January 22, 2021News
Healthy, glowing, supple, hydrated skin is definitely the new black! As your body’s largest organ, it is important that you give your skin that extra special TLC and pay attention to the kinds of products you’re using. All through 2020, women (and men) took their skincare into their own hands (literally) and the results have been amazing. We are definitely entering 2021 on a skincare high and thankfully, the trends emerging this year are some that we can definitely get behind! Keep reading for 5 exciting skincare trends you can look out for this year.
If you’ve had it up to here with the 10-step skincare regimens or get exhausted when you hear of yet anotherproduct to add to your nighttime routine, then you are going to love this! More and more people are opting for single products that pack a huge punch, rather than multiple ones. This year will be the year if the all-in-one—high-quality skincare products with high concentrations of powerful ingredients to get the job done.
Retinol is a derivative of Vitamin A that helps boost collagen production and cell turnover. In more general terms, it’s considered an anti-aging ingredient. It is definitely not new to the skincare scene but reports are showing that it will make a huge comeback this year, particularly with a younger demographic. Even if you consider yourself too young for an anti-aging product, consider that retinol is also acne-fighting and it helps brighten skin as well as many other amazing benefits!
If you don’t already have a favorite vitamin c serum, then now might be the time to get on board. Vitamin C is an extremely powerful skincare ingredient—yup, it’s not just an immune boosting supplement. When applied topically, vitamin C provides your skin with so many benefits—including skin brightening, improved hydration and more even texture. Vitamin C serums leave your skin dewy, plump, supple and smooth!
Eco-friendly is the name of the game! We are going green this year and that includes with our skin products. Some of us might already be ahead of the game, but according to trend reports, 2021 will see a heightened focused on things like eco-friendly packaging, reef-safe products and other changes that our environment will thank us for. Say goodbye to those harmful single-use plastics and hello to eco-friendly recyclable materials!
You’ve probably heard of probiotics for improved gut health, but did you know that they can also be crucial to your skin’s health? This year expect to see many more products focused on your skin’s microbiome, that is, the millions of bacteria and microorganisms living on your skin and helping to maintain the pH balance. When that healthy pH balance is disturbed, it can cause various skin issues. That’s why you are likely to see more probiotic-infused skincare products in 2021, to help keep your skin healthy and balanced.
Do you subscribe to the philosophy of “change the hair, change the woman”? If you do, then you might be considering a fresh haircut after the year that was 2020. Changing up your hairstyle can be as much a statement of your personality and development as it is about fashion. In 2020, many of us had to do our hair from home and master the art of the box-dye and even cutting our own fringe. We hope that this year we get to return to the salons for a professional cut. With this in mind, we’re rounding up the 5 biggest haircut trends that you’ll want to consider trying in 2021.
After spending a year locked in our homes thanks to COVID-19, we’re all eagerly awaiting the day that we can go traveling again. While it’ll take a while for the tourism industry to return to normality, we can expect to be able to start traveling within the next few months. If anything, the pandemic gave us a newfound appreciation for being able to travel and experience new cultures and environments. It has made the idea of travel more meaningful for us all. We’re rounding up five things you can do to create a more meaningful travel experience in 2021.
2020 was far from easy. None of us expected to live through a global pandemic and to have our lives turned upside down. While we’ve been attached to the digital world since the 90s, it became our lifeline in 2020. Zoom and FaceTime replaced seeing our friends in person. Netflix became our therapy and Tik-Tok stood in for evening entertainment like going to a theatre production. We’re all glued to our phones more than ever. If you’re conscious of blue light damage to your skin, or in the mood for a digital cleanse, we have five hobbies you can try that can help you escape the drama of 2021.
Refreshing your wardrobe every season can be expensive. More of us than ever are choosing to build capsule wardrobes and take a vow of minimalism. Unless you’ve got the budget of a Hadid or a Kardashian, it’s unlikely you can buy into every fashion trend. Thankfully, trends are like boomerangs that eventually come back around.