Markets for constituents that go into cosmetics and toiletries are undergoing significant changes. Some of this growth includes advanced delivery systems for formulations, newer methods for manufacturing ingredients, the growth of an aging and prosperous baby boomer population and their desire to look younger, advances in the science and development of new materials, the trend towards natural products over synthetic, the availability of cheaper raw materials, and increasing demand from the growing middle classes in developing countries like China and India. BCC Research has followed this industry for two decades and, because of these recent changes, presents a current and comprehensive report on the ingredients for cosmetics and toiletries.
SCOPE OF STUDY
The report contains:
This study is based on exhaustive primary and secondary research in addition to extensive information found in BCC Research's database.
Primary research includes consultation with industry experts in the field, including contacts within active companies and trade associations.
Secondary research includes extensive literature reviews, including trade journals, seminar proceedings and patent literature, company literature, published reports and government publications.
The study has been carried out by a team of chemical engineering consultants led by Senior Consultant N. S. Venkataraman, a Chemical Engineer with over 30 years of experience in various functions relating to chemical, pharmaceutical and allied industries. Team members include D. Panneerselvam, T. K. Parija, P. Govindanayagi, and K. Geetha. All the members of the team are practicing chemical engineers or chemists with extensive experience as business consultants in the chemical and allied industries.
The project manager for this project was Dr. Yatin B. Thakore, who has over 15 years of industry experience in chemical and allied fields.