Superfood ingredients like chaga make their way into consumers' beauty routines
Implications - With consumers' desire to "hack" their health on the rise, interest in supplement products touting adaptogenic ingredients like chaga mushrooms or holy basil are at an time high. Taking it a step further, however, are beauty-specific skincare and supplement products promising consumers a more natural way to becoming a more attractive version of themselves. This shift is not only indicative of the continued popularity of natural beauty products, but the sustained appeal of super-ingredients.
Workshop Question - What's an aspect of an adjacent product or service that your customer loves, and how could you integrate that into your own offering?
1. Adaptogenic Ingredients - Consumers are showing an increased interest in supplement products and skincare lines that tout adaptogenic ingredients due to their natural and health-boosting properties.
2. Superfood Infused Products - The use of superfood ingredients like chaga mushrooms, quinoa, and Moringa in personal care and beauty products is becoming more popular as consumers seek out natural and effective solutions.
3. Mushroom-based Skincare - The use of medicinal mushrooms like chaga, reishi, and cordyceps in topical skincare is becoming more common as consumers become more familiar with their potent anti-aging and antioxidant properties.
1. Beauty and Personal Care - Business professionals in the beauty and personal care industry can explore disruptive innovation opportunities by incorporating adaptogenic and superfood ingredients into their products to cater to consumers' rising demand for natural and effective solutions.
2. Health and Wellness - Incorporating adaptogenic and superfood ingredients into supplement products and health foods can offer disruptive innovation opportunities for businesses in the health and wellness industry by providing consumers with natural and functional solutions to support their overall health.
3. Food and Beverage - The use of potent ingredients like chaga and quinoa in food and beverage products can offer disruptive innovation opportunities for businesses in the food and beverage industry to cater to consumers' demand for functional food and beverage offerings that support their health and well-being.