The popularity of 'tweakments'
In 'normal' times, we might talk out our insecurities with friends at the pub. Now, we're facing them alone in our lockdown silos, compounding already spiralling emotions.
From Instagram to IRL interaction
Women have spent the past year navigating a different relationship with their appearance and body confidence without some of the pressure of societal influences. The Big Return risks replacing that positive progression with turbocharged insecurity.
The link between stress and skin
The invisible 'should' – whether it comes from peer pressure, social media or the need to enact change after feeling powerless for so long – will suck the joy out of our unfurling freedoms if we let it.