Lip Fillers - The New Aesthetic Normal?
Lip augmentation, or cosmetic lip enhancement, has made its way into one of the ‘most-searched’ cosmetological procedures worldwide, primarily driven by the growing focus on facial aesthetics. Prior to the 1990s, the concept of cosmetic lip enhancement or lip augmentation wasn’t popular enough and was considered as an expensive and risky procedure, with only an affluent section of the society opting for it. However, these assumptions were soon upended by the introduction of non-surgical techniques that not were highly affordable and accessible but also promised enhanced outcomes with minimum inconvenience.
Lip fillers have gained immense popularity among all other types of lip augmentation procedures, for the fact that they can be easily availed for affordable prices at the nearby hospitals or outpatient clinics. Recent approvals by FDA have further pushed the commercialization of lip fillers, making it one of the fastest-growing facial procedures both in the U.S. and the U.K.
Lip Fillers Market - Key Research Findings
- The global lip fillers market size in 2018 was ~US$ 400 Mn.
- The lip fillers market is expected to grow at a CAGR of ~4.0% during the forecast period of 2019-2029.
- Collectively, regions of North America and East Asia and are likely to account for more than half of the revenue shares of the lip fillers market by the end of 2029.
- North America, due to the strong presence of lip fillers, is estimated to continue to be a prominent regional market for the manufacturers of lip fillers.
- Hyaluronic acid lip fillers are expected to remain a prominent application area to provide investments to lip fillers market players.
- The Poly-L-Lactic Acid segment in the lip fillers market has witnessed significantly low growth over the recent past, due the non-absorbable nature of these fillers.
Key Factors Shaping the Lip Fillers Market
Increase in the Number of Aesthetic Procedures to Boost the Lip Fillers Market
Among the aesthetic procedures performed worldwide, the demand for non-invasive procedures is more and is rising at double digits. The low complexity of the procedure, possibility for reversal of the procedure, and the less time taken as compared to other surgical aesthetic procedures are among factors boosting the demand for non-invasive aesthetic procedures and eventually for lip filler procedures.
According to AASPS, more than 15.9 million minimally invasive cosmetic procedures were performed in the U.S. in 2018. Moreover, increasing training of medical aesthetic providers is expected to improve outcomes.
Proliferation of Payment Options to Increase the Aesthetic Procedure Rate contributing to the Growth of the Lip Fillers Market
Companies have adopted various unique and alternative methods for financing surgical and non-surgical aesthetic treatments, which has made several procedures affordable. However, customers of companies such as Patient Payment Solutions and Care Credit are aware about the fact that cosmetic procedures are not covered under insurance and all the expenses are paid out of pocket. On the other hand, technological advancements are revolutionizing the beauty industry with cutting-edge treatments and procedures, thus enhancing aesthetic improvements, which is boosting the number of lip filler procedures.
Social Media Influencing the Young Generation for Lip Filler Procedures
Consumers of aesthetic products/treatments have become very receptive of technologically advanced products. The age range for medical aesthetics continues and has further extended. Younger patients in the age group of early 20s to 30s have started realising the benefits of early intervention to suspend the signs of aging. Social media and celebrities have made it sound like a routine. Patients are taking care of the facial volume and loss associated with aging. Rising individual expenditure on aesthetic and wellness procedures is expected to increase the demand for lip fillers.
Increasing Research and Development Activities for Better Outcomes after Lip Procedures
Improvements in the preparation processes of lip fillers have led to a higher demand for lip procedures.
The development of advanced lip fillers with focus on stabilising the main ingredients and further cross-linking with the gel medium so as to prolong their effect are among the focus areas of manufacturers. Companies are also developing application-specific dermal fillers and expanding their product range to include fillers specific for lip augmentation, those that help increase the volume of the lips, etc.
Technological advancements leading to lip fillers will boost research activities and help boost the demand for modern injection techniques, which are also among factors expected to boost the lip fillers market.
Lip Fillers Market Structure Analysis
- The global lip fillers market represents a fragmented competition landscape, where majority of the key players maintain their strategic focus on product launches, expansions in the Asia Pacific region, and targeting a concrete global footprint.
- The lip fillers market has been relatively steady in size, which remains a key factor for its dynamic competitive nature.
- The leading manufacturers of lip fillers are presently prioritising new product launches and organizing special events to increase training of medical aesthetics, which is expected to significantly boost the adoption of lip fillers in North America, Europe, South Korea, and Thailand.
- Regional expansion has also been identified to remain one of the crucial developmental strategies followed by the manufacturers of the lip fillers.
- For a stronger foothold in target markets, the manufacturers of lip fillers will continue to rely on inorganic strategies such as acquisitions and mergers.
Deciphering the Shift from ‘Silicone’ to ‘Hyaluronic Acid’
Use of liquid silicone for lip augmentation is losing its space in the consumer space, as dermal fillers are overshadowing the former with high convenience and enhanced outcomes. Considering the fact that hyaluronic acid products is a naturally-occurring compound found in human bodies, the hyaluronic acid-based lip fillers pose minimum to no risks, unlike silicone injections that are unsafe in most of the cases. In addition, hyaluronic acid also has moisture-retaining effect that keeps the lips soft and makes it look hydrated, which is also a key attraction of hyaluronic acid-based lip fillers.
However, the voluminous lips offered by hyaluronic acid-based solutions do come at a heavy price, for the fact that use of these fillers trigger minor to major complications in rare cases. Vascular occlusion is one of the serious complications associated with use of hyaluronic acid-based lip fillers, which can potentially harm the blood vessels via clot formations.
Tracking Opportunities in East Asia: Dawn of a New Era of Expansion
Companies active in the lip fillers market are eyeing significant expansion opportunities in the East Asian countries, such as China, Japan, and South Korea. Consumers across China, Japan, and South Korea continues to be at the forefront of demand for various types of cosmetological procedures, which collectively make these countries no less than gold mines of growth and expansion opportunities for companies operating in the lip fillers market. Though there are marked differences between preferences of Japanese, Chinese and South Koreans and what trends they embrace, these three markets mutually benefit from cultural diffusion and reciprocal influences.
Social Media Influence - The Booster to Build-Up of Lip Filler Demand
Over the past few years, it has become apparent that social media culture is shaping beauty trends and in which patterns consumers embrace these trends. With this impact growing strong with each passing year, it wouldn’t be wrong to say that consumers will increasingly rely on social media channels to not only comprehend personal traits but also make purchase decisions. Ever since ‘selfie’ has come out as one of the most popular hashtags across social media platforms, the obsession with voluminous and contoured lips have gained new heights, thereby making social media rank among the biggest growth catalysts in the lip fillers market space.
On one end where social media rules as a key precursor of cosmetic surgery growth, it is also serving as a primary marketing channel with the potential of creating huge differences. Brands developing lip filler solutions continue to focus on social media marketing for devising influential campaigns, which, in turn, would help them to get hold of larger customer bases.
Hyaluronic acid remains best-selling
Demand for poly-L-lactic acid remains sluggish
Hospitals remain the top end user
Adoption by office based clinics sees high growth
How Growth will Unfold
Manufacturers are entering into long-term contracts with hospitals, surgical centers, and spas & beauty clinics, which ensures continued revenue growth of the market players. Also, a handful of manufacturers are launching lip fillers that can be tailored to meet every individual patient’s requirements and needs, by considering the fact that personalization is emerging as the new normal across every industry.
Market players’ focus on mergers and acquisitions will remain intact, with a primary objective of attaining high growth via combined expertise and shared pool of resources. The lip fillers market reflects a fair degree of consolidation by the top three leading players - ALLERGAN, Galderma Laboratories, and Merz Pharma GmbH & Co. KGaA - who are commanding for a hefty chunk of the global market share.
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Lip Fillers Market: Global Industry Analysis
A recent market study published by FMI on Lip Fillers Market includes global industry analysis 2014-2018 & opportunity assessment 2019-2029, and delivers a comprehensive assessment of the most important market dynamics. After conducting a thorough research on the historic as well as current growth parameters of the Lip Fillers market, the growth prospects of the market are obtained with maximum precision.
Lip Fillers Market Taxonomy
The global Lip Fillers market is segmented in detail to cover every aspect of the market and present a complete market intelligence approach to the reader.
By Product Type
- Hyaluronic Acid Lip Fillers
- Poly-L-Lactic Acid Lip Fillers
By End User
- Ambulatory Surgical Centers
- Office Based Clinics
- Spas/Beauty Clinics
- North America
- Latin America
- South Asia
- East Asia
- Middle East and Africa
The report initiates with the executive summary of the Lip Fillers market, which includes a summary of key findings and statistics of the market. It also includes the trends pertaining to the Lip Fillers market.
Readers can find the definition and a detailed taxonomy of the Lip Fillers market in this chapter, which will help them understand the basic information about the Lip Fillers market. Along with this, comprehensive information pertaining to Lip Fillers and their properties are provided in this section. This section also highlights the inclusions and exclusions, which helps the reader understand the scope of the Lip Fillers market report.
The Lip Fillers market report provides the key market trends that are expected to significantly impact the market growth during the forecast period. Detailed industry trends are provided in this section.
This section includes the factors that have emerged as key successful factors and the strategies adopted by key market participants.
This section explains the global market volume analysis and forecast for the Lip Fillers market between the forecast periods of 2019-2029. This chapter includes a detailed analysis of the historical Lip Fillers market, along with an opportunity analysis of the future.
This section explains the global market value analysis and forecast for the Lip Fillers market between the forecast periods of 2019-2029. This chapter includes a detailed analysis of the historical Lip Fillers market, along with an opportunity analysis of the future. Readers can also find the absolute $ opportunity for the current year (2019), and an incremental $ opportunity for the forecast period (2019–2029). Along with this, pricing analysis of the Lip Fillers market at the regional level has been provided in this section.
This chapter explains the key macro-economic factors that are expected to influence the growth of the Lip Fillers market over the forecast period. Along with the macroeconomic factors, this section also highlights the value chain, forecast factors, product usage and adoption, Iceberg analysis for the Lip Fillers market. Moreover, in-depth information about the market dynamics and their impact analysis on the market have been provided in the successive section.
Based on the product type, the Lip Fillers market is segmented into hyaluronic Acid lip fillers and Poly-L-Lactic Acid lip fillers. In this chapter, readers can find information about the key trends and developments in the Lip Fillers market and market attractiveness analysis based on the product type.
This chapter provides details on Lip Fillers market growth across various end users such as Hospitals, Ambulatory Surgical Centers, Office Based Clinics and Spas/Beauty Clinics.
This chapter explains how the Lip Fillers market will grow across various geographic regions such as North America, Latin America, Europe, East Asia, South Asia, Oceania, and Middle East & Africa (MEA).
This chapter includes a detailed analysis of the growth of the North America Lip Fillers market, along with a country-wise assessment that includes the U.S. and Canada. Readers can also find the pricing analysis, and market growth based on the application and countries in North America.
This chapter provides the growth scenario of the Lip Fillers market in Latin American countries such as Brazil, Mexico, and the Rest of Latin America. Along with this, assessment of the market across target segments has been provided.
Important growth prospects of the Lip Fillers market based on its end users in several countries such as Germany, France, the U.K., Spain, Italy, Russia, BENELUX, and the Rest of Europe are included in this chapter.
In this chapter, India and ASEAN countries are the prominent countries in the South Asia region that are the prime subjects of assessment to obtain the growth prospects of the South Asia Lip Fillers market. Readers can find detailed information about the growth parameters of the South Asia Lip Fillers market during the forecast period of 2019-2029.
This chapter highlights the growth of the Lip Fillers market in East Asia by focusing on China, Japan, and South Korea. This section also help readers understand the key factors that are responsible for the growth of the Lip Fillers market in East Asia.
This chapter highlights the growth of the Lip Fillers market in Oceania by focusing on Australia and New Zealand. This section also help readers understand the key factors that are responsible for the growth of the Lip Fillers market in Oceania.
This chapter provides information about how the Lip Fillers market will grow in major countries in the MEA region such as GCC Countries, South Africa, and the Rest of MEA, during the forecast period of 2019-2029.
This section highlights the growth prospects of the Lip Fillers market for emerging markets such as Brazil, South Korea and Thailand.
In this chapter, readers can find detailed information about the tier analysis and market concentration of key players in the Lip Fillers market, along with their market presence analysis by region and product portfolio.
In this chapter, readers can find a comprehensive list of all the prominent stakeholders in the Lip Fillers market, along with a detailed information about each company, which includes company overview, revenue shares, strategic overview, and recent company developments. Some of the market players featured in the report are Allergan, Galderma laboratories, Merz Pharma GmbH & Co. KGaA, TEOXANE Laboratories, Bohus BioTech AB, Bioha Laboratories, Aquamid, Laboratoires Vivacy SAS, Zimmer Aesthetics, ADODERM GmbH and Anika Therapeutics, Inc.
This chapter includes a list of acronyms and assumptions that provides a base to the information and statistics included in the Lip Fillers market report.
This chapter help readers understand the research methodology followed to obtain various conclusions as well as important qualitative and quantitative information about the Lip Fillers market.
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