The 8 Most Googled Skincare Ingredients of 2020

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2020 has been a year of revelations, especially in the skincare world. As we've all been spending more time at home, Google has witnessed more than ever skincare ingredient searches so far. Let's take a look at the most popular google searches of the year!Is there any skincare ingredient which you Googled in 2020 and isn't present above? Tell us, we'd love to know!

Castor oil

It's rich in antioxidants, Vitamin E, proteins and Omega 6 and 9. Extracted from the castor seeds, castor oil is a natural elixir for beautiful hair and skin. Our top picks: Pure Sense Revitalizing Hair Care Combo and Nightly Skincare Bundle for a complete antioxidant and Vitamin E packed hair and skin nourishment.

Witch Hazel

Witch hazel ‚ a botanically-derived extract from a flowering plant native to Japan and North America, has been a fundamental skincare ingredient for centuries. No wonder it accounts for 12,500 Google searches alone in 2020! From toners to facial cleansers and moisturizing creams, Witch hazel is found in various skincare products, due to its skin-soothing, oil-controlling and antioxidant properties.

Vitamin C

Crossing a million Google searches in 2020, Vitamin C is officially the most sort-after skincare ingredient this year. Besides ingesting it in the form of oranges or vitamin c tablets, it's topical application has grown in popularity this year. It's one of the most essential skin vitamins, given its ability to boost collagen production, brighten and even the skin tone. Apply it during your both ‚ morning and night skincare routine for deeper nourishment Don't know the difference between morning vs night skincare routine? Here it is! Our top picks: Grapefruit Revitalising Face Mask, Scrub and Cleanser , for its Grapefruit Oil that¬† contains antioxidants and Vitamin C which help to make the skin brighter and smoother while increasing the skins glow.¬†

Salicylic acid

This ingredient is storming Google with 182% more searches than 2019. It's known to reduce acne by exfoliating the skin and keeping pores clear. It penetrates your skin and helps in dissolving the dead skin cells which clogs your pores. So, when we talk about skin exfoliation, remember salicylic acid!


Retinol is derived from the skin Vitamin A, which stimulates collagen production, reduces fine lines and tightens the pore. Our top picks: Include Rejuvenating Grapefruit Revitalising Body Oil in your night-time skincare routine for a deeply nourished and brightened skin.

Benzoyl Peroxide

Next on the ‘most searched ingredient' list is antiseptic benzoyl peroxide. It eases your acne by killing the acne-causing bacteria that thrives on the skin. Its usage can result in skin dryness, redness and peeling. Hence, ensure your skincare routine includes a moisturizer too.


Did you know? Over 2,04,300 Google searches were recorded since the start of 2020, about moisturizers or facial creams with ceramides in it. Ceramides are basically lipids that help form the skin's barrier and help skin retain its moisture. Ceramides keep the hydration in and dirt, bacteria, pollution out - resulting in a smooth, firm and glowing skin.

Hyaluronic acid

With over half a million searches about the benefits of hyaluronic acid in 2020, there has to be something significant about this ingredient ‚ and we see why. Hyaluronic acid reduces the wrinkles and fine lines, acting as an anti-ageing restorative. A facial serum with this ingredient is a good idea for a healthy and glowing skin. Our top picks: Restore youthful glow with Macadamia Reviving Anti-Ageing Face Serum. Its Mafane flower extract is the answer to all your wrinkle and fine line worries.