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1. During a typical day, how long do you spend doing the following? Select best match where 0 = less than a minute

Choice Rating % (Number)
Exfoliating
0 66.40% (1328)
1 – 2 19.15% (383)
3 – 5 7.35% (147)
6 – 10 3.40% (68)
11 – 15 1.35% (27)
16-20 1.25% (25)
21-25 0.65% (13)
26-30 0.25% (5)
31-40 0.05% (1)
41-50 0% (0)
51-60 0% (0)
61-70 0% (0)
71-80 0% (0)
81-90 0% (0)
91+ 0.15% (3)
Average 1.63
Applying moisturiser
0 34.50% (690)
1 – 2 38.25% (765)
3 – 5 18.15% (363)
6 – 10 4.85% (97)
11 – 15 1.70% (34)
16-20 1.60% (32)
21-25 0.50% (10)
26-30 0.30% (6)
31-40 0% (0)
41-50 0% (0)
51-60 0% (0)
61-70 0.10% (2)
71-80 0% (0)
81-90 0% (0)
91+ 0.05% (1)
Average 2.51
Washing your face
0 15.70% (314)
1 – 2 47.35% (947)
3 – 5 27.05% (541)
6 – 10 5.65% (113)
11 – 15 2.10% (42)
16-20 0.75% (15)
21-25 0.60% (12)
26-30 0.50% (10)
31-40 0% (0)
41-50 0% (0)
51-60 0.05% (1)
61-70 0.15% (3)
71-80 0% (0)
81-90 0% (0)
91+ 0.10% (2)
Average 3.15
Applying eye cream
0 70.10% (1402)
1 – 2 18.60% (372)
3 – 5 5.95% (119)
6 – 10 2.30% (46)
11 – 15 1.10% (22)
16-20 0.80% (16)
21-25 0.60% (12)
26-30 0.20% (4)
31-40 0.10% (2)
41-50 0% (0)
51-60 0% (0)
61-70 0.05% (1)
71-80 0% (0)
81-90 0.05% (1)
91+ 0.15% (3)
Average 1.43
Applying face toner
0 75.50% (1510)
1 – 2 14.40% (288)
3 – 5 4.65% (93)
6 – 10 1.60% (32)
11 – 15 1.50% (30)
16-20 1.15% (23)
21-25 0.40% (8)
26-30 0.25% (5)
31-40 0.25% (5)
41-50 0% (0)
51-60 0% (0)
61-70 0.05% (1)
71-80 0.05% (1)
81-90 0% (0)
91+ 0.20% (4)
Average 1.44
Using cleanser
0 60.50% (1210)
1 – 2 23.40% (468)
3 – 5 9.35% (187)
6 – 10 2.70% (54)
11 – 15 1.75% (35)
16-20 0.95% (19)
21-25 0.40% (8)
26-30 0.35% (7)
31-40 0.20% (4)
41-50 0.10%(2)
51-60 0.05% (1)
61-70 0.10% (2)
71-80 0% (0)
81-90 0% (0)
91+ 0.15% (3)
Average 1.88
Removing make-up
0 60.45% (1209)
1 – 2 19.30% (386)
3 – 5 12.15% (243)
6 – 10 3.90% (78)
11 – 15 1.50% (30)
16-20 1.25% (25)
21-25 0.55% (11)
26-30 0.45% (9)
31-40 0.15% (3)
41-50 0.05% (1)
51-60 0.05% (1)
61-70 0% (0)
71-80 0% (0)
81-90 0.05% (1)
91+ 0.15% (3)
Average 2.04
Using anti-aging serum
0 73.70% (1474)
1 – 2 14.80% (296)
3 – 5 5.25% (105)
6 – 10 2.45% (49)
11 – 15 1.15% (23)
16-20 0.85% (17)
21-25 0.60% (12)
26-30 0.75% (15)
31-40 0.10% (2)
41-50 0.20% (4)
51-60 0% (0)
61-70 0% (0)
71-80 0% (0)
81-90 0% (0)
91+ 0.15% (3)
Average 1.54
Using skin oils
0 80.20% (1604)
1 – 2 9.30% (186)
3 – 5 4.45% (89)
6 – 10 2.15% (43)
11 – 15 1.20% (24)
16-20 1.05% (21)
21-25 0.65% (13)
26-30 0.35% (7)
31-40 0.30% (6)
41-50 0.10% (2)
51-60 0% (0)
61-70 0% (0)
71-80 0% (0)
81-90 0% (0)
91+ 0.25% (5)
Average 1.46

2. During a typical week, how long do you spend doing the following? Select best match in minutes where 0 = less than a minute

Choice Rating %
Plucking my eyebrows
0 59.15% (1183)
1 – 5 24.85% (497)
6 – 10 8.75% (175)
11 – 15 3.25% (65)
16-20 2.05% (41)
21-25 1.00% (20)
26-30 0.30% (6)
31-35 0.40% (8)
36-40 0.05% (1)
41-45 0.05% (1)
46-50 0.05% (1)
51-55 0% (0)
56-60 0.05% (1)
61+ 0.05% (1)
Average 2.81
Shaving my legs/armpits
0 49.20% (984)
1 – 5 24.55% (491)
6 – 10 14.45% (289)
11 – 15 5.75% (115)
16-20 3.10% (62)
21-25 1.05% (21)
26-30 1.20% (24)
31-35 0.35% (7)
36-40 0.05% (1)
41-45 0.10% (2)
46-50 0.10% (2)
51-55 0.05% (1)
56-60 0% (0)
61+ 0.05% (1)
Average 4.06
Painting my nails
0 71.05% (1421)
1 – 5 10.35% (207)
6 – 10 7.80% (156)
11 – 15 4.40% (88)
16-20 2.25% (45)
21-25 1.65% (33)
26-30 1.25% (25)
31-35 0.50% (10)
36-40 0.35% (7)
41-45 0.10% (2)
46-50 0.10% (2)
51-55 0% (0)
56-60 0.05% (1)
61+ 0.15% (3)
Average 3.15

3. During a typical month, how long do you spend doing the following? Select best match in minutes where 0 = less than a minute

Choice Rating %
Applying/wearing face masks
0 71.70% (1434)
1 – 5 9.70% (194)
6 – 10 5.60% (112)
11 – 15 3.35% (67)
16-20 3.60% (72)
21-25 1.60% (32)
26-30 1.90% (38)
21-35 0.70% (14)
36-40 0.80% (16)
41-45 0.35% (7)
46-50 0.10% (2)
51-55 0% (0)
56-60 0.35% (0)
61-70 0.05% (1)
71-80 0.05% (1)
81-90 0% (0)
91+ 0.15% (3)
Average 3.83
Filing my nails
0 52.90% (1058)
1 – 5 23.00% (460)
6 – 10 11.35% (227)
11 – 15 4.80% (96)
16-20 3.00% (60)
21-25 1.55% (31)
26-30 1.55% (31)
21-35 0.70% (14)
36-40 0.40% (8)
41-45 0.25% (5)
46-50 0.20% (4)
51-55 0.05% (1)
56-60 0.15% (3)
61-70 0.05% (1)
71-80 0% (0)
81-90 0% (0)
91+ 0.05% (1)
Average 4.3

4. Do you currently have a skincare regime/routine?

Choice % (Number)
Yes 36.05% (721)
No 63.95% (1279)

5. On a typical day, how long does your skincare regime/routine take in total – including morning and evening time? Select best match in minutes

Choice % (Number)
0-2 5.27% (38)
3 – 5 19.83% (143)
6 – 10 27.74% (200)
11 – 15 18.59% (134)
16-20 14.70% (106)
21-25 5.13% (37)
26-30 4.16% (30)
21-35 1.53% (11)
36-40 1.80% (13)
41-45 0.55% (4)
46-50 0% (0)
51-55 0.14% (1)
56-60 0.42% (3)
61+ 0.14% (1)
Average 12.22

6. During a typical day, how many individual products make up your beauty regime in total – including moisturisers, hair products, make-up, oils, hand creams, and anything else you may use? Select best match

Choice % (Number)
1 3.33% (24)
2 8.88% (64)
3 13.04% (94)
4 12.34% (89)
5 12.48% (90)
6 11.23% (81)
7 7.91% (57)
8 6.52% (47)
9 2.36% (17)
10 9.02% (65)
11 1.25% (9)
12 3.19% (23)
13 0.42% (3)
14 0.97% (7)
15 2.36% (17)
16 0.14% (1)
17 0.14% (1)
18 0.14% (1)
19 0.28% (2)
20+ 1.53% (11)
I don’t know 2.50% (18)
Average excluding I don’t know 6.23

7. How many stages are in your typical daily skincare regime/routine? Select best match

Choice % (Number)
1 4.44% (32)
2 23.99% (173)
3 32.59% (235)
4 21.08% (152)
5 10.40% (75)
6 4.30% (31)
7 0.69% (5)
8+ 2.50% (18)
Average 3.37

8. How many pots/tubes of moisturiser do you get through in an average year? (If a standard pot contains 100 ml)

Choice % (Number)
0 28.75% (575)
1 10.60% (212)
2 12.30% (246)
3 13.30% (266)
4 11.40% (228)
5 5.95% (119)
6 8.10% (162)
7 1.15% (23)
8 2.05% (41)
9 0.90% (18)
10 1.90% (38)
11 0.40% (8)
12+ 3.20% (64)
Average 2.93

9. Do you tend to squeeze your spots, or leave them be?

Choice % (Number)
Squeeze them 39.10% (782)
Leave them 24.40% (488)
Neither 7.25% (145)
N/A-I don’t get spots / don’t pop my spots 29.25% (585)

10. What aspect of your skin’s appearance do you/would you worry about the most? Select your top three

Choice % (Number)
Signs of ageing / wrinkles 27.35% (547)
Acne / breakouts/ Blackheads 17.60% (352)
Dull / lacklustre skin 10.00% (200)
Dark circles under your eyes 20.50% (410)
Skin tone and texture 8.95% (179)
Redness 11.30% (226)
Skin – stretch marks 6.00% (120)
Skin – varicose veins or thread veins 7.45% (149)
Skin – cellulite 6.25% (125)
Eczema 8.10% (162)
Rosacea 5.15% (103)
Psoriasis 6.70% (134)
Dry skin 19.45% (389)
Pale skin 4.60% (92)
N/A-I don’t worry about any aspect of my skin’s appearance 27.50% (550)
Other 0.80% (16)

11. How far do you agree or disagree with the following statement? ‘Moisturising regularly is key to battling signs of ageing’

Choice % (Number)
Strongly agree 17.90% (358)
Somewhat agree 34.25% (685)
Neither agree nor disagree 38.55% (771)
Somewhat disagree 5.90% (118)
Strongly disagree 3.40% (68)

12. Have you ever avoided going to social events because of bad skin?

Choice % (Number)
Yes – lots of times 4.60% (92)
Yes – once or twice 15.05% (301)
No 70.30% (1406)
N/A-I don’t go to social events 10.05% (201)

13. Have you ever felt anxious when seeing you’ve been tagged on images in social media, in case you have bad skin?

Choice % (Number)
Yes, very much so 6.35% (127 )
Yes, somewhat 18.30% (366)
No 52.10% (1042)
N/A-I don’t have social media 23.25% (465)

14. Are you…?

Choice % (Number)
Male 48.15% (963)
Female 51.85% (1037)

15. Have you ever slept with your make-up on?

Choice % (Number)
Yes – regularly 8.20% (85)
Yes – sometimes 22.57% (234)
Yes – rarely 28.35% (294)
No 27.97% (290)
N/A-I don’t use make up 12.92% (134)

16. How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? ‘I think society makes it difficult for men to look after their skin, in case they are labelled ‘effiminate’ or ‘girly”

Choice % (Number)
Strongly agree 9.80% (196)
Somewhat agree 29.70% (594)
Neither agree nor disagree 36.65% (733)
Somewhat disagree 17.35% (347)
Strongly disagree 6.50% (130)

17. How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? ‘I would take better care of my skin if I thought society was more accepting of men moisturising etc.’

Choice % (Number)
Strongly agree 5.50% (53)
Somewhat agree 18.80% (181)
Neither agree nor disagree 48.18% (464)
Somewhat disagree 14.95% (144)
Strongly disagree 12.56% (121)

18. From the following, how do you usually feel if you’re unable to complete your usual skincare regime/routine? Tick all that apply

Choice % (Number)
Anxious 22.47% (162)
Stressed 22.61% (163)
Ugly 18.03% (130)
On edge 11.37% (82)
Depressed 7.07% (51)
Like I look old 16.92% (122)
None of the above / no way in particular 38.42% (277)

19. When you get spots, how many of your own spots do you pop?

Choice % (Number)
0 3.84% (30)
1 29.80% (233)
2 28.26% (221)
3 14.71% (115)
4 5.75% (45)
5 5.75% (45)
6 2.30% (18)
7 0.64% (5)
8 0% (0)
9 0.26% (2)
10+ 8.70% (68)
Average 2.9

20. How far do you agree or disagree with the following statement? ‘I think it’s unfair that women are expected to reach much higher beauty standards than men’

Choice % (Number)
Strongly agree 21.00% (420)
Somewhat agree 31.40% (628)
Neither agree nor disagree 37.50% (750)
Somewhat disagree 6.60% (132)
Strongly disagree 3.50% (70)

22. Which of the following have you ever used/had done? Tick all that apply

Choice % (Number)
Anti-aging creams 19.75% (395)
Anti-aging serums 15.40% (308)
Anti-aging moisturisers 24.40% (488)
Botox 2.45% (49)
Chemical peel 3.30% (66)
Facelift 2.15% (43)
Hormone treatments 2.65% (53)
Skin supplements 8.85% (177)
None of the above 61.85% (1237)

23. During a typical month how many bad skin days do you have? Select best match where 0 = get them less often than monthly

Choice % (Number)
0 13.30% (266)
1 6.20% (124)
2 10.05% (201)
3 7.50% (150)
4 5.70% (114)
5 6.10% (122)
6 – 8 5.75% (115)
9 – 10 3.60% (72)
11 – 15 2.35% (47)
16-20 1.25% (25)
21-25 0.35% (7)
26-29 0.80% (16)
30+ 1.75% (35)
I don’t know 14.60% (292)
N/A – never get bad skin days 20.70% (414)
Average excluding I don’t know / N/A 4.82

24. When having a bad skin day which of the following do you use to hide it? Tick all that apply

Choice % (Number)
Concealers 27.93% (443)
Foundations 29.70% (471)
Brightening serums 9.14% (145)
Style hair differently 4.41% (70)
N/A-I don’t hide my skin when I have a bad skin day 51.51% (817)

25. During a typical month how much do you spend on the following products? Select best match in pounds

Choice Rating
Concealer
0 69.15% (1383)
1 – 10 22.55% (451)
11 – 15 4.85% (97)
16-20 2.35% (47)
21-25 0.70% (14)
26-29 0.20% (4)
30-39 0.15% (3)
40+ 0.05% (1)
Average 2.58
Foundation
0 64.35% (1287)
1 – 10 23.10% (462)
11 – 15 7.00% (140)
16-20 3.40% (68)
21-25 1.10% (22)
26-29 0.30% (6)
30-39 0.60% (12)
40+ 0.15% (3)
Average 3.4
Brightening serum
0 83.55% (1671)
1 – 10 9.25% (185)
11 – 15 4.10% (82)
16-20 1.80% (36)
21-25 0.85% (17)
26-29 0.30% (6)
30-39 0.10% (2)
40+ 0.05% (1)
Average 1.7
Exfoliator
0 72.65% (1453)
1 – 10 19.90% (398)
11 – 15 3.85% (77)
16-20 2.20% (44)
21-25 1.00% (20)
26-29 0.10% (2)
30-39 0.15% (3)
40+ 0.15% (3)
Average 2.36
Moisturiser
0 40.90% (818)
1 – 10 42.90% (858)
11 – 15 9.70% (194)
16-20 3.30% (66)
21-25 1.70% (34)
26-29 0.55% (11)
30-39 0.55% (11)
40+ 0.40% (8)
Average 5.11
Eye cream
0 74.45% (1489)
1 – 10 16.25% (325)
11 – 15 5.25% (105)
16-20 1.75% (35)
21-25 1.10% (22)
26-29 0.65% (13)
30-39 0.30% (6)
40+ 0.25% (5)
Average 2.53
Face toner
0 77.90% (1558)
1 – 10 15.10% (302)
11 – 15 3.40% (68)
16-20 2.25% (45)
21-25 0.55% (11)
26-29 0.45% (9)
30-39 0.30% (6)
40+ 0.05% (1)
Average 2.05
Cleanser
0 63.60% (1272)
1 – 10 27.55% (551)
11 – 15 4.95% (99)
16-20 2.30% (46)
21-25 0.80% (16)
26-29 0.40% (8)
30-39 0% (0)
40+ 0.40% (8)
Average 3.03
Make-up remover
0 68.45% (1369)
1 – 10 24.15% (483)
11 – 15 3.75% (75)
16-20 2.15% (43)
21-25 0.75% (15)
26-29 0.40% (8)
30-39 0.30% (6)
40+ 0.05% (1)
Average 2.61
Anti-aging serum
0 78.00% (1560)
1 – 10 11.70% (234)
11 – 15 5.00% (100)
16-20 2.40% (48)
21-25 1.45% (29)
26-29 0.55% (11)
30-39 0.50% (10)
40+ 0.40% (8)
Average 2.54
Skin oils
0 82.35% (1647)
1 – 10 10.45% (209)
11 – 15 3.50% (70)
16-20 2.10% (42)
21-25 1.10% (22)
26-29 0.20% (4)
30-39 0.20% (4)
40+ 0.10% (2)
Average 1.82
Face mask
0 75.55% (1511)
1 – 10 16.50% (330)
11 – 15 4.00% (80)
16-20 3.10% (62)
21-25 0.50% (10)
26-29 0.25% (5)
30-39 0.05% (1)
40+ 0.05% (1)
Average 2.21
Razors
0 43.30% (866)
1 – 10 44.40% (888)
11 – 15 8.10% (162)
16-20 2.70% (54)
21-25 1.05% (21)
26-29 0.35% (7)
30-39 0% (0)
40+ 0.10% (2)
Average 4.36