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France cosmetics market is poised to undergo significant growth during the next five years owing to the high purchasing power coupled with growing spending on the cosmetics & personal care products. International players foraying into organic cosmetics and increasing number of beauty clinics are aiding France cosmetics market. Moreover, increasing per capita expenditure on personal appearance and strong regulatory framework are some other key factors boosting the growth of France cosmetics market.

France is also one of the largest exporters of cosmetic products around the globe with countries like Germany, UK, Italy and Spain as major import destinations. The market is highly competitive with presence of world’s leading cosmetic brands. Both men and women constitute significant share in consumer base. The rising demand for premium products is resulting in significant investments in innovation.

France cosmetics market is categorized based on type, demography, distribution channel and region. Based on type, the market is categorized into skin care, hair care, bath & shower products, makeup & color cosmetics and fragrances & deodorants. Among them, the skin care segment held the largest market share in 2019 due to rising demand for antiwrinkle creams and cleansers, facial creams, etc. Further, fragrance segment is also evolving as a high growth segment with increasing export of French fragrances around the world.

Based on distribution channel, the market is segmented into offline and online channels. The offline channel is further segmented into supermarkets/hypermarkets, exclusive retail stores, beauty parlors/salon and multi branded retail stores. The offline segment holds the largest market share with presence of a large number of beauty salons and retailer stores in the country. Consumers are more inclined towards buying products from offline channel as they get to test the product before buying.

Some of the leading cosmetics companies operating in France are L'Oreal Group, Procter & Gamble, Beiersdorf AG, Unilever Plc, Ralph Lauren Corporation, The Estee Lauder Companies Inc., Shiseido, Revlon Inc., Christian Louboutin S.A. and Carolina Herrera, among others. The market is witnessing high competition with the presence of a considerable number of global and regional players. Leading companies are undergoing growth strategies like product innovations, expansions and mergers and acquisitions.

Years considered for this report:

Historical Years: 2015-2018

Base Year: 2019

Estimated Year: 2020

Forecast Period: 2021–2025

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyze and forecast market size of the France cosmetics market, in terms of value.
  • To define, classify and forecast the France cosmetics market on the basis of type, demography, distribution channel and regional distribution.
  • To scrutinize the detailed market segmentation and forecast the market size, in terms of value, on the basis of region by segmenting France cosmetics market into regions, namely, Northern France, Western France, Southern France, Eastern France, South Western France & Central France.
  • To identify tailwinds and headwinds for the France cosmetics market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, supply contracts, and mergers & acquisitions in the France cosmetics market.
  • To evaluate competitor pricing, average market selling prices and trends in the France cosmetics market.
  • To strategically profile the leading players, which are involved in the supply of cosmetics in France.


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TechSci Research performed primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of cosmetic manufacturers and suppliers in France. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research was able to include manufacturers that could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analysed product offerings, demography, distribution channels, and regional presence of all major cosmetics suppliers across the country.

TechSci Research calculated the market size for the France cosmetics market using a bottom-up approach, where manufacturers’ value sales data for different types of cosmetic was recorded as well as forecast for the future years was made. TechSci Research sourced these values from industry experts and company representatives, and externally validated through analyzing historical sales data of respective manufacturers to arrive at the overall market size. Various secondary sources such as all France cosmetics manufacturers, association, company annual reports, white papers, investor presentations and financial reports were also used by the TechSci Research.


Key Target Audience:

  • France cosmetics manufacturers
  • France cosmetics retailers/distributers
  • Research organizations and consulting companies
  • Associations, organizations and alliances related to cosmetics manufacturing
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Industry associations
  • Market research and consulting firms

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for industry stakeholders, such as cosmetic manufacturers, distributors, dealers and policy makers, which market segments should be targeted over the coming years (next five years) in order to strategize investments and capitalize on growth of the market.

Report Scope:

In this report, France cosmetics market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • France Cosmetics Market, By Type:
      • Skin Care
      • Hair Care
      • Bath & Shower Products
      • Makeup & Color Cosmetics
      • Fragrances & Deodorants
      • Others
  • France Cosmetics Market, By Demography:
      • Men
      • Women
  • France Cosmetics Market, By Distribution Channel:
      • Offline
        • Supermarkets/Hypermarket
        • Exclusive Retail Stores
        • Beauty Parlors/Salon
        • Multi Branded Retail Stores
      • Online
  • France Cosmetics Market, By Geography:
      • Northern France
      • Western France
      • Southern France
      • Eastern France 
      • South Western France
      • Central France

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in France cosmetics market.

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, TechSci Research offers customizations according to a company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Company Information

  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five).

Profit Margin Analysis

  • Profit margin analysis in case of direct and indirect sales channel.

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1.    Product Overview

2.    Research Methodology

3.    Impact of COVID-19 on France Cosmetics Market

4.    Executive Summary

5.    Voice of Customer

6.    France Cosmetics Market Outlook

6.1.  Market Size & Forecast

6.1.1. By Value

6.2.  Market Share & Forecast

6.2.1.     By Type (Skin care, Hair Care, Bath & Shower products, Makeup & Color Cosmetics, Fragrances & Deodorants)

6.2.2.     By Demography (Men, Women)

6.2.3.     By Distribution Channel (Offline (Supermarkets/Hypermarkets, Exclusive Retail Stores, Beauty Parlors/Salon, Multi Branded Retail Stores, Online)

6.2.4.     By Region

6.2.5.     By Company (2019)

6.3.  Market Attractiveness Index

7.    France Skin Care Market Outlook

7.1.  Market Size & Forecast

7.1.1. By Value

7.2.  Market Share & Forecast

7.2.1.     By Distribution Channel

7.2.2.     By Demography

7.3.  Pricing Analysis

8.     France Hair Care Market Outlook

8.1.  Market Size & Forecast

8.1.1. By Value

8.2.  Market Share & Forecast

8.2.1.     By Distribution Channel

8.2.2.     By Demography

8.3.  Pricing Analysis

9.    France Bath & Shower Products Market Outlook

9.1.  Market Size & Forecast

9.1.1. By Value

9.2.  Market Share & Forecast

9.2.1.     By Distribution Channel

9.2.2.     By Demography

9.3.  Pricing Analysis

10.  France Makeup & Color Cosmetics Market Outlook

10.1.              Market Size & Forecast

10.1.1.   By Value

10.2.              Market Share & Forecast

10.2.1.  By Distribution Channel

10.2.2.  By Demography

10.3.              Pricing Analysis

11.  France Deodorants & Fragrances Market Outlook

11.1.              Market Size & Forecast

11.1.1.   By Value

11.2.              Market Share & Forecast

11.2.1.  By Distribution Channel

11.2.2.  By Demography

11.3.              Pricing Analysis

12.  Import-Export Analysis

13.  Market Dynamics

13.1.              Drivers

13.2.              Challenges

14.  Value Chain Analysis

15.  Market Trends & Development

16.  Policy & Regulatory Landscape

17.  France Economic Profile

18.  Competitive Landscape

18.1.              Competition Outlook (Top 10 Companies)

18.1.1.  L'Oreal Group

18.1.2.  Procter & Gamble

18.1.3.  Beiersdorf AG

18.1.4.  Unilever Plc

18.1.5.  Ralph Lauren Corporation

18.1.6.  The Estee Lauder Companies Inc.

18.1.7.  Shiseido

18.1.8.  Revlon Inc.

18.1.9.  Christian Louboutin S.A.

18.1.10.                Carolina Herrera

19.  Strategic Recommendations

20.  About us & Disclaimer

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