Experts Speak

Rajesh Krishnamurthy,
Business Head-Consumer Products Division, The Himalaya Drug Company

The face wash segment is INR 120 crore and growing at 40%.

Alok Saxena,
M D, Elder Pharmaceuticals

There is a major change in consumer tastes and preferences towards easy-to-use oral care products.

Sandeep Bhattad,
Head–Marketing & Sales,
Mayas Fragrance Specialties

Customers demand strong, long-lasting and cost-effective fragrances.

Harsha V. Agarwal,
Director, Emami Limited

The male grooming segment has dynamic prospects.

R.B. Mohile,
M D, C.L.A.I.M.S

Only value-added products will move in this competitive environment.

Kailasam Nagarajan,
Chief Executive, Anshul Life Sciences

Personal care brands are incorporating natural ingredients in their formulations.

Rimpie J. Panjwani,
Marketing Manager, Mascot Spincontrol

India has been predominantly a facial care market.

Priti Mehta,
Founder, Omved

There is a huge gap in the Indian market when it comes to natural cosmetics.

Nihar Nandurdikar, Director,
Chemhouse Marketing & Brink Chemicals

It is absolutely important for smaller personal care players to maximize their focus on marketing.

Shailesh C. Pandya,
Director, Scion Chem

The trend is towards using botanical ingredients powered by new technologies.
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