Cosmetic Occlusive Market, By Skin Type (Dry, Normal, Sensitive, Aging, Oily), By Product Type (Mine

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The Cosmetic Occlusive Market is expected to promise high growth owing to increasing demand from the cosmetics industry in recent years. Increasing demand from product type including mineral oil, petrolatum, lanolin, beeswax, olive oil, argan oil, jojoba oil, safflower oil, tamanu oil is expected to drive the growth of the market.

Occlusives are moisturizers used to form a coating over the surface of the skin. They are essentially oily or waxy in nature. Occlusives are used to form a barrier between the skin and the outside air.

Segment Insights

Occlusives are used in a variety of ways, both commercially as well as industrially. It is extensively used in the petroleum industry as well as the skincare industry. Furthermore, they are used in the food industry, as they are a source of edible oil. Various oils such as safflower oil and jojoba oil are used in the food industry, as they are edible.

Occlusives are also used in the healthcare industry, as they are rich in oleic acids. Occlusives are used in various ointments to repair torn skin. They are used in military-grade sunlight protection greases to protect against sunlight. Companies such as Pantene & Nivea are using bio-technologically derived ingredients to produce skincare products for better skin profiling and targeted skincare.  This market is still in the development stage and hence, only marginally available in the Western European region.

Key Factors Impacting Market Growth:

  • Increasing demand from the cosmetics industry
  • Increasing demand from the petroleum industry
  • Increasing demand from the healthcare industry

Regional Analysis

On the basis of the region, the cosmetic occlusive 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 occlusive market during the forecast period. This demand is with regard to the growth of major product type including mineral oil, petrolatum, lanolin, beeswax, olive oil, argan oil, jojoba oil, safflower oil, tamanu oil. 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 occlusive 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 occlusive market include Brazil, South Africa, Nigeria, Argentina, Colombia, and others.

Companies Covered: Loreal, Pantene, Nivea, Lancome, Avon, Dove, Olay, Estee Lauder, Head & Shoulders, Christian Dior, Chanel, Aveeno, Garnier, Schwarzkopf, Maybelline, Clarins, Shiseido, Clean&Clear, Neutrogena, and Nature

Market Segmentation:

By Skin Type:

  • Dry
  • Normal
  • Sensitive
  • Aging
  • Oily

By Product Type:

  • Mineral Oil
  • Petrolatum
  • Lanolin
  • Beeswax
  • Olive Oil
  • Argan Oil
  • Jojoba Oil
  • Safflower Oil
  • Tamanu Oil

By Region:

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

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