Exploding Topics recently called out three "SkinTok" meta trends surging in interest over the past five years: barrier creams, lip oil and glowing sunscreen. Notably, the #skintok hashtag also has more than 10 billion views on TikTok.
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1. Barrier Creams
Barrier creams have skyrocketed in interest thanks to TikTok videos mentioning them, which have amassed more than 143 million views on the platform. Here, a barrier cream is defined as a product designed to act as a barrier for the skin, protecting it against irritants and dryness. One popular cream is made by Soon Jung; searches for “Soon Jung barrier cream” have increased by 1900% over the last five years and TikTok videos featuring Soon Jung’s cream have 264+ million views.
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2. Lip Oils
Lip oil is another trending Skintok product, according to Exploding Topics. Searches for lip oil have increased by 469% over the last five years and videos mentioning the product have 1.2+ billion views on TikTok.
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3. Glowing Sunscreen
Finally, glowing sunscreen is another skin care product reportedly going viral on TikTok. Searches for this product have increased by 281% over the last five year and on TikTok, "glowing sunscreen"-related videos have amassed more than 23.6 million views. REFY, Glow Recipe and Tower28 are trending "SkinTok" brands.