With brands popping up like daisies in spring, an endless array of new products on the shelves, and trends spreading like wildfire over social media, the skincare rage has no intention of slowing down. But we're moving on from the trends of the past year. Here are the ones to keep your eyes peeled for in 2019.
Sounds scary? Let us explain. Polyhydroxy acids or PHA are a third-generation peeling ingredient in skincare that is just as effective as AHAs and BHAs. While the molecules in PHAs are larger, which limits how deeply they penetrate the skin, they are less irritating while they smooth and improve skin tone. If AHAs or BHAs are too harsh for you, perhaps this could be your solution to a gentler peel.
2019 seems to be a year of out with the old and in with the new, and that includes the dead skin on your face. Liquid exfoliators have been on the rise lately, as physical exfoliators that contain beads or crushed up grains fall out of favour due to environmental concerns and their more abrasive nature. Want smooth, glowing skin? Here's a quick guide on what ingredients to look for.