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Emollient Market

Emollient Market

Emollient Market Forecast, Trend Analysis & Competition Tracking - Global Market Insights 2020 to 2030

Emollient Market
  • Apr-2020
  • List of Tables : 108
  • List of Figures : 94
  • 170 Pages
  • Consumer Goods

Sales of Emollients to Plummet, on Back of Supply Chain Disruptions amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Demand for emollients has been marginally impacted as governments world over are locking down to contain spread of coronavirus. However, significant impact will faced on the supply side of the value chain owing to supply chain disruptions. With unprecedented lockdowns people are facing a shortage of supply due to lack of trade permits, as countries are focusing on essential items, thus halting shipments in ports and warehouses. However, the conditions are likely to ease in countries like China where the pandemic originated. The country has shown sign of recovery and manufacturing has started in some parts.

Emollient Market will Exhibit Surge in Demand for Fatty Solutions

Fatty acids and fatty alcohol account for nearly 1/3rd of the emollient market owing to a significant demand for creams and lotions which is expected to grow in the coming decade. In developed countries like United States, Canada and Europe the fatty alcohol market is expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 5% during the forecasted period.

However, fatty acid market will grow by 2X in United States during the forecasted period owing, to the high demand for skin hydrates, as 60% of the population suffers from skin sensitiveness.

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Untapped Sales Opportunities for Semi-solid Emollients across Globe

A surge in demand for ointments for medical usage and cosmetics has boosted the demand for semi-solid emollients, which account for nearly 1/3rd of the global emollient demand. These emollients are expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 5% during the forecasted period.

APEJ is anticipated to remain a significant market for semi-solid emollients. However the market is expected grow by 2X in Japan during the forecasted period, owing to high demand for cosmetics in the country. While, MEA will be among the top contributors for the market of semi-solid emollients owing to rising personal care demand from GCC countries.

Besides, the covid-19 effect is quite low in the emerging markets suggesting that the demand will be significant amid covid-19 pandemic. However, top manufactures are from developed countries and this might affect supply of emollients in the present crisis.

Emerging Countries to Create Notable Opportunities for Marketers

Emergence of cosmetic industry and personal care industry has a notable impact on rising demand for emollients in markets like, India, China, South Africa and several others. APEJ consists of nearly 27% of the global emollient market demand and is expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 5%. Key players are focusing on multiple novel solutions through innovative product launches, to capture a significant portion of market share in these countries.

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Market Leaders Trying To Prolong Growth Stage of Product Life Cycle with Product Launches and Acquisitions

Key players are trying to keep pace with the evolving market landscape through technological solutions and strategic product launches & acquisitions. However, emerging players are focusing on innovation in order to maintain their market share and to compete with established players.

  • In January 2020, BASF SE launched a new product named Hydagen, Hydrasensyl and Inolixir showcasing multiple range of active ingredients in order to demonstrate makeup products with skincare benefits.
  • In August 2018, SOLVAY entered into a strategic partnership with Deinove SA to expand its footprint by commercializing innovative skincare products starting with ReGeN-oPhyt.
  • In 2019, STEPAN launched STEPAN-MILD, all-in-one naturally-derived ingredient with all variants like scrubs
  • In 2020, STEPAN is expected to launch three new skincare products in the market by June.

COVID-19 Impact Insights

In 2003, due to outbreak of SARS, cosmetic industry was badly affected across glob. However, demand for cosmetic products ensued once the situation recovered. Similarly, if covid-19 effect on the global supply chain is severe, it will lead to a fall in demand due to lockdown in countries of Europe where emollients witness high sales.

The demand is expected to rise significantly once the lockdown is lifted. This might affect the market for first quarter under optimistic scenario. While, under probabilistic scenario the lockdown will impact demand for emollient market for first two quarters, owing to a consumer shift for essential products. Moreover, impact of covid-19 will be lower in MEA and South Asian market as the virus has not majorly impacted these markets.

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Emollient Market: Segmentation

FactMR’s study has done the segmentation of market on the basis of form, chemical type, application, and region


  • Solid
  • Semi-solid
  • Liquid
  • Power/ Flakes

Chemical Type

  • Ester
  • Fatty Alcohols
  • Fatty Acids
  • Ether
  • Silicones
  • Hydrocarbons


  • Skin Care
  • Hair Care
  • Oral Care
  • Fragrances
  • Toiletries
  • Cosmetics


  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Japan
  • APEJ
  • MEA

Global Emollient Market – Scope of the Report

Emollient market is anticipated to witness a notable upsurge during the forecast period 2020 to 2030, conferring to a new Fact.MR study. The study promotes crucial trends that are presently determining the growth of emollient market. This newly published and perceptive report sheds light on vital dynamics, which are likely to convert the future of emollient market, in turn generating worthwhile opportunities for key companies as well as evolving players who are interested in the manufacturing of emollient.

Emollient market study is a detailed market intellect on key revenue progression factors, challenges, industry trends, and opportunities, which will eventually influence the growth of emollient market. The report primarily conveys a summary of the emollient market, considering present and upcoming toppings and fillings industry scenarios, to reveal striking sides relating to the acceptance of emollient across prominent regional markets.

A detailed assessment on few of emollient raw material suppliers accessible in the report allows the report readers to obtain detailed findings that have resulted from emollient market supply chain analysis, business execution, and value chain analysis across the regional markets incorporated in the report. A list of prominent companies functioning in emollient market provided in the report enhances reliability of this ample research study.

Emollient Market: Report Summary

Study offers a comprehensive overview on diverse features that are inducing demand, revenue generation and sales in emollient market across the globe.

A comprehensive estimate on emollient market has also been made accessible by the experts, who have considered the market estimates on the basis of a likely scenario, an optimistic scenario, and a conservative scenario regarding sales of emollient during the forecast period. Analysis and estimation of price point comparison by region and by-product with the global average price has been included in this study.

Emollient Market: Analysis on Market Size Evaluation

Predictions of emollient market, encompassing current as well as forthcoming projected values estimate and analysis on region-wise demand trends and price index have been assimilated in the report.

Market estimates at the regional and global scale for emollient market are available in terms of “US$ Mn.” A Y-o-Y growth contrast on prominent emollient market segments, along with the market attractiveness valuation computes understandings brought in the report. Metrics mentioned above are also followed based on emollient applications where emollient witness a steady demand.

Emollient Market: Scrutinized Assessment on Regional Segments

Weighted sections have been elaborated in the report on emollient market, which delivers projection on the regional markets. These chapters brighten the regional macros (political economic, and business environment outlook), which are expected to have a significant impact on the growth of the emollient market during period of forecast.

Country-specific valuation on demand for emollient has been offered for each regional market, along with the market scope estimate and forecast, price index, price point assessment, and impact analysis of dynamics of prominent regions and countries. For all regional markets Y-o-Y growth estimates have also been incorporated in the report.

Emollient Market: In-depth Analysis on Competitive Landscape

The report ends with a section on the competition scenario of emollient market, along with the profiles of major companies contributing to the market expansion. Essential and up-to-date data as well as information correlated to the market performers, who principally engage in the production and supply of emollient, has been brought with the help of a detailed dashboard view. Market share analysis and comparison of prominent players provided in the report permits the report readers to plan preemptive steps to advance their businesses.

Impact of Covid-19 on Emollient Market

The report includes a scenario-based assessment of impact of Covid-19 across key regions for all four quarters of 2020. The report discusses the market forecast under optimistic, probabilistic and pessimistic scenario. Under the three scenarios, the demand loss and recovery has been illustrated and described through L-shaped and U-shaped recovery curves. Alongside, the Covid-19 impact has been benchmarked with previous crisis including sub-prime crisis, Eurozone crisis and SARS pandemic.

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