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Cosmetic Preservatives Market Size By Product (Natural/ Organic Preservatives [Plants & Herbal Extracts, Essential Oil, Natural Antioxidants, Organic Acid], Synthetic/ Chemical Preservatives [Parabens, Formaldehyde Releasers, Alcohols, Phenol Derivatives, Quaternary Ammonium Compounds]), By Application (Hair Care, Skin Care, Toiletries, Fragrances and Perfumes, Baby Products), Industry Analysis, Regional Outlook, Competitive Market Share and Forecast, 2021 – 2027

  • Report ID: GMI1279
  • Base Year: 2020
  • Report Format: PDF

Industry Overview

Global cosmetic preservatives market size exceeded USD 930 million in 2020 and is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 7.85% between 2021 and 2027 owing to growing consumer health consciousness towards safer preservatives. Increasing consumption of beauty products including facial creams and hair gels should drive the market growth.

Cosmetic preservatives are used to prevent decay and variations caused by micro-organisms and contamination during storage, shipment, formulation, and consumer use. Cosmetic preservatives reduce the risk of infection, preserve fresh attributes, decrease microbial spoilage and preserves nutritional quality. Broad spectrum preservatives can be used to boost the preservative action of the natural ingredients and provides protection against various micro-organisms including yeast, microbes, molds, fungi, and bacteria which should stimulate the cosmetic preservatives market demand.

Cosmetic Preservatives Market Outlook

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Cosmetic preservatives have various applications including skin care, hair care, toiletries, baby products, fragrance, and perfumes. The product is used in natural or synthetic forms for their different application depending on the type of cosmetic product. Increasing sales of beauty products along with growing beauty consciousness among consumers is anticipated to accelerate the cosmetic preservatives market share.

Increasing use of plant and herbal extracts against natural activity of microbes should drive business growth

Plant and herbal extract natural preservative surpassed USD 80 million in 2020 and should witness significant gains in the projected period. Plants and herbal extracts including rosemary, aloe vera, grape seed and neem extracts have effective phytochemicals which are used as defence mechanism against natural activity of insects, herbivores and microbes. Rising consumer inclination towards herbal products should boost the cosmetic preservatives market growth.


Cosmetic Preservatives Market by Plant Herbal Extract

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Antimicrobial phytochemicals such as polyphenols, terpenoids and phenols helps preventing final product from discoloration, unpleasant odour and degradation of active compounds. Some of the extracts when combined with ineffective antibiotics are found to be effective against antibiotic resistant strains. However, high cost of natural preservatives due to tedious manufacturing process along with stability issues and compatibility with formulation may challenge industry growth.

Rising consumer influence towards personal grooming should augment market growth

Cosmetic Preservatives Market by Application

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Fragrance and perfume applications should surpass USD 130 million by 2027. Fragrances and perfumes mainly contain formaldehyde releasers and alcohol to develop self-preserving products which is expected to positively influence market growth. Continuously changing fashion trends along with use of fragrances and perfumes in various products to attract consumer focus should boost the cosmetic preservatives market sales.

Presence of international brands along with rising consumer acceptability towards spending on luxury products will drive market size. Fragrances are used in various products including scented body products, body sprays and toiletries. Availability of varied retail channels along with rising product sophistication will propel product demand.

Increased preference for natural and vegan beauty products should accelerate market growth in North America

Cosmetic Preservatives Market by Region

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North America should witness gains of over 415 million by the end of 2027. The region is witnessing increased preference for organic beauty products to mitigate harmful effects of dust, sun, harmful ingredients will favor regional demand for organic and natural cosmetics preservatives. In addition, consumers are willing to pay high costs for natural products mainly in the U.S. will surge the cosmetic preservatives market revenue in the region.

Changing consumer expectations towards new products and multi-functional ingredients will boost the market for synthetic preservatives owing to their desired efficiency and cost effectiveness. However, shifting focus towards non-synthetic, paraben and formaldehyde free cosmetics may hamper growth of synthetics cosmetics in the region.

Strategies including merger acquisition and product launch adopted by manufacturers

Cosmetic preservatives industry is competitive and includes various market players such as Ashland, Lonza, Arkema fine chemicals, DuPont de Nemours, BASF, Chemipol, Sharon Laboratories, Symrise AG, Salicylate and chemical Pvt Ltd., Thor Group Ltd and Dadia Chemical Industries. Companies are primarily engaged in strategic acquisitions and product launch to expand product portfolio and distribution network.

Global cosmetic preservatives market report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of volume (Kilo Tons) and revenue in USD million from 2016 to 2027 for the following segments:

By Product

  • Natural/Organic Preservative
  • Plant & Herbal
  • Essential Oil
  • Natural Antioxidant
  • Organic Acid
  • Synthetic/Chemical preservative
  • Parabens
  • Formaldehyde Releasers
  • Alcohol
  • Phenol Derivatives
  • Quaternary ammonia compounds
  • Others

By Application

  • Hair care
  • Skin care
  • Toiletries
  • Fragrances and Perfumes
  • Baby Products
  • Others

The above information has been provided for the following regions:

By Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Thailand
    • Malaysia
    • Australia
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
Authors: Kunal Ahuja, Sonal Singh

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Different types of cosmetic preservatives comprise plant and herbal extract natural preservatives, and antimicrobial phytochemicals such as phenols, terpenoids, and polyphenols.

Cosmetic preservatives market share exceeded USD 930 million in 2020 and will expand at a CAGR of 7.85% from 2021 to 2027.

North America cosmetic preservatives industry will record a revenue of more than USD 415 million through 2027 owing to rising inclination towards organic beauty products for the mitigation of harmful effects of sun and dust.

Fragrance and perfume applications will exceed a value of USD 130 million through 2027 propelled by the continuously changing fashion trends and the deployment of fragrances and perfumes in numerous products.

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  • Published Date: May 2021
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 328
  • Countries covered: 20
  • Pages: 292

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