Every person’s skin is unique. When it comes to skin care, the most important thing is to understand your skin’s specific needs. Determining your skin’s type and/or condition and choosing the right products are the key to a balance, healthy and glowing skin.
A skin type is the skin you were born with and the way that your skin behaves, pretty much all the time, due to the genetic, makeup and hormones. A skin condition is usually a temporary concern and can be the result of outside influences, including weather, diet, stress, skincare products, allergies, etc.
Trying to determine yours? Ideally, a visit to your aesthetician would allow you to have a complete skin analysis and skin care regime prescription. However, here are a few common characteristics to each skin types and conditions, that will help you identify where your skin fits in the most.
The 3 skin types are dry, normal to combination and oily. It is determined by the quantity of sebum secreted over the skin surface. Most skins can be classified as normal to dry or normal to oily. It is quite rare that a skin is completely normal without an underlying tendency.