Since most of us were indoors for a major part of 2020, we had more time to pay attention to our skin’s needs. Most of us started taking a closer look at what we had been putting on our faces and researching and re-evaluating the ingredients that formed those products. This gave rise to a major skincare trend called Skinimalism, which encourages women to flaunt their bare skin with confidence.
According to a Pinterest trend report, Skinimalism is touted to be the biggest skincare trend of 2021. As the name suggests, this trend focuses on building a skincare routine that focuses on taking a more informed, minimal and result-oriented approach to skincare. The main idea behind it is to give those over-hyped, chemical-laden products a rest and include lesser, but ingredient-rich products, to achieve lustrous, glowing skin this year.
If this sounds like something you’d want to do as well, then here’s how you can hop onto the Skinimalism trend today…
Even though face yoga isn’t really a new concept, it gained popularity only recently, thanks to its effectiveness. Face yoga includes trying a handful of different facial expressions to tone your facial muscles and improve blood circulation. This is a free yet highly effective way to achieve really soft, supple and glowing skin.
Relying on tried and tested products
Skinimalism also focuses on using only a few essential products that you know have worked for you in the past. This means narrowing down your routine to include only a cleanser, moisturiser, sunscreen and one or two serums that have given you desired results in the past.
During the lockdown in 2020, many of us tried natural DIY skincare hacks using ingredients readily available in the kitchen. Skinimalism encourages you to continue doing the same this year as well. DIY face masks are not just a great way to save some money, but since you know what you are putting on your face exactly, it is a great way to avoid skin complications. A few DIY skincare ingredients we love are aloe vera, oatmeal and fresh fruits.
When you do need to put on makeup, try keeping the products to a minimum and apply only those that give you a sheer coverage and light flush of colour. The aim of this trend is to use only a few lightweight products that allow your skin to breathe beneath the layers.