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The Most Loved Skincare Ingredients of 2021

Blame it on the pandemic for letting each one of us spend a fair amount of time at home indulging in self-care. Certainly, 2020 has seen interest in all things skincare peaking to new heights. If you are too a skincare fanatic like us, then, here’s everything you need to know about the most loved skincare ingredients of 2021. All the skincare ingredients to slather on your skin to boost glow, plump, firm, and smooth. 

Vitamin C

A potent antioxidant that helps in boosting collagen production, fights environmental aggressors, brightens, and evens out the skin tone. 

Must-Try: Dr. Sheth's Amla VC20 Vitamin C Serum

This serum, formulated especially for sensitive Indian skin is power-packed with 3-o-Ethyl-Ascorbic Acid which evens out pigmentation, fights the signs of aging, and gives you glowing bright skin. 


From smoothening fine lines and shrinking the pores to reducing acne and significantly improving the texture, Retinol, the derivative of Vitamin A, prompts cell turnover and collagen production in your skin. Always make sure to apply retinol during your nighttime regime and wear an SPF every day to safeguard your skin.

Must-Try: Conscious Chemist Reboot Night Treatment Serum with AHA Phyto-Retinol & Reishi Mushroom

A unique formulation built with a potent retinol alternative- Bakuchiol. A natural phyto-retinol, Bakuchiol has all the benefits of retinol minus allergic reactions. It increases the cell turnover time promoting healthier & smoother skin. 

Hyaluronic Acid

A molecule that will keep your skin nourished, plump, and hydrated. It is capable of holding 1000 times its own weight moisture and will be your BFF for quenching the thirst of your skin while leaving it with a healthy glow.

Must-Try: Dr. Sheth's Haldi & Hyaluronic Acid Sleeping Mask with Vitamin E

This sleeping mask hydrates, brightens and repairs the skin from stress, pollution, and late nights that can cause damage to your skin.

Salicylic Acid

Acne-prone? Salicylic acid is what you need. A BHA penetrates pores and exfoliates the skin, dissolving pore-clogging dead skin cells and sloughing away from blackheads to the more angry inflamed spots.

Must-Try: Neemli Naturals Glycolic & Salicylic Acid Serum

This Salicylic Serum is a multi-functional superstar that doesn’t just control bacteria and clear dead skin cells but also soothes with minimal irritation to sensitive skin with its unique botanical formula.



They are essential to strengthen the skin’s barrier and keep hydration in and dirt, pollution, and bacteria at bay. It also helps smoothen, firm, and plump the skin whilst imparting luminosity to the skin.

Must-Try: Earth Rhythm Restore Cream Cleanser 6 Essential Ceramide Complex Hyaluronic Acid

A cleanser can remove dirt, makeup, and other debris, but a hydrating cleanser, like the Earth Rhythm's Restore Hydrating Cream Cleanser, can do all that without disrupting the skin's natural protective barrier or stripping the skin of its natural moisture.

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