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Anti-acne Dermal Patch Market Size - By Type (Chemical Based, Herbal Based), By Age Group (10 to 17, 18 to 44, 45 to 64, 65+), By Distribution Channel – Global Forecast, 2023-2032

  • Report ID: GMI6644
  • Published Date: Sep 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Anti-acne Dermal Patch Industry Analysis

Anti-acne Dermal Patch Market size was valued at USD 512.1 million in 2022 and is estimated to account for USD 921 million by 2032. An anti-acne dermal patch is a type of skincare product designed to help treat and manage acne by delivering active ingredients directly to the affected area of the skin.

Anti-acne Dermal Patch Market

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They are often used for spot treatments, targeting individual acne blemishes or pimples. These help to avoid the need for oral medications or topical creams, that can have side effects on skin. Dermal patches provide a controlled and sustained release of active ingredients over time. This prolonged exposure can enhance the effectiveness of the treatment by ensuring consistent delivery of the necessary components to combat acne. Growing emphasis of women on aesthetics, especially in emerging countries stimulate industry gains by 2032. A large percentage of population base, especially people aged above 40 years, are focusing on physical appearance and wish to maintain youthful appearance.

The increased prevalence of skin diseases including severe acne and pimples around the world is one of the main reasons promoting the industry expansion and rising demand for acne medication and treatment. Additionally, the rising public desire for anti-acne dermal patches, majorly among teenagers, owing to their widespread promotion on social media platforms, has increased their uptake over the past few years.

COVID-19 Impact

The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the anti-acne dermal patch market. The COVID-19 regulations that have been put in place had a substantial impact on the personal care and cosmetics industry. Due to the worldwide lockdown, sales of beauty items, particularly acne patches, had decreased. Some of the causes that had contributed to the large fall in the progression rate of the anti-acne dermal patch industry in 2020 include disruptions in the supply chain and the closing of cosmetic manufacturing facilities around the world. For instance, according to a report published by Baird Investment Advisor Co., Ltd., the parent industry for personal care and beauty products had experienced a decline of 2% to 3% in 2020.

Anti-acne Dermal Patch Market Trends

Growing consumer demand for non-invasive solutions is anticipated to increase demand for anti-acne dermal patch. Consumers are increasingly seeking non-invasive and user-friendly solutions for treating acne. Dermal patches offer a discreet and easy-to-use option compared to traditional treatments including creams, lotions, or oral medications. Moreover, consumers are increasingly interested in skincare and cosmetic solutions that are minimally invasive, convenient, and have a lower likelihood of causing discomfort or side effects. As a result, anti-acne dermal patches have gained popularity as a convenient and effective choice for managing acne without the need for invasive procedures or extensive skincare routines. Additionally, several anti-acne dermal patches are available as OTC products, making them easily accessible to consumers without requiring a prescription.

Anti-acne Dermal Patch Type Segmentation

Anti-acne Dermal Patch Market Size, By Type, 2021 - 2032 (USD Million)

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The anti-acne dermal patch market by type is categorized into chemical based, and herbal based. The herbal based segment garnered USD 198.1 million revenue size in the year 2022. In recent years, there has been rising trend towards natural and holistic approaches to skincare and health. Consumers are increasingly seeking products that contain natural ingredients and are perceived as gentler on the skin. Natural acne patches are made from readily available materials such as silk and mulberries, that help in fast healing of acne. Herbal-based anti-acne dermal patches can potentially be formulated with different herbal combinations to cater to various skin types and concerns. This customization aligns with the growing demand for personalized skincare solutions.

Anti-acne Dermal Patch Age Group Segmentation 

Anti-acne Dermal Patch Market Share, By Age Group, 2022

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Based on age group, the anti-acne dermal patch market is segmented into 10 to 17, 18 to 44, 45 to 64, 65+. The 18 to 44 age group accounted for over 52% industry share in the year 2022. The youth's self-confidence and self-esteem are increasing as a result of growing care related to their physical appearance. Cryotherapy and medical laser therapy are two of the many alternatives on the business for treating and preventing acne. However, due to their low cost, short preparation time, and outstanding outcomes, products such as anti-acne dermal patches are anticipated to grow by 2032

Anti-acne Dermal Patch Distribution Channel Segmentation

Based on distribution channel, the anti-acne dermal patch market is segmented into pharmacies & drug stores, e-commerce platform, retail stores. The pharmacies & drug stores segment accounted for over 46% industry share in the year 2022 attributable to the rising popularity of OTC products from drug stores and pharmacies for the self-management of skin conditions such as acne. For instance, according to a survey performed by the University Clinic for Dermatology and Venereology among pharmacies throughout Germany, more than 35% of patients choose to treat their mild acne on their own with over the counter (OTC) treatments.

Anti-acne Dermal Patch Regional Analysis

U.S. Anti-acne Dermal Patch Market Size, 2020 -2032 (USD Million)

U.S. anti-acne dermal patch market accounted for USD 112.6 million revenue size in 2022. The U.S. dominance in the industry is primarily attributed to its highly advanced and well-established healthcare infrastructure, coupled with rising number of companies expanding their business across lucrative industry. Furthermore, factors such as changing consumer preferences towards natural and convenient skincare solutions, as well as an increasing emphasis on personalized skincare, contributed to the development of industry in the U.S. Additionally, the widespread occurrence of acne creates a substantial business demand for effective solutions, including dermal patches.

Anti-acne Dermal Patch Industry Leaders

Some of the eminent industry participants operating in the anti-acne dermal patch market include Peter Thomas Roth Labs LLC, Rael, ZitSticka, 3M, Starface, DermaAngel, Hero Cosmetics, Sephora USA, Inc., Urban Outfitters, Peach & Lily, COSRX, Alba Botanica, among others.

Anti-acne Dermal Patch Industry News:

  • In September 2021, COSRX leading as skincare brand introduced the upgraded intensive master patch COSRX, an advanced version of the hydrocolloid patches that form a protecting, air-tight, covering around the spots. Such developments lead to overall upgradation of the industry.
  • In January 2021, Hero Cosmetics, Inc., announced investment from Aria Growth Partners, a leading consumer-focused private equity firm for company’s evolution. Such investments are expected to accelerate industry expansion.

Anti-acne dermal patch market research report includes an in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD from 2018 to 2032 for the following segments:

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By Type (USD Million and Units)

  • Chemical based
  • Herbal based

By Age Group (USD Million)

  • 10 to 17
  • 18 to 44
  • 45 to 64
  • 65+

By Distribution Channel (USD Million)

  • Pharmacies & drug stores
  • E-commerce platform
  • Retail stores

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Switzerland
    • The Netherlands
    • Denmark
    • Poland
    • Sweden
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Australia
    • South Korea
    • New Zealand
    • Thailand
    • Vietnam
    • Indonesia
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
    • Colombia
    • Chile
  • Middle East & Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • South Africa
    • UAE
    • Turkey


Authors: Rupali Swain, Pratiksha Kamthe

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Anti-acne dermal patch market size was USD 512.1 million in 2022 and will reach USD 921 million by 2032 due to the growing emphasis on aesthetics by women, especially in global emerging countries.

The herbal based type segment recorded USD 198.1 million in 2022 and will witness commendable growth from 2023-2032 on account of the rising trend towards natural and holistic approaches to skincare and health.

U.S. industry registered 112.6 million in revenue in 2022 and is expected to witness significant CAGR from 2023-2032 owing to the presence of highly advanced and well-established healthcare infrastructure in the region.

Peter Thomas Roth Labs LLC, Rael, ZitSticka, 3M, Starface, DermaAngel, Hero Cosmetics, Sephora USA, Inc., Urban Outfitters, Peach & Lily, COSRX, and Alba Botanica are some of the major anti-acne dermal patch companies worldwide.

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