Display Settings:

Format

Send to:

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
Semin Cutan Med Surg. 2011 Sep;30(3):141-3. doi: 10.1016/j.sder.2011.05.006.

Cosmeceuticals: current trends and market analysis.

Author information

  • 1Private Practice, Manhattan, NY, USA.

Abstract

The desire to maintain a youthful image combined with an emerging global market with disposable income has driven the development of many new industries. The cosmeceutical industry is based on the development and marketing of products that lie between cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. Today, there are over 400 suppliers and manufacturers of cosmeceutical products, and the industry is estimated to grow by 7.4% by 2012. Although a number of products advertise predictable outcomes, the industry is largely unregulated and any consumers of cosmeceutical products should consult a dermatologist prior to use. This review will provide a snapshot of the current trends of this industry and provide an analysis of this multi-billion dollar market.

Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

PMID:
21925366
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk