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The German skincare sector is led by the facial care category in both value and volume terms, in 2018. The category is also expected to register the fastest value and volume growth during 2018-2023. ’Parapharmacies/drugstores’ is the leading channel for distribution of skincare products in the country. Rigid plastics is the most commonly used pack material in the sector, followed by flexible packaging. L`Oreal S.A., Beiersdorf Ag and Procter & Gamble are the leading players in the sector.

Our Country Profile report on the Skincare sector in Germany provides insights on high growth categories to target, trends in the usage of package materials, category level distribution channel data and market share of brands.

What else is contained?

  • Sector data: Overall sector value and volume data with growth analysis for 2013-2023.
  • Category coverage: Value and growth analysis for eye make-up, face make-up, lip make-up and nail make-up with inputs on individual segment share within each sector and the change in their market share forecast for 2018-2023.
  • Distribution data: Percentage of sales within each sector through distribution channels such as cash & carries & warehouse clubs, convenience stores, department stores, hypermarkets & supermarkets, vending machines, e-retailers, “dollar stores”, variety stores & general merchandise retailers, drug stores & pharmacies, and other general retailers.
  • Leading players: Market share of brands and private labels in both value and volume terms in 2018.
  • Packaging data: consumption breakdown for package materials and pack types in each category, in terms of percentage share of number of units sold. Pack material data for rigid plastics, glass, flexible packaging, rigid metal and others; pack type data for: specialty container, bottle, tube, tub and others.


  • The German skincare sector is expected to grow by value terms during 2018-2023
  • Facial care is the largest category in both value and volume terms in the German skincare sector
  • Facial care category is expected to register fastest value growth during 2018-2023
  • Parapharmacies/Drugstores is the largest distribution channel
  • Olay , Biocura, Nivea-others and Diadermine are the top three players in the sector
  • Rigid plastics is the most commonly used pack material in the German skincare sector

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