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Beauty and Personal Care in South Africa

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  • 123 Pages
  • May 2024
  • Region: South Africa
  • Euromonitor International
  • ID: 2306158
In 2023, demand for beauty and personal care in South Africa continued to rise, despite many local consumers experiencing financial difficulties due to the cost-of-living crises. As a result, South Africans prioritised their expenditure and where they shopped, including favouring chained drugstores such as Clicks due to frequent price promotions, thereby supporting volumes. On the other hand, value sales growth remained more dynamic due to further unit price increases during the year.

The Beauty and Personal Care in South Africa report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data 2019-2023, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. Forecasts to 2028 illustrate how the market is set to change.

Product coverage: Baby and Child-specific Products, Bath and Shower, Colour Cosmetics, Deodorants, Depilatories, Dermocosmetics Beauty and Personal Care, Fragrances, Hair Care, Mass Beauty and Personal Care, Men's Grooming, Oral Care, Oral Care Excl Power Toothbrushes, Premium Beauty and Personal Care, Prestige Beauty and Personal Care, Skin Care, Sun Care.

Data coverage: Market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.

Why buy this report?

  • Get a detailed picture of the Beauty and Personal Care market;
  • Pinpoint growth sectors and identify factors driving change;
  • Understand the competitive environment, the market’s major players and leading brands;
  • Use five-year forecasts to assess how the market is predicted to develop.

Table of Contents

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • Beauty and personal care in 2023: The big picture
  • 2023 key trends
  • Competitive landscape
  • Retailing developments
  • What next for beauty and personal care?
MARKET DATA
  • Table 1 Sales of Beauty and Personal Care by Category: Value 2018-2023
  • Table 2 Sales of Beauty and Personal Care by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
  • Table 3 GBO Company Shares of Beauty and Personal Care: % Value 2019-2023
  • Table 4 NBO Company Shares of Beauty and Personal Care: % Value 2019-2023
  • Table 5 LBN Brand Shares of Beauty and Personal Care: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 6 Penetration of Private Label in Beauty and Personal Care by Category: % Value 2018-2023
  • Table 7 Distribution of Beauty and Personal Care by Format: % Value 2018-2023
  • Table 8 Distribution of Beauty and Personal Care by Format and Category: % Value 2023
  • Table 9 Forecast Sales of Beauty and Personal Care by Category: Value 2023-2028
  • Table 10 Forecast Sales of Beauty and Personal Care by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
DISCLAIMER
SOURCES
  • Summary 1 Research Sources
MASS BEAUTY AND PERSONAL CARE IN SOUTH AFRICAKEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
  • Mass beauty and personal care attracts cash-strapped consumers
  • South African consumers focus on supporting local brands
  • Mass beauty and personal care offers wider product range to attract consumers
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Greater innovation within mass beauty and personal care likely
  • Local consumers seek sustainable products
  • Private label to remain popular
CATEGORY DATA
  • Table 11 Sales of Mass Beauty and Personal Care by Category: Value 2018-2023
  • Table 12 Sales of Mass Beauty and Personal Care by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
  • Table 13 NBO Company Shares of Mass Beauty and Personal Care: % Value 2019-2023
  • Table 14 LBN Brand Shares of Mass Beauty and Personal Care: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 15 Forecast Sales of Mass Beauty and Personal Care by Category: Value 2023-2028
  • Table 16 Forecast Sales of Mass Beauty and Personal Care by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
PREMIUM BEAUTY AND PERSONAL CARE IN SOUTH AFRICAKEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
  • Premium brands offer travel sizes or mini versions of beauty and personal care
  • Consumers still prefer mass beauty and personal care over premium products
  • Limited innovation by premium brands in South Africa
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Consumers to shift further away from premium brands to support local products
  • Opportunities for premium brands offered by loyalty membership schemes
  • Consumers’ priorities switch to skin care routines
CATEGORY DATA
  • Table 17 Sales of Premium Beauty and Personal Care by Category: Value 2018-2023
  • Table 18 Sales of Premium Beauty and Personal Care by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
  • Table 19 NBO Company Shares of Premium Beauty and Personal Care: % Value 2019-2023
  • Table 20 LBN Brand Shares of Premium Beauty and Personal Care: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 21 Forecast Sales of Premium Beauty and Personal Care by Category: Value 2023-2028
  • Table 22 Forecast Sales of Premium Beauty and Personal Care by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
BABY AND CHILD-SPECIFIC PRODUCTS IN SOUTH AFRICAKEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
  • More dynamic value growth driven by further price increases in 2023
  • Consumers stockpile baby and child-specific products when on promotion
  • Consumers remain loyal to products that work for their children
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Natural ingredients to remain a priority for local consumers
  • Private label to become increasingly competitive
  • Consumers make more strategic decisions in terms of distribution channels
CATEGORY DATA
  • Table 23 Sales of Baby and Child-specific Products by Category: Value 2018-2023
  • Table 24 Sales of Baby and Child-specific Products by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
  • Table 25 Sales of Baby and Child-specific Products by Premium vs Mass: % Value 2018-2023
  • Table 26 NBO Company Shares of Baby and Child-specific Products: % Value 2019-2023
  • Table 27 LBN Brand Shares of Baby and Child-specific Products: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 28 LBN Brand Shares of Baby and Child-specific Skin Care: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 29 LBN Brand Shares of Baby and Child-specific Sun Care: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 30 LBN Brand Shares of Premium Baby and Child-specific Products: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 31 Forecast Sales of Baby and Child-specific Products by Category: Value 2023-2028
  • Table 32 Forecast Sales of Baby and Child-specific Products by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
  • Table 33 Forecast Sales of Baby and Child-specific Products by Premium vs Mass: % Value 2023-2028
BATH AND SHOWER IN SOUTH AFRICAKEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
  • Bar soap retains high consumer preference due to affordability
  • Promotions encourage consumers to purchase body wash/shower gel
  • Hand sanitiser no longer a priority for many consumers
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Opportunities for bath and shower products featuring natural ingredients
  • Bar soap addressing particular skin care issues to gain popularity
  • African black soap emerges in local market and will gain traction in coming years
CATEGORY DATA
  • Table 34 Sales of Bath and Shower by Category: Value 2018-2023
  • Table 35 Sales of Bath and Shower by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
  • Table 36 Sales of Bath and Shower by Premium vs Mass: % Value 2018-2023
  • Table 37 NBO Company Shares of Bath and Shower: % Value 2019-2023
  • Table 38 LBN Brand Shares of Bath and Shower: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 39 LBN Brand Shares of Premium Bath and Shower: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 40 Forecast Sales of Bath and Shower by Category: Value 2023-2028
  • Table 41 Forecast Sales of Bath and Shower by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
  • Table 42 Forecast Sales of Bath and Shower by Premium vs Mass: % Value 2023-2028
COLOUR COSMETICS IN SOUTH AFRICAKEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
  • Consumers seek more affordable colour cosmetics due to financial pressures
  • Ongoing competition for colour cosmetics from skin care
  • Premium brands try to remain competitive by introducing mini sizes
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Opportunities for more hybrid colour cosmetics over the forecast period
  • Essence available in Ackermans to drive impulse purchases
  • Shein threatens colour cosmetics in South Africa
CATEGORY DATA
  • Table 43 Sales of Colour Cosmetics by Category: Value 2018-2023
  • Table 44 Sales of Colour Cosmetics by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
  • Table 45 NBO Company Shares of Colour Cosmetics: % Value 2019-2023
  • Table 46 LBN Brand Shares of Colour Cosmetics: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 47 LBN Brand Shares of Eye Make-up: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 48 LBN Brand Shares of Facial Make-up: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 49 LBN Brand Shares of Lip Products: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 50 LBN Brand Shares of Nail Products: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 51 LBN Brand Shares of Premium Colour Cosmetics: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 52 Forecast Sales of Colour Cosmetics by Category: Value 2023-2028
  • Table 53 Forecast Sales of Colour Cosmetics by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
DEODORANTS IN SOUTH AFRICAKEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
  • Consumers stockpile deodorants when they are on promotion
  • South Africans remain loyal to brands of deodorants
  • Chained drugstores remain popular destination for consumers due to discounts
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Natural ingredients set to continue emerging in deodorants
  • Consumers increasingly seek vegan formulations for their children
  • The popular use of alternatives to deodorants in South Africa
CATEGORY DATA
  • Table 54 Sales of Deodorants by Category: Value 2018-2023
  • Table 55 Sales of Deodorants by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
  • Table 56 Sales of Deodorants by Premium vs Mass: % Value 2018-2023
  • Table 57 NBO Company Shares of Deodorants: % Value 2019-2023
  • Table 58 LBN Brand Shares of Deodorants: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 59 LBN Brand Shares of Premium Deodorants: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 60 Forecast Sales of Deodorants by Category: Value 2023-2028
  • Table 61 Forecast Sales of Deodorants by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
  • Table 62 Forecast Sales of Deodorants by Premium Vs Mass: % Value 2023-2028
DEPILATORIES IN SOUTH AFRICAKEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
  • Consumers seek most affordable depilatories during time of economic instability
  • Home-made options offer competition to depilatories in South Africa
  • Private label creates affordable options for consumers
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Habit persistence to contribute to future positive performance of depilatories
  • Consumers increasingly buy affordable depilatories from Shien
  • Incorporating natural ingredients likely to attract health-conscious consumers
CATEGORY DATA
  • Table 63 Sales of Depilatories by Category: Value 2018-2023
  • Table 64 Sales of Depilatories by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
  • Table 65 Sales of Women's Razors and Blades by Type: % Value Breakdown 2019-2023
  • Table 66 NBO Company Shares of Depilatories: % Value 2019-2023
  • Table 67 LBN Brand Shares of Depilatories: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 68 Forecast Sales of Depilatories by Category: Value 2023-2028
  • Table 69 Forecast Sales of Depilatories by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
FRAGRANCES IN SOUTH AFRICAKEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
  • Fragrances perceived as non-essential by many local consumers
  • Fragrances tend to be purchased when offered on promotion
  • Consumers trade down to mass fragrances
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • The introduction of fragrances with Arabic origins to the South African market
  • Counterfeits threaten greater penetration of fragrances in South Africa
  • Premium fragrances set to mainly attract tourists
CATEGORY DATA
  • Table 70 Sales of Fragrances by Category: Value 2018-2023
  • Table 71 Sales of Fragrances by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
  • Table 72 NBO Company Shares of Fragrances: % Value 2019-2023
  • Table 73 LBN Brand Shares of Fragrances: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 74 LBN Brand Shares of Premium Men's Fragrances: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 75 LBN Brand Shares of Premium Women's Fragrances: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 76 Forecast Sales of Fragrances by Category: Value 2023-2028
  • Table 77 Forecast Sales of Fragrances by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
HAIR CARE IN SOUTH AFRICAKEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
  • A strong focus on natural ingredients within hair care
  • Garnier releases new Hair Food range
  • Price-sensitive consumers still predominantly buy hair care when on promotion
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Consumers to gain greater interest in vegan and cruelty-free hair care
  • Hair care routines can create opportunities for category players
  • Local brands of hair care attract South Africans
CATEGORY DATA
  • Table 78 Sales of Hair Care by Category: Value 2018-2023
  • Table 79 Sales of Hair Care by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
  • Table 80 Sales of Hair Care by Premium vs Mass: % Value 2018-2023
  • Table 81 NBO Company Shares of Hair Care: % Value 2019-2023
  • Table 82 NBO Company Shares of Salon Professional Hair Care: % Value 2019-2023
  • Table 83 LBN Brand Shares of Hair Care: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 84 LBN Brand Shares of Colourants: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 85 LBN Brand Shares of Salon Professional Hair Care: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 86 LBN Brand Shares of Styling Agents: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 87 LBN Brand Shares of Premium Hair Care: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 88 Forecast Sales of Hair Care by Category: Value 2023-2028
  • Table 89 Forecast Sales of Hair Care by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
  • Table 90 Forecast Sales of Hair Care by Premium vs Mass: % Value 2023-2028
MEN'S GROOMING IN SOUTH AFRICAKEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
  • Face masks enter men’s grooming routines
  • African Extracts introduces men’s skin care range
  • Grooming remains vital for most South Africans
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Opportunities for men’s skin care lies within ingredients
  • Brands offer skin care bundles to support grooming routines
  • Sorbet Man offers men’s grooming services
CATEGORY DATA
  • Table 91 Sales of Men’s Grooming by Category: Value 2018-2023
  • Table 92 Sales of Men’s Grooming by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
  • Table 93 Sales of Men's Razors and Blades by Type: % Value Breakdown 2020-2023
  • Table 94 Sales of Men's Skin Care by Type: % Value Breakdown 2020-2023
  • Table 95 NBO Company Shares of Men’s Grooming: % Value 2019-2023
  • Table 96 LBN Brand Shares of Men’s Grooming: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 97 LBN Brand Shares of Men's Razors and Blades: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 98 Forecast Sales of Men’s Grooming by Category: Value 2023-2028
  • Table 99 Forecast Sales of Men’s Grooming by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
ORAL CARE IN SOUTH AFRICAKEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
  • Promotions and sales events continue to drive volume sales of oral care
  • Teeth whitening remains a concern for some local consumers
  • Consumers prefer natural ingredients for their children’s toothpaste
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Opportunities for ingredient-led toothpaste over the forecast period
  • New tablet format of toothpaste emerges in South Africa
  • Sustainable bamboo manual toothbrushes set to gain popularity
CATEGORY DATA
  • Table 100 Sales of Oral Care by Category: Value 2018-2023
  • Table 101 Sales of Oral Care by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
  • Table 102 Sales of Toothbrushes by Category: Value 2018-2023
  • Table 103 Sales of Toothbrushes by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
  • Table 104 Sales of Toothpaste by Type: % Value Breakdown 2019-2023
  • Table 105 NBO Company Shares of Oral Care: % Value 2019-2023
  • Table 106 LBN Brand Shares of Oral Care: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 107 LBN Brand Shares of Mouthwashes/Dental Rinses: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 108 LBN Brand Shares of Toothpaste: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 109 Forecast Sales of Oral Care by Category: Value 2023-2028
  • Table 110 Forecast Sales of Oral Care by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
  • Table 111 Forecast Sales of Toothbrushes by Category: Value 2023-2028
  • Table 112 Forecast Sales of Toothbrushes by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
SKIN CARE IN SOUTH AFRICAKEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
  • New skin care brands enter local market
  • Brands that offer skin care analysis tend to attract local consumers
  • Apparel specialist Mr Price now offers its own skin care line
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Consumers to increasingly consider purchasing ingredient-led skin care
  • Consumers to purchase domestic brands of skin care to support local economy
  • Premium packaging attracts South Africans
CATEGORY DATA
  • Table 113 Sales of Skin Care by Category: Value 2018-2023
  • Table 114 Sales of Skin Care by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
  • Table 115 NBO Company Shares of Skin Care: % Value 2019-2023
  • Table 116 LBN Brand Shares of Skin Care: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 117 LBN Brand Shares of Basic Moisturisers: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 118 LBN Brand Shares of Anti-agers: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 119 LBN Brand Shares of Firming Body Care: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 120 LBN Brand Shares of General Purpose Body Care: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 121 LBN Brand Shares of Premium Skin Care: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 122 Forecast Sales of Skin Care by Category: Value 2023-2028
  • Table 123 Forecast Sales of Skin Care by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028
SUN CARE IN SOUTH AFRICAKEY DATA FINDINGS
2023 DEVELOPMENTS
  • Hybrid products offer sun protection to compete with sun care
  • Increasing number of local brands launch sun protection
  • Consumers seek sun protection that does not leave a white cast on their skin
PROSPECTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
  • Sun protection to remain a key product in consumers’ self-care routines
  • Opportunities for different formats of sunscreen
  • Sun care players likely to explore use of different ingredients
CATEGORY DATA
  • Table 124 Sales of Sun Care by Category: Value 2018-2023
  • Table 125 Sales of Sun Care by Category: % Value Growth 2018-2023
  • Table 126 NBO Company Shares of Sun Care: % Value 2019-2023
  • Table 127 LBN Brand Shares of Sun Care: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 128 LBN Brand Shares of Premium Adult Sun Care: % Value 2020-2023
  • Table 129 Forecast Sales of Sun Care by Category: Value 2023-2028
  • Table 130 Forecast Sales of Sun Care by Category: % Value Growth 2023-2028