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Skin Care Analysis Discover Your Skin Type

To be able to give your skin the proper care it needs you must first determine the type of skin you have.

Your Skin Type - Do You Know Yours?

Your skin type will be in one of these five skin types: Normal, Dry, Oily, Combination, or Problem Skin, being Sensitive or having Acne.

Dry Skin

This type of skin has a fine texture and appears transparent. Dry skin feels uncomfortably tight and taut with no moisturizer and has a tendency to show fine lines in the areas of the mouth and eyes.

This skin type may also have dry patches and small whiteheads around the eye area. Dry will feel especially parched following washing. Without proper care and a little tlc, a dry skin will almost always show signs of early aging.

Normal Skin

Less than 25% of women have this skin type, so if it is yours you are a lucky woman, This skin type is smooth, soft, and supple.

The complexion appears fine-textured and almost free of blemishes having only the periodic one or two. It radiates has a healthy glow and usually never feels too oily or too dry. Normal skin however, does need to be properly taken care of to remain problem free.

Combination Skin

This type of skin will oily in the T zone area while the rest of the face is dry. The T zone area is your forehead, nose, and chin.

As all skin is unique, the degree to which both areas will be oily or dry will vary; nevertheless, both areas require separate cleaning routines to restore them to a balanced level.

Oily Skin

The oily complexion will feel greasy to the touch and appear sallow and course.

Oily skin is usually predisposed to blackheads, pimples, and whiteheads and prone to large pores. Oiliness reappears within hours of washing and absorbs makeup such as foundation or blush quickly.

Sensitive ~ Problem Skin

Sensitive Skin

Sensitive skin appears fine textured, almost thin, is usually pale, and will flush easily. Sensitive skin is also subject to allergies and may suffer allergic conditions, upon applying skin care treatments or products you begin to breakout, sneeze, or itch you are probably having a allergic reaction.

Your skin needs to be treated very gently and you should only use hypoallergenic products that are specifically formulated for this skin type.

Acne Skin

This skin type will usually have a course texture and feel and appear oily. Acne skin has large pores, blackheads, and red blotches that may become more irritated under anxiety or stress.

Both sensitive skin and acne skin may occur together or separate and may be present to some degree in one of the other four skin types.

Complete Skin Care For Your Type Of Skin

With all the new skin care products and information available today, you may find it very confusing and at times overwhelming to know just what to purchase to care for your skin and what will work best for your skin.

Technology is continually developing new products and treatments for skin care and the natural made at home are still trusted and loved. The two can be used together to care for, pamper and treat your skin specific skin type.

Now, Let's Find Your Skin Type

Do you experience blackheads or blemishes.
1) Frequently
2) Occasionally
Are your pores
1) Very obvious
2) Noticeable in T-Zone
3) Not very noticeable
Is your skin flaky
2) Occasionally
Does your skin become shiny shortly after cleansing
1) Most of the time
2) T-zone area only
Does your skin feel tight and dry
2) Sometimes near cheeks
Does your skin show fine lines and wrinkles
1) None at all
2) Minimal around eyes
Currently, Is your skin care regimen:
2) Use skin care 2-3 x week
3) Use skin care daily
Does your skin get red and splotchy
1) Rarely
2) Sometimes
3) Often*
Does your skin have a low tolerance for most skin care products
1) No
2) Yes *
Does your skin show signs of sagging
1) No
2) Somewhat
3) Yes **
Do your eyes show signs of “crows feet”
1) No
2) Yes **
Add Up Your Scores for each column
Now add the totals of the three columns for your total.
A Total Of: 11 - 14
Skin Type Oily
A Total Of: 15 - 21
Skin Type Combination
A Total Of: 22 - 29
Skin Type Normal
A Total Of: 22 - 29
Skin Type Dry
You may be in any of the above And also have
Skin Type Acne
* If you chose either of these answers
Skin Type Sensitive
** If you chose either of these answers
Skin Type Mature

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July 21, 2012
Skin Care Analysis
Discover Your Skin Type
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