Do you know exactly what you're skin type is? Is it Normal, Dry, Oily, or a combination? Well, you have to know what your skin type is to buy products that are right for your skin.
Some people buy skincare products because it has a good effect on their friends or family's skin and forgot to consider their skin type before buying it thus most of the time it can cause breakout, dryness, or any unwanted side effects.
So, to help you know your skin type. Let's find out what are the different types of skin and what's the best skincare for each type.
If you have a Normal Type of skin you are a lucky one! People who have this type of skin means they are neither too oily nor too dry. You have perfect balance skin making it more radiant and your skin will age beautifully. A very blessed one indeed!
Do not take your skin for granted! You should take good care of it by doing the basics. Cleansing, Toning, and Moisturizing your skin is the best way to take care of it. Don't forget to use sunscreen during the day and exfoliate your skin once a week.
Well, Oily skin means an overabundance of the natural oils that the skin is producing to make it strong, moisturized, and healthy. Though, as we always say, too much is not so good as it may cause acne, clogged pores, and dull-looking skin if it hasn't been taking good care of. Too much oil makes it hard to keep your make-up on your face.
Do not over-wash your face because over washing it can cause excessive oil production. Wash your face twice a day with a mild cleanser then use a toner to balance your skin's pH level and make research on water-based moisturizers in the market. Yes! You still need to moisturize your skin even if it's oily, just make sure to find the right product. You can use Dark Spot Treatments on your acne marks and don't forget to use sunscreen during the day.
This is the counterpart of having oily skin, having dry skin means your skin is not producing enough natural oils. Having dry skin means when you age fine lines and wrinkles will be more visible on your face. People who have this type of skin get their skin easily irritated, much sensitive, and they age too fast if they do not take good care of it.
Use a gentle cleanser. Apply Retinol since it is good for dry skin and for anti-aging. Also, moisturize your skin twice a day, the best products to use are those with hyaluronic acid since it helps to lock skin moisture. When having dry skin, do not forget to hydrate your skin internally- drink more water and consume fruits and vegetables. You need to use sunscreen too during the day.
If you have this type of skin, you are oily on your T-zone and have dry skin on your cheeks. Your skin also changes depending on the season and temperature. This type of skin needs the use of both products from oily and dry skin.
Experts say you should use a gentle cleanser, not a medicated one. You can use a toner but make sure it has gentle ingredients for your skin too. You can use 2 kinds of moisturizer, a rich and thick one on your cheek area and a gel-type on your T-zone area. Make sure to use oil-free sunscreen during the day.
Now, that you have some tips from us on how to take good care of your skin make sure to apply it to achieve healthy and youthful-looking skin. But, as a reminder from us, make sure to consult your dermatologist before using any products.