According to Kline & Co.’s “Natural Personal Care 2010” report, natural personal care products had a wholesale global volume of $23 billion; the category is growing at about 15 percent per annum.
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Global sales of natural personal care products by category:
Skin care: 41 percent
Hair care: 17 percent
Toiletries: 12 percent *
Oral care: 9 percent
Makeup: 8 percent
All other: 12 percent**
Brands that received a 10, the highest rating on Kline’s “Natural Scale,” based on their ingredients:
Top 10 global salon hair brands:
2. L’Oréal Professionnel
3. Schwarzkopf Professional
7. Paul Mitchell
* Includes personal cleansing products and deodorants and antiperspirants.
**Includes fragrances, shaving products and misc.
Source: Kline & Co.’s “Natural Personal Care 2010: Global Market Analysis and Competitive Brand Assessment”