WHAT IS MY SKIN TYPE?

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DRY SKIN

Dry skin can be tight in appearance, and also look rough in texture or dull.

Common in mature clients, and individuals who live in Northern, colder states. 

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NORMAL SKIN

Well balanced skin

*fine pores

*good blood circulation

*a soft and smooth texture

*no common blemishes

*can tolerate most things without overreacting. 

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OILY SKIN

Oily skin has clearly larger pores  that produces more sebum than any other skin type.

*glossy shine

*enlarged clearly visible pores

*thicker skin, blood vessels may not be visible.

*prone to blackheads and whiteheads

*skin easily breaks out

*trouble finding sunscreen that is not sticky or heavy

It is a common misconception that if you have oil on your skin, that you must have oily skin.  Excess oil production due to hormone levels, makeup, or diet changes is considered a skin condition (like hormonal acne), not a skin type.

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COMBINATION SKIN

Combination skin that is :

*normal skin that is oily in the T-Zone.

*enlarged pores in area of impurities

*normal to dry cheeks 

*tends to be healthier on the forehead and nose where there is more oil production.

*can be more dry around lips

This can also translate into Oily in the summer and Dry in the Winter.  

SENSITIVE SKIN

Skin that is prone to inflammation. Some with sensitive skin may have:

*Rosacea

*Eczema

*Dermatitis (a red itchy rash)

*Prone to stinging or burning

*Easily irritated by products with certain ingredients

*turns red easily if rubbed vigorously or exfoliated. 

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