The UK Market for Natural & Organic Personal Care Products has been growing at a healthy rate. The report shows sales revenues have increased by almost 30% since 2012. Natural hair care are the most popular products, with the market share now at 5 percent of total hair care products.
Market growth rates are slowing however because of the uncertain political and economic climate, partly caused by the Brexit vote. The depreciation of Sterling in the foreign exchange is leading to higher prices of natural & organic personal care products. Retailers are also becoming more cautious in introducing and / or expanding natural & organic personal care product ranges.
Consumer concerns about synthetic chemicals in cosmetics & toiletries is the major driver of market growth. Consumers are buying natural & organic personal care products as they are perceived to have lower health risks. Another major driver is distribution; these products have been making headway in conventional retail channels, such as department stores, beauty retailers and chemists. Most sales however are from health food shops and organic food retailers.
Certification is becoming more important in the UK natural & organic personal care products. The research shows that about a third of all natural & organic personal care products are now certified; the Soil Association / COSMOS standard is most popular with UK brands. Ethical labels are becoming more visible on products; apart from natural & organic, a growing number of products are carrying Vegan Society, Fairtrade, and related labels.
The UK is the one of the largest and most competitive markets for natural & organic personal care products in Europe. The publisher predicts slowing growth rates to make the market more competitive.
Growth Outlook Affected by Brexit
Although healthy growth is continuing in the UK market for natural & organic personal care products, the future growth outlook is not so rosy. The political and economic uncertainty is affecting the retail environment and product purchases.
Consumer demand for natural and organic personal personal care products is being driven by concerns about synthetic chemicals in cosmetics & toiletries. The chemicals that give most concerns are parabens, and sodium laureth / laurel sulphate. Consumer awareness of all synthetic chemicals is rising. Standards are becoming more important, with a growing number of symbols & logos becoming visible on natural personal care products.
This 4th edition report has been prepared by continuously tracking the UK natural & organic personal care products market report for almost 15 years.
The following product categories are analysed:
- Natural & organic skin care products
- Natural & organic oral care products
- Natural & organic hair care products
- Natural & organic cosmetics
- Other natural & organic personal care products
Report contents include:
- Market size
- Revenue forecasts and growth projections (to 2022)
- Market drivers and restraints
- Competitive analysis
- Market shares of leading brands
- Pricing analysis
- Distribution channel breakdown
Profiles are given of the leading brands, distributors and retailers.
1. Introduction and Product Definitions
2. Research Methodology
3. Market Overview
4. Market Drivers
5. Market Restraints
6. Distribution Structure
7. Competitive Analysis
8. Sales Analysis
9. Retailer Analysis
10. Category Analysis
11. Pricing Analysis
12. Consumer Analysis
13. List of Selected Companies