What is your skin type?

In this blog post, I want to talk about how you can identify and understand your skin type so you can achieve your skincare goals. Within achieving your skincare goals, it is important to know what your skin is like to target the issue. Understanding your skin type you will know how to treat your skin.

Is your skin dry, oily, combination, sensitive, acne prone or aging? Let me guide you on the different skin types so you can easily distinguish your skin type.

Dry skin

  • dull, thin textured, flaky skin
  • skin feels tight
  • few or no pores
  • rarely experience t-zone oil
  • soaks up moisture when you apply products

Oily skin

  • skin is shiny and thick, shine control is a problem for you
  • large pores on t-zone and cheeks
  • many clogged pores and blackheads
  • breakouts are common

Combination skin

  • skin feels dehydrated at times
  • t-zone gets oily throughout the day
  • visible pores in t-zone
  • clogged pores and experience blackheads
  • occasional breakouts

Sensitive skin

  • blotchiness or patches of redness on skin
  • easily flush
  • products causes burning sensation and stinging feeling

Acne skin

  • pores are clogged, you normally get whiteheads, blackheads, cysts, pustules, papules
  • inflammation of skin

Aging skin

  • dull grayish tone
  • pigmentation spots
  • fine line and wrinkles
  • sagging due to the loss of collagen

 

 

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