Skin care products: reasons for using by age in the United Kingdom (UK) 2017

This survey looks at the preferences of use of skin care products in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017 by age group. The survey shows that younger people like to use skin care products just as match as older people for the same reasons. 85 percent of people aged between 18 and 19 say they use skin care products to take care of themselves, which is the same reason given by 81 percent of the people from the age group of 70 years and older. Among the other reasons cited more often for using such products were to look better or to prevent signs of aging.

Reason for using skin care products in the United Kingdom (UK) in May 2017 , by age

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Release date

June 2017


United Kingdom

Survey time period

May 16th to May 22nd 2017

Number of respondents

1,295 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

english speaking female

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* The full question asked in the survey was as follows: "Why do you usually use skin care (day time skin care, eye care etc.)?".

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