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Personal care or toiletries are consumer products used in personal hygiene and for beautification.

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SubsectorsEdit

Subsectors of personal care include personal hygiene and cosmetics.

There is a distinction between personal hygienic items, which are necessities, and cosmetics, which are luxury goods solely used for beautification. In practice, such sundries are often intermixed in retail store aisles.

ProductsEdit

Hotel applicationEdit

Typical toiletries offered at many hotels include:

  • small bar of soap
  • disposable shower cap
  • small bottle of moisturizer
  • small bottles of shampoo and conditioner
  • toilet paper
  • box of facial tissue
  • face towels
  • disposable shoe polishing cloth
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrush
  • Cologne

CorporationsEdit

Some of the major corporations in the personal care industry are:

  • PZ Cussons
  • Other corporations, such as pharmacies (e.g. CVS/pharmacy, Walgreens) primarily retail in personal care rather than manufacture personal care products themselves.

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