Jennifer's Cosmetics Trend Report: December 2018

 Jennifer's Cosmetics Trend Report: December 2018

(Posted on 30/11/18)

Trends were, in fact, Cornelius' focus at Formulate this November and we have created a trends presentation which covers in detail nine current macro trends - J Beauty, AVIDs (16-20 year olds), Gender neutral, Sleep, Personalisation, Trash to treasure, Green, Superfoods and Microbiome.

Green beauty is a sector within the beauty industry which is steadily growing and receiving increasing media attention. The drive behind this comes largely comes from millennials - Mintel data shows that 67% of young people choose ethical products where possible, with reduced packaging being one of the first considerations. READ MORE HERE

AW18 colour cosmetics are all about bright hues and plenty of glitter with designers filling the runways with bright and brilliant colour creations: At Giambattista Valli models entire faces are liberally sprinkled with glitter, Altuzarra models had strips of neon around the eye area, at Kenzo bold, bright yellow covered the entire lid up to brow, Guy Laroche favoured metallic lips and eyes whilst Vivienne Westwood painted bold images in red and black on otherwise naked faces. READ MORE HERE

Blue light is a modern-day skin enemy which is currently receiving much attention in the media. Blue light, also known as HEVL (high energy visible light), has a wavelength between 400-495nm and we are exposed to it via various technologies including phones, computers, TVs and LED lighting. READ MORE HERE

Jelly textures, a trend which originated some time ago in Korea, are hugely popular right now, with a fresh feel and hydration claims. Lancome’s overnight usage Hydra Zen Jelly Mask has been a big hit in recent months and it is amongst many jelly textured products in the marketplace. READ MORE HERE

Elizabeth Arden Retinol Ceramide Capsules are a targeted treatment for lines and wrinkles and to improve skin texture and tone. Each single-use capsule contains enough serum to treat the face and neck and is applied at night under moisturiser. READ MORE HERE

Vaseline say their latest launch, Vaseline Clinical Care, is a breakthrough for those with hard-to-heal dry skin. Products contain the brand’s patented Barrier Repair Complex to strengthen the skin’s moisture barrier, helping to repair and rehydrate even the driest skin within just five days. READ MORE HERE