As people are becoming more conscious of their fitness and appearance, the demand for health and beauty products is also growing. According to the estimates on health care expenditure provided by the UK Office for National Statistics (ONS), people spent 7.7% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) on health products in 2002, which rose to 8.4% in 2006. Other statistics, collected from different sources, reveal some interesting worldwide facts about the consumption of health and beauty products:
They say, health and beauty must come together, and that is true. Health is metabolic efficiency, in all people and beauty brings enjoyment to the person who looks.
The majority of commercial beauty products contain artificial fragrances. Artificial fragrances are synthetic chemicals that resemble the smell of the natural ingredients that they are labeled as. They are petroleum or coal based and do not offer the same great health benefits that their all natural alternatives do.