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Hair Loss Treatment & Removal in the US: Market Research Report

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Hair Loss Treatment & Removal Market Research Report | NAICS 81219b | Jan 2017

Renewed growth: The aging US population will drive demand for hair restoration services

IBISWorld’s Hair Loss Treatment & Removal 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • An aging population and access to more effective treatments will drive industry demand
  • The male population, the industry’s most stable market, kept demand intact
  • Temporary hair removal operators will have to increase promotional activity
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the five years to 2016, industry revenue is expected to grow due in part to the rising emphasis consumers have placed on physical appearance. Aging males seeking hair loss treatment and females seeking hair removal services dominate industry demand. Over the five years to 2021, revenue for the Hair Loss Treatment and Removal industry is projected to grow at a slightly more subdued rate. Market saturation will be slightly offset by the widening acceptance of hair loss treatment procedures and laser removal technology, thereby bolstering industry revenue. Demand from adults over the age of 50 will also increase. All of these factors will contribute to steady growth for the industry... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

Given that the Hair Loss Treatment and Removal industry is largely service based, this industry carries a low level of capital intensity. The few capital investments in this industry are dominated by machinery and equipment used in the permanent hair removal process. Hair removal requires lasers, electrical probes or heated light equipment. Conversely, treatment centers rely heavily on the knowledge and expertise of hair care professionals. Additionally, most industry operators require a significant number of administrative and service personnel to help complete clerical tasks and general customer support. Consequently, wage costs are high in this industry, accounting for an estimated 34.4% of industry revenue in 2016. Ove.. ... purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Hair Loss Treatment & Removal Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Hair Loss Treatment & Removal Industry are

  • Ability to provide goods/services in diverse locations
  • Receiving the benefit of word of mouth recommendations
  • Monitor and implement new research and technological developments
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Number of adults aged 50 and older in the Hair Loss Treatment & Removal industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Hair Loss Treatment & Removal Industry?

    This industry comprises establishments that primarily engage in nonsurgical treatments for hair loss and replacement, as well as hair removal and scalp treatment services. Hospitals and medical clinics that provide hair restoration surgeries are not included in this industry.

    Industry Products
    Temporary hair removalPermanent hair removal Hair replacement and restoration
    Industry Activities
    Operating depilatory (i.e. hair removal) salons Operating electrolysis (i.e. hair removal) salonsProviding hair loss treatment Providing hair weaving servicesProviding scalp treatment services

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Number of adults aged 50 and older
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • External competition for the Hair Loss Treatment and Removal industry
  • Current Performance
  • Patchy growth
  • Profit and participation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Competitive environment
  • Profit and participation
  • Table: Hair Loss Treatment & Removal Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Hair Loss Treatment & Removal Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Drug, Cosmetic & Toiletry Wholesaling
  • Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
  • Specialist Doctors
  • Products & Services
  • Temporary hair removal
  • Permanent hair removal
  • Hair replacement and restoration
  • Chart: Hair Loss Treatment & Removal Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumers aged 45 to 64
  • Consumers aged 25 to 44
  • Consumers aged 65 and older
  • Consumers aged 24 and younger
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Hair Loss Treatment & Removal Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Hair Loss Treatment & Removal
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Hair Loss Treatment & Removal Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Ideal Image Development Inc.
  • Table: Ideal Image Development Inc. - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Hair Loss Treatment & Removal Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Hair Loss Treatment & Removal Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Number of adults aged 50 and over (2007-2021)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary
  • Substance used to remove unwanted hair
  • Electrolysis
  • The removal of hair using electrically charged probes.
  • Epilation
  • The removal of hair by the roots
  • Hair Removal
  • Removal of unwanted body hair on a temporary or permanent basis.
  • Hair Restoration
  • Restoration of hair loss by surgical or nonsurgical methods.
  • Male Pattern Baldness
  • A common form of hair loss on males in a well-defined pattern that begins above both temples and thins at the crown of the head.
  • Sugaring
  • A hair removal practice that use an all natural paste or gel made from food-derived ingredients like sugar, water and lemon juice to remove the hair follicle from the root.

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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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