Pore Strips Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Pore Strips Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Ingredient (Charcoal, Silica, Tea Tree Oil), By End Use (Salon, Homes), By Region, and Segment Forecasts, 2019 - 2025

  • Published Date: Jul, 2019
  • Base Year for Estimate: 2018
  • Report ID: GVR-3-68038-232-7
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)
  • Historical Data: 2015 - 2017
  • Number of Pages: 80

Industry Insights

The global pore strips market size is estimated to be USD 2.48 billion in 2018 and is expected to expand at a CAGR of 7.6% over the forecast period. Growing consumer awareness regarding healthy facial skin and increasing skin problems due to rise in pollution level are considered to be the prominent factors driving the growth.

Furthermore, increasing cosmetic demand due to change in trends of grooming in both gender types are expected to drive the market The hectic schedules of young population and the time required for deep skin treatments are driving the market positively. The cost for skin treatments is comparatively high in beauty salons and dermatologists, thus the consumers looking for cost-effective solutions opt for options like pore strips. Growing pollution level has led to increase in dirt and impurities in the skin, which is creating a rise in demand for the product.

U.S. pore strips market

Face washes are not effective for immediate results, thus consumer preference towards pore strips is likely to increase as they are helpful in purifying and exfoliating the skin immediately. These products are capable of removing blackheads and making the skin smooth by removing oils. These benefits of the product are anticipated to bode well for market growth over the forecast period.

However, the adhesives in the pore strips can led to bad impact on the skin. One of the major problems with using the product is that it can leave the area red or cause irritation. According to various skin experts, no matter how carefully you pull off the strips, they cause damage the first layer of skin, leading to irritation red spots from time to time. Regular use of the product can damage skin and can led to other skin problems. It does not remove the blackhead permanently and only removes the top of the blackheads. All these factors are projected restrain the market to an extent in the long run.

Nevertheless, increasing young consumers coupled with their fashion trends and time taking substitutes are anticipated to fuel the market during the forecast period. The pore strips are perceived to be easy and fast acting. On the other hand, other substitutes such as scrubs require a certain amount of time and lengthy process before they can show the desired results. This factor is expected to drive the product demand in near future.

End Use Insights

On the basis of end use, the pore strips market is segmented into salon and homes. The home segment led with a market share of 59.53% in 2018. The salient features of giving result in no time without any manual interference is the prominent factor for the segment to dominate in the forecast period. High demand for the product among young consumers with hectic working schedules and are fashion conscious is anticipated to propel the segment.

Salon is projected to register the fastest CAGR of 7.8% over the forecast period. Increasing usage of the product along other cleansing product to give better results has been the prominent factor for the segment growth.

Ingredients Insights

Charcoal segment held the largest market share of 39.18% in 2018. The ingredient is perceived to have qualities of removing bacteria, dirt, chemicals, and impurities along with cleansing the skin deeply. It also exfoliates the skin and reduces appearance of sun spot and hyperpigmentation. It is found to be useful in tightening the skin and reducing inflammation. These factors are projected to drive the product demand among the consumers who spend most the time in the sun and outdoor conditions.

Global pore strips market

Tea tree oil is anticipated to register the fastest CAGR of 9.3% over the forecast period. The product features such as soothing dry skin and reducing itching and irritation is among the prominent factors propelling the segment growth. It also acts as an antiseptic and may combat oily skins as well. It is one of the popular choices for treating acne due to its anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties. These aforementioned factors are anticipated to fuel the segment growth in near future.

Regional Insights

In 2018, Asia Pacific led the market with a share of around 40.0% and is anticipated to witness a significant CAGR over the forecast period. In Asia Pacific, China held majority of share and is expected to register a CAGR of more than 8.2% over the forecast period. High consumer awareness and spending on skin care, cosmetics, and grooming, is anticipated to drive the growth. Rapid industrialization has led to increase in environmental pollution, leading to skin impurities and problems. This factor is projected to further drive the regional demand.

The climatic condition and pollution level in Central and South America has led it to be the fastest growing regional market. It is projected to register a CAGR of more than 9.7% during the forecast period. The level of air pollution in Brazil has increased to an extent that it kills around 49,000 Brazilian every year. Harmful effects of environmental pollution on the skin is one of the major drivers for the rising demand for the product in the region.

Pore Strips Market Share Insights

P&G, Kao Corporation, Walgreen Co., Lucky Fine, Boscia, Ulta Beauty, Earth Therapeutics, Sephora and Boots are some of the major market players. The main aim of these manufacturers is to increase the quality and effectiveness of the product. The industry poses moderate to low entry barriers due to the presence of a large number of unstructured and local players in various regions. The product is niche and thus the marketers focus on grabbing consumer attention through various means of advertisements and promotional campaigns. For instance, some companies distribute these strips to the fashion bloggers and reputed salons to use and advertise.

Report Scope



Base year for estimation


Actual estimates/Historical data

2015 - 2017

Forecast period

2019 - 2025

Market representation

Revenue in USD Million & CAGR from 2019 to 2025

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, CSA and MEA

Report coverage

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

Country Scope

U.S., France, Germany, China, Japan, Brazil, Turkey

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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 2025. For the purpose of this study, Grand View Research has segmented the global pore strips market report on the basis of end use, ingredients, and region:

  • End Use Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)

    • Salon

    • Homes

  • Ingredients Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)

    • Charcoal

    • Silica

    • Tea-Tree Oil

    • Others

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)

    • North America

      • U.S.

    • Europe

      • Germany

      • France

    • Asia Pacific

      • China

      • Japan

    • Middle east and Africa

      • Turkey

    • Central and South America

      • Brazil

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