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How to know your skin type

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 0

How to know your skin type

 

Do you know your skin type?

It is very important to know which type of skin you have so it can be easier for you to choose the right products for your skin. Skin condition may get worse if the product is not appropriate for your skin type. Each and every skincare products are labelled with the skin types to suit your type of skin.  If you are unsure about your skin then there is an alternative option,  there are some products that may be suitable for all skin types.

Always read the labels before purchasing any products.


There are 5 different skin types

Normal: Clear looking skin that feels soft and smooth with an even texture. Neither dry nor oily

Oily:  Skin that tends to shine all over with enlarged pores

Dry: Skin that feels tight after cleansing, dryness and slight flaking may appear

Combination:  Skin has medium pores with an even texture, oily on t-zone area and dryness on the cheeks

Sensitive: Skin type is very thin and delicate, can easily cause irritation from many cosmetic products, may lead skin to become red and blotchy


To figure out which type of skin you have just simply follow these basic steps:

Step1:  Wash your  face with a mild  skin cleanser, rinse then pat dry with a clean towel

Step2:  Wait an hour for skin to return to its natural state

Step 3:  Firmly press with separate pieces of tissues onto each area of your face: chin, cheeks, forehead and on the nose

Step 4: Examine each tissue and look for oily patches and flaky patches

Step 5: Now interpret the results by relating it with the above 5 different skin types

 

Now that you know what type of skin you have, you can now buy different range of skin care products that is suitable for your skin with out being confused.

How to know your skin type

 

Do you know your skin type?

It is very important to know which type of skin you have so it can be easier for you to choose the right products for your skin. Skin condition may get worse if the product is not appropriate for your skin type. Each and every skincare products are labelled with the skin types to suit your type of skin.  If you are unsure about your skin then there is an alternative option,  there are some products that may be suitable for all skin types.

Always read the labels before purchasing any products.


There are 5 different skin types

Normal: Clear looking skin that feels soft and smooth with an even texture. Neither dry nor oily

Oily:  Skin that tends to shine all over with enlarged pores

Dry: Skin that feels tight after cleansing, dryness and slight flaking may appear

Combination:  Skin has medium pores with an even texture, oily on t-zone area and dryness on the cheeks

Sensitive: Skin type is very thin and delicate, can easily cause irritation from many cosmetic products, may lead skin to become red and blotchy


To figure out which type of skin you have just simply follow these basic steps:

Step1:  Wash your  face with a mild  skin cleanser, rinse then pat dry with a clean towel

Step2:  Wait an hour for skin to return to its natural state

Step 3:  Firmly press with separate pieces of tissues onto each area of your face: chin, cheeks, forehead and on the nose

Step 4: Examine each tissue and look for oily patches and flaky patches

Step 5: Now interpret the results by relating it with the above 5 different skin types

 

Now that you know what type of skin you have, you can now buy different range of skin care products that is suitable for your skin with out being confused.

Everyone has different type of skin

Everyone has different type of skin

Everyone has different type of skin

Everyone has different type of skin
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