Medical Spa Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Medical Spa Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Service (Facial Treatment, Body Shaping & Contouring, Hair Removal, Scar Revision), By Region (North America, Europe, APAC, MEA), And Segment Forecasts, 2019 - 2026

  • Published Date: Jul, 2019
  • Base Year for Estimate: 2018
  • Report ID: GVR-3-68038-315-7
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)
  • Historical Data: 2015 - 2017
  • Number of Pages: 100

Industry Insights

The global medical spa market size was valued at around USD 12 billion in 2018 and is expected to register a CAGR of 13.8% over the forecast period. The market growth can be attributed to factors, such as increasing consumer awareness about self-care and anti-aging services along with rapid expansion of the wellness tourism sector.

According to the American Med Spa Association (AMSA), there is a high demand for minimally invasive treatments, such as chemical peels and non-surgical skin tightening, along with body sculpting and tattoo removal. Moreover, wellness packages offered in hotels create a fast growing demand for wellness-themed vacation.

U.S. medical spa Market

Moreover, rising consumer disposable income, especially in emerging countries, and expansion of tourism sector are also boosting the demand for such services. Key companies offer personalized medical spa treatments and aim to strengthen their market position to justify premium prices. An emerging trend in the sector is the incorporation of biophilic design, wellness architecture into the complete structural design of the property.

Rapid growth in the wellness tourism market is creating potential growth opportunities for new entrants that offer a unique integration of business areas, such as hospitality, travel, spa, and fitness. North America was the dominant regional market in 2018 due to technological advancements and increasing number of new entrants in the medical spa industry. However, Asia Pacific is anticipated to witness the fastest CAGR from 2019 to 2025 owing to the presence of a well-established beauty market.

Service Insights

Based on service, the medical spa market is segmented into facial treatment, body shaping & contouring, hair removal, scar revision, tattoo removal, and others. Facial treatment led the market in 2018. However, body shaping and contouring is anticipated to witness the fastest CAGR over the forecast period. Medical spa includes high revenue-generating treatment services, the cost of which continues to rise.

For instance, according to the Supplement to Modern Aesthetics by the American Med Spa Association, the average price of laser hair removal in the U.S. rose by around 51% in 2016 than in 2011 whereas the cost of tattoo removal increased by 42%. This trend is supported by increasing out of pocket expenditure worldwide, thereby propelling market growth.

Regional Insights

North America led the overall market in 2018 owing to higher expenditure on wellness tourism (domestic and international traffic) than other regions. Asia Pacific region is anticipated to witness the fastest CAGR over the forecast period due to the popularity and growth of spa tourism sector and rising wellness tourism expenditure.

Global medical spa Market

Increasing interest in experiential travel and growing affordability of flights and travel options will drive the regional market further. Moreover, aesthetic procedure market is expanding with the rising demand for Botox and collagen injections, chemical peels, cellulite treatments, hair removal, facial rejuvenation, and liposuction, thereby boosting market development.

Medical Spa Market Share Insights

Some of the major companies in the global market are Chic La Vie; Clinique La Prairie; Kurotel - Longevity Medical Center and Spa; Lanserhof Lans; The Orchard Wellness Resort; BIOVITAL MEDSPA; Allure MedSpa; and Longevity Wellness Worldwide. Some of the strategies undertaken by these companies are product and service development using novel technology, partnerships with other firms, outlet expansion, and business investments.

For instance, Longevity Health & Wellness Hotel expanded its service unit in Portugal. The spa center is equipped with advanced wellness and preventative diagnostics, therapies and programs, and modern integrative and regenerative medicine.In December 2016, private equity firms, DW Healthcare Partners, and Linden Capital Partners jointly acquired Edge Systems, a manufacturer of non-invasive equipment & consumables for aesthetic skin treatment.

In September 2018, Bliss, a manufacturer of spa and beauty products, launched Medical spa services in their New York locations. Bliss collaborated with Ideal Image, a provider of laser hair removal and aesthetic services, to further incorporate aesthetic services in their Manhattan locations. In addition, in July 2017, Hyatt Hotels acquired Miraval for USD 215 million to target the wellness tourism sector.

Report Scope



Base year for estimation


Actual estimates/Historical data

2015 - 2017

Forecast period

2019 - 2026

Market representation

Revenue in USD Million and CAGR from 2019 to 2026

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa

Country scope

U.S., Canada, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Japan, China, India, Thailand, Brazil, Mexico, and South Africa

Report coverage

Revenue forecast, company share, competitive landscape, growth factors & trends

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2015 to 2026. For the purpose of this study, Grand View Research has segmented the global medical spa market report on the basis of services and region:

  • Service Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2026)

    • Facial Treatment

    • Body Shaping & Contouring

    • Hair Removal

    • Scar Revision

    • Tattoo Removal

    • Others

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2026)

    • North America

      • The U.S.

      • Canada

    • Europe

      • UK

      • Germany

      • France

      • Italy

      • Spain

    • Asia Pacific

      • Japan

      • China

      • India

      • Thailand

    • Latin America

      • Brazil

      • Mexico

    • Middle East & Africa

      • South Africa

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