During 2021, TikTok and other social networks were invaded by new beauty technologies dedicated exclusively to skincare. If there’s one thing that really stands out, it’s ice, and using it forces of cold, has been viewed millions of times.
Actually, Skin-Icing, Frozen Cucumber, Iced Rice Water, and Frozen Beauty Blower Here were some of the top beauty hacks of 2021, while cryolipolysis – or fat freezing – has become one of the most popular cosmetic treatments (even though the side effects faced by former model Linda Evangelista may have come to outweigh the risks).
Inevitably, this icy wave has paved the way for new beauty tools and tricks.
This is undoubtedly the case of the snowball, New skin care trend to keep track of by early 2022, Such is the hype that global search platform Stylight  has seen 97% increase in clicks for the Skin Gym brand – Known for its many facial tools – between November and December 2021. The search engine also reports a 194% jump in search interest for snow globes during December 2021, according to Google Trends data.
A snow globe is a very simple device that – as its name suggests – takes the form of two globes that you fill with water, then place them in the refrigerator or freezer, before applying them to dry skin. Cream or serum for massage or after application. They are believed to help soothe the skin, reduce inflammation and blemishes, and even reduce dark circles and bags. So their properties are similar to skin-icing, which requires only an ice cube, but without the hassle of applying ice directly to the skin.
On TikTok, at the start of the month, the #iceglobe hashtag garnered over a million views, and #iceglobes garnered over nine million views. Overall, ice balls form part of a larger phenomenon that involves drawing on nature’s riches for getting healthy and flawless skin – sometimes among the simplest.