Sunscreen Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Sunscreen Manufacturing Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Cosmetics & Personal Care Manufacturing | Oct 2015

Bright side: Economic recovery and rising skin cancer rates will underpin industry performance

IBISWorld’s Sunscreen Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Bayer AG Bayer AG market share
Edgewell Edgewell market share
Johnson & Johnson Johnson & Johnson market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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... purchase to read more


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What is the Sunscreen Manufacturing Industry?

Manufacturers in this industry prepare, blend, compound and package sun protection products. Sunscreen comes in lotion, cream, spray or other topical applications and is used to protect the skin from the sun’s harmful rays, limiting sunburns and helping prevent skin cancer. This industry does not include sun amplification products.

Industry Products
Under 15 SPF15 SPFOver 15 SPF
Industry Activities
Manufacturing sunblock Manufacturing sunscreenManufacturing sun protection sprays

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