Asia Pacific Cosmetic Preservatives Market Size By Product (Natural/ Organic Preservatives [Plants & Herbal Extracts, Essential Oil, Natural Antioxidants, Organic Acid, Levulinic Acid, Anisic Acid], Synthetic/ Chemical Preservatives [Parabens [Methyl Paraben, Propyl Paraben, Ethyl Paraben], Formaldehyde Releasers, Alcohols, Phenol Derivatives, Quaternary Ammonium Compounds(Benzalkonium Chloride, Cetylpyridinium Chloride), Phenoxyethanol, Benzylalkohol / nat. Benzylalkohol, Hexandiol / nat., Hexandiol, Penthylenglycol / nat. Penthylenglycol, Proopandiol / nat. Propandiol, Butylene Glycol, Chlorphxdroxyamid Amid Acid (CHA), Chlorphenesin, CMI/MI, IPBC, Chlorhexidine Gluconate, Glyceryl Undecylenate, Preservative Boosters]), By preservative booster(Caprylyl Glycol, Glyceryl Caprylate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hydroacetophenone, Decylene Glycol), By Application (Hair Care, Skin Care, Toiletries, Fragrances And Perfumes, Baby Products, Wet Wipes/Facial Masks), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2020 – 2026

Published Date: Jun 2020  |  Report ID: GMI4689  |  Authors: Kunal Ahuja, Sonal Singh

Report Format: PDF   |   Pages: 459   |   Base Year: 2019

Summary Table of Contents Industry Coverage Methodology

Industry Trends

Asia Pacific cosmetic preservatives market size exceeded USD 500 Million, in 2019 and is estimated to grow at over 7% CAGR between 2020 and 2026. Rising multifunctional and premium cosmetics demand in the region will propel the industry growth.

Asia Pacific Cosmetic Preservatives Market Statistics

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Preservatives application in cosmetics is used to prevent microbial product deterioration during product formulation, storage, transport and utilization. Moreover, protection against contamination support the adoption of preservatives. Ability to protect against degradation caused by exposure to oxygen is likely to proper the APAC cosmetic preservatives market expansion.

Strict regulations by South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety regarding utilization of synthetic based cosmetic preservatives. Preservatives including methylisothiazolinone, dimethyloxazolidine, p-chloro-m-cresol and chlorophene are restricted to allowable levels. Thus, these factors may hinder the overall Asia Pacific cosmetic preservatives market growth.

However, companies are investing  in new technological developments and production capacity expansions to enhance their product portfolio. For instance, For instance, Lipoid Kosmetik recently launched an innovative hydrophilic cosmetic active ingredients ‘Natipide Eco’ based on natural raw materials.

Lipoid has also developed Vngr extracts which is widely useful in treatment of hair roughness. The highly effective cosmetic preservative exhibits outstanding effectiveness even in neutral pH ranges.

Coronavirus spread has led to shutdown of offices and marketplaces. Widespread store closures and no e commerce deliveries of cosmetic products have led to declining sales. Majority of the global population staying at home has led to reduced cosmetics utilization which will hinder personal care industry, thereby reducing preservatives demand. However, the manufacturers are utilizing their facilities to produce hand sanitizers and cleaning agents which may support the Asia Pacific cosmetic preservatives market growth.

Asia Pacific Cosmetic Preservatives Market Report Coverage
Report Coverage Details
Base Year:2019
Market Size in 2019:501.12 Million (USD)
Forecast Period:2020 to 2026
Forecast Period 2020 to 2026 CAGR:7.5%
2026 Value Projection:689.01 Million (USD)
Historical Data for:2015 to 2019
No. of Pages:459
Tables, Charts & Figures:384
Segments covered:Product, Usage, Application
Growth Drivers:
  • New multifunctional product launches
  • Adoption of natural preservatives
  • Expanding cosmetics production facilities
Pitfalls & Challenges:
  • Lack of penetration in the premium cosmetics segment

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Increasing consumer focus towards organic acid-based preservatives will boost APAC cosmetic preservatives market growth

  APAC Cosmetic Preservatives Market from Organic Acid Segment

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APAC organic acid cosmetic preservatives segment is estimated to witness significant gains over 5% through 2026. Organic acids are widely used in preparing cosmetic preservatives for various anti-aging solutions owing to its dual characteristics of preservative and skin toner. Cosmetics enriched with organic acids help in improving the skin texture by triggering the production of healthy skin cells. Furthermore, its antioxidant rich nature aids in binding cosmetic ingredients, increasing shelf life and protein which is likely to boost the APAC cosmetic preservatives market demand.

Increasing demand for high quality cleansers, make up removers, and cleaning serums is likely to boost product demand. Levulinic acid is widely used in manufacturing foaming and non-foaming cleansers owing to its astringent and skin tightening properties. It is also used as a natural preservative as it aids in protecting cosmetic solutions from fungal and bacterial contaminations. Furthermore, rapid shift towards natural ingredients and increasing awareness on additives in cosmetic solutions is likely to boost the Asia Pacific cosmetic preservatives market demand.

Booming hair care products demand will stimulate APAC cosmetic preservatives market growth

  APAC Cosmetic Preservatives Market for Haircare Application

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Hair care applications is anticipated to reach over USD 155 million by 2026. Increasing demand for high quality cosmetic preservatives solutions that protect & nourish hair along with increase shelf of products is likely to boost the Asia Pacific cosmetic preservatives market demand. Industry players are rapidly introducing chemical free, organic, and no paraben shampoo solutions that utilize natural preservatives. Furthermore, this also helps industry players to effectively market their product using taglines including natural and sustainable.

For instance, In June 2016, L’Oreal launched its latest hair care products range named Garnier Ultra Blends for the Indian market. This product range includes shampoo, conditioners and oil & cream which are made from natural ingredients. This will have a positive impact on the APAC cosmetic preservatives market revenue.

Growing cosmetics industry in South Korea will stimulate product demand

Asia Pacific Cosmetic Preservatives Market by Country

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South Korea is estimated to witness significant gains over 5% through 2026. South Korean cosmetics business revenue is likely to witness strong gains owing to fostering the domestic APAC cosmetic preservatives market demand. This is further anticipated to increase owing to rising R & D activities, imports and foreign  players participation in the region.

K-Beauty industry is the world’s eighth largest market. Rising cosmeceuticals demand owing to therapeutic benefits imparted by presence of traditional Korean herbs and extracts. These products offers  moisturization, skin imperfections treatment, sun protection and reducing inflammation.

Industry players are rapidly investing in South Korean market in an attempt to gain brand recognition & broaden consumer base. For instance, In July 2019, Parfums Givenchy owned by LVMH opened its first beauty store at the Hyundai department store in Seoul, South Korea. In August 2019, Kolmask Korea  acquired Jayjun Cosmetics plants in Incheon to boost face masks production. Therefore, these aforementioned factors should boost the APAC cosmetic preservatives market.

Latest product launches and R & D to be key business master plans by manufacturers

Asia Pacific cosmetic preservatives industry is highly fragmented with major players including Ashland, Symrise AG, LANXESS, DOW, Celanese, Royal DSM, Lonza, Synthite Industries Ltd, BASF, Schülke, Firmenich SA, Sharon Laboratories Ltd, Brenntag and Clariant AG

Market players are implementing strategic including mergers & acquisitions, capacity expansions, partnerships & collaborations and new product launches. For instance, In May 2018, Salicylates & Chemicals Pvt. Ltd, launched a new range of preservatives. This range includes salibact, saliphenesin and salinaturals which are natural and paraben/ formaldehyde free systems.

In May 2017, Lanxess launched several new preservatives alongside its existing range of paraben-free protection products.  The new products include Solbrol FFA, ABC, ABR and ACC.

In November 2018, Tory Corp launched its latest product line named TroyCare line of natural antimicrobials for cosmetics and personal care for the Asian Market. The new line of natural preservatives, being based on organic acids, is positioned as providing more "customer-friendly" This product range imparts superior broad-spectrum activity than other natural preservatives.

APAC cosmetic preservatives market report includes in-depth coverage of the industry trends, with estimates & forecast in terms of volume (Tons) and revenue (USD Thousand) from 2015 to 2026, for the following segments:

By Product

  • Natural/ Organic Preservatives
    • Plants & Herbal Extracts
    • Essential Oil
    • Natural Antioxidants
    • Organic Acid
      • Benzoic acid
        • Sodium benzoate
        • Anisic acid
      • Sorbic acid/potassium sorbate
      • Levulinic acid
  • Synthetic/ Chemical Preservatives
    • Parabens
      • Methyl paraben
      • Propyl paraben
      • Ethyl paraben
      • Other parabens
    • Formaldehyde Releasers
    • Phenol Derivatives
    • Quaternary Ammonium Compounds
      • Benzalkonium chloride
      • Cetylpyridinium chloride
      • Other quarternary ammonium compounds
    • Alcohol
      • Phenoxyethanol
      • Benzylalkohol
      • Hexandiol
      • Penthylenglycol
      • Propandiol
      • Butylene glycol
    • Chlorphxdroxyamid Amid Acid (CHA)
    • Chlorphenesin
    • CMI/MI
    • IPBC
    • Chlorhexidine gluconate
    • Glyceryl undecylenate
    • Others

By Usage

  • Caprylyl Glycol
  • Glyceryl Caprylate
  • Ethylhexylglycerin
  • Hydroacetophenone
  • Decylene Glycol
  • Others

By Application

  • Hair Care
  • Skin Care
  • Toiletries
  • Fragrances and Perfumes
  • Baby Products
  • Wet wipes/facial masks
  • Others

The above information has been provided for the following countries:

By Country

  • China
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Thailand
  • Malaysia
  • Indonesia
  • Vietnam
  • Myanmar
  • Cambodia
  • Philippines
  • Laos
  • Singapore


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The overall Asia Pacific Cosmetic Preservatives Market might register a CAGR of 7% over the anticipated period.
The overall Asia Pacific Cosmetic Preservatives Market acquired a revenue share of USD 500 Million in 2020 – 2026.
According to the report published by Global Market Insights Inc., the APAC cosmetic preservatives business is supposed to attain $689 million by 2026.
New multifunctional product launches, adoption of natural preservatives, and expanding cosmetics production facilities are the major factors expected to drive the market growth.
Ashland, BASF, Clariant, DOW, Lonza, Akema Fine Chemicals, Chemipol, Sharon Laboratories, Symrise, IBR Limited, Synthite Industries Ltd, DSM, Tagra, Firmenich SA, LANXESS, IFF, Frutarom Industries Limited, Merck KGaA, Coralim Aditivos S.L., Schülke, Gujarat Organics Limited, Celanese Corporation, Evonik, Brenntag AG, Expo Essential Oils are some of the top contributors in the industry.
The hair care application segment registered a major market share in 2019 and is projected to record a remarkable growth rate throughout the forecast period.

Premium Report Details

  • Published Date: Jun 2020
  • Pages: 459
  • Tables: 331
  • Charts / Figures: 53
  • Companies covered: 36
  • Countries covered: 14

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