Facial wipes are popularly known as wet tissues used for simple cleansing purpose. These wipes have revolutionized the skin care industry by cleaning the skin deep to clear the dirt or remove excess oil or makeup from the face. They are usually free from irritation and contain artificial perfumes to give a refreshing feeling to the skin. They contain all natural ingredients and less of chemicals in order to prevent skin irritation or rashes. The demand of using cosmetics have increased that have indirectly raised the demand for facial wipes.
It is considered to be an ultimate cleansing convenience and perfect to wipe out the sweat after a gym workout or any party makeup. The use of facial wipes in the developed regions like the North American and European regions have dominated the market, and its culture have been successfully been adopted in the Asia-Pacific and Middle Eastern countries.
The demand of facial wipes have continued to grow, especially due to the rising disposable incomes and boosting consumer spending power. It has enabled the consumers to use just convenient products that were once considered non-essential. The major driver aiding the growth of facial wipe market is convenience. The flexibility in using a wet wipe to clean one’s face anytime and anywhere that urged for the product in the market.
Undoubtedly they are pocket-friendly and easy to use to use. They also come in handy packages with various aromas that gives a refreshing feeling to the user. It has a wide availability with instantaneous character to wipe off the dirt is raising the consumer awareness to take good care for their skin and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Nevertheless, certain restraints are also pulling back the growth of facial wipes market globally. Firstly, the lack of use of good quality chemical ingredients may cause harm to the skin. The sensitivity of the skin matters when a consumer uses a facial wipe as it has been reported to cause severity like skin inflammation, itchy eyes and others.
The facial wipe market has been broadly classified into types, product category and distribution channel. On the basis of types, facial wipes can be further segmented into acne-prone wipes, sensitive skin, dry skin, oily skin and for good scrub. Further on the basis of product category, the facial wipe market can be segmented into wet facial wipe and dry facial wipes. The use of the wet or dry facial wipe depends on the requirement of the consumer. The availability of the facial wipes is offline and online retail stores. The offline retail stores consists of the hypermarkets or supermarkets, convenience stores, department stores and drug shops.
The facial wipes is a renowned product, common with the female demography to use but is known to be prevalent globally in all regions. North America, Europe, Asia- Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa all manufacture and use facial wipe. Owing to the rising demand of facial wipes, manufacturers are spending on research and development and to manufacture wipes that have specialty fibersthat are more durable than the current synthetic polymers.
North America and Europe are the leading regions globally that are reported to heavily use facial wipes. Other regions like the Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East and Africa are adopting the culture of using these wipes and maintain a healthy skin and body. The strategic pricing of these type of wipes with value-added benefits and multifunctional features are intensifying the competition in the market.
The major players dominating the facial wipes market are Beiersdorf, Estee Lauder, Johnson & Johnson, Kimberly-Clark, P&G, Unilever, Burt Bees, LVMH, L’Oreal, Amway are a few among other leading producers of facial wipes in the world.