Daily skin care depends on the skin type of each person has.
There are 5 types of skin:
Normal skin: the skin is neither dry nor oily, and the hydration and the fat content are perfectly balanced.
Oily skin: the skin has a greasy, shiny aspect and the pores are enlarged. There is also a tend to make acne.
Dry skin: the skin is dry because it missed the sebum and moisture. Because epidermal cells do not maintain adequate moisture in the skin , it experiencing premature wrinkles.
Combination skin:it is the most common type of skin. One side is dry and some parts are fat. T zone (forehead, nose, chin) is oily and the rest of the face is normal or dry.
Aging skin: occurs after the age of 25 years due to decreased secretion of sebum, decreased degree of hydration , decreased tonus muscles and decreased blood flow, causing deep wrinkles.
Find out what type of skin you have to know how to take care of it:
Skin color is:
- Very Light (1p)
- Olive (3p)
- Very dark (4p)
Blackheads or pimples occur:
-from time to time (3p)
If you expose yourself to the sun and do not use the protective creams:
-You blush, but then , after you blush your skin is almost as white (1p)
-You blush but you tan (2p)
-You blush but you move faster from this stage (3p)
-You tan immediately without going through the numerous unpleasant phases (4p)
You skin glows:
- No, never (1p)
- Rarely (2p)
- Only in the T-zone (nose, forehead, chin) (3p)
- Everywhere (4p)
Do you feel sometimes that your skin on the face is smaller:
- Yes, often (1p)
- Sometimes, but only in certain areas (cheeks) (2p)
- Yes, especially after showering (3p)
- No, never (4p)
Is your skin sensitive to changes in temperature?
- Yes, often, especially in winter (1p)
- It happens, but rarely (2p)
- Sometimes reddened or dry in certain periods (3p)
- No, never (4p)
How are your pores?
-Almost invisible (1p)
-Less dilated (2p)
-Quite dilated (3p)
-Very dilated (4p)
7-11 points = Your skin is dry
12-17 points = Your skin is normal or mixed
18-22 points = Your skin is sensitive
23-28 points = Your skin is oily
This blog post is an educational resource only and does not replace a medical consultation with a doctor .
Please feel free to get in touch if you have any questions or comments. Your feedback welcome!