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 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. 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 101 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: $4950
Companies: 101
Pages: 211
Date: January 2015
Market Data Tables: 30
Status: * New Report

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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  
   Skin Lightening – A Global Phenomenon.....II-1
Current & Future Analysis.....II-1
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   Table 1: World Skin Lighteners Market (2014): 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 2013-2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-2
Culture & Ethnicity Shape the Skin Lighteners Landscape.....II-2
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   Skin Lighteners Dominate the Asian Skin Care Market.....II-3
Global Skin Care Industry – Recent Past, Current & Future Market Perspective.....II-3
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   Manufacturers Seek New Growth Avenues in Developed Markets.....II-6
Total Body Whitening Products – Potential Area of Growth.....II-6
Women No Longer the Sole Targets of Skincare Companies.....II-6
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   New Breed of “Metrosexuals” Spur Growth.....II-7
Skin Lightening Injections – A Shocking Craze.....II-7
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   Anti-Aging Companies Shift Focus to Skin Lighteners Segment.....II-8
Companies Capitalize on the Power of Internet and Social Media.....II-8
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   Table 3: 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-9
Demand for Innovative Ingredients on Rise.....II-9
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   Combination of Ingredients --- for Best Results.....II-10
Natural Skin Lightening Ingredients – The Way Ahead.....II-10
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   Lax Regulations, Unsafe Ingredients – Major Areas of Concern.....II-111$100
   Common Skin Lightening Ingredients by Mechanism of Skin Pigmentation
  Prevention.....II-12
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   Melanin – The Pigment of Skin Color.....II-13
Physiology Behind Skin Darkening.....II-13
Skin Pigmentation Disorders.....II-13
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   Factors Causing Skin Pigmentation.....II-14
Types of Skin Pigmentation Disorders.....II-14
Preventing Skin Pigmentation.....II-14
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   Skin Lightening Treatments.....II-15
Sunscreen.....II-15
Topical Products.....II-15
Laser Treatments.....II-15
Combination Treatments.....II-15
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   Insight into the Quest for Fair/White Skin.....II-16
Skin Lightening/Whitening – A Definition.....II-16
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   Applications of Skin Lighteners.....II-17
Target Areas for Lightening/Whitening Products.....II-17
Skin Lightening Products – Functioning Mechanism.....II-17
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   Introduction to Skin Lightening Agents.....II-18
Major Skin Whitening/Lightening Actives.....II-18
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   Skin Whitening Ingredients of Select Companies.....II-191$100
   Issues with Select Actives in Skin Lighteners.....II-20
Hydroquinone.....II-20
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   Restrictions on the Use of Hydroquinone.....II-21
Substitutes for Hydroquinone.....II-21
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   Use of Mercury and the Issues Thereof.....II-22
Regulations over Mercury Concentrations in Cosmetic Products in Select
  Countries.....II-22
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   Azelaic Acid.....II-23
Kojic Acid.....II-23
Arbutin.....II-23
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   Alpha-Arbutin.....II-24
Beta-Arbutin (Bearberry Extract).....II-24
Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs).....II-24
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   Glycolic Acid.....II-25
Lactic Acid.....II-25
Vitamin C.....II-25
Vitamin A (Retinol).....II-25
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   Glycyrrhetinic Acid.....II-26
Melanostat.....II-26
Licorice Extract.....II-26
Vitamin B3 (Niacinamide).....II-26
Mulberry Extract.....II-26
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   Lemon Juice Extract.....II-27
Emblica.....II-27
Distribution and Marketing.....II-27
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   Vital-Chem Launches its New Skin Lightening Agent.....II-28
Belo-led ISCI Introduces Skin Whiteners Range.....II-28
Hindustan Unilever Unveils Lakmé Perfect Radiance Range.....II-28
Mitchell Group’s Beauty Brand Launches OMIC LightenUp™.....II-28
Mitchell Group’s Beauty Brand Unveils F & W Gold Ultimate.....II-28
Merck Launches Lightening and Self-tanning Actives.....II-28
Ageless Derma Unveils Anti-Aging Intensive Skin Brightener.....II-28
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   Relumins Labs Introduces New Range of Stem Cell-Based Skincare Products.....II-29
Jurlique Launches Essence of Rose Roll-on Fragrance Oil and Purely Bright Spot
  Treatment.....II-29
Clarins Unveils White Plus Total Luminescent.....II-29
KOSÉ Introduces Medicated Skin Whitener Serum.....II-29
Shiseido Unveils Permeation Evaluation Technology.....II-29
Vichy Laboratories Introduces Bi-White Med Deep Corrective Whitening Essence.....II-29
Dr Batra's Positive Health Clinic Launches New Skin Creams.....II-29
Lotus Herbals Launches WHITEGLOW™ Skin Whitening & Brightening Nourishing Night
  Crème.....II-29
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   Lakmé Unveils Lakmé Perfect Radiance Intense Whitening Range.....II-30
Merck Introduces New Skin Pigmentation Control Ingredients.....II-30
Ageless Derma Unveils Belides™ Skin-Lightening Cream.....II-30
KOSÉ Launches Cosme Decorte in Italy.....II-30
Prodigy Launches Advanced Skin Lightening Face Cream.....II-30
Dove Launches New Dove Ultimate White Deodorant for Underarms.....II-30
Jarrow Formulas Rolls Out Skin L&P Beauty Supplement.....II-30
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   Obagi Medical Products Commences Manufacturing Skin Lightening Agent’s
  Scale-Up.....II-31
MFDS Approves Syneron’s elure™ Product Line.....II-31
Kanebo Recalls its Skin-whitening Product Range.....II-31
Ageless Derma Selects BioWhite™ Skin Lightening Ingredient for Manufacture of Skin
  Brightener Cream.....II-31
L'Oreal Expands Production in Japan.....II-31
Sirona Biochem Develops New Skin De-pigmenting Agents.....II-31
Statutory Authorities Shut Downs Botanic Aroma.....II-31
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   Beiersdorf AG (Germany).....II-32
CavinKare Pvt. Ltd. (India).....II-32
Clarins SA (France).....II-32
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   Dabur India Limited (India).....II-331$100
   E.T. Browne Drug Company, Inc. (US).....II-34
Elder Health Care Ltd. (India).....II-34
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   Emami Limited (India).....II-35
Hindustan Unilever Ltd (India).....II-35
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   Jolen, Inc. (US).....II-36
Kao Corporation (Japan).....II-36
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   Kanebo Cosmetics, Inc. (Japan).....II-37
Shiseido Company Limited (Japan).....II-37
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   The Procter & Gamble Company (US).....II-381$100
   Table 4: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Skin Lighteners by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-391$350
   Table 5: World Historic Review for Skin Lighteners by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-401$350
   Table 6: 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 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-411$350
   A. Market Analysis.....III-1
Current & Future Analysis.....III-1
Skin Lightening Products Catch Attention.....III-1
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   Table 7: US Market for Skin Care Products (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Retail Value Sales by Category (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-2
A Market Dominated by Minorities.....III-2
Asian Americans Drive Demand for Skin Lighteners in Current Settings.....III-2
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   Anti-Ageing Products - An Opportunity Market.....III-3
Increasing Sales of Men’s Skin Care Products.....III-3
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   Blemish Balms Attracts Attention.....III-4
Restrictions on Use of Unsafe Ingredients.....III-4
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   Product Launches.....III-51$75
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-6
Key Players.....III-6
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-8
Table 8: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-8
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   Table 9: US Historic Review for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-91$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-10
Current & Future Analysis.....III-10
Popularity of Bihaku Whitening Products.....III-10
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   Competition.....III-11
Product Launches.....III-11
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   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-12
Key Players.....III-12
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-14
Table 10: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-14
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   Table 11: Japanese Historic Review for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-151$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-16
Outlook.....III-16
Overview of the European Skin Whitening Market.....III-16
An Insight into the Skin Whitening Agents Market.....III-16
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   A Focus on the UK Market for Skin Lighteners.....III-17
Continued Availability of Hydroquinone-based Cosmetics Raises Concerns.....III-17
Product Launches.....III-17
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   Key Players.....III-182$150
   B. Market Analytics.....III-20
Table 12: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-20
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   Table 13: European Historic Review for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-211$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-22
Overview.....III-22
Asia - The Abode of Skin Whitening Products.....III-22
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   Table 14: Asian Market for Skin Whitening Products (2014E): Percentage Share of Number of Facial Moisturizing Products with Skin Whitening Functionalities in Select Leading Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-24

Table 15: Asian Market for Skin Whitening Products (2014E): Percentage Share of Number of Anti-agers/Nourishers with Skin Whitening Functionalities in Select Leading Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-24
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   Strategic Corporate Development.....III-25
B. Market Analytics.....III-25
Table 16: 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 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-25
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   Table 17: 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 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-261$200
   Table 18: 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 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-271$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-28
Current & Future Analysis.....III-28
History of the Skin-whitening Culture in China.....III-28
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   Whitening Products with Anti-Aging Features to Boost Prospects.....III-29
Emergence of Men’s Skin Care Category.....III-29
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   Product Launch.....III-30
B. Market Analytics.....III-30
Table 19: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-30
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   Table 20: Chinese Historic Review for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-311$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-32
Current & Future Analysis.....III-32
Evolving Skincare Market in India.....III-32
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   Table 21: Indian Skin Care Product Market (2014E): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Fairness Products, Winter Care Products, Top-End Products, Baby Care Products and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-33
Cultural Factors Bolster Fairness Creams Market.....III-33
Global Majors Target the ‘Independent Indian Woman’.....III-33
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   Indian Whitening Cream Market to Surge.....III-34
Whitening Facial Care Dominates Indian Skin Whitening Solutions Market.....III-34
Table 22: Actives Used in Whitening Facial Care Products in India (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Usage for Niacin/ Niacinamide, Licorice Extracts and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-34
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   Skin Lighting Products Enter New Frontiers.....III-35
Industry Remains Unaffected by Controversies.....III-35
Indian Men’s Whitening Cream Market.....III-35
Men – A Lucrative Market for Skin Lightening Creams.....III-35
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   Select Men’s Skin Whitening Products by Company and Launch Year.....III-36
Companies Shift Gear to Promote Men’s Fairness Products.....III-36
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   Competition.....III-37
Fair & Lovely – The Predominant Fairness Cream Brand.....III-37
Table 23: Leading Fairness Creams Brands in India (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-37
Competition in the Men’s Fairness Cream Sector.....III-37
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   Table 24: Leading Players in the Indian Fairness Creams Market for Men (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Emami, Hindustan Unilever Limited, Garnier, Nivea and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-38
Indian Bleach Market.....III-38
Imports of Cosmetic Products on the Rise.....III-38
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   Product Launches.....III-39
Key Players.....III-39
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-42
Table 25: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-42
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   Table 26: Indian Historic Review for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-431$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-44
Current & Future Analysis.....III-44
Overview of Select Markets.....III-44
Thailand.....III-44
Skin Lightening – A Burgeoning Market in Thailand.....III-44
Products for Intimate Areas – the Latest in Skin Lightening Products in
  Thailand.....III-44
Hong Kong.....III-44
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   Singapore.....III-45
The Philippines.....III-45
Taiwan.....III-45
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   Product Launch.....III-46
B. Market Analytics.....III-46
Table 27: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-46
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   Table 28: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-471$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-48
Outlook.....III-48
Skin Lightening Market in Middle East.....III-48
Skin Whitening in Latin America – A Growing Functionality.....III-48
Skin Lightening Market in Africa.....III-48
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   Nigeria.....III-491$75
   South Africa.....III-50
Strategic Corporate Devepments.....III-50
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-51
Table 29: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-51
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   Table 30: Rest of World Historic Review for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-521$200
  
Total Companies Profiled: 101 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 111)

Region/Country Players

The United States 30 Canada 1 Japan 7 Europe 38 France 19 Germany 5 The United Kingdom 3 Spain 1 Rest of Europe 10 Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 31 Middle East 4
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