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From Summer Fridays to The Ordinary: 29 of the Best New Skincare Products Launching in January

New year, new skincare.

New skincare January 2022

It’s a new year, and as usual, there’s a bunch of new skincare products arriving in stores to help you kickstart a new routine. The biggest buzz is around supporting the skin barrier—so get ready for serums, moisturizers and cleansers infused with healing ceramides, cholesterol and fatty acids. (I couldn’t be happier about this trend!)

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The eyes are also a focus, with an array of new formulas to choose from, and overnight masks are having a moment, too. (Acids, not so much—there are only a handful of gentle exfoliants launching right now.) Meanwhile, I’m seeing peptides grow in popularity alongside the usual skincare superstars like vitamin C, niacinamide and hyaluronic acid. 

Keep scrolling for my edit of the best new skincare products you need to know about this month.

The January Edit

Best new eye treatments

Summer Fridays • Mario BadescuDermalogica

Best new BHA treatments

The OrdinaryKate Somerville

Best new serums

BiossanceYouth To The PeoplePacificaVichy

Best new AHA treatments

Shani DardenWLDKAT

Best new face masks

FarmacyKate Hudson x Juice BeautyKiehl’sFresh

Best new cleansers

Goop BeautyThayersPacificaKate Somerville

Best new sunscreen


Best new moisturizers

Ole HenriksenPacificaTrue Botanicals

Best new lip balm


Best new eye mask


Best new body moisturizer


Best new ingrown hair serum


Best new deodorant


Best new hand sanitizer


The Best New Skincare of January 2022

Summer Fridays Light Aura Vitamin C Peptide Eye Cream
The Ordinary Salicylic Acid 2 Anhydrous Solution
Biossance Squalane Copper Peptide Rapid Plumping Serum
Shani Darden Lactic Acid Exfoliating Serum
Youth To The People Triple Peptide Cactus Oasis Serum
Farmacy 10 Niacinamide Night Mask
WLDKAT Yucca Lactic Acid Liquid Exfoliant
Pacifica Vegan Ceramide Serum
Goop Beauty GOOPGLOW Cloudberry Exfoliating Jelly Cleanser
Kate Hudson x Juice Beauty Revitalizing Acacia Rose Powder Mask
Vichy LiftActiv B3 Serum
Kinship Self Reflect Rose Probiotic Moisturizing Sunscreen SPF 32
Kiehl's Ultra Facial Overnight Rehydrating Mask with 10.5 Squalane
Thayers pH Balancing Daily Cleanser
Mario Badescu Brightening Eye Serum
Kate Somerville EradiKate Acne Mark Fading Gel
Pacifica Vegan Ceramide Extra Gentle Face Wash
Fresh Floral Recovery Calming Mask
Dermalogica Awaken Peptide Eye Gel
Kate Somerville EradiKate Clarifying Acne Gel Cleanser
Ole Henriksen Strength Trainer Peptide Boost Moisturizer
Pacifica Vegan Ceramide Barrier Cream
True Botanicals Chebula Extreme Cream
ILIA Lip Wrap Reviving Balm
Pacifica Vegan Ceramide Hydration Fill Undereye Smile Line Jelly Patches
OSEA Undaria Algae Body Butter
Topicals High Roller Ingrown Tonic
Necessaire The Deodorant Gel
Touchland Glow Mist Rejuvenating Hand Sanitizer

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