SKIN LIGHTENERS - A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT   

Research Abstract

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Skin Lighteners in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 112 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Beiersdorf AG
CavinKare Pvt. Ltd.
Clarins SA
Dabur India Limited
E.T. Browne Drug Company, Inc.


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Code: MCP-6140
Price: $4500
Companies: 112
Pages: 217
Date: May 2013
Market Data Tables: 32

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 TABLE OF CONTENTS


 
   Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations.....I-1  
   Disclaimers.....I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level.....I-2
  
   Product Definitions and Scope of Study.....I-3  
   Prospects Remain Bright for Skin Lightening Products.....II-1
Current & Future Analysis.....II-1
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   Table 1: World Skin Lighteners Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales by Geographic Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2

Table 2: World Skin Lighteners Market by Geographic Region/Country Ranked by CAGR for the Period 2010-2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2
Culture & Ethnicity Define Growth Potential for Skin Lighteners.....II-2
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   Skin Lightening Products Dominate the Asian Skin Care Market.....II-3
Table 3: Cosmetics Market Breakdown by Category for Select Regions Worldwide (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Premium and Mass Products for North America, Asia, Oceania, Western Europe, Rest of Europe and Latin America (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-3
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   Global Growth in Skin Care Industry Levels Out.....II-4
Recession Impacts Skin Lightening Market.....II-4
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   Brands in Developed Markets Take a Leaf Out of their Eastern Counterparts.....II-5
Manufacturers Devise Distinct Strategies.....II-5
Total Body Whitening Products – Potential Area of Growth.....II-5
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   Women No Longer the Sole Targets of Skincare Companies.....II-6
Anti-Aging Companies Shift Focus to Skin Lighteners Segment.....II-6
Demand for Skin Whitening Moves Beyond Asia.....II-6
Companies Capitalize on the Power of Internet.....II-6
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   Table 4: World Internet User Distribution by Geographic Region: Percentage Breakdown of Number of Users for Asia and Rest of World for Years 2000, 2010 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-7

Table 5: Penetration of Online Retailing in Sales of Beauty Care Products for Select Leading Countries: 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-7
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   Lax Regulations, Unsafe Ingredients – Major Areas of Concern.....II-8
Common Skin Lightening Ingredients by Mechanism of Skin Pigmentation
  Prevention.....II-8
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   Demand for Innovative Ingredients on Rise.....II-9
Combination of Ingredients – An Apt Strategy to Achieve Best Results.....II-9
Natural Skin Lightening Ingredients – the Way Ahead.....II-9
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   Melanin – The Pigment of Skin Color.....II-10
Physiology Behind Skin Darkening.....II-10
Skin Pigmentation Disorders.....II-10
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   Types of Skin Pigmentation Disorders.....II-11
Preventing Skin Pigmentation.....II-11
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   Skin Lightening Treatments.....II-12
Sunscreen.....II-12
Topical Products.....II-12
Laser Treatments.....II-12
Combination Treatments.....II-12
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   The Quest for Fair/White Skin.....II-13
Skin Lightening/Whitening – An Introduction.....II-13
Applications of Skin Lighteners.....II-13
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   Target Areas for Lightening/Whitening Products.....II-14
Skin Lightening Products – Functioning Mechanism.....II-14
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   Introduction to Skin Lightening Agents.....II-15
Major Skin Whitening/Lightening Actives.....II-15
Skin Whitening Ingredients of Select Companies.....II-15
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   Issues with Select Actives in Skin Lighteners.....II-171$100
   Hydroquinone.....II-18
Restrictions on the Use of Hydroquinone.....II-18
Substitutes for Hydroquinone.....II-18
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   Use of Mercury and the Issues Thereof.....II-191$100
   Regulations over Mercury Concentrations in Cosmetic Products in Select
  Countries.....II-20
Azelaic Acid.....II-20
Kojic Acid.....II-20
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   Arbutin.....II-21
Alpha-Arbutin.....II-21
Beta-Arbutin (Bearberry Extract).....II-21
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   Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs).....II-22
Glycolic Acid.....II-22
Lactic Acid.....II-22
Vitamin C.....II-22
1$100
   Vitamin A (Retinol).....II-23
Glycyrrhetinic Acid.....II-23
Melanostat.....II-23
Licorice Extract.....II-23
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   Vitamin B3 (Niacinamide).....II-24
Mulberry Extract.....II-24
Lemon Juice Extract.....II-24
Emblica.....II-24
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   KOSÉ to Introduce Medicated Skin Whitener Serum.....II-25
Ageless Derma Unveils Anti-Aging Intensive Skin Brightener.....II-25
Shiseido Unveils Permeation Evaluation Technology.....II-25
Relumins Labs Introduces New Range of Stem Cell-Based Skincare Products.....II-25
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   Clarins Unveils White Plus Total Luminescent.....II-26
Jurlique Launches Essence of Rose Roll-on Fragrance Oil and Purely Bright Spot
  Treatment.....II-26
Belo-led ISCI Introduces Skin Whiteners Range.....II-26
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   Ageless Derma Unveils Belides™ Skin-Lightening Cream.....II-27
KOSÉ to Introduce Cosme Decorte in Italy.....II-27
Dove Launches New Dove Ultimate White Deodorant for Underarms.....II-27
Jarrow Formulas Rolls Out Skin L&P Beauty Supplement.....II-27
Hindustan Unilever Unveils Lakmé Perfect Radiance Range.....II-27
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   Vichy Laboratories Introduces Bi-White Med Deep Corrective Whitening Essence.....II-28
Dr Batra's Positive Health Clinic Launches New Skin Creams.....II-28
Prodigy Launches Advanced Skin Lightening Face Cream.....II-28
Lotus Herbals Launches WHITEGLOW™ Skin Whitening & Brightening Nourishing Night
  Crème.....II-28
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   Merck Introduces New Skin Pigmentation Control Ingredients.....II-29
Lakmé Unveils Lakmé Perfect Radiance Intense Whitening Range.....II-29
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   Sirona Biochem Discovers Novel De-pigmenting Agent.....II-30
Nuance-Watson (HK) Launches Talika's Light Duo from Talika.....II-30
Murad Unveils Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum.....II-30
CHEN IIL Unveils New Line of Night Time Skin Care Products.....II-30
Lotus Herbals Launches Eyes, Nails and Skin Products.....II-30
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   Polyacer Cosmetics Introduces Array of BB and CC Creams.....II-31
Greyson International Unveils Trilexon Skin Brightener.....II-31
Bel Mondo Beauty Unveils Bio Cellulose Skin Lightener Mask.....II-31
Fenchem Biotek to Introduce Herbal Extract Formula in Asia-Pacific.....II-31
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   Nubianblue Launches Range of Skin Whitening Creams.....II-32
Nivea India Unveils Modernized Deodorant “Whitening”.....II-32
Rovi Cosmetics International to launch UniTone.....II-32
Lotus Herbals Introduces WHITEGLOW™ Skin Lightening & Brightening Gel with SPF
  25.....II-32
Black Opal Launches New Fade Care Range.....II-32
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   Pevonia Botanica International to Introduce Lumafirm™.....II-33
Lakmé Cosmetics S.L. Introduces Skin Lightening Range.....II-33
Unigen Introduces Anti-aging Skin Care Ingredient Nivitol.....II-33
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   Laboratoires Serobiologiques Launches Radianskin for Skin Whitening.....II-34
Cosmetochem International Unveils Citrolumine 8.....II-34
Kao Expands Its EST Skin Care and Cosmetics Line.....II-34
Elder to Unveil Dermatology Product Line.....II-34
Syneron Medical Introduces Elure Topical Skin Whitening Products in Asia.....II-34
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   Kracie Unveils Bihadasho Blemish Lightening Skin-Care Range.....II-35
Soliance to Intoduce Whitesphere Premium.....II-35
KOSÉ Unveils gHyalocharge Whiteh.....II-35
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   La Prairie Expands Its Swiss Cellular White Range.....II-36
Yamasaki Re-launches La Sana Medicated Whitening.....II-36
Dabur Announces Release of Dabur Uveda.....II-36
Kao Unveils Cure Yakuyo Junshin Bihaku.....II-36
Nivea Introduces Nivea Visage Sparkling Glow.....II-36
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   CavinKare Expands ‘Fairever’ Line with Fruit Variant.....II-37
Mary Kay Introduces PureWhite Range.....II-37
Skin 2 Skin Care Introduces Photoaging Repair Cream.....II-37
Intelligent Skin Care Launches New Range of Skin Whitening Products.....II-37
Elder Healthcare Introduces Fair One Plus Five.....II-37
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   Wipro to Launch Fairness Cream.....II-38
Comvita Launches Manuka Honey-Based Skin Care Products.....II-38
Ambi Develops Soft and Even Skin Care Product Range.....II-38
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   Ageless Derma Selects BioWhite™ Skin Lightening Ingredient for Manufacture of Skin
  Brightener Cream.....II-39
L'Oreal to Expand Production in Japan.....II-39
Sirona Biochem Develops New Skin De-pigmenting Agents.....II-39
Statutory Authorities Shut Downs Botanic Aroma.....II-39
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   TFChem Receives Aid from Government of France.....II-40
Intendis of Bayer HealthCare Takes Over NeoBenz® Micro and Desonate® from
  SkinMedica.....II-40
SkinMedica to License NYU Technology.....II-40
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   Brunei Darussalam Bans Four Cosmetic Products.....II-41
White Beauty to Appoint Provincial Distributors.....II-41
Dabur India Acquires Stake in Fem Care.....II-41
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   Syneron Inks an Agreement with Rakuto for Developing Skin Whitening Treatment.....II-42
Advantage Organic to Establish New Manufacturing Facility.....II-42
Himalaya Drug Company to Enter Retail Market.....II-42
Estee Lauder to Expand its Business Operations in India.....II-42
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   Beiersdorf AG (Germany).....II-43
CavinKare Pvt. Ltd. (India).....II-43
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   Clarins SA (France).....II-44
Dabur India Limited (India).....II-44
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   E.T. Browne Drug Company, Inc. (US).....II-451$100
   Elder Health Care Ltd. (India).....II-46
Emami Limited (India).....II-46
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   Hindustan Unilever Ltd (India).....II-47
Jolen, Inc. (US).....II-47
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   Kao Corporation (Japan).....II-48
Kanebo Cosmetics, Inc. (Japan).....II-48
Shiseido Company Limited (Japan).....II-48
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   The Procter & Gamble Company (US).....II-491$100
   Table 6: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Skin Lighteners by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-501$350
   Table 7: World Historic Review for Skin Lighteners by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-511$350
   Table 8: World 15-Year Perspective for Skin Lighteners by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-521$350
   A. Market Analysis.....III-1
Current & Future Analysis.....III-1
Skin Lightening Products Catch Attention in the US.....III-1
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   Table 9: Leading Fade Cream Brands in the US (2009): Percentage Share Breakdown of Dollar Sales (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2
A Market Dominated by Minorities.....III-2
Asian Americans Drive Demand for Skin Lighteners in Current Settings.....III-2
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   Increasing Sales of Men’s Skin Care Products.....III-3
Blemish Balms Attracts Attention.....III-3
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   Restrictions on Use of Unsafe Ingredients.....III-4
Product Launches.....III-4
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   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-91$75
   Key Players.....III-102$150
   B. Market Analytics.....III-12
Table 10: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-12

Table 11: US Historic Review for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-12
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   A. Market Analysis.....III-13
Current & Future Analysis.....III-13
Slow Recovery in Economy Dents Growth in Skin Care Market.....III-13
Bihaku Whitening Products.....III-13
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   Skin Lightening Ingredients in Japan.....III-141$75
   Competition.....III-15
Kanebo Cosmetics Eyes Global Markets.....III-15
Product Launches.....III-15
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   Strategic Corporate Development.....III-17
Key Players.....III-17
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-19
Table 12: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-19
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   Table 13: Japanese Historic Review for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-201$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-21
Outlook.....III-21
Overview of the European Skin Whitening Market.....III-21
An Insight into European Skin Whitening Agents Market.....III-21
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   Ban on Hydroquinone Boosts Demand for Substitutes.....III-22
A Focus on the UK Market for Skin Lighteners.....III-22
Continued Availability of Hydroquinone-based Cosmetics Raises Concerns.....III-22
Product Launches.....III-22
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   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-251$75
   Key Players.....III-262$150
   B. Market Analytics.....III-28
Table 14: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-28
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   Table 15: European Historic Review for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-291$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-30
Overview.....III-30
Asia - The Abode of Skin Whitening Products.....III-30
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   Table 16: Asian Market for Skin Whitening Products (2012): Percentage Share of Number of Facial Moisturizing Products with Skin Whitening Functionalities in Select Leading Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-31

Table 17: Asian Market for Skin Whitening Products (2012): Percentage Share of Number of Anti-agers/Nourishers with Skin Whitening Functionalities in Select Leading Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-31
Reasons for Growing Demand.....III-31
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   Market Performance of Skin Whiteners.....III-32
Product launches.....III-32
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-34
Table 18: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Skin Lighteners by Geographic Region - China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-34
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   Table 19: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Skin Lighteners by Geographic Region - China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-351$200
   Table 20: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Skin Lighteners by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2004, 2012 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-361$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-37
Current & Future Analysis.....III-37
Cosmetics and Skin Whitening Products – A Background.....III-37
Market Overview.....III-37
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   Whitening Products with Anti-Aging Features to Boost Prospects.....III-38
Emergence of Men skin care category.....III-38
Product Launches.....III-38
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-39
Table 21: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-39
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   Table 22: Chinese Historic Review for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-401$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-41
Current & Future Analysis.....III-41
Evolving Skincare Market in India.....III-41
An Insight into India’s Skincare Products Industry.....III-41
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   Table 23: Indian Skin Care Product Market (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Fairness Products, Winter Care Products, Top-End Products, Baby Care Products and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-42
Cultural Factors Bolster Fairness Creams Market.....III-42
Global Majors Target the ‘Independent Indian Woman’.....III-42
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   Indian Whitening Cream Market to Surge.....III-43
Table 24: Leading Fairness Creams Brands in India (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Fair & Lovely, Fairever, Fairglow and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-43
Whitening Facial Care Dominates Indian Skin Whitening Solutions Market.....III-43
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   Table 25: Actives Used in Whitening Facial Care Products in India (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Usage for Niacin/Niacinamide, Licorice Extracts and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-44
Skin Lighting Products Enter New Frontiers.....III-44
Industry Remains Unaffected by Controversies.....III-44
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   Indian Men’s Whitening Cream Market.....III-45
Men – A Lucrative Market for Skin Lightening Creams.....III-45
Select Men’s Skin Whitening Products by Company and Launch Year.....III-45
Select Brands of Men’s Fairness Creams.....III-45
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   Men’s Segment – A Rapidly Rising Market for Whitening Products.....III-46
Companies Shift Gear to Promote Men’s Fairness Products.....III-46
Buying Patterns of Indian Consumer.....III-46
Competition.....III-46
Fair & Lovely – The Predominant Fairness Cream Brand.....III-46
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   Competition in the Men’s Fairness Cream Sector.....III-47
Table 26: Leading Players in the Indian Fairness Creams Market for Men (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Emami, Hindustan Unilever Limited, Garnier, Nivea and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-47
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   Dabur’s Fem Dominates the Indian Bleach Market.....III-48
Imports of Cosmetic Products on the Rise.....III-48
Product Launches.....III-48
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   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-511$75
   Key Players.....III-523$225
   B. Market Analytics.....III-55
Table 27: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-55
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   Table 28: Indian Historic Review for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-561$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-57
Current & Future Analysis.....III-57
Overview of Select Markets.....III-57
Thailand.....III-57
Skin Lightening – A Burgeoning Market in Thailand.....III-57
Products for Intimate Areas – the Latest in Skin Lightening Products in
  Thailand.....III-57
Hong Kong.....III-57
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   Singapore.....III-58
The Philippines.....III-58
Taiwan.....III-58
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   Product Launches.....III-59
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-59
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-60
Table 29: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-60
1$200
   Table 30: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Analysis for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-611$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-62
Outlook.....III-62
Skin Lightening Market in Middle East.....III-62
Skin Whitening in Latin America – A Growing Functionality.....III-62
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   Skin Lightening Market in Africa.....III-631$75
   Strategic Corporate Development.....III-64
B. Market Analytics.....III-64
Table 31: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-64
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   Table 32: Rest of World Historic Review for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-651$200
  
Total Companies Profiled: 112 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 120)

Region/Country Players

The United States 30 Canada 2 Japan 8 Europe 44 France 20 Germany 7 The United Kingdom 3 Italy 1 Spain 1 Rest of Europe 12 Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 32 Middle-East 4
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