Figure 34: Murad retinal resculpt overnight serum, China, 2023
                    • Skin Type and Sensitivity

                      • Consumers are well aware of their skin conditions
                        • Figure 35: Skin sensitivity, 2023
                      • Combination skin is more mainstream
                        • Figure 36: Skin type, 2023
                        • Figure 37: Skin type, by age, 2023
                    • Beauty Services Taken

                      • Beauty services is taken commonly
                        • Figure 38: Beauty serviced taken in the last 12 months, 2023
                    • Ingredient Information Minded

                      • More than half of consumers are now paying attention on ingredient contained
                        • Figure 39: Ingredient related information considered when buying BPC products, 2023
                      • Formulation is the second tier information win attention
                        • Decomposition and extraction methods of ingredients appeal to cosmetic surgery fans
                          • Figure 40: Selected ingredient related information considered when buying BPC products, by usage of beauty services, 2023
                        • Consumers of combination skin are more cautious when choosing ingredients
                          • Figure 41: Ingredient related information considered when buying BPC products, by skin type, 2023
                        • Specific ingredient stories are worth premiumizing for
                          • Figure 42: Selected ingredient related information considered when buying BPC products, by monthly personal income, 2023
                      • Interested Ingredient Claims

                        • Natural ingredient still wins over consumers…
                          • Figure 43: Ingredient claims of most interest when purchasing bpc products, 2023
                        • …especially for those of higher income
                          • Figure 44: Selected ingredient claims of most interest when purchasing bpc products, by monthly personal income, 2023
                        • Mature consumers are more likely to choose pure natural ingredients and organic ingredients
                          • Figure 45: Selected ingredient claims of most interest when purchasing bpc products, by age, 2023
                        • Active ingredients and cosmetic ingredients are preferred by combination skin
                          • Figure 46: Ingredient claims of most interest when purchasing bpc products, by skin type, 2023
                        • Consumers with sensitive skin conditions value precious ingredients slightly more than normal skin types
                          • Figure 47: Ingredient claims of most interest when purchasing bpc products, by skin condition, 2023
                      • Knowledge of Anti-Ageing Ingredients

                        • Consumers are mostly familiar with peptides
                          • Figure 48: Anti-ageing ingredient heard of, 2023
                          • Figure 49: Lancôme’s sculpting peptide cream, China 2023
                        • Older consumers are less knowledgeable about ingredients but are more familiar with peptides than younger people
                          • Figure 50: Selected anti-ageing ingredient heard of, by age, 2023
                      • Knowledge of Whitening Ingredients

                        • Nicotinamide represent the hero ingredient in whitening
                          • Figure 51: Whitening ingredients heard of, 2023
                        • Nicotinamide especially popular among younger consumer groups
                          • Figure 52: Selected whitening ingredients heard of, by age, 2023
                      • Perception on Effective Ingredients

                        • There is still potential to improve effective ingredients’ suitability
                          • Figure 53: Attitudes towards effective ingredients’ suitability, total and by skin sensitivity and skin types, 2023
                        • Consumers of combination skin are more open towards long-term usage of effective ingredients
                          • Figure 54: Attitudes towards effective ingredients’ usage, total and by skin type, 2023
                        • Half of consumers feel neutral towards using effective ingredients
                          • Figure 55: Attitudes towards effective ingredients’ usage feeling, total and by skin sensitivity, 2023
                        • Vitamin E and collagen enjoy neutral skin feelings
                          • Figure 56: Skin feelings and usage habit of effective ingredients, by ingredient, 2023
                        • Consumers of neutral skin condition are paying less attention on usage frequency
                          • Figure 57: Attitudes towards effective ingredients’ usage method, total and by skin type, 2023
                        • Consumers of combination skin are looking for specific skincare solutions
                          • Figure 58: Attitudes towards effective ingredients’ usage, total and by skin condition, 2023
                      • Attitudes towards Ingredients

                        • Adventure spirit of trying novel ingredients is not low
                          • Figure 59: Attitudes towards using familiar/well-known ingredients, total and by skin type, 2023
                        • Half of consumers welcome sophisticated ingredients in the personal care category
                          • Figure 60: Attitudes towards skincare ingredients in personal care category, 2023
                        • Consumers prefer to try ingredients with their own experience
                          • Figure 61: Attitude in learning about different ingredients, 2023
                        • Higher concentration doesn’t necessarily demonstrate efficacy
                          • Figure 62: Attitude towards ingredient concentration, total and by skin type, 2023
                        • Older consumers are more cautious towards artificial ingredients
                          • Figure 63: Attitudes towards artificial ingredients, total and by age, 2023
                      • Beauty Personas

                        • Who are they?
                          • Beauty Mavens pay more attention to precious and organic ingredients
                            • Figure 64: Selected ingredient claims of most interest when purchasing bpc products, by beauty persona, 2023
                          • Enthusiastic Experimenters are less familiar with anti-aging ingredients
                            • Figure 65: Selected anti-ageing ingredient heard of, by beauty persona, 2023
                        • Appendix – Methodology and Abbreviations

                          • Methodology
                            • Abbreviations

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