The Black Hair Care Industry – Part 2

So what stayed the same and what changed? What stayed the same: Spending a lot and weaves We are still spending a lot of money on our hair. According to Mintel, “Relaxers represent 21% of the black haircare market with expenditures at $152 million, down 15% since 2011 due to the natural hair trend.” Mintel … Continue reading The Black Hair Care Industry – Part 2

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The Black Hair Care Industry – Part 1

The Black haircare industry. Market research firm Mintel estimated the size of the 2012 market at $684 million, with a projection of $761 million by 2017. But Mintel also wisely notes: "What’s missing from these figures are general market brands, weaves, extensions, wigs, independent beauty supply stores, distributors, e-commerce, styling tools and appliances. If all … Continue reading The Black Hair Care Industry – Part 1