It’s that time again: time to predict what the biggest health and wellness trends of next year will be!
With COVID, we all saw the rise of telemedicine, and even in a post-COVID world, that’s not likely to slow down. It’s more accessible, and oftentimes, less expensive. From mental health apps to virtual appointments with your family doctor, telemedicine is sure to stick around.
Wellness programs for kids
Another side effect of COVID was the amount of time we all spent inside—including kids. Outlets like YouTube and various apps, like Wellemental, are creating more content than ever geared toward the mental and physical health of young people.
Even more sparkling water
Thanks to the likes of La Croix and Spindrift, sparkling water has become increasingly popular. If you thought it couldn’t possibly become more popular, think again! Brands are starting to find even more innovative ways to elevate the sparkling water boom, including adding immunity-boosting superfoods and herbal ingredients.
It seems like the influx of skincare products over the past couple of years would eventually even out, and the time has finally come for a simplified skincare routine. More brands are releasing sets that give you everything you need for a morning and night routine.
Digital workouts took over 2020, and more resources were available than ever before when it came to breaking a sweat at home. The online fitness space is expected to grow 30 percent by 2026, making this accessible approach to fitness even more in-demand. Tone House, Barry’s, and Nike Training Club have all seen an uptick in users.
Light solutions can help our circadian rhythm get back on track, making both waking up and falling asleep that much easier. Things like light boxes, sunrise alarm clocks, and other fixtures are going to continue gaining popularity on the market.