To take good care of your skin, you must know your skin type. This will allow you to choose your cosmetics according to your needs and to adopt good beauty rituals. But how to determine it? Nothing’s easier!
What is skin type?
These are the permanent properties of your skin; rather oily, drier, mixed or normal.
Looking more closely at the anatomy of the skin, we observe that its surface is covered with a hydrolipidic film, a mixture of sweat and sebum which forms the cutaneous flora. Sebum prevents water from evaporating and helps to fight against pathogenic germs and sweat acts as a body air conditioner allowing first to eliminate heat, then to take care of moisturizing the skin and s’ to occupy the balance of the cutaneous flora.
The quantity and quality of the hydrolipidic film determine the type of skin. To learn more about skin renewal click here
The different types of skin
Each type of skin has its specificities and it is essential to pay attention to it, we must stay tuned because our needs may change The skin evolves according to external factors (the environment, exposure to the sun,) but also (age, stress, hormones …). We must therefore be careful to identify his skin type at different times of life.
How to determine your skin type?
Dry skin: a skin that needs attention
Dry skin is known for its tight pores, rough feel, tightness and lack of elasticity – it’s important to nourish your skin deeply and moisturize with a dry skin cream
Normal skin: the ideal skin type, but also the rarest
Everyone wants to have normal skin: neither too oily nor too dry, normal skin is comfortable, has a soft touch, tight pores, does not shine, does not tense, does not blush at sudden changes in temperature. If you are lucky enough to have such a skin, it is important to take care of it by gently cleansing and moisturizing it.
Mixed skin: an in-between
This is the most common type of skin. It combines oily skin on the T-zone (forehead, nose, chin) and normal or dry skin on the rest of the face. It is a skin more difficult to treat because it often requires products adapted to these two types of skin.
Oily skin, a skin that must be rebalanced
The characteristics of oily skin are dilated pores, shine and imperfections. It is very important to clean the skin thoroughly twice a day to avoid imperfections. Be careful, oily skin needs to be hydrated just as much as any other with a mattifying and regulating fluid care