5 Skin Care Trends You Need to Know

5 Skin Care Trends You Need to Know

Every year new skin care trends emerge promising radiant skin and results. We’re looking at some of the most notable new products and developments. If you haven’t tried any of these read up and see if you might want to add them to your beauty arsenal.

1. Next Level Antioxidant Products

Research shows that if you live in a city, pollution can affect the appearance of your skin. If your skin is looking less radiant and glowing due to environmental factors try adding some antioxidants into your skin care regimen. Ingredients such as retinol, vitamin C, and wildberry extracts are great at brightening your skin’s appearance and can help slow down the process of pollution harming your skin.

2. Micellar Water

Micellar water has been around for quite some time in Europe but in recent years it started making a splash stateside. It’s no surprise that people gravitate to this product — with just a few drops of product on two cotton rounds and you can cleanse your entire face and remove all traces of makeup. Micellar water works like a magnet on the skin to remove and absorb make up and dirt. It’s the perfect way to cleanse your skin after a long day (when you really, really want to just go to bed) or when you’re traveling and need to cleanse in a quick and easy way.

3. Sheet Masks

Sheet masks are another international beauty trend making waves this year in the U.S. They’ve been a staple in Korea for a while now and it’s easy to see why — they hydrate, brighten, and feel so refreshing without the messiness of usual mask application. Just pop one on your face and relax. You’ll notice brighter-looking skin and also have a pretty good scary photo to send to your friends.

4. Seaweed Ingredients

Algae and seaweed are becoming more and more popular for a variety of reasons. They are filled with dietary fiber, fatty acids, essential amino acids, and vitamins A, B, C, and E which can be great for your skin’s appearance when found your skin care product formulas. Incorporate these ocean-based products into your skin for youthful-looking, glowing skin.

5. Enhanced Water/Essences

Serums? Been there, done that. Essence is on fleek and we can thank skin care destination #1 Korea for making this product popular. Although they can have a watery texture essences are not the same as skin toners. Massage moisture onto your skin using your fingertips. They work great if you have slightly drier skin.