Every woman is special in their own ways and so is your skin type. If your best friend has an oily skin and using a particular face wash, gave miraculous results to her, it’s not sure the same will be applicable to you as well. So before deciding on a particular product, it’s equally important to know your skin type.
Unsure of what’s your skin type? We have the perfect description to know what skin type you have and what product fits you the best.
What is my skin type?
First let’s discover your skin type:-
- Dry skin
If you feel your skin getting flaky and easily irritated, it’s the dry skin type you have. This skin is very sensitive and has the tendency to easily react with experimental products, extreme case of which becomes sensitive skin type.
- Oily skin
Putting a finger on your face makes to feel the oil on your face? If it’s a yes, definitely this is the oily skin type. Oily skin is basically prone to acne, but has lesser reactivity to skin products. It has a naturally gifted better natural sun protection element.
- Combination skin
If you can feel the similar oil as in case of oily skin, near to your T-Zone (eyebrows, nose and chin) plus dry skin characteristics on your cheeks, you have a combination skin type.
Why and how to take care of my perfect skin?
Only knowing your skin type is half the battle won. Rest of the battle depends on how well you take care of your skin type. Matching skin care to skin type is the most important task in skin care.
- Dry Skin
Dry skin being sensitive needs a lot of tender attention and care. The best suitable skin care utilities could be:-
- Mild cleansers
- Products with hyaluronic acid
- Moisturizers that contain phospholipids, cholesterol, and essential fatty acids.
Note: Check for any reaction prior to adding any new product in your list.
- Oily Skin
This skin type has the only challenge of managing the oil, with following suggested utilities:-
- Gentle cleansers
- Use salicylic acid medicated products
- Apply Retinol
- Oil-free moisturizer with SPF 30
- Combination Skin
This skin type needs a balancing act between both oily and dry skin, with the following utilities:
- Gentle cleansers
- Spot-treat with salicylic acid for oily areas only.
- Oil-free products with SPF 30, with spot-treat with rich moisturizer for dry patches.
With a little effort, you can get the glow you ever wished, no matter what skin type you have!!