How to determine the skin type
Skin care start with a knowledge of skin. Look good in the mirror. Try to determine the advantages and disadvantages with which nature has endowed you. Analyze your face shape, eyes, nose, chin, eyebrows and determine your skin type.
To be able to more accurately to determine whether your skin is oily or dry first major clean it of all makeup and powder, which set up during the day. Then wait three hours – it’s the time needed so the skin can get to its natural state, and only then review it thoroughly.
Oily skin. Oily skin is shiny, often with large dilated pores. If you place piece of thin, soft paper, will get immediately oily and a oil stain will remain. If you accidentally stained it from sweating, it will disappear when it dries.
Dry skin. Dry skin is stretched, thin and transparent. Sometimes it peels, it shows fine wrinkles and dry spots. On a piece of paper it does not leave any traces.
Mixed skin. Mixed skin and suggested by its very name that is oily in places, usually around the nose, forehead and chin (T zone, etc.), and in some places – dry around the eyes and cheeks.
Normal skin. Normal skin is something that is believe or not, very rare. It’s not oily but not dry either. If you have this type of skin, consider yourself lucky.
Now that you have determined your skin type, you can give it proper care by using products that are made especially for your skin type.