Beauty Fans are defined as internet users who have a strong interest in beauty products, aged between 16-64 years. The regular users are defined as those who use each brand’s products weekly or more.
The below points explains the demographics, lifestyles and online behaviors of beauty buyers on a global scale:
- 23% of internet users are beauty fans. 41% of them are females, while only 8% are males. 73% of them are between 16-44 years.
- 57% are more likely to follow brands they are thinking of buying something from.
- 34% of Gen Z, 32% of Millennials, 21% of Gen X watched a consumer review of a product on YouTube last month.
- Beauty fans are more likely to visit Pinterest (51%) & Instagram (32%) each month, while 66% are more likely to follow Vloggers.
- TV Ads (44%), word of mouth recommendation (42%), search engines (41%), online ads (38%), recommendation/comment on a social network (34%) are the top 5 brand discovery routes for beauty fans.
- 25 % said that seeing product endorsements on social media could motivate them to complete a purchase.
- Beauty fans spent 2 h:44 m per day on social media, 1 h:9 m per day on online TV, 2 h:20 m per day on broadcast TV, and 1 h:13 m per day on music streaming.
- Beauty fans spent on PC/tablet/laptop 3 h:56 m per day, and they spent 3h:32 m per day on mobile.
- 87% of beauty fans have visited the Facebook platforms in the past month.
A Graph Shows the Percentages of Users Who Said They Use Social Media to Search for Brands, Products & Services in 2017
Data were driven from 89,392 internet users aged 16-64 years across 40 markets. All figures are drawn from GWI Q1 2017 report.