Hot Product Opportunities : Health & Beauty Products

If you’re looking for new product ideas to sell on eBay, sell on Amazon, sell from your own website, shop, boot sale or stall then this a product line you ought to consider.

Now I can hear you saying health and beauty products are not a new product. But they ARE a hot product right now.

Why? Because they are a perfect ‘treat’ product in today’s tricky economy. Consumers may have cut back on expensive spa beauty treatments, hair styling and haute couture clothing but health and beauty products are a way of treating themselves at relatively low cost.

And here’s the proof: A recent report UK Retail In 2012 And Beyond, by market research company Verdict Research, says that health and beauty products are one of just three non food products sectors that are expanding right now.

There are another couple of reasons why health and beauty is a hot product area right now too: While young consumers are often cash strapped older consumers frequently have more to spend – and they are increasingly health and beauty conscious. Also, the male health and beauty products market is considered to have a lot of potential.

Health and beauty products are easy to source and sell, easy to store and easy to ship. You don’t need a lot of capital to get started.

What types of health and beauty products ?

One of the great things about these products is that there are so many different kinds. It might be a good idea to do some testing, to find out what works. Tip. Try to offer a small range of complementary products – so that customers will order several items at a time.

Here are a few suggestions for products to consider: Bath and shower. Make up. Blusher. Bronzer. Concealer. Moisturiser. Eye care. Face powder. Foundation. False nails and nailcare. Haircare. Lips. Makeup accessories and gifts. Manicure and pedicure. Nail accessories. Nail art. Perfumes and fragrances. Deodorants. Hair removal. Skin Care. Self and false tanning (a big growth area). Sun protection and care. Dental products. Electrical beauty products.

Also consider specialist areas – such as cruelty free, organic health and beauty, specialist ethnic products.

Where to source health and beauty products

There are several places to source health and beauty products. You could try: Wholesalers. Clearance and bankrupt stock sources. Distributors. Direct from manufacturers – especially small producers.

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