Halal Cosmetics Market Report

Halal Cosmetics Market Analysis By Product (Skin Care, Hair Care, Makeup), By Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Central & South America, Middle East & Africa), Competitive Landscape, And Segment Forecasts, 2018 - 2025

  • Published Date: Feb, 2017
  • Base Year for Estimate: 2016
  • Report ID: GVR-1-68038-779-7
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)
  • Historical Data: 2014 - 2016
  • Number of Pages: 135

Industry Insights

The global halal cosmetics market size was valued at USD 16.32 billion in 2015. Rising muslim population coupled with growing awareness regarding the usage of personal care products that meet islamic law standards and comply with religious beliefs is expected to drive the overall growth.

Adoption of vegan, natural and organic products by younger consumers wing to the risks associated with diseases caused by conventional beauty-care brands is expected to fuel demand. Increasing number of Muslims gaining higher education level is another factor for the shifting trends and usage of safe & high-quality products.

U.S. halal cosmetics market by product, 2014-2025 (USD Million)

U.S. halal cosmetics market

These consumers are worried about the ingredients used in personal care and beauty products. They cannot use substances such as pork fat, non-halal animal stuff, and alcohol. In general, consumers are concerned about the safety of cosmetics as some of them contain harmful substances.

Moreover, consumers are interested to shop for personal care and beauty-care brands that are sharia compliant. This factor would lead an eco-ethical modern consumer and would assist the overall growth over the next nine years. With the help of advertisements and promotion incentives offered by companies, the level of consumer consciousness has increased in the recent past and is fostering the growth of these segments in relatively smaller countries.

Moreover, companies belonging in the region are trying to consolidate their position by offering a wide spectrum of portfolio to the consumers. Companies are leveraging the reach of social media for spreading awareness among the customers.

Korean manufacturer, Talent Cosmetic has been seeking for halal certifications, despite the fact that Muslim population in South Korea is very less. Increasing disposable income along with rising awareness among the Muslim population in South Korea is the major factor behind such initiatives.

Silicone-based polymers such as methicone and dimethicone are considered sharia compliant and are widely used as anti-foaming agents in skin care applications. Polyethylene glycol, hexylene glycol, butylene glycol, dipropylene glycol, and ethoxydiglycol are some other ingredients that are considered to meet sharia prerequisites and are used in beauty-care formulations.

Product Insights

Skin care segment is estimated to witness the highest CAGR of 12% over the forecast period. It has been reported that conventional goods are considered to exhibit various skin related diseases as compared to certified products. Skin is commonly recognized as the biggest organ of the body. Thus, consumers are preferring sharia compliant beauty care items over conventional counterparts in order to avoid skin related harmful effects.

These products are free from ingredients forbidden by the Islamic law and are devoid of animal derived material including blood, pork & pork constituents, and alcoholic constituents. Owing to aforementioned, the demand for these certified items have witnessed significant increase for skin as well as hair care applications. Hair care segment accounted for over 15% of the overall revenue share in 2015.

Other products include makeup, perfumes, deodorants and fragrances which are largely considered to be non-halal due to usage of alcohol as an ingredient. Demand is largely driven by growing number of Muslim women trying to integrate religious observance with fashion developments along with rising purchasing power of these consumers.

Halal cosmetics market share, by region, 2015

Halal cosmetics market

Regional Insights

Asia Pacific region is expected to witness an estimated CAGR of 12.6% over the forecast period. South East Asian countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, South Korea, Singapore and Thailand are expected to witness significant growth owing to rising Muslim population along with large untapped potential in developing economies.

Middle East & Africa is anticipated to witness significant growth owing to the domination of Islamic ethos. Lack of certification body in the region is expected to attract industry participants from developed regions such as the U.S., UK and Germany. The region accounted for over 17% of the overall revenue in 2015.

European region is expected to witness steady rate owing to presence of global players in the region such as L’Oréal and Saint Laurent. In 2009, European Commission barred animal testing for beauty-care goods. This has compelled companies to inculcate plant based ingredients in their beauty-care offerings.

Competitive Insights

Key industry participants operating in the global industry include MMA Bio Lab Sdn Bhd, Ivy Beauty Corporation Sdn Bhd, Talent Cosmetic Co., Ltd., The Halal Cosmetics Company, PHB Ethical Beauty, Sampure Materials, Amara, and Inika. Other major companies include Martha Tilaar Group, Clara International, Saaf Skincare, Prolab, and IBA Halal Care.

Amara, based in the U.S. was the first North American company manufacturing certified products. All of the Amara’s offerings are packaged and produced in California and are also certified under Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America (IFANCA).

Report Scope



Base year for estimation


Actual estimates/Historical data

2014 - 2016

Forecast period

2017 - 2025

Market representation

Revenue in USD Million & CAGR from 2016 to 2025

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Central & South America & MEA

Country scope

U.S., Canada, Mexico, UK, Germany, France, Japan, China, India, Japan, Brazil, Saudi Arabia

Report coverage             

Revenue forecast, competitive landscape, growth factors and trends

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Segments covered in the report

This report forecasts revenue growth and provides an analysis on the industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2014 to 2025. For the purpose of this study, Grand View Research has segmented halal cosmetics market on the basis of product, and region:

  • Product Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; 2014 - 2025)

    • Skin Care

    • Hair Care

    • Makeup

    • Others

    • Polyethylene

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million; 2014 - 2025)

    • North America

      • U.S.

    • Europe

      • Germany

      •  UK

      • France

    • Asia Pacific

      • China

      • India

      • Japan

      • Malaysia

      • Indonesia

    • CSA

      • Brazil

    • MEA

      • Saudi Arabia

      • Kuwait

      • UAE

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