2020 was definitely a rough year for so many of us, it was full of ups and downs, but mostly it was the downs. While the pandemic is far from over, we are hoping 2021 to be the year where everything will fall back to its place, and we will again be leading our normal lives. Having said that, we should definitely start 2021 on a good and positive note, and there can be no better way to do it than indulging in some beauty rituals. Be it our skin or hair, both of them equally deserves to feel pampered, and most of us got plenty of time to give the best care to our skin and hair.
While we can’t really tell what to expect from 2021 on personal and professional fronts, what we can guide you through is the changes that are going to take place in the beauty realm. Much like fashion trends, you will be witnessing a bunch of new beauty trends that will take your beauty game to a whole new level.
Listed below are some beauty trends that will be huge in 2021.
Increased use of blue-light inhibiting skincare products
Since we have been spending a lot of time at home and killing the boredom by using blue-light-emitting gadgets, an increased demand for blue-light inhibiting skincare products is noticed in the beauty world. The blue light emitted by the gadgets can be damaging for the skin, it might not be as harmful as sun rays, but the blue-light can damage your skin to a great extent, hence the increased use of blue-light inhibiting skincare products. Products that claim to protect your skin from photo damage and high energy visible light are very much in demand. People are even including those ingredients in their routine that can block blue-light such as zinc oxide, niacinamide, and iron oxide.
Taking hygiene seriously
Hygiene is expected to take the center stage in beauty world in 2021. 2020 made us realize and understand the importance of hygiene, and we shall continue to take this learning forward with us. From antibacterial skincare products and nourishing hand sanitizers to makeup sanitizers and purifying soaps, the beauty realm will be evolving this year to incorporate hygiene products that feel more gentle on the skin. This hygiene factor won’t only be restricted to products and ingredients; you might also seem some changes in packaging as well.
Mask acne products
A protective face mask is the only chance at keeping yourself safe until a cure is found. Since we will be wearing a face mask for a while, salicyclic acid-based cleansers and exfoliants are in a huge demand as this ingredient does a wonderful job of treating and avoiding mask acne. Additionally, there has been an increased demand for liquid lipsticks, and the reason behind this is liquid lipsticks don’t budge under the mask.
Emphasis on scalp hygiene
Scalp care was one of the top Google searches, and this indicates only one thing that there will be an increased emphasis on scalp hygiene. While the skincare routine is going to be more minimalistic in 2021, the scalp care, on the other hand, will be more elaborate than ever. Since scalp plays a bigger role in influencing the way your hair looks and behaves, it become even more important to care for it the right way using the right products, ingredients, and treatments. The demand for scalp scrubs and peptide treatments is on the rise, they are a way to nourish and replenish your scalp.
While wearing minimal makeup is a way to go about it, there’s much more to it. Makeup enthusiasts are being very mindful of their beauty purchases, they are trying taking a sustainable approach and investing in multi-purposes products that can serve different purposes and can be re-filled.