Knowledge about individual skin types are helpful for choosing adequate skin care products, it is important to first understand exactly what your skin type is. We’ve put together a guide on how to define your skin type, Once you have established where you fall on the skin-type spectrum, you can make wiser decisions when finding the right skin creams, serums and balms that are offered.
Feels comfortable, soft and translucent, with the most favourable balance of oil-to-water has a smooth texture, no visible blemishes or pores, has an even tone, is soft and has no dry flaky areas or greasy patches.
Oily skin is classified by the over production of sebum (oil). It has distinctly larger follicles or pores than other skin types and these are visible over the entire face, due to the over production of oil the skin is usually shiny, also the skin is prone to blackheads and spots.
Feels tight. It may feel dry patches and flaking, loss of skin tone, broken capillaries and ashen complexion. Pores appear smaller, the skin appears dull, especially on the cheeks and around the eyes and forehead.
Is most common amongst adults, experiencing the traits of both oily and dry. Most people have symptoms of oily skin along their T-zone, the area encompassing the forehead, nose and chin.
The skin is rough and coarse, fine dehydration lines may appear. Skin looks very dry but may also be oily and the skin feels tight. Loss of skin tone, broken capillaries and ashen complexion.
Because it’s our body’s largest sensory organ, whether we have sensitive skin or not, we’re built to react to stimuli in our tactile environment.