12 Things You Don’t Know About The Cosmetics Industry In Africa

Written by Peter Pedroncelli
Dark and Lovely is a L’Oreal brand. Photo: Loreal-finance.com

The usual suspects dominate the African beauty landscape

Giant global brands such as Unilever, L’Oreal and Estee Lauder dominate the African cosmetics space, with these big players keen to invest in future success. L’Oreal, for example, has opened up offices throughout Africa, including in South Africa and Ghana, with $9 million invested in West Africa alone.