The German hand and nail care market buffed up well in 2015.
Figures from IRI Germany revealed healthy growth of 6.2% for nail polish to total €173.780m while hand care was even more dynamic, posting a gleaming 9.8% rise to €95.144m.
Volume figures were also positive, particularly for hand care, with unit sales rising 9.6% to 62.181m and nail polish up 1.3% to 62.845m units.
The latest results, however, which span January to July 2016, reveal a very different picture for both segments.
Nail polish sales grew just