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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

ChoiceRating % (Number)
Exfoliating
066.40% (1328)
1 – 219.15% (383)
3 – 57.35% (147)
6 – 103.40% (68)
11 – 151.35% (27)
16-201.25% (25)
21-250.65% (13)
26-300.25% (5)
31-400.05% (1)
41-500% (0)
51-600% (0)
61-700% (0)
71-800% (0)
81-900% (0)
91+0.15% (3)
Average1.63
Applying moisturiser
034.50% (690)
1 – 238.25% (765)
3 – 518.15% (363)
6 – 104.85% (97)
11 – 151.70% (34)
16-201.60% (32)
21-250.50% (10)
26-300.30% (6)
31-400% (0)
41-500% (0)
51-600% (0)
61-700.10% (2)
71-800% (0)
81-900% (0)
91+0.05% (1)
Average2.51
Washing your face
015.70% (314)
1 – 247.35% (947)
3 – 527.05% (541)
6 – 105.65% (113)
11 – 152.10% (42)
16-200.75% (15)
21-250.60% (12)
26-300.50% (10)
31-400% (0)
41-500% (0)
51-600.05% (1)
61-700.15% (3)
71-800% (0)
81-900% (0)
91+0.10% (2)
Average3.15
Applying eye cream
070.10% (1402)
1 – 218.60% (372)
3 – 55.95% (119)
6 – 102.30% (46)
11 – 151.10% (22)
16-200.80% (16)
21-250.60% (12)
26-300.20% (4)
31-400.10% (2)
41-500% (0)
51-600% (0)
61-700.05% (1)
71-800% (0)
81-900.05% (1)
91+0.15% (3)
Average1.43
Applying face toner
075.50% (1510)
1 – 214.40% (288)
3 – 54.65% (93)
6 – 101.60% (32)
11 – 151.50% (30)
16-201.15% (23)
21-250.40% (8)
26-300.25% (5)
31-400.25% (5)
41-500% (0)
51-600% (0)
61-700.05% (1)
71-800.05% (1)
81-900% (0)
91+0.20% (4)
Average1.44
Using cleanser
060.50% (1210)
1 – 223.40% (468)
3 – 59.35% (187)
6 – 102.70% (54)
11 – 151.75% (35)
16-200.95% (19)
21-250.40% (8)
26-300.35% (7)
31-400.20% (4)
41-500.10%(2)
51-600.05% (1)
61-700.10% (2)
71-800% (0)
81-900% (0)
91+0.15% (3)
Average1.88
Removing make-up
060.45% (1209)
1 – 219.30% (386)
3 – 512.15% (243)
6 – 103.90% (78)
11 – 151.50% (30)
16-201.25% (25)
21-250.55% (11)
26-300.45% (9)
31-400.15% (3)
41-500.05% (1)
51-600.05% (1)
61-700% (0)
71-800% (0)
81-900.05% (1)
91+0.15% (3)
Average2.04
Using anti-aging serum
073.70% (1474)
1 – 214.80% (296)
3 – 55.25% (105)
6 – 102.45% (49)
11 – 151.15% (23)
16-200.85% (17)
21-250.60% (12)
26-300.75% (15)
31-400.10% (2)
41-500.20% (4)
51-600% (0)
61-700% (0)
71-800% (0)
81-900% (0)
91+0.15% (3)
Average1.54
Using skin oils
080.20% (1604)
1 – 29.30% (186)
3 – 54.45% (89)
6 – 102.15% (43)
11 – 151.20% (24)
16-201.05% (21)
21-250.65% (13)
26-300.35% (7)
31-400.30% (6)
41-500.10% (2)
51-600% (0)
61-700% (0)
71-800% (0)
81-900% (0)
91+0.25% (5)
Average1.46

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

ChoiceRating %
Plucking my eyebrows
059.15% (1183)
1 – 524.85% (497)
6 – 108.75% (175)
11 – 153.25% (65)
16-202.05% (41)
21-251.00% (20)
26-300.30% (6)
31-350.40% (8)
36-400.05% (1)
41-450.05% (1)
46-500.05% (1)
51-550% (0)
56-600.05% (1)
61+0.05% (1)
Average2.81
Shaving my legs/armpits
049.20% (984)
1 – 524.55% (491)
6 – 1014.45% (289)
11 – 155.75% (115)
16-203.10% (62)
21-251.05% (21)
26-301.20% (24)
31-350.35% (7)
36-400.05% (1)
41-450.10% (2)
46-500.10% (2)
51-550.05% (1)
56-600% (0)
61+0.05% (1)
Average4.06
Painting my nails
071.05% (1421)
1 – 510.35% (207)
6 – 107.80% (156)
11 – 154.40% (88)
16-202.25% (45)
21-251.65% (33)
26-301.25% (25)
31-350.50% (10)
36-400.35% (7)
41-450.10% (2)
46-500.10% (2)
51-550% (0)
56-600.05% (1)
61+0.15% (3)
Average3.15

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

ChoiceRating %
Applying/wearing face masks
071.70% (1434)
1 – 59.70% (194)
6 – 105.60% (112)
11 – 153.35% (67)
16-203.60% (72)
21-251.60% (32)
26-301.90% (38)
21-350.70% (14)
36-400.80% (16)
41-450.35% (7)
46-500.10% (2)
51-550% (0)
56-600.35% (0)
61-700.05% (1)
71-800.05% (1)
81-900% (0)
91+0.15% (3)
Average3.83
Filing my nails
052.90% (1058)
1 – 523.00% (460)
6 – 1011.35% (227)
11 – 154.80% (96)
16-203.00% (60)
21-251.55% (31)
26-301.55% (31)
21-350.70% (14)
36-400.40% (8)
41-450.25% (5)
46-500.20% (4)
51-550.05% (1)
56-600.15% (3)
61-700.05% (1)
71-800% (0)
81-900% (0)
91+0.05% (1)
Average4.3

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

Choice% (Number)
Yes36.05% (721)
No63.95% (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)
0-25.27% (38)
3 – 519.83% (143)
6 – 1027.74% (200)
11 – 1518.59% (134)
16-2014.70% (106)
21-255.13% (37)
26-304.16% (30)
21-351.53% (11)
36-401.80% (13)
41-450.55% (4)
46-500% (0)
51-550.14% (1)
56-600.42% (3)
61+0.14% (1)
Average12.22

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)
13.33% (24)
28.88% (64)
313.04% (94)
412.34% (89)
512.48% (90)
611.23% (81)
77.91% (57)
86.52% (47)
92.36% (17)
109.02% (65)
111.25% (9)
123.19% (23)
130.42% (3)
140.97% (7)
152.36% (17)
160.14% (1)
170.14% (1)
180.14% (1)
190.28% (2)
20+1.53% (11)
I don’t know2.50% (18)
Average excluding I don’t know6.23

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

Choice% (Number)
14.44% (32)
223.99% (173)
332.59% (235)
421.08% (152)
510.40% (75)
64.30% (31)
70.69% (5)
8+2.50% (18)
Average3.37

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

Choice% (Number)
028.75% (575)
110.60% (212)
212.30% (246)
313.30% (266)
411.40% (228)
55.95% (119)
68.10% (162)
71.15% (23)
82.05% (41)
90.90% (18)
101.90% (38)
110.40% (8)
12+3.20% (64)
Average2.93

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

Choice% (Number)
Squeeze them39.10% (782)
Leave them24.40% (488)
Neither7.25% (145)
N/A-I don’t get spots / don’t pop my spots29.25% (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 / wrinkles27.35% (547)
Acne / breakouts/ Blackheads17.60% (352)
Dull / lacklustre skin10.00% (200)
Dark circles under your eyes20.50% (410)
Skin tone and texture8.95% (179)
Redness11.30% (226)
Skin – stretch marks6.00% (120)
Skin – varicose veins or thread veins7.45% (149)
Skin – cellulite6.25% (125)
Eczema8.10% (162)
Rosacea5.15% (103)
Psoriasis6.70% (134)
Dry skin19.45% (389)
Pale skin4.60% (92)
N/A-I don’t worry about any aspect of my skin’s appearance27.50% (550)
Other0.80% (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 agree17.90% (358)
Somewhat agree34.25% (685)
Neither agree nor disagree38.55% (771)
Somewhat disagree5.90% (118)
Strongly disagree3.40% (68)

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

Choice% (Number)
Yes – lots of times4.60% (92)
Yes – once or twice15.05% (301)
No70.30% (1406)
N/A-I don’t go to social events10.05% (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 so6.35% (127 )
Yes, somewhat18.30% (366)
No52.10% (1042)
N/A-I don’t have social media23.25% (465)

14. Are you…?

Choice% (Number)
Male48.15% (963)
Female51.85% (1037)

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

Choice% (Number)
Yes – regularly8.20% (85)
Yes – sometimes22.57% (234)
Yes – rarely28.35% (294)
No27.97% (290)
N/A-I don’t use make up12.92% (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 agree9.80% (196)
Somewhat agree29.70% (594)
Neither agree nor disagree36.65% (733)
Somewhat disagree17.35% (347)
Strongly disagree6.50% (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 agree5.50% (53)
Somewhat agree18.80% (181)
Neither agree nor disagree48.18% (464)
Somewhat disagree14.95% (144)
Strongly disagree12.56% (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)
Anxious22.47% (162)
Stressed22.61% (163)
Ugly18.03% (130)
On edge11.37% (82)
Depressed7.07% (51)
Like I look old16.92% (122)
None of the above / no way in particular38.42% (277)

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

Choice% (Number)
03.84% (30)
129.80% (233)
228.26% (221)
314.71% (115)
45.75% (45)
55.75% (45)
62.30% (18)
70.64% (5)
80% (0)
90.26% (2)
10+8.70% (68)
Average2.9

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 agree21.00% (420)
Somewhat agree31.40% (628)
Neither agree nor disagree37.50% (750)
Somewhat disagree6.60% (132)
Strongly disagree3.50% (70)

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

Choice% (Number)
Anti-aging creams19.75% (395)
Anti-aging serums15.40% (308)
Anti-aging moisturisers24.40% (488)
Botox2.45% (49)
Chemical peel3.30% (66)
Facelift2.15% (43)
Hormone treatments2.65% (53)
Skin supplements8.85% (177)
None of the above61.85% (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)
013.30% (266)
16.20% (124)
210.05% (201)
37.50% (150)
45.70% (114)
56.10% (122)
6 – 85.75% (115)
9 – 103.60% (72)
11 – 152.35% (47)
16-201.25% (25)
21-250.35% (7)
26-290.80% (16)
30+1.75% (35)
I don’t know14.60% (292)
N/A – never get bad skin days20.70% (414)
Average excluding I don’t know / N/A4.82

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

Choice% (Number)
Concealers27.93% (443)
Foundations29.70% (471)
Brightening serums9.14% (145)
Style hair differently4.41% (70)
N/A-I don’t hide my skin when I have a bad skin day51.51% (817)

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

ChoiceRating
Concealer
069.15% (1383)
1 – 1022.55% (451)
11 – 154.85% (97)
16-202.35% (47)
21-250.70% (14)
26-290.20% (4)
30-390.15% (3)
40+0.05% (1)
Average2.58
Foundation
064.35% (1287)
1 – 1023.10% (462)
11 – 157.00% (140)
16-203.40% (68)
21-251.10% (22)
26-290.30% (6)
30-390.60% (12)
40+0.15% (3)
Average3.4
Brightening serum
083.55% (1671)
1 – 109.25% (185)
11 – 154.10% (82)
16-201.80% (36)
21-250.85% (17)
26-290.30% (6)
30-390.10% (2)
40+0.05% (1)
Average1.7
Exfoliator
072.65% (1453)
1 – 1019.90% (398)
11 – 153.85% (77)
16-202.20% (44)
21-251.00% (20)
26-290.10% (2)
30-390.15% (3)
40+0.15% (3)
Average2.36
Moisturiser
040.90% (818)
1 – 1042.90% (858)
11 – 159.70% (194)
16-203.30% (66)
21-251.70% (34)
26-290.55% (11)
30-390.55% (11)
40+0.40% (8)
Average5.11
Eye cream
074.45% (1489)
1 – 1016.25% (325)
11 – 155.25% (105)
16-201.75% (35)
21-251.10% (22)
26-290.65% (13)
30-390.30% (6)
40+0.25% (5)
Average2.53
Face toner
077.90% (1558)
1 – 1015.10% (302)
11 – 153.40% (68)
16-202.25% (45)
21-250.55% (11)
26-290.45% (9)
30-390.30% (6)
40+0.05% (1)
Average2.05
Cleanser
063.60% (1272)
1 – 1027.55% (551)
11 – 154.95% (99)
16-202.30% (46)
21-250.80% (16)
26-290.40% (8)
30-390% (0)
40+0.40% (8)
Average3.03
Make-up remover
068.45% (1369)
1 – 1024.15% (483)
11 – 153.75% (75)
16-202.15% (43)
21-250.75% (15)
26-290.40% (8)
30-390.30% (6)
40+0.05% (1)
Average2.61
Anti-aging serum
078.00% (1560)
1 – 1011.70% (234)
11 – 155.00% (100)
16-202.40% (48)
21-251.45% (29)
26-290.55% (11)
30-390.50% (10)
40+0.40% (8)
Average2.54
Skin oils
082.35% (1647)
1 – 1010.45% (209)
11 – 153.50% (70)
16-202.10% (42)
21-251.10% (22)
26-290.20% (4)
30-390.20% (4)
40+0.10% (2)
Average1.82
Face mask
075.55% (1511)
1 – 1016.50% (330)
11 – 154.00% (80)
16-203.10% (62)
21-250.50% (10)
26-290.25% (5)
30-390.05% (1)
40+0.05% (1)
Average2.21
Razors
043.30% (866)
1 – 1044.40% (888)
11 – 158.10% (162)
16-202.70% (54)
21-251.05% (21)
26-290.35% (7)
30-390% (0)
40+0.10% (2)
Average4.36