The Future of Suncare 2024
Intensify sun safety messaging, elaborate on sensory benefits and applications and foster sustainability dialogues for a holistic approach to sunscreen. KinShen Chan, Principal Analyst, Beauty Personal Care (South APAC)…

The Future of Suncare 2024

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Report Summary

The Future of Suncare is a global market report that covers the latest innovations and consumer trends across the global suncare industry in 2024. Our global future of report identifies evolving areas, consumer attitudes, and important advances expected across regions like EMEA, APAC, and the Americas over the next five years and beyond.

Global Suncare Market Landscape

The number of suncare products with added beauty benefits continues to grow, emphasising interest in skin protection and appearance. Mintel’s Thai Consumer Suncare Report discusses opportunities for sunscreen brands to highlight specific sun-exposure-related skin issues, catering to consumers seeking holistic skincare solutions.

  • 45% of Chinese women are interested in suncare products with added skincare benefits.

The Future of Suncare in the Next Two Years

Mintel expects that brands in the global suncare industry will promote the use of broad-spectrum sunscreens by highlighting the risks of visible light and infrared (IR) in addition to UVA/UVB. Additionally, there will be an improvement to expand the functionality of suncare, such as enhancing the sensory properties of suncare products by using ingredients with different particle shapes, resulting in ultra-light formulations that aren’t sticky or greasy.

  • 89% of UK female consumers say concerns about skin cancer encourage them to use sun protection products.

Global Suncare Industry Trends in Five Years and Beyond

The exploration of naturally derived sunscreen compounds, such as those extracted from algae or engineered by microorganisms, will continue to gain momentum due to their potential to reduce the reliance on synthetic chemicals.

This is just a snapshot of the Future of Suncare, to learn more about future innovations and challenges facing the market, purchase our full report. 

To discover more about the global suncare industry, read A Year of Innovation in Suncare Report 2024or take a look at our extensive Global Suncare Market Research.

Expert Analysis from a BPC Specialist

This report, written by KinShen Chan, a leading BPC analyst, delivers in-depth commentary and analysis to highlight global suncare market trends and add expert context to the numbers.

Intensify sun safety messaging, elaborate on sensory benefits and applications and foster sustainability dialogues for a holistic approach to sunscreen.

KinShen Chan
Principal Beauty Personal Care Analyst

Table of Contents

  1. What you need to know

    • The beautification of suncare
    • The medicalisation of beauty
  2. In the next two years

    • Amplify sun safety communication to drive usage
    • Improve sensory experiences and expand functionality
    • Align sustainability initiatives with consumer values
    • Suncare purchase considerations
    • Educate consumers about broad-spectrum sunscreen benefits
    • Address hyperpigmentation to drive usage
    • Leverage anti-ageing communication to attract younger generations
    • Embrace the ‘sunification’ of cosmetics to attract Gen Z
    • Win consumers with the complementary effects of oral photoprotection
    • Regional perspective: elevate sun protection for added value

    • Explore innovative marine and plant SPF alternatives
    • Regulatory challenges continue to plague US suncare innovation
    • Uncover alternative compounds: algae and lichens
    • Strengthen gadusol’s potential as a sun-blocking compound
    • Convert UV rays into visible light that has beauty benefits
    • Leverage large molecules to block UV radiation
  4. Key takeaways

About the report

This market report provides in-depth analysis and insight supported by a range of data. At the same time, introductory and top-level content is provided to give you an overview of the issues covered.

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.

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