As we wave goodbye to 2021, it’s time to start thinking about those new year’s resolutions. So, what commitment will you be making to yourself in 2022? One good place to start is with your skin—and the K-Beauty trends bound to take over in 2022. While eating clean and drinking less (especially after the holiday festivities), are obvious choices, let us make the case for specifically looking after your skin, the body’s largest organ. And who better to advise on how to do this than the industry’s leading K-beauty and skin care experts? From fermented tea and kombucha to red onion, these are the upcoming K-beauty trends you need to know about.
Unexpected plant ingredients
“In 2022, there is going to be a lot more retinol-based skin care, and more unexpected findings on plant extracts that turn out to have beneficial properties, like red onion. On top of that, there is going to be a tremendous increase in awareness around the sustainable packaging and beauty movement.”
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Then I Met You Birch Milk Refining Toner
Goodal Green Tangerine Vita C Dark Circle Eye Cream
“I think we will continue to see a move towards more vegan-friendly products and more sustainable packaging. It appears the market is moving away from sheet masks due to their single-use consumption, and more towards wash-off masks. I’m also seeing many brands come out with more sensitive skin-friendly formulas and gentle, unscented formulations. Products featuring fermented ingredients which are known for their anti-aging properties as well are becoming popular, such as fermented tea and kombucha.”
Benton Fermentation Essence
Skinfood Rice Wash-Off Face Mask
“I’m seeing a big trend towards simplifying routines. Not that we’ve abandoned multi-step routines, but multi-use products are really shining bright and catching people’s attention. Any products that pamper the skin but also save time at the sink seem to be the new darlings.”
Good (Skin) Days On The Bright Side Moisturizer
Beauty of Joseon Glow Serum
“My trend for 2022 K-beauty would be more efficacy-based skincare products that highlight ingredients like vitamin C, retinol, and AHA/BHAs. With COVID-19 not going away anytime soon, more and more people are looking for ways to keep their skin in good condition …….