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NEW YORK, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Global Skin Lighteners Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Skin Lighteners in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. The report profiles 112 companies including many key and niche players such as Beiersdorf AG, CavinKare Pvt. Ltd., Clarins SA, Dabur India Limited, E.T. Browne Drug Company, Inc., Elder Health Care Ltd., Emami Limited, Hindustan Unilever Ltd., Jolen, Inc., Kao Corporation, Kanebo Cosmetics, Inc., Shiseido Company Limited, and The Procter & Gamble Company. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONSStudy Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1Disclaimers I-2Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW II-1

Prospects Remain Bright for Skin Lightening Products II-1

Current & Future Analysis II-1

Table 1: World Skin Lighteners Market (2013): Percentage

Breakdown of Dollar Sales by Geographic Region/Country

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2

Table 2: World Skin Lighteners Market by GeographicRegion/Country Ranked by CAGR for the Period 2010-2018(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2Culture & Ethnicity Define Growth Potential for Skin Lighteners II-2Skin Lightening Products Dominate the Asian Skin Care Market II-3Table 3: Cosmetics Market Breakdown by Category for SelectRegions Worldwide (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value Salesfor Premium and Mass Products for North America, Asia,Oceania, Western Europe, Rest of Europe and Latin America(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3Global Growth in Skin Care Industry Levels Out II-4Recession Impacts Skin Lightening Market II-4

2. TRENDS AND ISSUES II-5

Brands in Developed Markets Take a Leaf Out of their Eastern

Counterparts II-5

Manufacturers Devise Distinct Strategies II-5

Total Body Whitening Products - Potential Area of Growth II-5

Women No Longer the Sole Targets of Skincare Companies II-6

Anti-Aging Companies Shift Focus to Skin Lighteners Segment II-6

Demand for Skin Whitening Moves Beyond Asia II-6

Companies Capitalize on the Power of Internet II-6

Table 4: World Internet User Distribution by Geographic

Region: Percentage Breakdown of Number of Users for Asia and

Rest of World for Years 2000, 2010 & 2020 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7

Table 5: Penetration of Online Retailing in Sales of BeautyCare Products for Select Leading Countries: 2012 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-7Lax Regulations, Unsafe Ingredients - Major Areas of Concern II-8Common Skin Lightening Ingredients by Mechanism of SkinPigmentation Prevention II-8Demand for Innovative Ingredients on Rise II-9Combination of Ingredients - An Apt Strategy to Achieve BestResults II-9Natural Skin Lightening Ingredients - the Way Ahead II-9

3. SKIN COLOR - PHYSIOLOGY & DISORDERS II-10

Melanin - The Pigment of Skin Color II-10

Physiology Behind Skin Darkening II-10

Skin Pigmentation Disorders II-10

Types of Skin Pigmentation Disorders II-11

Preventing Skin Pigmentation II-11

Skin Lightening Treatments II-12

Sunscreen II-12

Topical Products II-12

Laser Treatments II-12

Combination Treatments II-12

4. INTRODUCTION TO SKIN LIGHTENING/ WHITENING II-13The Quest for Fair/White Skin II-13Skin Lightening/Whitening - An Introduction II-13Applications of Skin Lighteners II-13Target Areas for Lightening/Whitening Products II-14Skin Lightening Products - Functioning Mechanism II-14

5. SKIN LIGHTENING INGREDIENTS - AN OVERVIEW II-15

Introduction to Skin Lightening Agents II-15

Major Skin Whitening/Lightening Actives II-15

Skin Whitening Ingredients of Select Companies II-15

Issues with Select Actives in Skin Lighteners II-17

Hydroquinone II-18

Restrictions on the Use of Hydroquinone II-18

Substitutes for Hydroquinone II-18

Use of Mercury and the Issues Thereof II-19

Regulations over Mercury Concentrations in Cosmetic Products

in Select Countries II-20

Azelaic Acid II-20

Kojic Acid II-20

Arbutin II-21

Alpha-Arbutin II-21

Beta-Arbutin (Bearberry Extract) II-21

Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs) II-22

Glycolic Acid II-22

Lactic Acid II-22

Vitamin C II-22

Vitamin A (Retinol) II-23

Glycyrrhetinic Acid II-23

Melanostat II-23

Licorice Extract II-23

Vitamin B3 (Niacinamide) II-24

Mulberry Extract II-24

Lemon Juice Extract II-24

Emblica II-24

6. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS II-25KOSÉ to Introduce Medicated Skin Whitener Serum II-25Ageless Derma Unveils Anti-Aging Intensive Skin Brightener II-25Shiseido Unveils Permeation Evaluation Technology II-25Relumins Labs Introduces New Range of Stem Cell-Based SkincareProducts II-25Clarins Unveils White Plus Total Luminescent II-26Jurlique Launches Essence of Rose Roll-on Fragrance Oil andPurely Bright Spot Treatment II-26Belo-led ISCI Introduces Skin Whiteners Range II-26Ageless Derma Unveils Belides™ Skin-Lightening Cream II-27KOSÉ to Introduce Cosme Decorte in Italy II-27Dove Launches New Dove Ultimate White Deodorant for Underarms II-27Jarrow Formulas Rolls Out Skin L&P Beauty Supplement II-27Hindustan Unilever Unveils Lakmé Perfect Radiance Range II-27Vichy Laboratories Introduces Bi-White Med Deep CorrectiveWhitening Essence II-28Dr Batra's Positive Health Clinic Launches New Skin Creams II-28Prodigy Launches Advanced Skin Lightening Face Cream II-28Lotus Herbals Launches WHITEGLOW™ Skin Whitening & BrighteningNourishing Night Crème II-28Merck Introduces New Skin Pigmentation Control Ingredients II-29Lakmé Unveils Lakmé Perfect Radiance Intense Whitening Range II-29Sirona Biochem Discovers Novel De-pigmenting Agent II-30Nuance-Watson (HK) Launches Talika's Light Duo from Talika II-30Murad Unveils Rapid Age Spot and Pigment Lightening Serum II-30CHEN IIL Unveils New Line of Night Time Skin Care Products II-30Lotus Herbals Launches Eyes, Nails and Skin Products II-30Polyacer Cosmetics Introduces Array of BB and CC Creams II-31Greyson International Unveils Trilexon Skin Brightener II-31Bel Mondo Beauty Unveils Bio Cellulose Skin Lightener Mask II-31Fenchem Biotek to Introduce Herbal Extract Formula in Asia-Pacific II-31Nubianblue Launches Range of Skin Whitening Creams II-32Nivea India Unveils Modernized Deodorant "Whitening" II-32Rovi Cosmetics International to launch UniTone II-32Lotus Herbals Introduces WHITEGLOWTM Skin Lightening &Brightening Gel with SPF 25 II-32Black Opal Launches New Fade Care Range II-32Pevonia Botanica International to Introduce Lumafirm™ II-33Lakmé Cosmetics S.L. Introduces Skin Lightening Range II-33Unigen Introduces Anti-aging Skin Care Ingredient Nivitol II-33Laboratoires Serobiologiques Launches Radianskin for SkinWhitening II-34Cosmetochem International Unveils Citrolumine 8 II-34Kao Expands Its EST Skin Care and Cosmetics Line II-34Elder to Unveil Dermatology Product Line II-34Syneron Medical Introduces Elure Topical Skin WhiteningProducts in Asia II-34Kracie Unveils Bihadasho Blemish Lightening Skin-Care Range II-35Soliance to Intoduce Whitesphere Premium II-35KOSÉ Unveils gHyalocharge Whiteh II-35La Prairie Expands Its Swiss Cellular White Range II-36Yamasaki Re-launches La Sana Medicated Whitening II-36Dabur Announces Release of Dabur Uveda II-36Kao Unveils Cure Yakuyo Junshin Bihaku II-36Nivea Introduces Nivea Visage Sparkling Glow II-36CavinKare Expands 'Fairever' Line with Fruit Variant II-37Mary Kay Introduces PureWhite Range II-37Skin 2 Skin Care Introduces Photoaging Repair Cream II-37Intelligent Skin Care Launches New Range of Skin WhiteningProducts II-37Elder Healthcare Introduces Fair One Plus Five II-37Wipro to Launch Fairness Cream II-38Comvita Launches Manuka Honey-Based Skin Care Products II-38Ambi Develops Soft and Even Skin Care Product Range II-38

7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-39

Ageless Derma Selects BioWhite™ Skin Lightening Ingredient for

Manufacture of Skin Brightener Cream II-39

L'Oreal to Expand Production in Japan II-39

Sirona Biochem Develops New Skin De-pigmenting Agents II-39

Statutory Authorities Shut Downs Botanic Aroma II-39

TFChem Receives Aid from Government of France II-40

Intendis of Bayer HealthCare Takes Over NeoBenz® Micro and

Desonate® from SkinMedica II-40

SkinMedica to License NYU Technology II-40

Brunei Darussalam Bans Four Cosmetic Products II-41

White Beauty to Appoint Provincial Distributors II-41

Dabur India Acquires Stake in Fem Care II-41

Syneron Inks an Agreement with Rakuto for Developing Skin

Whitening Treatment II-42

Advantage Organic to Establish New Manufacturing Facility II-42

Himalaya Drug Company to Enter Retail Market II-42

Estee Lauder to Expand its Business Operations in India II-42

8. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-43Beiersdorf AG (Germany) II-43CavinKare Pvt. Ltd. (India) II-43Clarins SA (France) II-44Dabur India Limited (India) II-44E.T. Browne Drug Company, Inc. (US) II-45Elder Health Care Ltd. (India) II-46Emami Limited (India) II-46Hindustan Unilever Ltd (India) II-47Jolen, Inc. (US) II-47Kao Corporation (Japan) II-48Kanebo Cosmetics, Inc. (Japan) II-48Shiseido Company Limited (Japan) II-48The Procter & Gamble Company (US) II-49

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-50

Table 6: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis

for Skin Lighteners by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010

through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-50

Table 7: World Historic Review for Skin Lighteners byGeographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Restof World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual SalesFigures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) II-51

Table 8: World 15-Year Perspective for Skin Lighteners by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for

Years 2004, 2012 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-52

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Current & Future Analysis III-1

Skin Lightening Products Catch Attention in the US III-1

Table 9: Leading Fade Cream Brands in the US (2009):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Dollar Sales (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2

A Market Dominated by Minorities III-2

Asian Americans Drive Demand for Skin Lighteners in Current

Settings III-2

Increasing Sales of Men's Skin Care Products III-3

Blemish Balms Attracts Attention III-3

Restrictions on Use of Unsafe Ingredients III-4

Product Launches III-4

Strategic Corporate Developments III-9

Key Players III-10

B.Market Analytics III-12

Table 10: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Skin

Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

Table 11: US Historic Review for Skin Lighteners Market -Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

2. JAPAN III-13

A.Market Analysis III-13

Current & Future Analysis III-13

Slow Recovery in Economy Dents Growth in Skin Care Market III-13

Bihaku Whitening Products III-13

Skin Lightening Ingredients in Japan III-14

Competition III-15

Kanebo Cosmetics Eyes Global Markets III-15

Product Launches III-15

Strategic Corporate Development III-17

Key Players III-17

B.Market Analytics III-19

Table 12: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 13: Japanese Historic Review for Skin LightenersMarket - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Millionfor Years 2004 through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-20

3. EUROPE III-21

A.Market Analysis III-21

Outlook III-21

Overview of the European Skin Whitening Market III-21

An Insight into European Skin Whitening Agents Market III-21

Ban on Hydroquinone Boosts Demand for Substitutes III-22

A Focus on the UK Market for Skin Lighteners III-22

Continued Availability of Hydroquinone-based Cosmetics

Raises Concerns III-22

Product Launches III-22

Strategic Corporate Developments III-25

Key Players III-26

B.Market Analytics III-28

Table 14: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 15: European Historic Review for Skin LightenersMarket - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Millionfor Years 2004 through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-29

4. ASIA-PACIFIC III-30

A.Market Analysis III-30

Overview III-30

Asia - The Abode of Skin Whitening Products III-30

Table 16: Asian Market for Skin Whitening Products (2012):

Percentage Share of Number of Facial Moisturizing Products

with Skin Whitening Functionalities in Select Leading

Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 17: Asian Market for Skin Whitening Products (2012):Percentage Share of Number of Anti-agers/Nourishers withSkin Whitening Functionalities in Select Leading Countries(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31Reasons for Growing Demand III-31Market Performance of Skin Whiteners III-32Product launches III-32B.Market Analytics III-34Table 18: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & FutureAnalysis for Skin Lighteners by Geographic Region - China,India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets IndependentlyAnalyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 19: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Skin Lighteners

by Geographic Region - China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 20: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for SkinLighteners by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown ofDollar Sales for China, India and Rest of Asia-PacificMarkets for Years 2004, 2012 and 2018 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

4a. CHINA III-37

A.Market Analysis III-37

Current & Future Analysis III-37

Cosmetics and Skin Whitening Products - A Background III-37

Market Overview III-37

Whitening Products with Anti-Aging Features to Boost Prospects III-38

Emergence of Men skin care category III-38

Product Launches III-38

B.Market Analytics III-39

Table 21: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures

in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 22: Chinese Historic Review for Skin Lighteners Market -Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million forYears 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

4b. INDIA III-41

A.Market Analysis III-41

Current & Future Analysis III-41

Evolving Skincare Market in India III-41

An Insight into India's Skincare Products Industry III-41

Table 23: Indian Skin Care Product Market (2012):

Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Fairness Products,

Winter Care Products, Top-End Products, Baby Care Products

and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Cultural Factors Bolster Fairness Creams Market III-42

Global Majors Target the 'Independent Indian Woman' III-42

Indian Whitening Cream Market to Surge III-43

Table 24: Leading Fairness Creams Brands in India (2012):

Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Fair & Lovely,

Fairever, Fairglow and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-43

Whitening Facial Care Dominates Indian Skin Whitening

Solutions Market III-43

Table 25: Actives Used in Whitening Facial Care Products

in India (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Usage for

Niacin/Niacinamide, Licorice Extracts and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

Skin Lighting Products Enter New Frontiers III-44

Industry Remains Unaffected by Controversies III-44

Indian Men's Whitening Cream Market III-45

Men - A Lucrative Market for Skin Lightening Creams III-45

Select Men's Skin Whitening Products by Company and Launch

Year III-45

Select Brands of Men's Fairness Creams III-45

Men's Segment - A Rapidly Rising Market for Whitening Products III-46

Companies Shift Gear to Promote Men's Fairness Products III-46

Buying Patterns of Indian Consumer III-46

Competition III-46

Fair & Lovely - The Predominant Fairness Cream Brand III-46

Competition in the Men's Fairness Cream Sector III-47

Table 26: Leading Players in the Indian Fairness Creams

Market for Men (2012): Percentage Breakdown of Value

Sales for Emami, Hindustan Unilever Limited, Garnier,

Nivea and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Dabur's Fem Dominates the Indian Bleach Market III-48

Imports of Cosmetic Products on the Rise III-48

Product Launches III-48

Strategic Corporate Developments III-51

Key Players III-52

B.Market Analytics III-55

Table 27: Indian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures

in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 28: Indian Historic Review for Skin Lighteners Market -Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million forYears 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

4c. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-57

A.Market Analysis III-57

Current & Future Analysis III-57

Overview of Select Markets III-57

Thailand III-57

Skin Lightening - A Burgeoning Market in Thailand III-57

Products for Intimate Areas - the Latest in Skin

Lightening Products in Thailand III-57

Hong Kong III-57

Singapore III-58

The Philippines III-58

Taiwan III-58

Product Launches III-59

Strategic Corporate Developments III-59

B.Market Analytics III-60

Table 29: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 30: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Analysis for SkinLighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures inUS$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

5. REST OF WORLD III-62

A.Market Analysis III-62

Outlook III-62

Skin Lightening Market in Middle East III-62

Skin Whitening in Latin America - A Growing Functionality III-62

Skin Lightening Market in Africa III-63

Strategic Corporate Development III-64

B.Market Analytics III-64

Table 31: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Skin Lighteners Market - Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

Table 32: Rest of World Historic Review for Skin LightenersMarket - Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Millionfor Years 2004 through 2009 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart) III-65IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 112 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 120)

The United States (30)Canada (2)Japan (8)Europe (44)- France (20)- Germany (7)- The United Kingdom (3)- Italy (1)- Spain (1)- Rest of Europe (12)Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (32)Middle-East (4)To order this report:Skin Care Products Industry: Global Skin Lighteners Industry__________________________

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