Why stop at your wardrobe, when you can also revamp your beauty shelf? Since we have entered a new year, it makes sense to purchase new and trendy products. Aside from your closet, your skincare arsenal could also use some new products and ingredients that are highly trending. We only want the best for our skin, and it’s important to determine ingredients that are suitable for your skin type in order to keep your skin happy and healthy and avoid any chance of skin complications.

The beauty world is brimming with a myriad of skincare ingredients, while some are known to us and have been coming to our use for a long time, there are a couple of ingredients that gained huge popularity in recent years and are all set to be the next big thing in the beauty world in 2021. Since the quality of our skin mostly depends on the choice of ingredients, we thought of sharing a couple of ingredients with you, which we think will be trending hard in 2021.

 

Algae

Algae are one of the key components of marine extracts, and marine extracts were a huge deal in 2020. Their popularity is only expected to increase in the coming months, and the reason behind the same is their effectiveness that helps to keep your skin protected from UV damage, photodamage, and blue light exposure. Since we have been spending a lot of time in front of electronic devices from the last few months, it’s crucial to include those ingredients in the routine that will help in blocking blue light, and algae are just the perfect ingredient to consider.

 

Oatmeal

2020 was a pretty rough and stressful year, and stress has never benefitted anyone. Increased stress levels not only affect you mentally but also have a huge impact on your skin. In order to minimize the effects of stress on the skin, people started to look for solutions that will keep the skin protected. Stress affects your skin in different ways, and skin inflammation is one of the most common results of stress. The best way to deal with inflammation is by using soothing and calming ingredients, and this is where colloidal oatmeal comes into the picture. Loaded with anti-inflammatory and moisturizing properties, oatmeal is now being used in a myriad of skincare products; therefore, you should stock them up.

 

Squalene

Owing to the pandemic, people have been showing more interest in skincare products that are formulated keeping hygiene and safety factor in mind. And there are some really amazing skincare ingredients on the market that not only help in nourishing your skin but also offer antibacterial benefits, and squalene is one of those ingredients. Aside from offering antibacterial benefits, squalene also helps to improve skin’s softness and elasticity, granting it is packed with antioxidants. Additionally, it helps in sealing hydration in your skin, which in turn, keeps your skin hydrated throughout the day.

 

Hyaluronic acid

Now, this one ingredient is something most of us are well familiar with. And the best thing about this ingredient is it is suitable for all skin types, including blemish-prone skin. Hyaluronic acid helps in strengthening your skin’s lipid barrier, thereby protecting your skin from getting damaged. Additionally, hyaluronic acid helps in replenishing skin’s moisture content, which in turn, keeps your dewy and supple and, at the same time, keeps it protected from external aggressors.

 

Bakuchiol

Bakuchiol is a gentler alternative to retinol, which is also a popular skincare ingredient but is so 2019. Ever since bakuchiol has made its way to the beauty world, people’s obsession with retinol has almost ended. This ingredient is best known for its collagen-boosting and anti-aging properties; additionally, it doesn’t irritate the skin, even when used on sensitive skin.

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