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1. Going makeup-free – many of us wear makeup every day for various reasons. But I think more people are starting to realize the benefits of letting our skin shine through without any makeup on. Making this happen is a combination of multiple steps and treatments, including several with the intent of smoothing, evening skin tone, and achieving a natural radiance.

2. Topical wrinkle relaxers – injectables are popular, but they’re not for everyone. In the last few years, I’ve noticed a large increase in topical products that deliver micro-doses of wrinkle relaxing peptides to reduce expression lines around the eyes and on the forehead. Meder Myo-Fix Complex and Revision Skincare Revox Line Relaxer are my top choices.

3. Anti-inflammatory skincare – we’re now understanding the need for inflammation-fighting products in our lives, including in our skin. There are skincare products that will help to prevent and control inflammation on your skin, which means less aging signs. One of my favorites is the Heraux Anti-Inflammaging Serum, which is a potent and amazing product worth investing in.

Soothing Body Gel-Lotion – Allantoin, Azulene, K+Mg Aspartate 200ml/6.76oz

4. Anti-pollution – Pollution is a big concern for a lot of people, and it’s not just about the harm caused by UV light. We’re becoming more aware of the environmental impacts on our skin, and pollution is one of them. I like the Exuvicance Probiotic Lysate Anti-Pollution Essence; it’s applied as part of your skincare regimen. An essence is used before other serums so that it can rebalance your skin’s microbiome and provide antioxidant molecules to offer protection from environmental aggressors.

Anti-Pollution Drops – 30ml/1oz

5. Skinimalism – I’m seeing more and more people who are totally overwhelmed by skincare. Their regimes have become too complicated and often involve a lot of steps. The key to a good regime is consistency, and changing it up throughout the year as your skin’s needs change. It doesn’t need to be long or complex, and increasingly people are realizing that this type of routine can irritate their skin.

6. Protection from blue light – With our use of technology on the rise, there has been an increasing awareness about how blue light can impact our skin. Even if you’re diligent about reapplying your sunscreen each day, the vast majority of commercially available sunscreens don’t contain the right filters to protect against blue light rays. If iron oxide is on the list of ingredients, you should be in good shape!

Detox Hydra-Mist+ Phyto-Peptide-1, Tri-Hyaluronan Complex, Anti-Blue Light Complex

7. Home care devices – I’m seeing more and more investment in home care skin devices. This doesn’t mean people are cutting back on clinic treatments, but that they want to have a good maintenance regime in between. LED light masks and radiofrequency devices are at the top of my list. The Dermalux flex is an investment, but it’s portable and lightweight and delivers clinic-standard results. Orlaya Skin DermaDeep RF Pro is also extremely effective, which means it only needs to be used twice a week for optimum results.

8. Sustainability – Over the past couple of years, more people have become more concerned about the environment when it comes to their personal choices in life. I predict that this will continue to be a trend, and brands are starting to make adjustments to accommodate the change. It may not happen overnight, but for many brands, it does take years because packaging needs to still offer protection for the product and must remain inert in order for it not to react with other elements.

9. Retinol alternatives – Retinol is an amazing ingredient, but some people can’t use it (pregnant or breastfeeding) or can’t tolerate it. Bakuchiol is a plant-based substance that has been proven to stimulate collagen in clinical studies without the irritation that retinol causes. It’s safe for use by pregnant women and new mothers.

10. A skin expert. With the unprecedented amount of information and products today, a lot of people are realising they need to have expert advice. A skin expert will be able to formulate your ideal plan of products that will work together to produce the results you’re looking for. This relationship typically spans many years and the plans generated will change with your skin as it changes over the years.