Personal Care Trends in 2019

Korean beauty products were topping the charts in 2018 and were an all-time high throughout the year. We are embracing techier and smarter skin care formulations in 2019 with consumers shifting to natural based formulations and personalized products.

Our new year skin resolution: to achieve glowing, clear and radiant skin. We have rounded up skin care trends here that will be making waves in 2019, and you need to try these trends out. Cheers to a flawless and glowing new year.

  1. 3D Printed Skin Care Products

Face masks have been the highlight of 2018. But there is a trendier, cooler and hotter beauty product set to creep in and take over in 2019. How many times have you been annoyed by those sheet masks that just don’t fit your face right?

Well, Neutrogena understands this predicament best, and they have a genius solution. They are unveiling the Neutrogena MaskiD A 3-D-printed face mask customized to fit your face shape and size with customized ingredients to suit your skin’s needs.

To buy a 3D printed face mask, you only need to take a selfie via the masked app. pretty cool right? The app chooses your treatment regime based on your skin type. The Neutrogena 360 is like a barcode scanner which scans your pore size and fine lines including how well your skin is hydrated. The mask is then printed as per the user’s face contours to a t-zone.

Neutrogena uses five key ingredients:

  • Vitamin C which is a potent antioxidant to brighten your skin and eliminate discoloration
  • Hyaluronic acid to hydrate the skin leaving it supple and moisturized and strengthens the skin barrier to prevent moisture loss
  • Niacinamide, an anti-inflammatory compound that improves the appearance of scars and discolorations
  • Feverfew herb minimizes skin redness
  • N acetylglucosamine reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Sorry to burst your bubble but MaskiD isn’t available yet to the public. it is likely to be rolled out in September 2019

  1. 24K Gold Facial Mask Treatment

Gold is packed with numerous skin benefits. This luxury sheet mask stimulates the production of collagen by the skin. The gold nanoparticles increase microcirculation on the skin leaving it refreshed and reenergized.

24K gold facial masks are ideal for eliminating acne and hyperpigmentation. The mask is rich in anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. It lifts the facial muscles preventing sagging skin, wrinkles and fine lines.

The gold nanoparticles are effective carriers of anti-aging cocktails such as retinol based concentrations and help them stay longer in the skin to reverse skin damage.

  1. Microneedle Patches

Microneedle patches are a trending beauty and skin care regime for effective treatment of acne. These innovative K-beauty products are effective do-it-yourself solutions that will save you that trip to the dermatologist.

The needles are infused with hydrating hyaluronic acids for a plumper and fuller skin or wrinkle is fading acetyl hexapeptide-8 and skin calming terpenoids. You apply the patch to the affected area allowing the microneedles to dissolve their active nutrients into the skin layer.

These improve skin elasticity and reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. The microneedles are thinner than 1/3 of the width of a hair follicle.

  1. Lash Tinting and Lash Lifting

Don’t you just hate the amount of time you spend applying mascara to make your lashes longer, fuller and intact? And then they drop with the last swipe of mascara. Lash lifting is like a push-up bra. It gives you an extra oomph without the need for lash curlers. Lash lifting is like a perm but for your eyelashes. There are many more options here.

The perming lotion sets the lashes within 6 to 12 minutes and softens the hair bands making them easily pliable. Lash lifting lasts up to 8 weeks and makes your eyelashes fuller and longer.

With lash tinting, a dye is applied to your eyelashes to make them darker and add extra depth. Lash tinting lasts up to 3 weeks and is a low maintenance procedure. The tinting process is brief, lasting 10 minutes.

  1. CBD vs. Hemp Skin Care Products

There is no denying that CBD and Hemp based skin care formulations are here to stay. CBD skin care products and especially CBD (cannabidiol) oil and hemp oil are taking over 2019. Countless CBD infused creams, lotions, oil sand salves are flooding the market. CBD oil and hemp oil are non-psychoactive components. They don’t result in mind-altering effects.

CBD oil is produced from one of the hundreds of components of the cannabis plant and its popular for its pain relieving and anti-inflammatory properties. Hemp oil is produced from pressing the hemp seeds.

CBD oil is loaded with anti-inflammatory properties making it an ideal solution for people with acne, eczema, and psoriasis. Hemp oil is rich in omega-3, -6 and 9 fatty acids which hydrate the skin for a supple complexion and vitamins A, C and E to prevent wrinkles.

Choose full spectrum CBD which is the most potent. Keep off from CBD isolate based products. They are cheaper alternatives but heavily processed stripping away most of the potent plant nutrients.

  1. Face Sculpting

Do you religiously tone your facial muscles? Regular face sculpting boosts production of collagen and strengthens elastin fibers. Face sculpting aids in blood and oxygen circulation assisting in lymphatic drainage.

There are tons of tools and devices in the market making it quite overwhelming to choose a suitable option.

The easiest, fast and available option is to exercise your fingers in circular, upward and downward motion. You can also gently glide a jade or quartz roller over your skin in an outward motion to enable lymphatic drainage

Metal rollers are ideal for relaxing muscles with a lot of tension such as the facial muscles. Keep in mind you need to apply a generous amount of serum or sheet mask on the skin before using the metal roller.

Bottom Line:

There are numerous personal care trends to watch out for. Some are making a comeback from 2018 where they were a massive hit. Quite a number of skin care trends could not cross over to 2019 because they were a massive miss.

The listed personal care trends for 2019 are to die for if you plan on taking your skin care regime a notch higher for glowing radiant skin all year long.

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