What Is Your Skin Type?

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Update Date 12/05/2020
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Are you sure that you are taking care of your skin in a right way? It’s impossible to properly protect your skin without knowing your skin types. Even you have beautiful skin, sensitive, normal, oily or dry skin, you need to carefully define your skin type in order to choose appropriate skin care product for yourself.

Steps to find your skin types

  1. Clean your face. Wash your face with water or with makeup removal if you have your makeup on.
  2. Let your skin dry for one hour. This will allow your skin return to its natural state.
  3. Use tissues to dab your face
  4. Define your skin type

Dry skin

You have dry skin if there are flakes of dead skin on your face. Factors such as lifestyle and diet, hormones change, climate, as well as genetic, are the main reason cause dry skin. People whose skin are dry should frequently exfoliate and moisturize their skin.

Oily skin

This skin type could be recognized if you see your skin has large pores and it’s shine. Excess oil can oftentimes leave pores congested and clogged, this will cause different kinds of acne and pimple. However, people whose skin is oily often looks younger than other. You should often wash your face and bring Oil absorbent papers by your side if you have this kind of skin.

Normal skin

Your skin is normal if it does not shine nor dry. You should feel lucky if you have normal skin. Normal skin often feels supple, smooth and soft.

Combination skin

This is the most common skin type. Your skin is often oily in the T-zone and dry elsewhere. You should choose skin care products for combination skin and daily gently exfoliate is also needed.

Sensitive skin: Your skin is sensitive if it becomes red, irritated, and itchy after using normal daily products. Basic cleansers can sometimes be too irritating for people with sensitive skin. Therefore, people whose skin are dry should be careful when considering skin care products for themselves. It’s always better to test the product on your hand first with people who has this skin.

If you still cannot identify your skin types, going to a doctor is also a good way to figure it out. Your skin type could change over time, so keep in mind the health of your skin. Check your skin regularly to know how to treat your skin right.

Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

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    Sources

    How To Determine Your Skin Type https://www.tatcha.com/tatcha-institute/how-to-determine-your-skin-type/ Accessed December 21, 2016

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