Skincare in general includes products and solutions that take care of skin in terms of its cleanliness, smoothness, hygiene and various other attributes which make the person feel good about its skin. Product that falls in the skincare are being packaged in different forms and materials depending on their uses and usability and convenience by which the product is applied on the skin. The packaging material thus can be glass, metal, plastics or polymers and others.
The global market for skincare packaging is further segmented as per material type, skincare product type, and packaging type. On the basis of material type, the global market for skincare packaging is segmented into glass, metal, paper, plastic, and others. On the basis of skincare product type, the global market for skincare packaging is segmented into hand care, depilatories, make-up remover, sun care, body care, and facial care. On the basis of packaging type, the global market for skincare packaging is segmented into jars, tubes, bottles, pumps & dispensers, sachets, and others.The major driving factor for this market is the rising demand of skincare products and solutions.
The FMCG companies and cosmetics companies are developing new and innovative products to find its applications in meeting the various needs in term of skincare. The consumers are becoming more sophisticated and the skincare hasn’t been limited to general hygiene and moisturizing. Products in the categories like anti-ageing, wrinkle free segments are rising. In terms of packs and sizes and kind of applicators used manufactures are innovative designing the containers in a way that simplifies the specific application needs.
The restraints has been the any policy changes related any environmental impact of the packaging material and packaged material both. Any restrictive action on uses of these can drastically impact the revenue generations. Opportunities has been in taping rising new class of population who are ready to spend i.e. the rising middle class in APAC and which will keep the packaging material dean afloat.The largest segment based on the type is plastic due to its versatility. Body care is the major segment where these packaging materials are used. Amidst the geographies North America is the largest market but APAC is also going to rise tremendously due to large population base.
The key manufacturers operating in the global skincare packaging market include The Packaging Company, Swallowfield Plc, Smurfit Kappa Group PLC, Saverglass sas, RPC Group Plc, Rise Cosmetic Packaging Co., Ltd., Quadpack Ltd., Libo Cosmetics Company, Ltd., HCT Group, HCP Packaging, Gerresheimer AG, Fusion Packaging, Essel Propack Ltd., Coverpla S.A., Aptar Group, Inc., Amcor Limited, Alovey Cosmetic Packaging Co. Ltd., Albea S.A., and ABC Packaging Ltd.