2022's Top Skincare Trends

We don't know how it's possible, but in 2022, we somehow became even more obsessed with skincare.

Skincare practices typically stay the same year to year—cleanse, moisturize, repeat. But 2022 was all about specialty skincare and taking it up a notch. Interested in finding out all about the top skincare trends in 2022? Just keep scrolling!

1. Niacinamide

Niacinamide, a form of vitamin B3, has totally blown up this year in the skincare world. This key ingredient helps with hyperpigmentation and strengthens the skin's barrier.

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2. LED Masks

Thanks to big, trusted brands like Dr. Dennis Gross, LED masks are another trend we saw in 2022. While most of these are pretty expensive, keep in mind that light therapy aids with cellular regeneration, clearing up acne, collagen production and much more.


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3. Gua Sha

Gua sha tools have been around for a long time at this point, but they really took off in 2022. Nowadays, our skincare routines don't feel complete without gua-sha-ing! Benefits include lymphatic drainage, blood circulation and reduced muscle tension (especially in the jaw area).

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4. Lip Masks

In 2022 we kicked chapped lips to the curb by introducing lip masks. This form of skincare is a favorite of ours because it never fails to impress. These work to nourish, hydrate, moisturize and repair the lip area.

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5. Bronzing Drops

Bronzing drops are another form of skincare that took over our lives in 2022. We don't know about you, but we can't go a day without adding a touch of color to our faces with our fave bronzing drops.


6. Lash and Brow Serums

Lash and brow serums are by no means new in 2022, but they absolutely gained more popularity this year. Thanks to the rise of brands like Grande Cosmetics and the fall of lash extensions, serums were everyone's holy grail.


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7. Glass Skin

Last but not least on our list of 2022's top skincare trends is glass skin. This phenomenon took over thanks to its promise of dewy, smooth and luminous skin, and we don't believe it's going anywhere anytime soon.


What about makeup? Look HERE for 2022's top makeup trends.