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HELP! What is My Skin Type?

It is very important that you are using the correct skin care products for you skin types. Unsuitable products can cause breakouts and disrupts your skin's PH value causing more problems like dryness and allergies.  

Use this method below to determine your skin type.
  1. Cleanse face with a cleanser and gently pat it dry with a towel. 
  2. Do not apply additional toners or moisturizers and wait for 30 minutes.
  3. Examine your cheeks, chin, nose and forehead for oil secretion. 
  4. Check whether your skin feels parched when you smile or other facial expressions. 
  5. If there is noticeable shine on your nose and forehead (T-zone), your skin is most likely normal or combination skin type
  6. If there is shine on your cheeks and the T-zone, your most likely have oily skin type
  7. If your skin does not show shine, and is noticeable tight, your skin is likely to be the dry skin type.

    Have you found out your skin type? Here are some tips and knowledge to help you combat your specific skin type problems.

    Normal/Combination Skin 

    Skin texture and moisture level is balanced. It is not too oily nor dry. This skin type is usually balance and is the most common among young adults.

    Tip: Use hydrating mask to maintain a healthy moisture level. Alternate it with other feature mask like whitening or brightening to target other problems you may face.

    Dry Skin

    Dehydration is the leading cause of dry skin, however it may be due to genetics, environmental factors such as lifestyle & diet as well. Dry skin can feel tight especially if you are in a air-conditioned environment. You may also experience flaking and are prone to getting wrinkles.

    Tip: Drink water to keep yourself hydrated and use masks that contains Sodium Hyaluronate aka Hyaluronic Acid to deeply moisturize dry skin. Additionally you can also use firming or anti-wrinkle mask for that extra care.

    Oily Skin

    If your pores secretes excess oil, it may leave pores congested and clogged. Even though oily skin are prone to acnes and clogged pores, you are less prone to wrinkle and as a result will look younger due to natural moisture. Exfoliate weekly to prevent sebum buildup in pores and you can also use charcoal masks to clean out pores. 

    Tip: Use products that contains ingredients with anti-microbacterial properties to prevent breakouts.

    Dry/Acne Prone Skin  

    If you have dry skin, but still prone to breakouts, you probably have dehydrated skin. Avoid aggravating ingredients like denatured alcohol, mint, menthol, eucalyptus, and lemon that may be drying out your skin. 

    Tip: Honey is the ultimate hydrator and antibacterial ingredient. Hydrate your skin while fighting off acne with these masks with honey extracts

    Comment below which skin type you have and your own remedies! 





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