You see it every day. You touch it every day. Yet you don’t really know it, like really really know it. What are we talking about? Your skin!
Developing a proper killer skin care routine starts with knowing what skin type you have. Using the wrong products for your face can cause irritation, breakouts, and not to mention waste of money! You see your girlfriend’s face and you are envious. She shares her products and skin care routine, but it doesn’t seem to be working for you. In fact, its making you worse! Why? Simple reason. Everyone’s skin type is different, and surprise surprise, it changes over time.
In order to be properly introduced to your skin type, read below of the different characteristics of the various skin types.
Normal skin: This type of skin is widely identified for being well-balanced. Not too oily, nor too dry. Is not prone to sensitivity and has fine pores, no blemishes, a soft texture, and fresh transparency.
Oily skin: If you have enlarged visible pores and a glossy shine you probably have an oily skin that overproduces seborrhea. This can be caused by multiple factors such as genetics, stress, hormonal changes or even makeup products. Oily skin is extremely prone to acne breakouts, blackheads and whiteheads, especially during puberty.
Dry skin: This type of skin feels tight throughout the day, and experience flakiness, itchiness, and a rough and blotchy appearance. The dryness can be caused by environmental factors, genetics or hormonal changes. Individuals with this type of skin need to drink a lot of water and apply moisturizer regularly to keep the skin hydrated.
Now that you understand the difference between all skin types, you can evaluate yours to figure out what are the best products for you. There are products that are specific to your skin type to get that well balanced healthy face that is dying to get out and be seen! Next thing you know, people will be asking you what your skin care secret is. You can tell them, the secret, you and your face are intimate friends!