Lice Treatment Market Drives $1,684.72 Million By 2032, CAGR: 5.9%

Lice Treatment Market Size Worth $1,684.72 Million By 2032 | CAGR: 5.9%

The global lice treatment market size is expected to reach USD 1,684.72 million by 2032, according to a new study by Polaris Market Research. The report “Lice Treatment Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Type (Pediculosis Capitis, Pediculosis Corporis, and Pediculosis Pubis); By Treatment; By Distribution Channel; By Region; Segment Forecast, 2023 - 2032” gives a detailed insight into current market dynamics and provides analysis on future market growth.

The substantial increase in the prevalence of lice parasites contamination worldwide and growing research & development activities or efforts leading to significant advancements in product formulations including improved efficacy, developing user-friendly application methods, and incorporating new active ingredients, are key factors driving the market growth. Additionally, rising proliferation for awareness campaigns and education programs by healthcare organizations and authorities to raise awareness about lice infestations and available treatment options, are further likely to have positive impact on market growth.

  • For instance, in August 2023, Mediker, announced the launch of its new campaign named “Mediker On Juey Gonel”, that mainly aims at raising awareness about lice and its treatment options. Through this campaign, they will try to educate consumers that a conventional lice comb is not enough to effective remove lice and requires further treatments.

Furthermore, as lice infestations that is also knowns as pediculosis affect millions of people across the globe, thereby the growing need for effective and innovative treatments has led to evolution to the market. Over the last few years, the market has witnessed significant growth in terms of technological advancements such as development of innovative comb devices equipped with LED lights and microprocessors that are more effective in the detection and removing of lice from hair.

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With the growing concerns about pesticide resistance and chemical exposure, there is significant opportunity for companies to develop new and more effective lice treatment products with capabilities to meet individual consumer preferences for natural and non-toxic ingredients. For instance, in November 2023, Torque Pharma, announced about the launch of its new Anti-Lice Cream Wash as a part of their Torque Kvach Personal Care Brand. The newly launched product has the benefits of natural ingredients to effective eliminate the lice without damaging or harming the hair because it contains blend of natural components like Reetha and Skikakai.

Lice Treatment Market Report Highlights

  • Pediculosis capitis segment accounted for notable share, on account of growing incidences of head lice and awareness about the importance of early detection
  • OTC products segment held the majority share, that is attributed to its benefits including convenience and cost-effectiveness
  • Hospital pharmacies segment will grow at fastest pace, due to rising number of patients undergoing treatments in hospitals and easy availability of prescription medications
  • North America dominated the global market, owing to region’s well-established healthcare infrastructure and increased disposable income of consumers
  • The key market players include Insight Pharmaceuticals, Sumitomo Chemical, TecLabs, Omega Pharma, Bayer AG, and Arbor Pharmaceuticals

Polaris Market Research has segmented the lice treatment market report based on type, treatment, distribution channel, and region:

Lice Treatment, Type Outlook (Revenue - USD Million, 2023 - 2032)

  • Pediculosis Capitis
  • Pediculosis Corporis
  • Pediculosis Pubis

Lice Treatment, Treatment Outlook (Revenue - USD Million, 2023 - 2032)

  • OTC Products
  • Prescription Medications
  • Others

Lice Treatment, Distribution Channel Outlook (Revenue - USD Million, 2023 - 2032)

  • Hospitals and Clinics
  • Retail Pharmacies
  • Online Platform
  • Others

Lice Treatment, Regional Outlook (Revenue - USD Million, 2023 - 2032)

  • North America
  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • UK
  • France
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Russia
  • Netherlands
  • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa
  • UAE
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Israel
  • South Africa
  • Rest of Middle East & Africa

Lice Treatment Market Report Scope

Report Attributes


Market size value in 2024

USD 1,067.16 million

Revenue forecast in 2032

USD 1,684.72 million


5.9% from 2024 – 2032

Base year


Historical data

2019 – 2022

Forecast period

2024 – 2032

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD million and CAGR from 2024 to 2032

Segments covered

  • By Type
  • By Treatment
  • By Distribution Channel
  • By Region

Regional scope

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa

Competitive Landscape

  • Lice Treatment Market Share Analysis (2023)
  • Company Profiles/Industry participants profiling includes company overview, financial information, product/service benchmarking, and recent developments

Report Format

  • PDF + Excel


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