Needs a makeover: Revenue is expected to grow sluggishly as imports satisfy an increasing share of demand

The Cosmetic and Beauty Products Manufacturing industry's varied assortment of products somewhat shields it from significant swings in revenue, as fluctuations in disposable income do not affect consumers' needs for industry essentials. However, dips in consumer confidence do influence a shopper's propensity to purchase discretionary products, such as nail polish or antiaging face creams. Over the five years to 2018, import penetration has substantially affected industry demand, as more consumers opted to purchase cosmetics and beauty products that were manufactured overseas. The United States sources high-end industry goods from France, Canada and Italy and purchases low-value products from China and Mexico...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry has been affected by import penetration as consumers demand luxury products
  • Profit margins remain relatively stable for most operators
  • An increase in the world price of crude oil will cut into industry margins
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Cosmetic and Beauty Products Manufacturing industry has a medium level of capital intensity. For every dollar spent on labor, the industry spends an estimated $0.24 on capital, which indicates that many of the processes are automated. The level of capital intensity has remained relatively stable over the past five years; in 2013, the industry spent $0.20 on capital for every dollar spent on labor. Many industry products, including hair and skin care, are mass-produced; however, a small portion of very specialized skin care products and cosmetics may require higher levels of human input.The majority of industry revenue comes from larger manufacturers with high levels of output and fast turnaround times. The...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Cosmetic & Beauty Products Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Cosmetic & Beauty Products Manufacturing Industry are

  • Production of premium goods/services
  • Effective product promotion
  • Access to niche markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Consumer Confidence Index and Households earning more than $100,000 in the Cosmetic & Beauty Products Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Cosmetic & Beauty Products Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry prepares, blends, compounds and packages beauty products and cosmetics. Products included in this industry are perfumes, makeup items, hair preparations, face creams, lotions and other toiletries. Toothpastes, toothbrushes, soaps and body washes are not included in this industry.

    Industry Products
  • Skin care products
  • Perfumes and colognes
  • Hair care products
  • Cosmetics
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing natural and synthetic perfumes
  • Manufacturing shaving cream, shaving preparations and aftershave products
  • Manufacturing hair care products
  • Manufacturing face and body creams, beauty creams or lotions and hand cream or lotions
  • Manufacturing sunscreen products
  • Manufacturing cosmetics, including face powders, eye shadows, lipsticks and mascaras
  • Manufacturing bath salts and talcum powders
  • Manufacturing deodorants and depilatory products
  • Manufacturing nail care preparations and nail polishes
  • Manufacturing toilet cream or lotions
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • Households earning more than $100,000
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Research and development expenditure
  • World price of crude oil

  • Current Performance
  • International activity
  • Increased flexibility
  • Profit boosters
  • Marketing
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • New entrants, new markets
  • Product enhancement opportunities
  • Impact of globalization
  • Table: Cosmetic & Beauty Products Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Cosmetic & Beauty Products Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Supermarkets & Grocery Stores
  • Pharmacies & Drug Stores
  • Beauty, Cosmetics & Fragrance Stores
  • Health Stores
  • Department Stores
  • Hair & Nail Salons
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing
  • Organic Chemical Manufacturing
  • Soap & Cleaning Compound Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Other
  • Skin care products
  • Hair care products
  • Cosmetics
  • Perfumes and colognes
  • Chart: Cosmetic & Beauty Products Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Highest income quintile
  • Fourth-lowest income quintile
  • Exports
  • Third-lowest income quintile
  • Second-lowest income quintile
  • Lowest income quintile
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Cosmetic & Beauty Products Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Marketing
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Cosmetic & Beauty Products Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal
  • External

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Cosmetic & Beauty Products Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Estee Lauder Companies Inc., L'Oreal USA Inc., Mary Kay Inc.,
  • Table: Estee Lauder Companies Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: L'Oreal USA Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Mary Kay Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Cosmetic & Beauty Products Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Cosmetic & Beauty Products Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Exports (2009-2023)
  • Imports (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Consumer confidence index (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • A product used for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness or altering the appearance.
  • Direct Sales
  • The marketing and selling of products directly to consumers in a location other than a store or other fixed retail site.
  • Paraben
  • A chemical used widely in cosmetics as a product preservative. Recent research has linked parabens to cancer.
  • Premiumization
  • A trend wherein companies attempt to increase revenue by offering more enhanced, value-added products, often at a higher price to consumers.
  • Social Media Influencer
  • An individual with a large following on social media who has established credibility in a specific industry. Social media influencers often work with brands to promote products.
  • Wholesale Bypass
  • A popular trend within retail and manufacturing industries where producers supply goods directly to stores, eliminating the middleman.
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