The Hottest Trends in Skin Care Right Now
From CC creams to in-office procedures, find out everything you need to know about the seven biggest skin care trends for 2013
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But where do these trends come from? Most experts will tell you the answer is Asia. "For years, we looked to Europe for skin care trends and innovations," says Dana Nicolette, national aesthetician for Amore Pacific. "Now, everyone is focused on Asia." Nicolette points out that the average Korean woman's skin care regimen is 22 steps (and I thought my eight-product ritual was elaborate!), which may explain why Americans are so fascinated by Asian skin care.
Take BB creams, for example: These do-it-all beauty balms have been wildly popular in Asia for years, and now the U.S. market is saturated with them. There are even trends within the BB category (read on to find out what they are).
Whether skin care trends originated in Asia or dermatologists' offices (another important sphere of influence), trendy skin care products all have two things in common: They're multitasking and -- for the most part -- they're effective. Ready to see the best of the best?
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