What’s Your Type?

Our skin changes over time and can be impacted by changes in skincare habits, lifestyle, diet, and by internal and external factors. A good home-care regimen should include cleansing, toning, exfoliation and hydrating the skin. Knowing your skin type and following these tips will help enhance and improve your skin’s appearance moving forward.

DRY SKIN

  • Lacks oil
  • Texture feels rough & tight
  • Avoid using gel cleansers

Remedy: Clarins Cleansing Milk
Not harsh and best if used at night

Condition: Dehydration is a lack of water and can be found in all skin types
Skin can appear thin and flakey
External factors include coffee, alcohol, medications and over exfoliation
Remedy: Thayers Alcohol-Free Cucumber Witch Hazel Toner

OILY SKIN

  • Excess oil production; skin surface appears thicker and sallow
  • Skin is prone to blemishes due to clogged pores, oil and buildup of dead skin cells
  • Avoid over cleansing which may cause irritation
  • This type ages more slowly due to the protection provided by excess oil secretions

Remedy: Image Skincare Vital C Hydrating Enzyme Masque
Helps breakdown surface oil and prevents future breakouts

NORMAL SKIN

  • Good oil & water (H20) balance
  • Free of blemishes and maintains a radiant complexion
  • May fluctuate between dry and combination at times

Remedy: Kiehl’s Facial Fuel Energizing Face Wash +Game Day Moisturizer: Hydrator + SPF30
Use a gentle cleanser that helps balance skin’s pH and a moisturizer with SPF

COMBINATION SKIN

  • May need different care in specific areas; shiny skin
  • T-zones may be oily (nose, forehead & chin); Outer areas are dry, flakey and dehydrated
  • Hydrate skin day & night to repair, rejuvenate and to lock in moisture

Remedy: Lab Series Future Rescue Repair Serum
Use products that absorb easily and protect from premature aging

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