Combination skin and right skin care
The first step in skin caring of a girl is to identify her skin type. The bases to identify skin type are: the amount of water to determine elasticity, the amount of oil to show the smooth stone, sensitivity to show the allergic capacity.
Fig. 1 – skin always needs taking care of And then, we categorize them into four main kinds of skin:
In fact, 38% of the world population has combination skin.
What is combination skin?
The noticeable sign of combination skin is it is both dry and oily in different positions on your face. Combination skin is associated with pimples, pores, wrinkles, crow’s-feet, rashes.
Fig. 2 – Combination skin that needs taking care of
The characteristic of combination skin is the amounts of water and oil are not evenly distributed on your face; the oily areas have pores larger than normal which creates blackheads and sensitivity is in medium level. There are two main kinds of combination: Mostly oily combination has more oily areas, especially the T-zone. On the other hand, mostly dry combination has more dry areas, mostly on the cheeks. Causes of combination skin The main cause of combination skin of a girl is genetics. The great possibility is you will inherit the kind of combination skin that you parents have. However, it does not mean that if a girl has a combination skin, she will be like that for her whole life.
Fig. 3 – Mostly oily combination skin
Fig. 4 – Mostly dry combination skin
Depending on age, skin caring method, and environment, each person has certain changes in her skin. Normally, when you get older, combination skin will be likely dry since your skin gets thinner and loses water along with age. Teenagers have mostly oily combination skin or oily skin since oil sac is extremely active when you are young.
Combination skin care
It is difficult to find a suitable product for combination skin. If your skin gets worse, it will take a lot of time and money for the treatment. The best way is to regularly change the products you are using. Prioritize products that lessen oil, clean, and make your pores smaller in summer and use products that moisturize and provide water for your skin in winter.
Mostly oily combination: use products containing acid salicylic – cleaning pores deeply, and removing all dust and sebaceous cysts. Mostly dry combination: use products that have balanced pH amount, contain antioxidants to prevent aging, and have vitamin E making skin smooth and firm.
Mostly oily combination: plain and thin products
Mostly dry combination: thick products
Dead skin flakes removal
All skins need to have dead skin flakes removed since this is the process helping to recreate new skin for all problems of combination skin. Mostly oily skin needs to have pores cleaned and blackheads removed while mostly dry skin needs to remove dead skin so that the moisturizing products can bring into play all its functions to moisture the skin.
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