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Active Ingredients Market By Functionality (Conditioning Agents, UV Filters, Anti-Aging Agents, Skin Lightening Agents and Others), Application (Skin Care, Hair Care and Others), By Region - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Investment, Forecast | 2021 - 2026

Pulished: April, 2021
ID: 8121
Pages: 175

Active Ingredients Market Size, Share & Growth (2021 - 2026)

The Active Ingredients Market is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate of over 7.4% in the outlook period between 2021 and 2026. The market is currently valued at 4.20 billion USD and it is foreseen to reach the valuation of 5.83 billion USD by 2026. 

Recent Developments

  • Tel Aviv, a Kanabo Research company based in Israel, presented the results of its pre-clinical trial, which can potentially make the company provide a safe remedy for some sleep disorders like insomnia, without any risk of an overdose.

  • BASF, a chemical company based in Germany, has revealed its four new active ingredients at Cosmet’Agora held in Paris. These products will work to tackle skin-specific care like an anti-wrinkle, anti-aging, dark spots, and oily skin.

  • Rahn, a cosmetics company based in Switzerland, has launched a new product which is reportedly the first carbon-neutral 'nutribooster' for hair and skin. The product called Collective is made by the combination of microalga Chlorella and white lupin both of which are good sources of amino acids, proteins, and carbohydrates.

Drivers and Restraints of the Global Active Ingredients Market

The value of active ingredients market for cosmetics sector was at USD 2.63 Billion in the review period and is projected to register a CAGR of 5.2% from 2018 to 2026. The growth in the market is facilitated by the continuous growth of population across the globe and the rising demand of consumers for their appearance needs. In addition to this, growing concerns for aging skin and the need for an even skin-tone are also contributing towards the increase in use of cosmetic active ingredients.

The market is invested by various applications such as hair care and conditioning agents but amongst them, the skincare application dominates because of the increasing demand of anti-aging, skin lightening, and sunscreen products because of the rising consumer understanding related to health and skincare. Further, the growing demand for grooming products for men is increasing the demand of skin and hair care products, hence, leading to a rising demand of active ingredients across the world.

The global active ingredient market comprises of the functionality of several categories that include conditioning agents, UV filters, anti-aging agents, skin lightening agents, etc. The other products covered in the industry are cleansing agents, soothing agents, self-tanning agents, anti-acne, antioxidants, emollients, and so on. The conditioning agent segment accounted for the largest share of the market in 2019. The reason being the low cost and wide usage of conditioning agents in skincare and hair care applications, making it more suitable to use in the cosmetics industry. Despite this fact, the anti-aging segment is determined to witness the highest CAGR between 2020 and 2025. The aging baby boomers are expected to drive the market for anti-aging agents by using more anti-aging cosmetic products to improve their skin conditions. All these factors play a crucial role in the development of the global active ingredients market.

Challenges in the Active Ingredients Market

On the other hand, the active ingredients market industry is affected by the volatile price and alternatives. In addition, the fluctuations in the supply for oils in the perfume industry can hamper industry growth to some extent. The trade issues between the USA and China are also likely to affect the trading market. Besides, the health impacts of the artificial ingredients have been scrutinized and the hazards related to them have been debunked. This slows down the growth opportunity for the industry in developed regions like Europe and North America.

This report includes the segmentation of the Active Ingredients Market until 2026.

Active Ingredients Market - By Functionality

Based on the functionality of Active Ingredients the global Active Ingredients market is categorized into UV Filters, Conditioning Agents, Skin Lightening Agents, Anti-Aging Agents, and Others(Cleansing agents, Self-tanning agents, Anti-acne agents, Emollients, Soothing agents, Anti-oxidants, etc.). Among the different functionalities, the conditioning agent segment has accounted for the largest market share in the year 2018. The wide applications and cheap cost of the conditioning agents in both hair care and skincare applications makes it more suitable for the cosmetic industry. However, the segment of the anti-aging agent is anticipated to witness the highest CAGR in the aforementioned forecast period.

Active Ingredients Market - By Application

Based on the application of the Active Ingredients the global Active Ingredients market is divided into Skin Care, Hair Care, and Others. The rapidly rising demand for anti-aging, skin lightening, and sun protection products from the consumers make the skin sector of application the fastest growing among the mentioned applications. Also, the newly emerging demand for men’s grooming products adds to the demand for active ingredients in skincare and hair care products.

Active Ingredients Market - By Region

  • Latin America

  • Europe

  • Asia Pacific

  • Middle-East & Africa

  • North America

The Asia Pacific region is expected to post the fastest growth, expanding at a CAGR of 6.7% during the conjecture period of 2020 to 2025. This increasing growth rate is attributed to the high availability of raw materials and growing demand from different industry verticals. The surge in demand for cosmetic products in several Asian countries like Korea, Japan, India, etc., offers immense opportunities for the active ingredients market in this locale.

Europe is the largest market for active ingredients, and it is also forecasted to register a CAGR of 4.6% during the forecast period. Countries such as Germany, France and Switzerland are expected to account for the largest share of the market in Europe till 2025. The increasing disposable income & consumption levels and the growing purchasing power of European consumers will help the active ingredients industry to grow stronger in the country.

North America with its aging population offers lucrative growth potential for the players in the active ingredients market. Similarly, the rising need for anti-aging products is determined to drive the business demand in the areas of Latin America and the Middle East and Africa.

Active Ingredients Market Key Market Players:

By the end of 2018, AkzoNobel N.V. (The Netherlands), Beiersdorf AG (Germany), BASF SE (Germany), L'Oréal S.A. (France), Ashland Inc. (U.S.), Sumitomo Group (Japan), Seppic SA (France), Evonik Industries AG (Germany), Sederma GmBH (Germany), Clariant AG (Switzerland), Dow DuPont (U.S.), Aurobindo Pharma (India), Pfizer Inc. (U.S.), Novartis AG(Switzerland) and Lonza (Switzerland) are the leading shareholders of the Global Active Ingredients market. These companies are currently focused on expansion strategies to improve their market value and position.

1. Introduction                                 

                1.1 Market Definition                    

                1.2 Study Deliverables                  

                1.3 Base Currency, Base Year and Forecast Periods                           

                1.4 General Study Assumptions                

2. Research Methodology                                           

                2.1 Introduction                              

                2.2 Research Phases                      

                                2.2.1 Secondary Research            

                                2.2.2 Primary Research 

                                2.2.3 Econometric Modelling     

                                2.2.4 Expert Validation  

                2.3 Analysis Design                         

                2.4 Study Timeline                          

3. Overview                                      

                3.1 Executive Summary                

                3.2 Key Inferences                         

                3.3 Epidemology                             

4. Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Challenges Analysis (DROC)                                      

                4.1 Market Drivers                          

                4.2 Market Restraints                    

                4.3 Key Challenges                         

                4.4 Current Opportunities in the Market               

5. Market Segmentation                                              

                5.1 Functionality                              

                                5.1.1 Introduction           

                                5.1.2 Conditioning Agents           

                                5.1.3 UV Filters 

                                5.1.4 Anti-Aging Agents

                                5.1.5 Skin Lightening Agents      

                                5.1.6 Others      

                                5.1.7 Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Functionality      

                                5.1.8 Market Attractiveness Analysis, By Functionality    

                                5.1.9 Market Share Analysis, By Functionality      

                5.2 Application                 

                                5.2.1 Introduction           

                                5.2.2 Skin Care 

                                5.2.3 Hair Care 

                                5.2.4 Others      

                                5.2.5 Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Application         

                                5.2.6 Market Attractiveness Analysis, By Application        

                                5.2.7 Market Share Analysis, By Application         

6. Geographical Analysis                                              

                6.1 Introduction                              

                                6.1.1 Regional Trends    

                                6.1.2 Impact Analysis     

                                6.1.3 Y-o-Y Growth Analysis        

                                       By Geographical Area

                                       By Functionality

                                       By Application

                                6.1.4  Market Attractiveness Analysis     

                                       By Geographical Area

                                       By Functionality

                                       By Application

                                6.1.5  Market Share Analysis      

                                       By Geographical Area

                                       By Functionality

                                       By Application

                6.2 North America                          

                                6.1.1 Introduction           

                                6.1.2 United States         

                                6.1.3 Canada     

                6.3 Europe                         

                                6.2.1 Introduction           

                                6.2.2 U.K             

                                6.2.3 Spain         

                                6.2.4 Germany 

                                6.2.5 Italy           

                                6.2.6 France      

                6.4 Asia-Pacific                 

                                6.3.1 Introduction           

                                6.3.2 China         

                                6.3.3 India          

                                6.3.4 Japan        

                                6.3.5 Australia  

                                6.3.6 South Korea           

                6.5 Latin America                            

                                6.4.1 Introduction           

                                6.4.2 Brazil         

                                6.4.3 Argentina

                                6.4.4 Mexico     

                                6.4.5 Rest of Latin America         

                6.6 Middle East & Africa               

                                6.5.1 Introduction           

                                6.5.2 Middle-East            

                                6.5.3 Africa        

7. Strategic Analysis                                       

                7.1 PESTLE analysis                         

                                7.1.1 Political     

                                7.1.2 Economic 

                                7.1.3 Social         

                                7.1.4 Technological         

                                7.1.5 Legal          

                                7.1.6 Environmental      

                7.2 Porter’s Five analysis                              

                                7.2.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers        

                                7.2.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers    

                                7.2.3 Threat of New Entrants     

                                7.2.4 Threat of Substitute Products and Services

                                7.2.5 Competitive Rivalry within the Industry      

8. Market Leaders' Analysis                                        

                8.1 Sumitomo Group                           

                                8.1.1 Overview

                                8.1.2 Product Analysis   

                                8.1.3 Financial analysis  

                                8.1.4 Recent Developments       

                                8.1.5 SWOT analysis       

                                8.1.6 Analyst View          

                8.2 AkzoNobel N.V.                        

                8.3 DowDuPont               

                8.4  Beiersdorf AG                          

                8.5 BASF SE                        

                8.6 Ashland Inc.                               

                8.7  Seppic SA                   

                8.8 Evonik Industries AG                              

                8.9 Sederma GmBH                        

                8.10 Clariant AG                              

9. Competitive Landscape                                           

                9.1 Market share analysis                            

                9.2 Merger and Acquisition Analysis                        

                9.3 Agreements, collaborations and Joint Ventures                          

                9.4 New Product Launches                          

10. Market Outlook and Investment Opportunities                                          


                a) List of Tables                

                b) List of Figures                              

  • Global, regional and country-level analysis and forecasts of the study market; providing Insights on the major countries/regions in which this industry is blooming and to also identify the regions that are still untapped

  • The segment-level analysis in terms of By Diagnostic Wearable Devices, and Therapeutic Wearable Devices along with market size forecasts and estimations to detect key areas of industry growth in detail

  • Identification of key drivers, restraints, opportunities, and challenges (DROC) in the market and their impact on shifting market dynamics

  • Study of the effect of exogenous and endogenous factors that affect the global market; which includes broadly demographic, economics, and political, among other macro-environmental factors presented in an extensive PESTLE Analysis

  • Study the micro environment factors that determine the overall profitability of an Industry, using Porter’s five forces analysis for analysing the level of competition and business strategy development

  • A comprehensive list of key market players along with their product portfolio, current strategic interests, key financial information, legal issues, SWOT analysis and analyst overview to study and sustain the market environment

  • Competitive landscape analysis listing out the mergers, acquisitions, collaborations in the field along with new product launches, comparative financial studies and recent developments in the market by the major companies

  • An executive summary, abridging the entire report in such a way that decision-making personnel can rapidly become acquainted with background information, concise analysis and main conclusions

  • Expertly devised analyst overview along with Investment opportunities to provide both individuals and organizations a strong financial foothold in the market

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