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Reportlinker Adds Skin Lighteners Report

Thursday, September 17, 2009 General News J E 4
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NEW YORK, Sept. 8 Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue.

Skin Lighteners

http://www.reportlinker.com/p0131257/Skin-Lighteners.html

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Skin Lighteners in Millions of US$. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2005 through 2015. The report profiles 117 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Beiersdorf AG, CavinKare Pvt. Ltd., Clarins SA, E.T. Browne Drug Company, Inc., Elder Health Care Ltd., Emami Limited, Hindustan Unilever Ltd., Jolen, Inc., Kao Corporation, Kanebo Cosmetics, Inc., Shiseido Company Limited, and The Procter & Gamble Company. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

DisclaimersI-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW II-1

Skin Lightening - A Market With Enormous Growth Opportunities II-1

Current & Future Analysis II-1

Rapid Growth in the Global Skin Care Products Market II-1

Culture & Ethnicity Determine Growth Potential for Skin

LightenersII-2

Skin Lightening Products Dominate the Asian Skin Care Market II-2

Manufacturers Devise Distinct Strategies for Different Regions II-3

Lax Regulations, Unsafe Ingredients - Major Areas of Concern II-3

Total Body Whitening Products - Potential Area of GrowthII-4

Price - A Key Determinant II-4

Demand for Innovative Ingredients Rises II-4

Rising Demand for Natural Ingredients II-4

Women No Longer the Sole Targets of Skincare Companies II-5

Anti-Aging Companies Shift Focus to Skin Lighteners Segment II-5

Demand for Skin Whitening Products Rises in Europe II-5

Companies Capitalize on the Power of Internet II-5

2. SKIN COLOR - PHYSIOLOGY & DISORDERS II-6

Melanin - The Pigment of Skin Color II-6

Physiology Behind Skin DarkeningII-6

Skin Pigmentation Disorders II-6

Types of Skin Pigmentation Disorders II-7

Preventing Skin Pigmentation II-7

Skin Lightening Treatments II-8

Sunscreen II-8

Topical Products II-8

Laser Treatments II-8

Combination TreatmentsII-8

3. INTRODUCTION TO SKIN LIGHTENING/ WHITENING II-9

THE QUEST FOR FAIR/WHITE SKIN II-9

Skin Lightening/Whitening - An Introduction II-9

Applications of Skin Lighteners II-9

Target Areas for Lightening / Whitening Products II-10

Skin Lightening Products - Functioning Mechanism II-10

4. SKIN LIGHTENING INGREDIENTS - AN OVERVIEW II-11

INTRODUCTION TO SKIN LIGHTENING AGENTS II-11

Major Skin Whitening/Lightening Actives II-11

Skin Whitening Ingredients of Select Companies II-11

Hydroquinone II-12

Restrictions on the Use of Hydroquinone II-13

Substitutes for Hydroquinone II-13

Azelaic Acid II-14

Kojic Acid II-14

Arbutin II-15

Alpha-Arbutin II-15

Beta-Arbutin (Bearberry Extract)II-15

Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs) II-16

Glycolic AcidII-16

Lactic AcidII-16

Vitamin C II-16

Vitamin A (Retinol) II-17

Glycyrrhetinic Acid II-17

Melanostat II-17

Licorice Extract II-17

Vitamin B3 (Niacinamide) II-18

Mulberry Extract II-18

Lemon Juice Extract II-18

Emblica II-18

5. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS II-19

Nivea Introduces Nivea Visage Sparkling GlowII-19

CavinKare Expands 'Fairever' Line with Fruit Variant II-19

Mary Kay Introduces PureWhite Range II-19

Skin 2 Skin Care Introduces Photoaging Repair Cream II-19

Intelligent Skin Care Launches New Range of Skin Whitening

Products II-19

Elder Healthcare Introduces Fair One Plus FiveII-20

Wipro to Launch Fairness Cream II-20

Comvita Launches Manuka Honey-Based Skin Care Products II-20

Ambi Develops Soft and Even Skin Care Product Range II-20

Kanebo Develops New Magnolignan Formulation II-21

Japanese Scientists Develop New Skin Whitening Agent II-21

NeoStrata to Launch NeoStrata Skin Brightener II-21

Momentive Unveils Silsoft E-Pearl Emulsion II-21

Laboratoires Serobiologiques Unveils Actiwhite(TM) LS 9808 II-21

Nivea Launches 'Nivea for Men' Fairness Products Range in India II-22

Alban Muller Unveils Whitami, a Skin Lightening Ingredient II-22

Ponds Develops Flawless White II-22

Symrise Develops New Active Agent, SymWhite(R) 377 II-22

US-Based Inventors Devise New Technique for Skin Whitening II-23

Japanese Researchers Develop Tyrosinase Structure II-23

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITYII-24

Dabur India Acquires Stake in Fem Care II-24

Syneron Inks an Agreement with Rakuto for Developing Skin

Whitening II-24

Treatment II-24

Advantage Organic to Establish New Manufacturing Facility II-24

Himalaya Drug Company to Enter Retail MarketII-24

Estee Lauder to Expand its Business Operations in India II-25

ISP Takes Over Vincience II-25

Johnson & Johnson Enters into an Agreement to Take Over Dabao II-25

7. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-26

Beiersdorf AG (Germany)II-26

CavinKare Pvt. Ltd. (India) II-26

Clarins SA (France) II-26

E.T. Browne Drug Company, Inc (US)II-27

Elder Health Care Ltd. (India) II-27

Emami Limited (India) II-27

Hindustan Unilever Ltd (India) II-28

Jolen, Inc. (US) II-28

Kao Corporation (Japan)II-28

Kanebo Cosmetics, Inc (Japan) II-28

Shiseido Company Limited (Japan) II-29

The Procter & Gamble Company (US)II-29

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-30

Table 1: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Skin Lighteners by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2005 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-30

Table 2: World 10-Year Perspective for Skin Lighteners by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Sales for

US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets for

Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-31

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Outlook III-1

Overview of Skincare Products Market III-1

Economic Uncertainty & the Skin Care Industry III-1

An Insight into the US Skin Lighteners Market III-1

Asian Americans Drive Demand for Skin Lighteners III-2

Restrictions on Use of Unsafe IngredientsIII-2

Product Introductions/Innovations III-3

Key PlayersIII-4

E.T. Browne Drug Company, Inc.III-4

Jolen, Inc. III-5

Murad, Inc. III-5

The Procter & Gamble Company III-6

B.Market Analytics III-6

Table 3: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Skin

Lighteners with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2005

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6

2. JAPAN III-7

A.Market Analysis III-7

Outlook III-7

An Overview of Cosmetics & Skin Care MarketsIII-7

Japan: A Leader in Skin Whitening Arena III-7

Japan's Skin Lightening Market - A Historical JourneyIII-7

Select Skin Lightening Brands in Japan III-8

Skin Lightening Ingredients in Japan III-8

Ingredients with Quasi Drug Status III-8

Original Skin Lightening Ingredients Developed by Japanese

Companies III-9

Skin Lightening Ingredients in Japan (Non Quasi-Drugs) III-9

Competition III-9

Table 4: Leading Players in the Japanese Skin Lightening

Market (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales for

Shiseido, Kanebo, Kose, Pola, Kao Sofina, and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9

Table 5: Leading Brands in the Japanese Skin Lightening

Market (2006): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

Product Introductions/Innovations III-10

Key PlayersIII-10

Kao Corporation III-10

Kanebo Cosmetics, Inc. III-11

Shiseido Company Limited III-11

B.Market Analytics III-11

Table 6: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Skin Lighteners with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years

2005 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)III-11

3. EUROPE III-12

A.Market Analysis III-12

Outlook III-12

Overview of the European Skin Whitening Market III-12

An Insight into European Skin Whitening Agents Market III-12

Ban on Hydroquinone Boosts Demand for Substitutes III-13

Ethnic Skin Care Segments to Grow III-13

Strategic Corporate DevelopmentsIII-13

Key PlayersIII-14

Beiersdorf AG (Germany) III-14

Clarins SA (France) III-15

B.Market Analytics III-15

Table 7: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Skin Lighteners with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years

2005 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)III-15

4. ASIA-PACIFICIII-16

A.Market Analysis III-16

Outlook III-16

Skin Lightening/Whitening Market in Asia III-16

Skin Color - A Continuing Obsession for Asians III-16

Products with Anti-Aging & Whitening Properties - A New

Area of Growth III-16

New Strategies for Asian Customers III-17

Growing Presence of Global Players III-17

Advertising - A Critical Promotional Activity III-17

Future Prospects III-17

China III-17

Whitening Products with Anti-Aging Features to Boost Prospects III-18

Safety Concerns Foster Demand for International Brands III-18

Hong KongIII-18

India III-19

An Insight into India's Skincare Products Industry III-19

Skin Lighteners - A Lucrative Market III-19

Cultural Factors Bolster Fairness Creams Market III-20

Global Majors Target the 'Independent Indian Woman' III-20

Fairness Creams for Men - A Niche SegmentIII-20

Select Brands of Men's Fairness Creams III-21

Evolution of Men's Fairness Products Segment III-21

Companies Shift Gear to Promote Men's Fairness Products III-21

Competitive Landscape III-22

Fair & Lovely - The Predominant Fairness Cream BrandIII-22

Fairness Bleach Segment III-22

Table 8: Leading Brands in the Indian Fairness Bleach

Market (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for

Fem, Jolen, Ayur, Olivia, and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Advertising - Key Determinant III-23

Table 9: Advertising Expenditure in Indian Skin Care

Products Market (2007): Percentage Share Breakdown by

Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

SingaporeIII-23

The Philippines III-24

Taiwan III-24

Growing Popularity of Anti-aging Products and Facial Masks III-24

Thailand III-24

Table 10: Beauty Care Market in Thailand (2007): Percentage

Share Breakdown by Segment for Skin Whitening Products,

Anti-Aging Products, General Purpose Products, and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Product Introductions/Innovations III-25

Strategic Corporate DevelopmentsIII-26

Key PlayersIII-28

CavinKare Pvt. Ltd. (India) III-28

Dabur India Limited (India) III-28

Elder Health Care Ltd (India) III-28

Emami Limited (India) III-29

Hindustan Unilever Ltd (India)III-29

Splash Corporation (The Philippines) III-29

B.Market Analytics III-30

Table 11: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Skin Lighteners with Annual Sales in US$

Million for Years 2005 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-30

5. REST OF WORLD III-31

A.Market Analysis III-31

Outlook III-31

Skin Lightening Market in AfricaIII-31

B.Market Analytics III-32

Table 12: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Skin Lighteners Analyzed with Annual Sales in

US$ Million for Years 2005 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 117 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 130)

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Skin Lighteners

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Contact Nicolas Bombourg

Reportlinker

Email: nbo@reportlinker.com

US: (805)652-2626

Intl: +1 805-652-2626

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