As the worlds of beauty and wellness become increasingly intertwined, brands that bridge the two are finding fans fast. Spacemasks is offering a simple solution to a persistent problem for many Britons, helping wearers relax their minds and get some sorely needed beauty sleep.
How is a lack of time impacting make-up routines? Will progressive masculinity rewrite the industry? And how is clean beauty getting a colorful makeover? In this part of the 2020 Expert Outlook, we speak to three experts about how people are rejecting old rules and forging new beauty narratives.
Beauty guru Julie Schott’s Starface pimple patches are leading the charge in the skin acceptance movement. Designed to cover up and heal spots, yet remain visible, these cute yellow stars are lighting up social media and tapping Gen Z’s desire to resist ‘perfect’ skin ideals.
Skincare aficionados know that the perfect complexion requires more than the regular application of cleansers, creams, and moisturisers. In addition to supplementing their diets and getting enough sleep, some are now adding in muscle-focused treatments like those offered by FaceGym.
The beauty sector has evolved from an aspirational pursuit of perfection, to celebrating uniqueness and encompassing health and wellness. But as Gen Zers expect the products they buy to align with their values, beauty brands are having to go deeper below the surface to engage them.