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UK Suncare Market Report 2023
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Demand for suncare increased in 2023, as usage occasions resumed post-pandemic, and consumers begin to prioritise suncare in their beauty and grooming routines. Shiyan Zering, Beauty and Personal Care…

UK Suncare Market Report 2023

£ 2,195 (Excl.Tax)

Description

Stay ahead of the curve and secure future growth for your business with Mintel’s UK Suncare Market Report 2023. The full report is packed with consumer-led market intelligence, the latest consumer trends and market dynamics. Get a 360° view of the UK suncare products market, including market forecast, market share, and the innovations impacting the future of the industry.

Below,  a selection of key insights analysed in the full report and a summary of the core topics are detailed.

Key Issues Covered in this Report

  • The impact of the rising cost of living on sun protection, aftersun and sunless tanning.
  • The value of the suncare market and forecast for the next five years.
  • Usage of sun protection, aftersun and sunless tanning products, including the impact of the consumer’s self-diagnosed skin type on usage behaviour.
  • Launch activity in the suncare market, including innovation from adjacent categories that could disrupt the market.
  • What motivates consumers to use sun protection, aftersun and sunless tanning.

UK Sun Protection Products Market – Current Landscape

The UK suncare market has rebounded post-COVID-19. Usage occasions have expanded beyond holidays and sun protection is becoming a staple in BPC routines. Consumer spending on suncare will continue to increase over the next few years, however as the cost-of-living crisis continues, consumers will continue to seek out lower prices. Brands and retailers are encouraged to provide high quality products at affordable price points to compete.

  • UK suncare market size: The UK market has surpassed pre-COVID-19 levels, rising to an estimated £367 million in 2023. 

Trends in the Suncare Market – Opportunities for Growth

Beautification of suncare

There has been a noticeable rise in ‘beauty’ claims in suncare NPD, such as moisturising/hydrating claims, meaning brands are meeting consumer demand for products that can be seamlessly incorporated into daily routines. These trends reflect a shift toward aesthetics in the category, emphasising the importance of multifunctional products that provide both protection and beauty benefits.

Safety first

For many consumers, sun protection is no longer just a matter of cosmetic concern, it has become a healthcare necessity. With rising levels of skin cancer in the UK, brands are encouraged to enhance the protective values, overall efficacy and user experience through format innovation in sun protection to encourage more frequent usage.

Purchase the full report for more information and analysis on the UK suncare market, including an overview of innovation and marketing trends, and key metrics of the market leaders. Readers of this report may also be interested in Mintel’s A Year of Innovation in the Suncare Market 2023.

Report Scope

This report defines the following products as suncare:

  • Sun protection products that protect the skin against UVA/UVB rays in any format
  • Aftersun products
  • Sunless/self-tanning products in any format

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Expert Analysis from a BPC Specialist

This report, written by Shiyan Zering, a leading BPC analyst, delivers in-depth commentary and analysis to highlight current trends in the UK suncare market and add expert context to the numbers.

Demand for suncare increased in 2023, as usage occasions resumed post-pandemic, and consumers begin to prioritise suncare in their beauty and grooming routines.

Shiyan Zering
Beauty and Personal Care Analyst

Table of Contents

    • Key issues covered in this Report
  1. Executive Summary

    • Opportunities for the suncare market
    • Market dynamics and outlook
    • What consumers want and why
    • Graph 1: net usage of sunless tanning products and services in the last 12 months, 2022 and 2023
    • Graph 2: self-diagnosed skin types, 2023
    • Graph 3: interest in suncare innovation, 2023
    • Innovation and marketing
    • Graph 4: new product launches in the suncare category, by sub-category, 2019-22
    • Graph 5: suncare launch activity featuring time/speed claims, 2021-23
  2. Market Dynamics

    • Market size
    • Graph 6: market size for suncare, 2017-23
    • Market forecast
    • Market segmentation
    • Graph 7: estimated retail value sales growth in suncare, by segment, 2022-23
    • Channels to market
    • Graph 8: retail value sales of suncare products, by channel, 2022 and 2023
    • Market share
    • Graph 9: retail value sales of mass market sun protection and aftersun products, by brand, 2022-23
    • Graph 10: retail value sales of self-tan products, by brand, 2022-23
    • Macro-economic factors
    • Graph 11: CPI inflation rate, 2021-23
    • Graph 12: top three choices from "If your financial situation significantly improved, which of the following would you prioritise spending on?", 2023
    • Graph 13: interest in product innovation relating to diversity/inclusion in BPC, 2022
    • Graph 14: Exercise locations, 2023
  3. What Consumers Want and Why

    • Sun protection and aftersun usage
    • Graph 15: sun protection and aftersun products used in the last 12 months, 2022 and 2023
    • Graph 16: net of sun protection and aftersun products used in the last 12 months, 2022 and 2023
    • Graph 17: repertoire of sun protection and aftersun products used in the last 12 months, 2022 and 2023
    • Graph 18: SPF levels used in the last 12 months, 2022 and 2023
    • Graph 19: SPF levels used in the last 12 months, by generation, 2023
    • Frequency of sun protection usage
    • Graph 20: where sun protection was applied in the last 12 months, 2023
    • Graph 21: how frequently sun protection was applied in the last 12 months, 2023
    • Graph 22: all year round sun protection usage, by area, 2023
    • Sun protection and aftersun behaviours
    • Graph 23: sun protection and aftersun behaviours, 2023
    • Graph 24: agreement with the statement "I choose suncare products based on my skin type", by skin type, 2023
    • Interest in suncare innovation
    • Graph 25: interest in suncare innovation, 2023
    • Graph 26: interest in suncare innovation, by age, 2023
    • Sunless tanning usage
    • Graph 27: sunless tanning products and services used in the last 12 months, 2022 and 2023
    • Graph 28: net usage of sunless tanning products and services in the last 12 months, 2022 and 2023
    • Graph 29: where sunless tanning products were applied in the last 12 months, 2023
    • Graph 30: usage of self-tan water in the last 12 months, by gender, 2023
    • Graph 31: net usage of sunless tanning products or services in the last 12 months, 2023
    • Sunless tanning usage behaviours
    • Graph 32: sunless tanning usage behaviours, 2023
    • Graph 33: agreement with the statement "I struggle to find sunless tanning products that are suitable for my skin type", by skin type, 2023
  4. Innovation And Marketing Trends

    • Sun protection and aftersun launch activity
    • Graph 34: new product launches in the sun protection and aftersun category, by sub-category, 2020-23
    • Graph 35: top 10 claims in the sun protection and aftersun category (based on leading claims in 2022), 2021-23
    • Graph 36: new product launches in the sun protection and aftersun category, by top 10 ultimate companies (based on 2023), 2022 and 2023
    • Protective skincare, colour cosmetics, haircare launch activity
    • Graph 37: BPC launch activity featuring UV protection claims, by category, 2020-23
    • Sunless tanning launch activity
    • Graph 38: top 10 claims in the sunless tanning category (based on leading claims in 2022), 2021-23
    • Graph 39: new product launches in the sunless tanning category, by top 10 ultimate companies (based on 2023), 2022 and 2023
    • Advertising and marketing activity
    • Graph 40: total above-the line, online display and direct mail advertising expenditure on suncare, by advertiser, 2022
  5. Brand Research

    • Graph 41: suncare brand awareness, 2023
    • Graph 42: suncare brand usage, 2023
    • Graph 43: suncare brand commitment, 2023
    • Graph 44: key metrics for select suncare brands, 2023
  6. Appendix

    • Supplementary data
    • Market data and forecast methodology
    • Report scope and definitions
    • Methodology

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