Halal is an Arabic word which means permitted and lawful according to standards set by Quran, which is a religious text of Islam. Various types of personal care and cosmetic products contain chicken, goat, pig, etc. Halal cosmetics made abiding rules of Quran without alcoholic ingredients and pork. They exclude carnivorous animals, blood, or animals that were dead before being slaughtered and also keratin, gelatin, lanolin which are animal derived ingredients. In addition, it also includes list of ingredients that are harmful for an individual’s health. Halal cosmetics are composed and manufactured by ingredients that are permissible in Islamic Sharia law. Halal cosmetics were designed by keeping Muslim women at center, who were unable to find alternative to regular makeup.

Increasing Muslim population globally and rising awaress regarding availability of halal cosmetics in developed and developing countries are resulting into increasing demand for various types of halal cosmetic products. In addition, rising awareness regarding ingredients that are used in cosmetic and personal care product is supporting growth of the halal cosmetics products. Halal cosmetics are breathable and allows water to penetrate through nails and skin to provide purity before prayers to the end user.  Mostly, halal cosmetics are cruelty free. Availability of various types of halal cosmetics products in the making individuals more inclined towards its usage. Increasing importance of personal grooming products among man, owing to rising awaress regarding skin care and hair care among male population is anticipated to increase adoption of halal cosmetic designed for men in the coming years.

Halal cosmetics can be categories into personal care, color cosmetics, and perfumes. Halal cosmetics also can be categorized into hair care products, skin care products, color cosmetics products, fragrance products on the basis of application.

However, requirement of rapid product innovation to attract consumers, owing to high completion among halal cosmetics manufacturers may affect growth of the halal cosmetics. In addition, lack of awareness regarding availability of halal cosmetics in various countries could affect demand for halal cosmetic products. Nevertheless, advertisements to spread awaress regarding advantages of halal cosmetic could increase its adoption among individuals.

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Major Muslim populated countries include Indonesia, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Egypt, Iran, turkey, Algeria, and Morocco. There is an increasing demand for halal cosmetics among individuals especially in Asia Pacific, owing to presence of major Muslim populated countries. There is increasing adoption of halal cosmetics among Middle East & Africa, owing to presence of prominent countries that follows Islam.

Some of the halal cosmetics are claiming to manufacture cruelty-free, vegan, vegetarian, halal cosmetic products. This can increase consumer base for halal personal care. Few halal manufacturers are also producing halal with natural ingredients. Increasing trend for natural cosmetics, owing to rising awareness regarding harmful effects of artificial of chemical ingredients in various types of cosmetics can fuel growth of the halal cosmetics. Key players of halal cosmetics market includes Martha Tilaar Group, INIKA Cosmetics, PT Paragon Technology and Innovation, Ivy Beauty, Colgate-Palmolive, Jetaine, Tanamera Tropical, Wipro Unza Holdings, INGLOT, and Muslimah Manufacturing.