2022 Beauty Trends: 19 Experts Share Their Highs and Lows

2022 Beauty Trends: 19 Experts Share Their Highs and Lows

The 12 months 2022 introduced us some notably funky-sounding magnificence traits. But regardless of my visceral aversion to the title “moisture sandwich,” the idea itself is stable. With a rebrand (actually another title), the strategy ought to dwell on within the New Year (and has been round without end anyway), however not each BeautyTook pattern ought to stick round.
To get a way of the great, the unhealthy, and the too bizarre to fret about, I tapped a steady of magnificence specialists for his or her end-of-the-year takes on 2022 skincare, make-up, and hair traits.
Feature picture of Carrie Barber by Teal Thomsen.
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The Most Loved Beauty Trends of 2022
Skincare Trends
Skin Cycling
I like that we’re speaking extra about pores and skin biking. It has been round for a few years, however the catchy title and TikTook endorsement have put it on the forefront of magnificence traits, and it’s really good to your pores and skin. Remember this: therapy steps like AHAs, BHA, and retinol activate your pores and skin and make it work. Just like for those who pull a muscle and have to skip figuring out, typically your pores and skin isn’t up for the duty, and you have to let it relaxation. Asking it to do extra will solely result in irritation and undesirable outcomes. Learn to know when your pores and skin is prepared for a exercise and when it’s not.  — Dr. Heather D. Rogers, Founder and CEO of Doctor Rogers Skin Care 
Moisturizing Ingredients
I’ve been loving how common ceramides and niacinamides have been this 12 months. I feel they’re nice substances to have in your arsenal, particularly in case your pores and skin tends to be delicate. — Joanna Vargas, Celebrity Facialist, Founder of Joanna Vargas Salons and Skincare
Is it mandatory for everybody or on a regular basis? Absolutely not, however for these with tremendous dry or infected pores and skin, making use of a thicker occlusive on the pores and skin actually helps to hurry up therapeutic and stop water loss. — LA-Based Esthetician, Matthew Miller
Subtle Lip Filler
I’m additionally excited in regards to the motion towards stunning delicate lip filler and the transfer away from huge formless sausage lips. It’s all about discovering somebody with a light-weight hand and understanding the underlying anatomy of the lips who can choose the appropriate injectable for you.  — Dr. Heather D. Rogers, Founder and CEO of Doctor Rogers Skin Care 
More Love for Natural-Looking Lips
I’m loving the shift from the Kylie Jenner lip to “your lips however higher” lips. I’m completely satisfied that sufferers are not asking to be overfilled. The new lip fillers and injection methods which have emerged onto the scene yield way more pure, tender, and outlined lips. —  SkinSpirit Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner Hillary Mills
Tried-and-True (and Googled)
Of essentially the most googled magnificence substances in 2022, I’m completely satisfied that HA, hyaluronic acid, and vitamin A/retinols have been additionally a prime pattern. — Dr. Shirley Madhère, MD, New York-based holistic plastic surgeon and Founder of Holistic Plastic Surgery and Jet Set Beauty RX
A Big Year for Daily SPF
The motion towards the day by day software of sunscreen made large progress this 12 months. Everyone is speaking about what an important step it’s in opposition to the onslaught of getting old, and they’re proper! 90% of getting old comes from the solar, so why not cease that from taking place within the first place? —  Dr. Heather D. Rogers, Founder and CEO of Doctor Rogers Skin Care 
PRP as a Filler Alternative
PRP, or Platelet Rich Plasma, is a good different to filler and can also be nice to mix with pores and skin therapies. It entails drawing blood, spinning it in a centrifuge to separate its elements, and then injected into the pores and skin or used on prime of the pores and skin utilizing a plethora of modalities. These procedures assist enhance the formation of collagen and elastin and are stuffed with vital progress components, which give your pores and skin an wonderful increase. — Salt Lake City-Based SkinSpirit Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner Mindy Simpson
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Makeup Trends
Graphic Liner
And glitter! I’ve been identified to put on each to exercises and soccer practices.  — Casey Georgeson, Founder and CEO of Saint Jane Beauty
Scent Nostalgia
Nostalgic fragrances like Vanilla additionally had a second, which I like as a result of it jogs my memory of sweeter instances. — Rosie Jane Johnston, Founder of By/Rosie Jane
Hair Trends
“Expensive Brunette”
Hailey Bieber actually impressed so many individuals to go darker with their hair colour, going the Expensive Brunette route which felt so fashionable and contemporary. — Jason Lee, Hairstylist, Colorist, and Founder of Mela & Kera
The “Skinification” of Hair
It’s been my philosophy as a hairstylist all through my profession. There’s sadly been a big enhance within the quantity of hair breakage and untimely hair loss, however the client has change into more and more educated and conscious of the substances of their hair care. Many of our new prospects have turned to Iles Formula because it’s made utilizing uncooked, sustainably sourced substances, usually present in skincare. — Wendy Iles, Celebrity Hairstylist and Founder of Iles Formula
I beloved seeing layers make a powerful return with shags and ‘mullet-silhouettes’ in all hair textures signaling the return of the ‘haircut’ which had gone silent for thus a few years. We haven’t been this adventurous with haircuts because the 90s. — Jason Lee, Hairstylist, Colorist, and Founder of Mela & Kera
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The Most Baffling Beauty Trends of 2022
Skincare Trends
DIY Skincare
Anything you see on TikTook that makes use of family or different magnificence merchandise that aren’t deliberately formulated for pores and skin—like utilizing deodorant as a primer, utilizing glue to take away blackheads, utilizing toothpaste to deal with zits, or utilizing hairspray to set make-up. Household objects should not beneficial for skincare as a result of they aren’t manufactured for that function.
When you DIY your skincare, you open your self as much as allergic reactions and rebound results that exacerbate the difficulty you are attempting to deal with. Toothpaste will strip your pores and skin, the glue will destroy its barrier, salt and sugar scrubs will create microtears, and hairspray or coconut oil will result in congestion and breakouts.
I urge everybody to cease taking skincare recommendation from individuals with no pores and skin or well being background. You wouldn’t ask an individual with out kids for parenting recommendation; why would you belief a random particular person concerning your well being? — Medical esthetician Candace Marino, aka The LA Facialist 
More DIY Skincare…
Let’s eliminate dwelling treatment skincare. One large pattern has been Aspirin for zits—persons are taking Aspirin at dwelling, crushing them up, and putting the powder/paste on their blemishes. If you have been to speak to a dermatologist about this pattern, they’d leap on the probability to let you know that isn’t useful and can really hurt or injury the pores and skin. Consider assembly with knowledgeable skincare knowledgeable for science-backed therapy choices for zits! — Salt Lake City-based SkinSpirit Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner Mindy Simpson
Pore Vacuuming
Although this viral pattern has confirmed to be oddly satisfying to some, at-home pore vacuuming gadgets should not essentially efficient and can really do extra hurt than good. They can injury the outermost layer leaving pores and skin infected and dehydrated. You may even escape extra in consequence! Instead, go for a well-balanced chemical exfoliant that additionally incorporates anti-inflammatory substances, such because the Tête-À-Tête PhytoPeel Resurfacing Mask and PhytoTrilology Booster. — Kira Vidergauz and Dr. Sharon Hirschowitz, co-founders of Tête-À-Tête
Snail Mucin
It’s not that snail mucin is unhealthy for the pores and skin, it simply appears tremendous gimmicky. Especially when you’ve humectants like glycerin which are simply nearly as good—and with out probably stressing out an animal for the ingredient. — LA-Based Esthetician, Matthew Miller
The “Tinkle” Razor
AKA at-home dermaplaning. Please go away that to the professionals. I’ve seen too many individuals bruise, reduce, and even give themselves infections! — Kasey Boone, Los Angeles esthetician and founding father of Glow Skincare
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Makeup Trends
Caterpillar Eyelashes 
Enough mentioned. — Rea Ann Silva, Creator and CEO of Beautyblender 
Fox Brows
I’m not a fan personally of the “fox forehead” elevate à la Bella Hadid. I really feel it seems to be tight, pulled, and very unnatural. For shoppers who’re searching for a elevate, I desire utilizing Botox for a delicate enchancment. — SkinSpirit Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner Hillary Mills
Unnecessary Merch
It felt like each magnificence model launched some sort of restricted version merch this 12 months… hopefully in 2023, extra manufacturers will begin eager about the environmental affect of unneeded merch. — Rosie Jane Johnston, founding father of By/Rosie Jane
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Hair Trends
The “Wolf Cut”
My 11-year-old daughter requested for one, and I noticed I nonetheless have PTSD from when my Mom gave me bangs within the fifth grade. Oh, and forehead lamination… I can’t get on board. — Casey Georgeson, Founder and CEO of Saint Jane Beauty 
The “Octopus Cut”
I by no means actually bought into the time period “Octopus haircut.” I’m all for a 90s affect however this pattern is one which I’m okay to let go of. I simply really feel like shags and mullets are robust iconic silhouettes which are definitive throwbacks and have been haircuts that grew to become legendary. The Octopus haircut simply doesn’t maintain up compared. — Jason Lee, Hairstylist, Colorist, and Founder of Mela & Kera
Baby Bangs
I imply, I want I might pull bangs off on the whole, however I really feel like it is rather few that may rock a child bang and make it look superior. I’m hoping that common, face-framing bangs come again. — Salt Lake City-based SkinSpirit Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner Mindy Simpson
Strawberry Blonde
Strawberry copper tones have had their second as we head into wealthy mocha brown earth tones. — Trace Henningsen, Celebrity Hairstylist and Leonor Greyl Ambassador
Bleached Brows
Having a background in make-up, I like a powerful forehead. Brows body the face and with out them, issues can look off. Also, it simply scares me to mess with the brows. Once injured, brows don’t simply develop again. All of us who overplucked in highschool in all probability know this. Bleaching and unnecessarily damaging these treasured brows have to go. — Salt Lake City-Based SkinSpirit Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner Mindy Simpson
Vivid Tones
I’m so over block colour and contrasting vivid tones. For shoppers who aren’t prepared to do the upkeep and maintenance, the hair is extra inclined to break, breakage, and dulling. Wearing this sort of hair colour method, because it was seen on younger popstars this 12 months, actually detracts from somebody’s pure magnificence and it’s tremendous costly to create, not to mention refresh. My objective is at all times to boost and intensify the standard and shine of everybody’s locks, and these seems to be can flip into a complete catastrophe. — Min Kim, L’Oréal Professionnel Global Ambassador
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The 2022 Beauty Trends to Stick With Into 2023
Skincare Trends
I feel slugging will stay, however I like to recommend an elevated slugging expertise utilizing skincare merchandise with good substances for optimum affect on the pores and skin. The Vaseline has bought to go! I like to recommend a balm filled with anti-inflammatory substances, antioxidants, and nutritional vitamins like Furtuna Skin’s Replenishing Balm, which has potent medicinal crops that calm, soothe, defend the pores and skin, and assist in therapeutic. — Medical esthetician Candace Marino, aka The LA Facialist
Glass Skin
Glass pores and skin is a results of a balanced skincare routine. I personally will at all times select a dewy look over matte. — LA-Based Esthetician, Matthew Miller
Ageless Beauty
I feel in 2023 we are going to see extra magnificence manufacturers embracing authenticity by celebrating actual individuals in advertising campaigns that embrace Gen X. I feel traits like ageless magnificence and Botox-free magnificence could have a giant second within the New Year. — Rosie Jane Johnston, Founder of By/Rosie Jane
Facial Bars
The pattern of sustainability and aware packaging will proceed to deliver cleaning bars to the forefront as the trendy model of the standard bar serves some nice substances with out the waste. — Joanna Vargas, Celebrity Facialist, Founder of Joanna Vargas Salons and Skincare
An Inside/Out Glow
The inside/exterior connection between pores and skin well being and intestine well being may also proceed to be vital in how we glance after ourselves this 12 months. Our intestine microbiome continues to be essential because it guidelines over our immunity, sensitivity, and basic wellness. We will see extra dietary supplements and probiotic smoothies within the new 12 months. — Joanna Vargas, Celebrity Facialist, Founder of Joanna Vargas Salons and Skincare
Fight the Filter
I consider that there’s a time and a spot for cosmetic surgery, however the societal requirements we’ve got developed for ladies’s our bodies have change into more and more extra unnatural and inconceivable for the typical girl to realize. I like seeing girls converse up about these points and promote wholesome practical physique imagery in promoting throughout the business and assume it is a welcome change that’s right here to remain! — SkinSpirit Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner Hillary Mills
It’s such a novel ingredient in that it has an identical gene expression to retinol. It performs by lowering the looks of effective traces and wrinkles and evens pores and skin tone with out the disagreeable unwanted side effects you so usually see with retinol, like redness, flaking, and irritation. — Kira Vidergauz and Dr. Sharon Hirschowitz, Co-Founders of Tête-À-Tête
Gua Sha
For the face and physique. These holistic and historic practices have been round for hundreds of years for a motive. — Kasey Boone, Los Angeles Esthetician and Founder of Glow Skincare
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Makeup Trends
Elevated Natural Makeup
I feel the tremendous pure Glossier look is a little bit drained and individuals wish to get extra artistic with their make-up. So a lip oil, however with a heavy lipliner. Matte eyeshadow however with a thick cat eye. Soft and fairly however with an edge. — Cyndi Ramirez Fulton, CEO and Founder of Chillhouse 
Lip Oils
People are obsessive about them for good motive. They’re nourishing and hydrating, and if formulated proper, they drench your lips in omegas, nutritional vitamins, and antioxidants. — Casey Georgeson, Founder and CEO of Saint Jane Beauty 
Radiance is not seasonal. It’s vital to have a wholesome glow all 12 months spherical. — Rea Ann Silva, Creator and CEO of Beautyblender 
90s Monochrome Makeup Looks
I don’t see this pattern going away anytime quickly. This barely grungy, barely elegant pattern seems to be good on just about everybody and is straightforward to do for these that aren’t makeup-inclined. Take a deep brown from the attention down the contour and to the lips for a shocking look on prime of your already glowy pores and skin. — Salt Lake City-based SkinSpirit Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner Mindy Simpson
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Hair Trends
The Side Part
I’m personally excited to see the facet half make a comeback within the hair class since that’s been my model because the seventh grade. — Casey Georgeson, Founder and CEO of Saint Jane Beauty 
Big, Bouncy Hair
I feel butterfly hair, bouncy blowouts, and #healthyhair will stick. It’s about colour, types, and cuts that promote nourished, well-looked-after hair. Hair progress serums and ingestible will proceed to stay an vital a part of our haircare routine in an effort to get the largest and greatest blowout of the 12 months. — Tara Simich, Founder and CEO of Mermade Hair
Big Blowouts, With a Modern Twist
The new model of the massive blowout is predicated on nurtured hair—softer and extra voluminous with none stiffness. Most conventional styling merchandise end in sticky and stiff hair, which isn’t what this look is about. Nurtured hair is the best way ahead. — Wendy Iles, Celebrity Hairstylist and Founder of Iles Formula
Scalp Health
This will at all times be the precedence for our hair. We might comply with traits, however wholesome hair by no means goes out of fashion. — Trace Henningsen, Celebrity Hairstylist and Leonor Greyl Ambassador
Organic Hair
We can thank Gen Z for this cool development the place we are going to see hair being much less put collectively and it’s going to really feel simply very natural. Gone are the times of a shameful facet half, now we live in a Gen Z world the place we get to be assured with our seems to be and inspiration for 2023 whereas holding it minimal, cool and easy. — Jason Lee, Hairstylist, Colorist, and Founder of Mela & Kera
Glowing Hair
Natural, muted, sun-mimicking, traditional, shiny, moisturized hair is in without end. — Min Kim, L’Oréal Professionnel Global Ambassador


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