Prestige U.S. skin care sales for Q2 2021 totaled $1.5 billion, a gain of 32%, year-over-year, per NPD data.
Facial sun care products grew more than 80% compared to both 2020 and 2019, per NPD, amid more outdoor activities.
At-home treatment interest has persisted, with face serums and exfoliators gaining ground compared to 2020 and 2019 figures.
During Beauty Accelerate Virtual, taking place October 18-21, 2021, a range of experts will outline the future of skin care innovation that will drive the market in 2022 and beyond. Registration is now open.
- In Skin Care Clean Science—Clean Skin Care, Paul Lawrence, Ph.D., of Biocogent will discuss sustainable multifunctional ingredients from single-source natural origins. He will also outline clean science and skin care options that do not sacrifice efficacy.
- In Customizing Skin Care: Digital Analysis Tools and Personalized Products, Dianne Rossetti of J&J will focus on skin analysis tools and personalized products, and illustrate how digital tools can help to deliver customized solutions.
- In Product Design for Stronger, Healthier more Resilient Skin, Simon Craw, Ph.D. of Rodan + Fields will discuss how the pandemic-era “new normal” will impact innovations and formulating strategies to meet these new skin care needs.
- In Psychodermatology and Skin Aging: The Mind-Skin Connection, John Koo, M.D., of the University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine will discuss how emotional stress is just as detrimental to skin as physical stress or chronological aging. Koo's presentation will offer a clinician’s perspective on connections between mental stress and skin aging. It will also explore how changing the consumer’s state of mind has biological implications with the potential to benefit skin’s health and appearance.