Perception about Makeup Influence on Man's Makeup and Their Success

성공에 미치는 메이크업의 영향력 및 메이크업에 대한 사용자의 인식

  • 박장순 (송원대학교 뷰티예술학과) ;
  • 권혜진 (숭실대학교 화학공학과)
  • Received : 2017.02.28
  • Accepted : 2017.04.20
  • Published : 2017.04.28


This study investigated differences in perception by 240 males in their teens, 20s, 30s, and 40s residing in Seoul, Incheon, and Gwangju about seven items for male makeup, and analyzed makeup items preferred by men, perception about male makeup users, and relationship between success and appearance, thereby providing basic materials to activate the beauty market for males and developing goods for male users. The result was that most males thought the influence of their appearance on their social success was great and in particular, 23.3% of respondents thought that their appearance affected their success by 50% or higher percentage. The items most preferred by the respondents were concealers, color lotions, and BB creams; 60.8% considered them positive. This showed that basic color cosmetics had already been established as one of the essential goods for men. In contrast, the respondents had slightly negative perception about items like mascaras, eyeliners, and eyeshadows. Overall, those who were young, unmarried, and city dwellers had positive perception about such cosmetics by and large. The above data will be able to be used to develop various makeup goods for male consumers oriented toward success and implement diverse marketing strategies, thereby activating the beauty market for males.

본 연구는 서울, 인천, 광주시에 거주하는 10~40대 남성 240명을 대상으로 남성 메이크업에 대한 7가지 항목별 인식차이를 조사하여, 남성들이 선호하는 메이크업 항목과 남성 메이크업 사용자들에 대한 인식 및 성공에 미치는 외모 영향력과의 관계를 분석하여 남성 뷰티시장 활성화 및 상품개발의 기초자료를 제공하고자 하였다. 그 결과 대부분의 남성들은 사회적 성공에 외모가 미치는 영향력이 매우 크다고 생각하였으며, 특히 자신들의 성공에 외모가 50%이상 영향을 미친다고 생각하는 응답자가 전체 23.3%를 차지하였다. 가장 선호하는 메이크업 항목은 컨실러, 컬러로션, 비비크림으로 전체 응답자 중 60.8%가 긍정적으로 생각하는 것으로 나타나 기초색조 화장품은 이미 남성들의 필수 제품 중의 하나로 자리매김함을 알 수 있었다. 그러나 상대적으로 사용량이 적은 마스카라, 아이라이너, 아이쉐도우 항목에서는 다소 부정적인 인식을 보였고, 전반적으로 연령이 낮을수록, 미혼인 경우, 도시거주자인 경우가 대체적으로 긍정적인 인식을 나타내었다. 이상의 자료를 토대로 성공을 지향하는 남성 소비자들을 위한 다양한 메이크업 상품 개발과 마케팅 전략을 실행한다면 남성 뷰티 시장 활성화에 도움이 될 것으로 판단된다.


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