How To known Your Skin Type
Skin is the largest organ in the human body, covering and protecting every single surface of your body. The secret to beautiful, healthy skin is to understand how your skin functions because this will help you to treat it correctly, keep it strong and supple. Your skin is made up of two layers, epidermis and dermis.
What your skin type?
There is no point in spending a fortune on expensive skincare product if you buy the wrong one for skin. The key to develop a skin care routine is to known your skin type first, to develop a better understanding of your skin and what will suit it best. You can start by answering these questions below, then add up your score to know which of the skin type you fit into.
1. How does your skin feel when you cleanse it with a cream cleanser?
B.SMOOTH AND COMFORTABLE
C.SOMETIMES COMFORTABLE, SOMETIMES ITCHY.
E.OILY IN THE T-ZONE AND SMOOTH IN OTHERS
2. HOW DOES YOUR SKIN FEEL WHEN YOU CLEANSE IT WITH FACIAL WASH AND WATER?
A.TIGHT AS IF IT’S TOO SMALL FOR YOUR FACE
B.SMOOTH AND COMFORTABLE
C.DRY AND ITCHY IN PLACES
D.FINE/ QUITE COMFORTABLE
E.DRY IN SOME AERAS AND SMOOTH IN OTHER
3. HOW DOES YOUR SKIN USUALLY LOOK BY THE MIDDLE OF DAY?
A.FLAKY PATCHES APPEARING
B.FRESH AND CLEAN
C.FLAKY PATCHES AND REDNESS
E.SHINY/GEASY IN THE T-ZONE
4. HOW OFTEN DO YOU BREAKOUT IN STOPS?
B.OCCASSIONALLY, PERHAPS BEFORE OR DURING PERIOD
E.OFTEN IN THE T-ZONE
5. HOW DOES YOUR SKIN REACT WHEN YOU USE FACIAL TONER?
C.STINGS AND ITCHES
E.FEELS FRESHER IN THE T-ZONE /SOME AREAS BUT STINGS IN OTHERS
6. HOW DOES YOUR SKIN FEEL WHEN YPOU APPLY A THICK/HEAVY CREAM?
A.IT FEELS VERY COMFORTABLE
C.SOMETIMES FEELS COMFORTABKLE,OTHER TIME FEELS IRRITATED
D.MAKES YOUR SKIN VERY OILY
E.OILY IN THE T-ZONE, COMFORTABLE ON THE CHEEKS
Add up A’s, B’s, C’s, D’s and E’s. Your skin type is the one that has the majority answer
Mostly A’s = your skin type is dry
Mostly B’s = your skin type is normal
Mostly C’s = your skin type is sensitive
Mostly D’s = your skin type is oily
Mostly E’s your skin type is combination
NOTE: YOU KNOW HOW YOUR REACT TO SKINCARE PRODUCT THAN ANYONE SO CHECK YOUR SKIN TYPE BEFORE YOU BUY ANY SKINCARE PRODUCT,EVEN IF YOU ALREADY KNOW OT STILL IMPORTANT YOU DO THE TEST ONCE AWHILE BECAUSE OUR SKINTYPE TENDS TO CHANGE WITH TIME FOR SOME NOT NECCESSARILLY EVERYONE AND ALSO REMEMBER THAT MANY FACTORS AFFECT OUR SKIN TYPES, SUCH AS WEATHER,EMOTIONS, HORMONES AND STRESS and this will cause your skin type to be in a constant state of fluctuation
FOR EXAMPLE WHEN ONE IS GRADUALLY APPROCHING TEENAGE LEVEL ONE’S SKIN IS BOUND TO CHANGE LOTS OF BREAKOUT,OILLNESS BECAUSE THE BODY IS GOING THROUGH SOME HORMANAL CHANGES AND THE SEBACEOUS GLAND PRODUCE MORE OIL THAN NORMAL,ALSO AS TIME GOES ON FOR SOME AFTER TENEGE LEVEL THEIR SKIN CHANGE AND SOME DONESN’T.
KNOWING YOUR SKIN TYPE IS IMPORTANT,I HOPE YOU NOW KNOW WHAT YOUR SKIN SEEKS, BECAUSE IF YOU DON’T CARE FOR IT WHO WILL?