To say that the skincare industry is ever-evolving would be an understatement. Each year, we see a new crop of ingredients and trends rise to prominence in skincare. In 2020, beauty lovers and experts endlessly raved about plant-based ingredients, upcycling, and inhalable products, to name a few.This year, we’re expecting the trends to be just as dynamic and diverse. We tapped dermatologists, brand founders, and skincare influencers to share their thoughts on the skincare trends positioned to dominate this year.
And let’s just say: their insights confirm that there is a lot to look forward to in the skincare industry this year. From minimalistic regimens to the rise of microbiome-friendly products, there is bound to be an emerging trend on the list below that resonates with your personal skincare philosophy.
At the end of 2020, Pinterest released its annual report for 2021. Its top beauty prediction? A shift towards skinimalism. In short, this means we’ll be seeing more people embrace their skin’s natural texture and adopting minimalistic skincare routines. “Simplifying your skincare regimen is a trend I’m supportive of,” says board-certified dermatologist Dr. Rachel Nazarian. “Whether you’re embracing less makeup, and showcasing your natural skin instead, or perhaps just using smarter products that minimize the number of steps in your regimen, this trend takes us in the right direction.”
Who doesn’t love a product that is made just for them? Bespoke skin products trended throughout last year, and consumers’ desire to have products tailored to their specific skin type and concerns will carry through 2021. “Personalized skincare brands are useful as long as the active ingredients are scientifically-backed,
Everyone’s stress levels hit an all-time high in 2020 due to the pandemic, and we’re still feeling the effects now. If you’re like us, taking a moment to do your skincare routine is one self-care ritual that has helped you decompress during this unprecedented time. That’s why we foresee skincare brands that utilize destressing ingredients and center around relaxation taking center stage this year.
Here we share with you our favorite products that you MUST have for 2021 glow.
Estée Lauder Futurist Aqua Brilliance Watery Glow Primer
Estee Lauder is without a doubt of the most well- known luxury skincare and makeup brands on the market, and has been a huge influence in the industry as a whole. Products like their skin primers have lead the way for soft, gentle, barely there.
If you’re looking for a primer with a little extra care, this is it. Not only does it triple skin’s moisture for a healthy-looking glow, but it also strengthens skin’s barrier. Provides all day and long-term moisture. Why does this spark joy?
Clinique Moisture Surge 72 Hour Auto-Replenishing Hydrato
Those struggling with oily, dry, or combination skin will love this light gel-cream moisturiser. If you want to stay clear of thick oil-based creams to avoid breakouts, you will find that water-based formulas do a better job to keep the skin balanced and hydrated. This Clinique cream will make your skin feel fresh, just as if you had a big drink of water.
This brand has an avid and devoted fan base and has maintained its superstar status in the skincare world for over fifty years. In fact, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a skincare influencer or beauty obsessive out there who doesn’t already have at least one Clinique product on their bathroom shelf.
MAC Lightful C Naturally Flawless SPF35 Foundation for perfect skin
With brightening technology that hydrates, clarifies and smoothes the skin the MAC Lightful C Collection is the perfect travelling companion. Its compact design packs away easily into your carry-on and is great for those planning on eloping.
MAC Lightful C Naturally Flawless SPF35 Foundation is a lightweight liquid long wear formula and also a Together Journal favourite suitable for all skin types. It provides hydration and coverage to ensure you look your absolute best, the foundation softly diffuses light leaving your skin looking radiant and fresh.
Make sure you take a look at these products and give your skin the perfect care it deserves.