Last year was a rollercoaster of beauty products and trends – and man, was it a wild ride! From cool hybrid products to interesting formulations, we had it all. Here’s the lowdown on some awesome skincare trends that ruled the roost last year and are sure to stick around in 2024.

1. Lip Balms

 
 
 
 
 
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Hailey Bieber made lip balm cool again. In the era of skincare prioritization, lip balms have stolen the spotlight from glosses. Hyphen’s vanilla and peach lip balms made my lips happy and made it to my lippie rotation.

2. Food-based Skincare

 
 
 
 
 
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The debate on food-based skincare rages on, but we saw the rise of ingredients like caffeine and kombucha. Antioxidant-rich caffeine fights free radicals, while kombucha reduces inflammation and battles acne.

3. Barrier Repair

 
 
 
 
 
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We see a shift from experimenting with skin to giving it some serious care. Ceramides and peptides took the spotlight, soothing dry skin and managing conditions like eczema. Rhode Peptide Glazing Fluid became the crowd’s favourite.

4. Sunscreen Sticks

 
 
 
 
 
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Sunscreen has always been a skincare but reapplication is important. Enter sunscreen sticks – the heroes of on-the-go skincare. Convenient and compact, these sticks fit into every bag. Shiseido, Beauty Of Joseon, and The Derma Co. offer some fantastic options for your sunny days.

5. LED Light Therapy

 
 
 
 
 
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LED Light Therapy devices promise anti-ageing and rejuvenation while tackling acne and wrinkles. At-home devices are becoming more accessible, and LED hairbrushes are everywhere. Will 2024 be the year of glowing skin through light therapy? Let’s wait and see!

6. Pharmacy Skincare

 
 
 
 
 
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When your skin needs a no-brainer fix, pharmacy skincare products are the go-to. From calming gels to hydrating lip balms, these products focus on safe formulations.

While skincare trends are fun, remember to patch-test and consult a dermatologist for informed decisions.