This is a short article describing all the skin types which are commonly know. I wrote this article to help people define their skin types so that they know how and what creams to use for their personal daily skin care routine. I hope that this short article will help you!

What is your skin type?

NORMAL SKIN TYPE

  • comfortable feeling of the skin
  • small – very small pore
  • smooth skin texture
  • cheeks might be dry
  • T-zone not a problem

Dry Skin

DRY – VERY DRY SKIN

  • looks dull
  • feels tight or stretchy
  • flakes
  • after washing your face skin feels tight – tighter
  • skin looks dry –> very dry
  • sensitive
  • almost no visible pores
  • wrinkles appear much earlier and are very visible
  • sometimes rough and uneven skin texture

Oily Skin

OILY SKIN

  • feels oily all over
  • visible pores (not always the case)
  • tends to be acne prone
  • wrinkles appear much slower than other skin types or are less visible
  • dry patches if used products which are over drying
Combination Skin SmashinBeauty

COMBINATION SKIN

  • Oily T-zone
  • Dry cheeks
  • Visible larger pores on chin, around and on the nose, and on the forehead
  • acne prone (not always the case
  • dry patches

sensitive skin

SENSITIVE SKIN

  • Ranges from dry to oily
  • Easily irritated by any type of facial product (cosmetics, creams, toners…)
  • Prone to redness, itchiness and rashes