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Sports Sun Care Market

Sports Sun Care Market Analysis by Form (Sports Sun Care Creams, Liquids, Lotions, Sprays), by SPF (SPF 6-14, SPF 15-29, SPF 30-50, SPF 50+), by Sport (Sports Sun Care for Extreme Outdoor Sports, Baseball, Swimming), by Region - Global Insights to 2031

Analysis of Sports Sun Care market covering 30 + countries including analysis of US, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Nordics, GCC countries, Japan, Korea and many more

Sports Sun Care Market Outlook

The global sports sun care market is poised to expand at a CAGR of around 5% from 2021 to 2031, with demand for sports sun care lotions remaining the highest across the world.

Sports sun care products are applied to the skin by sportspersons playing different sports such as extreme outdoor sports, baseball, swimming, and several others. The younger generation is the main target audience for these products across regions.

Foremost objective of a new sports sun care research study by Fact.MR is to pitch insights on the market scenario, demand generators, and technological advancements in this space. The report provides a taxonomy elaborating on key segments.

The report also outlines visionary insights on the dynamics of the market, including the drivers, restraints, opportunities, trends and pricing analysis, along with key success factors.

Market trends have been tracked in 20+ high-growth countries, pointing towards countries in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific holding bulk of the market share. Overall, in-depth insights into sport sun care and the market have been provided in the report.

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Historical Trends Vs Future Projections

From 2016 to 2020, the market exhibited a moderate CAGR of around 4%, with the sports industry playing a major role in driving demand. Rising production of organic and natural sun care products over the period strengthened the prices of these products.

This is attributed to the fact that, there has been a surge in awareness about harmful UV radiation. However, in FY2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, market growth dipped, owing to demand contraction from the sports industry.

Demand over the long-term forecast period can be estimated by breaking the forecast timeline into three parts.

  • Short-run: Recovery growth is set to be observed over this term.
  • Medium-run: Demand and price normalization are set to be observed over this period.
  • Long-run: Economic cycles and inflation rates to affect demand and pricing of the product.

All in all, the sports sun care market is projected to expand at a steady rate of around 5% CAGR through 2031, providing a promising stance for investors in this space.

What are the Primary Applications of Sports Sun Care?

Sports competitors and wellbeing cognizant shoppers are currently the motor for overall development of the sports sun care space. Well-to-do sports enthusiasts, combined with a little circle of rich purchasers, is offering a foothold to sports sun care items such as gels, powders, creams, showers, and moisturizers.

In 2020, the market saw spending to the tune of around US$ 2 Bn, with greatest infiltration in Asia Pacific, which has seen an unassuming development standpoint. A piece of this spending can be owing to rising liking of customers toward open air sports and increased awareness regarding skin-related illnesses and diseases.

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Which Region Offers Great Potential for Sports Sun Care Product Manufacturers?

The interest for sports sun care products in Asia Pacific is assessed to outperform other areas soon. Searing temperatures that are increasing the frequency of skin infections are fuelling sales across regions. Europe and North America hold a significant share of the overall industry at around 61%. South America, albeit, on a more slow development direction, is gradually locking in. Inside this region, Brazil is expected to be a lucrative market for sports sun care products over the coming years.

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Country-wise Analysis

Why is the U.S. a Lucrative Market for Sports Sun Care Products?

Ascent in use of dynamic ingredients in the U.S., which were prior utilized in the assembling of very good quality facial care items, is projected to be one of the key variables crediting development in the country. Sunscreen producers are effectively utilizing this to build the perseverance of skin cells against UV beams and upgrade the self-preservation system.

Rising mindfulness with respect to individual wellbeing from manufactured synthetics will give a push to the natural individual care market over the forecast time frame. Upgraded way of life combined with extra cash of the working class working populace in economies of North America, including the U.S., is relied upon to drive demand for sports sun care products over the coming years.

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Which Sports Sun Care Technology is Most Sought-after?

Business players such as L'Oréal are utilizing nanotechnology by controlling materials at nuclear or atomic levels to improve the productivity of their items. In addition, Organizations are putting resources into R&D for innovation in sun care items, which is probably going to increase market development over the coming years.

Why is Product Development Important in This Space?

Noticeable sports sun care product manufacturers are expanding ventures on research and advancement to attempt new development and improvements in items. Assembling organizations are additionally intending to extend their item portfolio presence in different geologies through consolidations, acquisitions, and tie-ups with wholesalers and retailers in the space.

Product advancement and portfolio development offer significant freedom in the market for sports sun care around the world. Shoppers are bound to select characteristic and natural items keeping in mind the cruel synthetics utilized in skin health management items and their impact on the skin. Interest for normal and natural sun care items is ascending, which is relied upon to propel market expansion.

How Has COVID-19 Impacted the Sales of Sports Sun Care Products?

Natural disasters and pandemics such as COVID-19 are unforeseen, and have affected all economies across the globe. COVID-19 has also resulted in impacting the demand for sports sun care products, backed by the imposition of lockdowns and demand drop from the sports industry, which happens to be the prime consumer of sports sun care items.

Moreover, decreased demand and fluctuating industrial output have negatively impacted the market, which is extremely fragmented in nature. It is anticipated that, industrial output will rekindle its previous size by the third quarter of 2021, and so will sports sun care demand during the forecast period.

What is the Pricing Equilibrium in the Sports Sun Care Industry?

Sports sun care product prices have been steadily increasing over the past half-decade. Key players present in regions such as North America and Asia Pacific are seen as major contributors to market growth. Apart from these factors, foreign trade tariffs amongst powerful economies have played a major governing role in deciding the global average price. Therefore, prices are expected to increase at a nominal rate over the coming years.

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Competitive Landscape

Aforementioned players rely on a blend of organic and inorganic strategies to deepen penetration across lucrative markets. These strategies include product launches, collaborations with key players, partnerships, acquisitions, and strengthening of regional and global distribution networks.

Similarly, recent developments related to companies manufacturing sports sun cares have been tracked by the team at Fact.MR, which is available in the full report.

Report Scope



Forecast Period


Historical Data Available for


Market Analysis

US$ Mn for Value

Key Regions Covered

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • the Middle East & Africa

Key Countries Covered

  • U.S.
  • Mexico
  • Venezuela
  • Germany
  • U.K.
  • Russia
  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • GCC

Key Segments Covered

  • Form
  • SPF
  • Sport
  • Key Regions

Key Companies Profiled

  • Shiseido Co., Ltd
  • Neutrogena
  • Coppertone
  • Banana Boat
  • SolRX Sunscreen
  • Solskyn Personal Care LLC
  • La Roche-Posay
  • EltaMD, Inc.
  • VLCC Personal Care
  • Fresh LLC

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Key Market Segments Covered

  • Form

    • Sports Sun Care Creams
    • Sports Sun Care Liquids
    • Sports Sun Care Lotions
    • Sports Sun Care Sprays
    • Sports Sun Care Gels
    • Sports Sun Care Lip Balms
    • Sports Sun Care Wipes
    • Sports Sun Care Sticks
    • Others
  • SPF

    • SPF 6-14
    • SPF 15-29
    • SPF 30-50
    • SPF 50+
  • Sport

    • Sports Sun Care for Extreme Outdoor Sports
    • Sports Sun Care for Baseball
    • Sports Sun Care for Swimming
    • Others
  • Region

    • North America
    • Latin America
    • Europe
    • Asia Pacific
    • Middle East & Africa

- FAQs -

Market to register a CAGR of around 5% across the 2021-2031 assessment period. Higher penetration in the sports industry will bolster demand over the coming years.

The U.S. is expected to hold a pivotal role driving demand for sports sun care products. Surge in demand from extreme outdoor sports is set to be observed across the country.

Major players manufacturing sports sun care items include Shiseido Co., Ltd, SolRX Sunscreen, Solskyn Personal Care LLC, La Roche-Posay, EltaMD, Inc., COOLA LLC, VLCC Personal Care, and Fresh LLC

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