Wondering about the skincare trends for 2021? We asked Charlotte Vøhtz, founder of Green People,which direction she thinks beauty trends will follow this year. And it looks like vegan and sustainable products are the way to go. 

These are some of our favourite skincare trends for 2021, categorised by essential nutrients, natural acids and valuable vitamins. 

Taking care of everything from dryness and red blotches to chapped lips and the odd breakout, you’re sure to find something to suit your skin. 

Homebody spa sessions 

£25 per 50ml; greenpeople.co.uk 

Staying in is the new going out and home spa skin care is climbing the 2021 skin care trend charts. These botanical beauty balms can be used for everything from double cleansing to cuticle care and are a staple for your home spa beauty kit.   

Unlock the secret to skincare trends with unrivalled skin glow with the  Age Defy+ Pure Luxe Body Oilenriched with a blend of luxurious botanicals to nourish and illuminate the skin. 

Vitamin C — ascorbyl glucoside
£39 per 30ml; greenpeople.co.uk 

Ascorbyl glucoside is a gentler, more stable version of vitamin C and has seen a rise in popularity over the past year, giving (traditional) vitamin C a run for its money.   

It is officially the UK’s most searched for skincare ingredient, closely followed by hyaluronic acid skin care. Ensure your skin benefits from vitamin C’s collagen-boosting properties with the new Age Defy+ Collagen Boost Vitamin C Serum.

Hyaluronic acid 

£27 per 28ml; greenpeople.co.uk 

Hyaluronic acid is the UK’s second most searched for skin care ingredient and during the winter months, you can harness its hydrating power, replenishing dry skin.  

For skincare trends that deliver instant hydration to thirsty skin day and night, apply the Nordic Roots Hyaluronic Booster Serumas the first step in your organic beauty routine. To lock in the moisture overnight, combine with the Nordic Roots Marine Facial Oil.

Witch Hazel 

£13 per 100ml; greenpeople.co.uk 

Maskne might have pushed anti-blemish skin care up the trend charts this year, but according to media reports, the question that everyone’s been asking Google is, “what is witch hazel good for?” 

Find the answer in theOy! Clear Skin Foaming Face Wash. Enriched with cleansing witch hazel, tea tree and willow bark, it was Green People’s top-selling cleanser for 2020.

Activated Charcoal 

£21 per 50ml; greenpeople.co.uk 

Made from by-product activated charcoal derived from coconuts, Green People’s Coconut Charcoal Purifying Face Maskcould provide the detox your skin needs after wearing masks all day every day.  

Find out how activated charcoal works like a magnet to gently draw out impurities here. 

Green & eco skin care balms 

£20 per 30ml; greenpeople.co.uk 

Eco-beauty fans continue to be committed to planet-friendly packaging and with its unique biodegradable pot and fairly-traded myrrh ingredients, theOne Balm is a botanical product that will tick all of your eco boxes. 

Part of the Nordic Roots range, it is also packed with plant-based by-product ingredients and eco-friendly compostable 25% grass cartons and recyclable glass packaging. 

Streamlined skin care 

£50 per gift set; greenpeople.co.uk 

Working from home and wearing face masks has seen us switch-up and streamline our beauty routines. Featuring just four products, capsule skincare collections can make it easy to build a streamlined, sustainable skin care routine. 

For mature skin the Age Defy+ Time Traveller Gift Setis the everyday set that simplifies ageing skin. Featuring two deluxe products that work in tandem to replenish and regenerate the skin, this compact collection also offers a £10.00 saving against buying the products separately. 

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