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5 Trends to Look Out For in 2020

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And just like that… 2019 is almost over and a bright shiny new year awaits us! 2020 may not have started yet but we’re already looking forward to the makeup and skincare trends that are set to make their way into our lives.

Take a look at what’s exciting us in the year to come.

1. Graphic Eyeliner is in!

This striking look is sauntering straight off the catwalk and into our lives and we’re all for it! Who knew that drawing your eyeliner a little higher than usual would be such a winner?

The sharp-cut black or colourful lines can be kept simple in honor of the much-loved minimalist makeup but it also offers ample opportunities to experiment.

Graphic eyeliner allows you to experiment with shapes and colours but if you’re new to look, try drawing along the lash line and then mirroring the line above in the crease of your eye to start with.

e.l.f. Cosmetics e.l.f. Intense Ink Liquid Eyeliner Blackest Black £4.50 Buy Now
L'Oreal Paris L'Oreal Signature Liquid Eyeliner Matte 09 Fuschia £8.99 Buy Now

2. Flushed with Blush

Do you remember the days when blusher was only meant for the apply of your cheeks?! In 2020 we will be fully embracing blusher making its way up our temples and under our brows too! Plus, the pinker the better!

B. Cosmetics B. Blusher Roses Are Red £5.32 Buy Now
Revolution Revolution Blusher Reloaded Pink Lady £4.00 Buy Now
Female with B. by Superdrug blusher on a while background

3. Take a Breath... There’s an App for that

Life can be stressful, there’s no denying it. Some turn to mindfulness to declutter their minds while others may turn to yoga or another form of exercise. However, there’s one thing we do naturally every single day that could help calm us down and that’s breathing. So, why do most of us not focus on this enough? In 2020, take your time to concentrate on your breath for concentration and clarity as opposed to doing it just because you have too! You may feel like you already know what you’re doing when it comes to breathing – I mean, we do it without thinking! However, with the help a breathing app you can begin to practise deep breathing techniques, control your mood, reduce your heart rate and start to stay focused for longer.  There’s plenty out there to choose from, why not download one today?

4. Less Plastic is Fantastic!

We’ve all seen Blue Planet II (if not, get that on your list!) and have an understanding around the impact plastic has on our environment. You may think that small changes you make in your daily routine won’t make a difference, but you’re wrong! There are endless statistics on the amount of plastic that make their way into our oceans every year and every little change we can make, will make a difference. In 2020, if you’re looking to reduce the plastic in your beauty routine here are a few handy tips on how you can get started:

  • Buy beauty products which come in recycled packaging or packaging that can be recycled when you’re finished with it. At Superdrug, we’re committed to ensuring that 90% of our Own Brand range will be recyclable by 2021.
  • Reduce the amount of disposable cotton you use by using a reusable flannel or a konjac sponge when cleansing your face.
  • Give biodegradable toothbrushes a go!
  • Ethical beauty doesn’t have to be boring! When festival season comes around, switch your normal glitter to biodegradable glitter and your ethical self can sparkle all night long!
Colgate Colgate Charcoal Bamboo Toothbrush Soft £2.66 Buy Now
Spaa Superdrug Spaa Konjac Sponge £2.99 Buy Now
Superdrug Superdrug Fantasy Glitter Pink Glitter Pot & Fixing Gel 30ml £0.49 Buy Now

5. More Inclusivity in Beauty

Male with B. Baking powder

Long gone the days where makeup was marketed at one kind of customer type. Today, more and more brands like B. by Superdrug and Revolution are offering beauty products to everyone - no matter your gender or how you identify yourself. Next year, we’re all for more and more brands to start waving the flag for gender neutral beauty. Why? Because makeup looks brilliant on everybody and it’s never been more important for you to be you!

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Sleep Soundly with Sanctuary Spa this Christmas

Sanctuary Spa signature showstopper

“All I want for Christmas is youuuuu… the perfect night’s sleep!” Step aside Mariah, all we want for Christmas this year is a luxurious pamper session followed by a dreamy night sleep and thanks to Sanctuary Spa’s luxurious gifting collection, our wish is about to come true!

The indulgent collection of gifts has hit the shelves at Superdrug this Christmas and with sets starting at as little as £5, it’s never been easier to say #alittlethankyou this Christmas.

Secret Santa & Stockings Sorted

Gifts £10 and under

Give Santa a helping hand this year by filling the stockings of your friends and family and impressing your secret Santa with one of these adorable sets.

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Petis fours Sanctuary Spa

Mini Manicure Gift Set

For someone who is always on the go, this cute little hanging tree present will ensure their nails and hands are always looking on point.

Dainty Duo Gift Set

We all have that one friend who needs an extra helping hand to destress (or maybe it’s you?!) This gorgeous gift set includes two divine shower products that are there for you to help you relax and unwind at the end of the day.

Petits-Four Gift Set

Ideal for a first-time Sanctuary Spa user or to take away on a mini break, this gift set is a little treasure trove of pure indulgence. Containing a travel size body wash, scrub, lotion and foaming bath soak. Use a combination of all four products for a blissful bath time escape!

Shhh… Serious Pampering in Process

Gifts between £10 & £20

Give the gift of ‘feeling fabulous’ with these extra-indulgent sets featuring luxurious skincare and bedtime essentials.

Bathing beauties Sanctuary Spa
Face mask trio Sanctuary Spa

Beauty Sleep Selection Gift Set

Join Sanctuary Spa on their mission to make everyone feel wonderful by gifting your BFF or stressed-out loved one with this ultimate bedtime ritual set. Presented in a gorgeous book-inspired box, the set includes a face mask, body wash, bath soak, body butter and an eye mask.  Just don’t let them blame you when they sleep through their morning alarm!

Face Mask Glow Trio Gift Set

If we only had a few minutes to ourselves, you better believe we’ll be relaxing with one of these face masks with our feet firmly up! The travel size set features three of Sanctuary Spa’s bestselling face masks resulting in glowing, detoxified skin!

Santa Has Nothin’ On You!

Gifts £20 and over

If you’re aiming to be the ultimate gift-giver this year or to really encourage someone you love to enjoy more pampering time, then feast your eyes upon these divinely scented, truly luxurious gift sets.

Beauty sleep Sanctuary Spa
Signature showstopper Sanctuary Spa

Bathing Beauties

Soak away a stressful day with this beautiful set of Sanctuary Spa’s classic products. It has all your essentials for a quality pampering session; an aromatic body wash, a luxurious wet-skin moisturiser, a relaxing bath soak and a hydrating hand cream - all that’s missing is a glass of wine and a good book!

Signature Showstopper

Packed to the brim of bliss inducing products, this set is called a showstopper for a reason! It contains both full sized and travel sized products including a body butter, body scrub, bath soak and more to leave you feeling your very best!

Sanctuary Spa Sanctuary Spa Bathing Beauties £22.00 Buy Now
Sanctuary Spa Sanctuary Spa Signature Showstopper Gift Set £20.00 Buy Now

Give the Gift of Sleep

Sanctuary spa sleeping trio

Now, we all know someone that turns into a whole new person in the morning if they don't get their full 8-hours recommended sleep. (And by whole new person we mean someone to avoid until lunch time!) If you know someone who's idea of the perfect gift is a dreamy night sleep then how about popping one these indulgent sleep-inspired gifts into their stocking this Christmas?

 

 

Sanctuary Spa Sanctuary Spa Sleep Dream Easy Pillow Mist 100ml £8.00 Buy Now
Sanctuary Spa Sanctuary Spa Sleep Drift-off Bath Soak 500ml £12.00 Buy Now
Sanctuary Spa Sanctuary Spa Sleep Relaxing Night Body Butter 300ml £11.00 Buy Now
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Get the Look: Euphoric Holographic

Take a step out of your makeup comfort zone and get acquainted with the breakout trend of the year - Euphoric makeup. Not sure how to start out with the sparkling, expression-filled looks? Take a peek at our 'get the look' video below:

Products to Add to Cart

Barry M Barry M Glitter Bomb Eyeshadow - Peace Out £2.49 Buy Now
Barry M Barry M Matte Me Up Lip Kit - So Chic £3.49 Buy Now
Barry M Barry M Glitter Bomb Eyeshadow - Queen £2.49 Buy Now
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Get the Look: Luminous Dewy Christmas Party

Whether you're rockin' around a Christmas tree, waiting patiently under the mistletoe or getting glammed up for the work Christmas do, there is always a place for dewy, glowy makeup! Using just a few products, master this look with our 'get the look' tutorial below:

Products to Add to Cart

Barry M Barry M Liquid Chrome Highlighter Drops - Beam Me Up £6.99 Buy Now
B. Cosmetics B. Volumizing Mascara £6.65 Buy Now
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