About Personal Care Industry in India
Personal care products in India, being a kind of consumer oriented business, constantly try to cope with the modern and latest requirements of the inhabitants of the country. This industry mainly concentrates on the manufacturing of products related to personal hygiene and beautification. During the past few years, India’s personal care industry has witnessed a remarkable growth because of the growing hygiene awareness, increasing income level and mass media penetration. Being one of the chief FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) constituents, these products include cosmetics, soaps, hair care products, skin care products, shampoos, perfumes, oral care products and many more.
Top Personal Care brands in India
To meet the daily requirements of the huge population of the country, many national as well as multi-national companies are involved in the manufacturing and marketing of varied personal care products. They contend each other to provide the best quality products to their customers at an affordable price. Following are some of the best personal care brands in India, which are being widely used by people:
ITC Limited:Based in Kolkata, one of the major metropolitan cities of the country, this Indian conglomerate has been growing rapidly in the national market of personal care products. Manufacturing of varied kinds of personal care goods is a part of their business though. The name of this company features in the Forbes 2000 list.
Johnson and Johnson:With its name shown in the Fortune 500 list, this American company is known for manufacturing different kinds of baby care products. Being a pharmaceutical company, Johnson and Johnson even manufactures several types of medical goods and devices, which are packed for people’s consumption. This top most reputed manufacturer of personal care products in the world is famous for manufacturing products like baby powders, face washes, first aid products, contact lenses, baby powders, diapers, cream, oil, shampoo and numerous other personal care as well as baby care products. Apart from this country, this brand name is stretched over fifty six other countries.
Procter and Gamble:This is one of the top most personal care brands in India. With a huge array of personal care goods, Procter and Gamble provides a huge array of personal care goods, among which a customer can easily choose his or her required products. Gillete is one of the well known brands of this company that has got products like razors and numerous other kinds of products related to personal hygiene. To name a few more products of this company are Ariel, Head & Shoulders, Tide, Pantene, Vicks etc.
Colgate Palmolive India:Based in Mumbai, this personal care brand manufactures products like toothbrushes, toothpastes, tooth whitener, shower gel, fluoride therapy and varied other products for the treatment of skin as well as mouth ulcers.
Godrej Consumer Products Limited:Known for several types of personal care items like hair color, toilet soaps, liquid detergents etc. Godrej operates mainly from Mumbai. They manufacture soaps on contract as well. To name a few of their popular brands are Cinthol, Ezee, Fairglow, Nupur and many more.
Hindustan Unilever Limited:Headquartered in the city of Mumbai, HUL or Hindustan Unilever Limited is the manufacturer of personal care goods like soaps, detergents, cosmetics etc. Some of the mostly used products of one of India’s biggest exporter are Lakme beauty care products, Lux, Lifebuoy, Rin and Surf Excel.
Marico:This Mumbai based company has got many personal care brands, which are quite famous inIndia. Some of the popular personal care products manufactured by them are Aromatic, Hair & Care, Kaya, Mediker, Nihar, Parachute, Revive, Saffola, Shanti, Sundari, Sweekar etc.
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Last Updated on 12/1/2011