The global emollient market size reached US$ 1.35 Billion in 2022. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to reach US$ 1.73 Billion by 2028, exhibiting a growth rate (CAGR) of 4.40% during 2023-2028. The growing skincare awareness among the masses supported by the increasing prevalence of skin conditions, and the expansion of the beauty and personal care industry across the globe represent some of the key factors driving the market.
|Market Size in 2022
||US$ 1.35 Billion
|Market Forecast in 2028
||US$ 1.73 Billion
|Market Growth Rate (2023-2028)
An emollient is a skincare ingredient that is designed to moisturize and soothe the skin. It is composed of a combination of occlusive agents, humectants, and other skin-nourishing ingredients. It is commonly used to alleviate dryness, roughness, or irritation by creating a protective barrier on the skin's surface, thus preventing moisture loss and promoting hydration. It works by trapping water within the skin, making it feel smoother, softer, and more supple. It is widely used in skincare routines for individuals with dry, sensitive, or eczema-prone skin. It can also be beneficial for those who have undergone certain medical treatments, such as chemotherapy, which can cause skin dryness and irritation. Regular use of emollients can help restore the skin's natural moisture balance, enhance its overall health, and provide a soothing and comforting sensation. It can be used all over the body, including the face, hands, and feet, and are suitable for various age groups, from infants to the elderly. It is available in various forms, including creams, lotions, ointments, or oils.
Emollient Market Trends:
The growing skincare awareness among the masses is driving the global market. Along with this, with the growing geriatric population is impelling the demand for emollients as it plays a vital role in providing hydration and preventing dryness and wrinkles. Moreover, the increasing prevalence of skin conditions among individuals is catalyzing the market as emollients are used to treat eczema, psoriasis, and dry skin. Besides this, several leading players are heavily investing in developing new variants using natural and organic ingredients, which are gaining prominence among the masses. Additionally, the increasing number of male grooming service centers are contributing to the growth of the market. Also, the increasing focus on personalization by consumers is creating a positive market outlook. Furthermore, the expansion of the beauty and personal care industry due to changing consumer preferences, new product launches, and expanding distribution channels is acting as another growth-inducing factor. Apart from this, the rise of e-commerce platforms is fuelling the market as online platforms offer convenience, product comparisons, and access to niche brands and international products. Moreover, the rising demand for anti-pollution skincare is impacting the market favorably as emollients have protective and barrier-enhancing properties which they help shield the skin from pollutants. Other factors, such as rising health and wellness trends, the impact of social and cultural factors, augmenting demand for natural and plant-based ingredients, growing influence of celebrity endorsements, and rapid expansion of the travel and tourism industry, are also influencing the market.
Emollient Industry Segmentation:
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each segment of the global emollient market, along with forecasts at the global, regional, and country levels from 2023-2028. Our report has categorized the market based on product type, form, and application.
Breakup by Product Type:
- Fatty Alcohols
- Fatty Acids
The report has provided a detailed breakup and analysis of the emollient market based on the product type has also been provided in the report. This includes esters, fatty alcohols, fatty acids, ethers, silicone, and others. According to the report, esters exhibit a clear dominance in the market.
Breakup by Form:
A detailed breakup and analysis of the emollient market based on the form has also been provided in the report. This includes solid, and liquid. According to the report, liquid exhibit a clear dominance in the market.
Breakup by Application:
- Skin Care
- Hair Care
- Oral Care
A detailed breakup and analysis of the emollient market based on the application has also been provided in the report. This includes skin care, hair care, deodorants, oral care, and others. According to the report, skin care exhibit a clear dominance in the market.
Breakup by Region:
- North America
- United Kingdom
- Asia Pacific
- South Korea
- Latin America
- Middle East and Africa
The report has also provided a comprehensive analysis of all the major regional markets, which include North America (the United States and Canada); Europe (Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, and others); Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, and others); Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and others); and the Middle East and Africa. According to the report, Asia Pacific holds a leading position in the market. Some of the factors driving the Asia Pacific emollient market included the rising influence of celebrity endorsements, the expansion of the travel and tourism industry, and the rising demand for anti-pollution skincare.
The report has also provided a comprehensive analysis of the competitive landscape in the global emollient market. Competitive analysis such as market structure, market share by key players, player positioning, top winning strategies, competitive dashboard, and company evaluation quadrant has been covered in the report. Also, detailed profiles of all major companies have been provided. Some of the companies covered include AAK Sweden AB, BASF SE, Berg+Schmidt GmbH & Co. KG, Cargill Incorporated, Clariant AG, Croda International Plc, Evonik Industries AG, Innospec Inc., Solvay, Sonneborn LLC, The Lubrizol Corporation, etc. Kindly note that this only represents a partial list of companies, and the complete list has been provided in the report.
Emollient Market Report Scope:
|Base Year of the Analysis
| Historical Period
|Scope of the Report
||Exploration of Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Catalysts and Challenges, Segment-Wise Historical and Predictive Market Assessment:
- Product Type
|Product Types Covered
||Esters, Fatty Alcohols, Fatty Acids, Ethers, Silicones, Others
||Skin Care, Hair Care, Deodorants, Oral Care, Others
||Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa
||United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico
||AAK Sweden AB, BASF SE, Berg+Schmidt GmbH & Co. KG, Cargill Incorporated, Clariant AG, Croda International Plc, Evonik Industries AG, Innospec Inc., Solvay, Sonneborn LLC, The Lubrizol Corporation, etc.
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Key Questions Answered in This Report:
- How has the global emollient market performed so far, and how will it perform in the coming years?
- What are the drivers, restraints, and opportunities in the global emollient market?
- What is the impact of each driver, restraint, and opportunity on the global emollient market?
- What are the key regional markets?
- Which countries represent the most attractive emollient market?
- What is the breakup of the market based on the product type?
- Which is the most attractive product type in the emollient market?
- What is the breakup of the market based on the form?
- Which is the most attractive form in the emollient market?
- What is the breakup of the market based on application?
- Which is the most attractive application in the emollient market?
- What is the competitive structure of the global emollient market?
- Who are the key players/companies in the global emollient market?
Key Benefits for Stakeholders:
- IMARC’s report offers a comprehensive quantitative analysis of various market segments, historical and current market trends, market forecasts, and dynamics of the emollient market from 2017-2028
- The research study provides the latest information on the market drivers, challenges, and opportunities in the global emollient market.
- The study maps the leading, as well as the fastest-growing, regional markets. It further enables stakeholders to identify the key country-level markets within each region.
- Porter's five forces analysis assist stakeholders in assessing the impact of new entrants, competitive rivalry, supplier power, buyer power, and the threat of substitution. It helps stakeholders to analyze the level of competition within the emollient industry and its attractiveness.
- Competitive landscape allows stakeholders to understand their competitive environment and provides an insight into the current positions of key players in the market.