Beauty trends of 2021 to look out for

At a time where we’re expecting the world to gradually open up, it’s important that you look and feel your best to socialize with your friends, family, and colleagues after more than a year of social distancing. Check out these top beauty trends of 2021 to look out for to look and feel your best this year.

Products and procedures for a Zoom-ready face

Yelp trend expert Tara Lewis revealed that consumers are increasingly looking towards cosmetic procedures that address facial concerns like crow’s feet, eye bags, and forehead wrinkles so that they can put their best face forward during Zoom calls. But if procedures are not your kind of thing, products that feed on the trend of looking Zoom-ready might be. 

Products like eye creams and moisturisers with caffeine to reduce swelling and brighten the under eyes are great.

Blue-light fighing products

Scientifically known as High Energy Visible Light (HEV), blue light is part of the spectrum of visible light, and is a high-energy, short-wavelength light. Long-term exposure to blue light contributes to brown spots on the skin, hyperpigmentation, as well as photoaging, and the breakdown of collagen, which leads to wrinkles and skin laxity. To combat the negative effects that hours of staring at your phone and computer screens have on your skin, you’ll notice that in 2021, your favorite skin-care brands will be coming up with more blue-light-fighting products. 


Originally coined in Pinterest’s 2021 Trend Predictions Report, Skinimalism is a play on the words “Skin” and “Minimalism”. To follow this trend, you’ll be stripping back on your skincare and beauty routines in favor of a more minimalist approach. That means reducing the number of products and active ingredients in our routines, or simply wearing less foundation to let our real skin shine through. It’s all about taking a step back and committing to a simpler beauty routine.

Maskne solutions

If you have been plagued with Maskne, or mask acne, you’d be glad that we’ll soon find more and more treatment options for this problem.

In 2021, we’ll see more Maskne skincare treatments, sets, and products such as gentle cleansers, products with hydrating properties that have added antioxidants and anti-inflammatory ingredients like Vitamin E, niacinamide, ceramides, squalene, and glycerin.

Looking good after a year of quarantine

The skincare industry is constantly evolving, and along with that, the beauty trends that we’ll expect to see will change year after year. In 2021, trends that will dominate include Maskne solutions, products, and procedures for a Zoom-ready face, as well as the rise of Skinimalism.

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