Cosmetic Bioactive Ingredients Market Size & Share, by Ingredient (Peptides, Polysaccharides, Phytochemicals, Vitamins, Antioxidants, Essential Oils); Category (Skin Care, Hair Care, Makeup); Source (Plant Based, Animal Based, Microbial) - Global Supply & Demand Analysis, Growth Forecasts, Statistics Report 2023-2035

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  • Published Date: Sep 04, 2023
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Global Market Size, Forecast, and Trend Highlights Over 2023 - 2035

Cosmetic Bioactive Ingredients Market size is poised to cross USD 69 Billion by the end of 2035, growing at a CAGR of 8% during the forecast period, i.e., 2023-2035. In the year 2022, the industry size of cosmetic bioactive ingredients was over USD 45 Billion. Increasing preference for natural ingredients in cosmetic products and an increasing number of bioactive ingredients are the main drivers for market growth.

Moreover, new opportunities are expected to open up in the cosmetic bioactive ingredients market due to increasing demand for male specific products, as well as developments in the cosmetics sector and product launches. In the US, about 14% of heterosexual men between the ages of 18 and 65 who use makeup and cosmetics for men do so regularly, and another 17% say they'll use it in the future.

Cosmetics Bioactive Ingredient Market Overview
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Cosmetic Bioactive Ingredients Sector: Growth Drivers and Challenges

Growth Drivers

  • Change in Lifestyle - Cosmetics have become a vital element of modern life. Moreover, the rise in consciousness about external beauty along with an individual’s internal intellect has become one of the major factors driving the cosmetic bioactive ingredients market. For instance, people are more into changing their physical appearance and cosmetics are major things that are changing the lifestyle and boosting the market.
  • Growing Demand for Organic Beauty Products - Taking this into account numerous beauty brands are poised to launch sustainable, natural and organic products. This creates opportunities for the cosmetic bioactive ingredients industry. According to a recent survey, about 67% of respondents are looking for products labeled as clean'' and 55% have been influenced by products that were described as organic or natural.
  • Product Innovation in Cosmetic Industries –Organizations are looking more closely at all possible aspects of beauty and wellbeing, investigating consumers' attitudes about beauty, understanding the biological basis for hair and skin as well as improving sustainable development methods. This has led to increasing research and development in product innovation. For instance, active use of AHA including malic acid, glycolic acid, and lactic acid is extensively used in the cosmetic industry, that is increasing the market for cosmetic bioactive ingredients.


  • High Cost of Ingredients:

The cost of producing and processing the bioactive ingredients can be high, resulting in higher product prices that may limit consumer affordability and the use of UV filters in cosmetic products to prevent skin from ultraviolet rays. Although they are identified as new pollutants, which is restraining the market and causing the harm to skin moving on to the factor, this can be a major lead as a challenge in the growth of the market.

  • Cause for Environmental Pollution
  • Volatility of Raw Materials

Cosmetic Bioactive Ingredients Market: Key Insights

Base Year


Forecast Year




Base Year Market Size (2022)

~ USD 45 Billion

Forecast Year Market Size (2035)

~ USD 69 Billion

Regional Scope

  • North America (U.S., and Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America)
  • Asia-Pacific (Japan, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, NORDIC, Rest of Europe)
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC North Africa, South Africa, Rest of the Middle East and Africa)
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Cosmetic Bioactive Ingredients Segmentation

Ingredient (Peptides, Polysaccharides, Phytochemicals, Vitamins, Antioxidants, Essential oils)

The peptides segment is expected to hold 30% revenue share by helping prevent breakouts, reduce inflammation, hinder wound healing, and promote healthy skin. Therefore, the segment is expected to grow during the assessment period on account of these factors, for instance rising demand for cosmetics peptides in a variety of applications and increasing product launches.

Category (Skin Care, Hair Care, Makeup)

Cosmetic bioactive ingredients market from the skin care segment is expected to grow at a share of 50%. Skin Care is expected to show a significant market share over the forecast period due to the increasing use of skin care products, in particular by younger people, as well as a worldwide rise in skin care products leading the market. There's a booming skincare market in the United States. In the U.S., face cleansers and cream treatments represent two of the top-selling skin care products in 2022 at about 260 million and 96 million units respectively.

Our in-depth analysis of the global cosmetic bioactive ingredients market includes the following segments:


  • Peptides
  •  Polysaccharides
  •  Phytochemicals
  •  Vitamins
  • Antioxidants
  • Essential oils


  • Skin Care
  • Hair Care
  • Makeup


  • Plant Based
  •  Animal Based
  • Microbial

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Cosmetic Bioactive Ingredients Industry - Regional Synopsis

North American Market Forecast

The North America is expected to garner a share of 35% in the cosmetic bioactive ingredients market during the forecast period. The presence of a large number of market participants in North America is the main reason for this growth. The main factors underpinning the progress of the cosmetic bioactive ingredients market in the region are growing awareness about environment-friendly products and rising demand for color cosmetics.

European Market Statistics

The Europe cosmetic bioactive ingredients market is also estimated to grow by the end of 2035, owing to stringent legislation regarding the use of chemicals in the cosmetic industry, as they are suspected to cause genetic mutations and cancer. The European Commission in March 2022 banned 23 mutagenic, carcinogenic or toxic reproduction chemicals under Article 15 of the Cosmetics Regulation.

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Cosmetics Bioactive Ingredient Market Regions
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Companies Dominating the Cosmetic Bioactive Ingredients Landscape

    • Symrise 
    • Company Overview
    • Business Strategy
    • Key Product Offerings
    • Financial Performance
    • Key Performance Indicators
    • Risk Analysis
    • Recent Development
    • Regional Presence
    • SWOT Analysis
    • Solvay
    • The Dow Chemical Company
    • Evonik Industries AG
    • Lonza 
    • Givaudan
    • Croda International Plc
    • Ashland.

In the News

  •  March 2023- Symrise introduces a new range of skincare bioactive. With the emergence of these differentiated and innovative nutritional ingredients, the company will be able to expand its product range. A comprehensive range of skin care solutions that include conditioning and preventing aging, brightening the skin as well as hair and nail treatments is available. The launch is a complement to Symrise's long history in the cosmetics sector, with its offering of ingredients for skin care.
  •  June ,2023 - Solvay has introduced Naternal, the brand that promotes regenerative beauty and brings together biodegradable cosmetic materials in order to respond to consumers' needs and upcoming regulations. The ingredients in the Naternal product line correspond to a biodegradable by design approach aimed at integrating end of life management during early research phases.

Author Credits:  Rajrani Baghel

  • Report ID: 3988
  • Published Date: Sep 04, 2023
  • Report Format: PDF, PPT

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Consumer awareness, life-style changes, and rapid innovation of R&D in relegation with governmental legislations are some of the major growth drivers for the market.

The market size of Cosmetic Bioactive Ingredients is anticipated to attain a CAGR of 8% over the forecast period, i.e., 2023 – 2035.

The major players in the market are Solvay, The Dow Chemical Company, Evonik Industries AG, Lonza , Givaudan, CLARIANT,Croda International Plc, Ashland., Koninklijke DSM N.V., Symrise and others .

The skin care segment is anticipated to garner the largest market size by the end of 2035 and display significant growth opportunities.

The market in North America region is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2035 and provide more business opportunities in the future.
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