Halal, which translates to ‘possible’ in Sharia law, is used to describe food, medical, and cosmetic products that do not violate the laws of Islam. Whereas Halal has been mainly associated with food, Malaysia announced its Halal cosmetic standards in 2008, resulting in numerous Halal-certified cosmetics having been released in the country as of 2021. Indonesia’s LPPOM MUI (The Assessment Institute for Foods, Drugs, and Cosmetics of Majelis Ulama Indonesia) will also require all cosmetics to be Halal-certified by October 2026.
The global market for Halal cosmetics was $66 billion in 2019. Furthermore, the 2020/2021 State of Global Islamic Economy Report predicts that the Halal cosmetics market will see an average annual growth of 2.9% over the next six years
Although animal-based collagen was used as an ingredient for cosmetics in the past, recent cosmetics instead mainly use natural ingredients. Customers tend to have more trust in cosmetics o