Cosmetic Emollient Market, By Product (Soap Substitutes, Bath Additives, Cream & Ointments), By Chem

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The Cosmetic Emollient Market growth is expected to gain high momentum during the forecast period due to awareness regarding the potential reactions of beauty care products.

Emollients are non-cosmetic moisturizers which, assist the skin to feel less itchy. They keep the skin moist and flexible so that cracks can be avoided. Emollients are available as creams, ointments lotions, which may be suitable for use at different times, depending on whether the eczema of a person reacts to a particular ingredient or ingredients in an emollient. Ingredients such as plant oils, mineral oil,  cocoa butter, petrolatum and fatty acids (animal oils including emu, mink, and lanolin) are examples of emollients.

Segment Insights

The global cosmetic emollient market is segmented into product, chemical type, Source, and application. It can be segmented into soap replacements, bath additives and cream & ointments based on products. It can be used as a hand wash in soap substitutes. It can be used as shampoos, bath and shower gels in bath additives. It can be a good substitute for shaving foam in cream and ointments. In terms of applications, the emollients market can be classified into deodorants, skincare, haircare, body care, oral care, toiletries, and makeup. Skincare application is expected high demand because of increased acceptance of these products in consumer daily grooming routines. Beauty-related awareness is a prominent factor driving demand for skincare products, thus contributing to emollients and oils consumption. Along with this, increasing consumer worries about the damaging impacts of pollution on the skin will also have a positive impact on skincare goods worldwide.

The global cosmetic emollient market  is anticipated to boom in North America due to the increased customer access to multinational products, especially in the mass product category, and enhanced competition in the personal care and cosmetics industries as well. Along with this, in the Asia Pacific this market is anticipated to rapid growth due to the increasing beauty and wellness awareness combined with quickly changing consumer lifestyles. 

Key Factors Impacting Market Growth:

  • Awareness regarding potential reactions of beauty care products
  • Excessive use of emollients may cause burning, stinging, redness, or irritation of the skin

Regional Analysis

On the basis of the region, the cosmetic emollient market has been segmented by North America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, & Rest of the World. North America and Western Europe are some of the major markets that are also traditional suppliers of chemicals such as specialty chemicals, bulk chemicals, and so on. Major companies in this market are headquartered in North America and Western Europe.  This region has been witnessing a number of transitions in terms of productions of chemicals and respective applications by end-use industries. The preference towards bio-based feedstock has been instrumental in the development of the green alternatives in these regions. Moreover, regulatory authorities have imposed strict guidelines with regard to environmental concerns and potential health hazards due to exposures. This has been more instrumental in the Western Europe region competitively. Some of the major economies in these regions include the US, Germany, UK, France, Canada, Italy, Spain, and so on.

The Asia Pacific and the Middle East are expected to register substantial growth in the cosmetic emollient market during the forecast period. This demand is with regard to the growth of major end-use industries/Applications such as deodorants, skincare, haircare, body care, oral care, toiletries, makeup. Major countries in the Asia Pacific region include China, South Korea, Japan, India, Australia, and so on. Middle East includes the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Israel, Egypt, and so on. Eastern Europe has been largely dominated by Russia and Turkey with operations of major chemical giants in the region.  Rest the World that includes South America and Africa has a strong potential for the cosmetic emollient market. There has been an increasing number of investments by global companies in these regions to strengthen their presence and tap the potential market. Major economies in these regions for the cosmetic emollient market include Brazil, South Africa, Nigeria, Argentina, Colombia, and others.

Companies Covered:  Solvay SA, Stearinerie Dubois, Sasol Limited, Lubrizol Corporation, AAK AB, Lipo Chemicals, Innospec Inc., Stepan Company,  Lonza Group Ltd., Sederma S.A.S, LANXESS AG, Lonza Group Limited, Oleon, BASF SE, Kunshan Shuangyou Daily Chemicals Company Limited, Evonik Industries AG and Croda International Plc., Ashland Inc., Clariant International Ltd, Givaudan S.A., International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc., Symrise AG, Eastman Chemical Company, and Evonik Industries AG

Market Segmentation:

By Product:

  • Soap Substitutes
  • Bath Additives
  • Cream & Ointments

By Chemical Type:

  • Ester
  • Ether
  • Fatty Alcohol
  • Fatty Acids
  • Silicone
  • Hydrocarbon 

By Sources:

  • Synthetic Emollients – Silicone
    • Cyclomethicone
    • Dimethicone
  • Natural Emollients
    • Castor Oil
    • Shea Butter
    • Jojoba Oil
    • Lanolin
    • Squalene

By Application:

  • Deodorants
  • Skincare
  • Haircare
  • Body care
  • Oral care
  • Toiletries
  • Makeup

By Region: 

  • North America
    • By Country (US, Canada, Mexico, Rest of North America)
    • By Product
    • By Chemical Type
    • By Sources
    • By Application
  • Western Europe
    • By Country (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Rest of Western Europe)
    • By Product
    • By Chemical Type
    • By Sources
    • By Application
  • Eastern Europe
    • By Country (Russia, Turkey, Rest of Eastern Europe)
    • By Product
    • By Chemical Type
    • By Sources
    • By Application
  • Asia Pacific
    • By Country (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Rest of Asia Pacific)
    • By Product
    • By Chemical Type
    • By Sources
    • By Application
  • Rest of the World
    • By Region (South America, Middle East, Africa)
    • By Product
    • By Chemical Type
    • By Sources
    • By Application

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