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The Beauty Economy

Sep, 2015

The beauty industry is worth £17 billion to the UK economy, and consumers are expected to spend an average of £342.90 on beauty and skincare this year - a record high. So isn't it time we stopped treating this lucrative sector as the ugly sister of the fashion industry? This report explores the rise of the wellness market and success of British hairdressing, the future of fragrances, and key mergers and acquisitions dominating the industry, as well as the female talent shaping it


Infographic depicting the key components of the UK cosmetics market, and their increases or decreases in value from 2013, as well as the most popular cosmetics brands in the UK, and annual spend on toiletries by women