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Increased stress due to COVID-19 will draw more consumers to sensitive skincare products, which they believe are safer for skin. Expect the ‘for sensitive skin’ claim to show further gains across the globe in major Asian, European and US skincare markets as outbreaks of COVID-19 continue through 2020-21. The number of patent families describing sensitive skincare cosmetic compositions reached 122 in 2019*, with the vast majority of granted patents in South Korea.

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Written by David Tyrrell, a leading analyst in the BPC sector, his extensive knowledge delivers in-depth commentary and analysis to highlight current trends and add expert context to the numbers.

Patent filings address a range of sensitive skin needs, from reducing general skin irritation to relieving common skin conditions such as atopic dermatitis
David Tyrrell
Associate Director, Global Skincare

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  2. Product innovation trends

    • [Graph] Leading markets: new facial care launches with ‘for sensitive claim’, Sep 2017-Aug 2020
  3. Patent landscape

    • [Graph] Global: patent families of cosmetic formulations targeting sensitive skin,* by year, Jan 2010-Aug 2020
    • [Graph] Global: top 10 organizations with cosmetic formulations directed at sensitive skin,* August 2020
  4. Sensitive skincare cosmetic compositions

    • [Graph] Leading markets: facial “sensitive skin” launches with ceramide,* Sep 2017-Aug 2020
    • [Graph] Major Asian markets: facial care launches with Centella asiatica extract, Sep 2017-Aug 2020
  5. future perspectives

  6. appendix

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