Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Increasing consumer awareness regarding the dangers of excessive UVA and UVB exposure has worked in the industry's favor by boosting demand for sun-protection products. Therefore, sun-protection products have become increasingly popular over the past five years. The future looks bright for the Sunscreen Manufacturing industry. The industry's performance over the next five years will be underpinned by growing per capita disposable income and heightened demand from drugstores. The proliferation of products such as cosmetics that contain sunscreen, however, will limit growth.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Sunscreen products are primarily chosen based on their sun protection factor (SPF). SPF measures the protection against ultraviolet B (UVB) rays that cause sunburns. This factors the time required for unprotected skin to become sunburned when exposed to UVB rays. For example, if an individual would typically burn after 20 minutes of skin exposure, using a sunscreen with a SPF of 30 would extend the time for skin to sunburn by 30 times to 10 hours. Dermatologists and manufacturers, however, recommend consumers reapply sunscreen every couple of hours to ensure adequate protection.
Under 15 SPF
Sunscreens with a SPF under 15 are expected to account for 13.5% of industry revenue during 2014... purchase to read more