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know your skin type

Know your skin type:

Ways to know about your skin type.


What is skin? 

 skin is the vital organ that covers the entire outside of the Body, It forms a protective barrier against the environment. Facial skin is the delicate skin in our body. So, it is very to take care of.

Why is it important to know your skin type?

It is important to know your skin type because you cannot able to treat your skin problems. 

You cannot be able to choose products for your skin you might end up choosing the wrong product.

Most of the cases, the main cause of skin problems is because of using unsuitable products.


Skin types:

  • Dry skin
  • oily skin
  • sensitive skin
  • normal skin
  • combination skin

You might wonder why I didn’t add acne-prone skin and dehydrated skin. Dehydration and acne can occur in any skin type.

How to check your skin type?

You need to cleanse your face with a mild cleanser preferably glycerin soap and do not apply any moisturizer. leave it till the next morning. Remember you should not apply anything to know your skin type.

Dry :

If you have flaky skin or you feel stretched and look patchy with no sebum then, you have dry skin. dry skin tends to get wrinkles at an earlier stage. So, it is very important to apply a thick moisturizer to your skin. This skin type occurs during the winter season.

Oily :

If your skin feels shiny and oil all around your face, including your jawline then you have oily skin. This skin has a higher chance of getting acne and enlarged pores.

sensitive :

If you notice any tiny bumps, or redness on your face or feel itchy,  you have sensitive skin. This skin type needs special care as it breakouts easily.

Normal :

If you notice no extra sebum, dry patches, and redness and have no skin issues, you have normal skin.

normal skin can also break out if not taken care of.

combination :

 If you notice oiliness in a  Few areas on the face, especially around the nose forehead, and other normal areas then you have combination skin.

Can skin type change?

Yes, it can change yes it can change. It changes according to climatic conditions and how you care about it.

How to know that you are dehydrated?

 Your lips keep drying, as there is no sebaceous gland, and no sebum produced. you need to moisturize the lips and also drink enough water.

know your skin type 

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