Africa ME - UAE: Spa & Salon Market Report 2017


From extravagant treatments to health-oriented wellness experiences, UAE spas are facing a new level of demand from consumers, and rising to it

Africa ME - UAE: Spa & Salon Market Report 2017
Spa market value vs 2015.<br>Source: Euromonitor International

Spa market value vs 2015.
Source: Euromonitor International

Visiting spa and beauty salons is a way of life in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The country’s competitive business climate has given rise to a ‘work hard, play hard’ mentality and a hectic lifestyle that requires frequent pampering and relaxation. All of which has kept the country’s spas and beauty salons busy.

According to research company Euromonitor International, the UAE spa market experienced healthy growth in 2016 compared to 2015, increasing 8.8% in value terms to reach US$466m.

On the other hand, the market for professional hair care products sold to customers at salons grew by 7.32% year on year, reaching $2.66m.

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