The Skincare Fridge – A Trend or Necessity?

Credit: The Beauty Fridge

The mini beauty fridge trend is a relatively new addition to the beauty aisle, but it’s been doing incredibly well. Mini beauty fridges are sleek, functional pieces that can be added wherever you need them most: on the countertop before you get ready to apply your serum, or on the top shelf in your bathroom, near the mirror.
Not everyone needs a skincare fridge. But if you are concerned about the state of your skin and would like to improve its condition – thereby potentially reducing your exposure to environmental toxins and inflammation – a skincare fridge is worth looking into. The benefits of using one are numerous and can’t be underestimated.

Keep your products organized

First of all, it is helpful to have a place that you can put all of your skincare items. This will make it easier for you to find what you are looking for when you need it since you won’t have to try and remember where everything is currently located. Second, having a place that has shelves allows you to see what items are on display without having to stare at them all day long.

Cooling down your products

Storing your skincare in the fridge isn’t actually a requirement—but it’s certainly not a bad idea. The process of cooling something actually helps to reduce any redness or inflammation it might have, so if you’ve got sensitive skin or are changing up your routine, keeping things cool can help keep the reaction down. And if cold temperatures have an anti-inflammatory effect on your skin, just think how great they are fresh out of the fridge. Whether you invest in a separate beauty fridge or not, cooling your lotions, gels, serums, and so on isn’t a bad idea. As anyone who’s ever put a cool compress on their forehead knows.

Susan Kowal
Susan Kowal is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor/advisor, and health enthusiast.