Best Skin Care - Determining your skin type and condition is another story.
To be able to choose your best skin care products you need to analyze your skin type and all the conditions that are present.
The key to making a wise purchase is to address all the issues of your skin.
Armed with this information you will be able to narrow down the products and ingredients best for you.
Of course, you know there are many factors that will affect your skin such as diet, stress, medications, environment, smoking and genes.
Know Your Skin Type
Your actual skin type is determined based on your oil production.
To check your oil supply, cleanse your face. After 90 minutes, wipe all areas of your face with a tissue.
Step 1: Select Your Skin Type
Sensitive - your skin is thin and reacts easily to hot and cold; broken capillaries, allergic reactions, fine pores all describe your skin.
Normal - your skin is smooth with medium pores and has a healthy glow.
Combination - you are oily in the T- zone (forehead, nose & chin) and can be normal to dry on the cheeks; your pores are larger.
Oily/acne prone - your skin is thick and shiny with enlarged pores; you are prone to blackheads and blemishes.
Step 2: Identify Skin Conditions
Breakouts - acne, blackheads, white heads.
Sensitive - easily irritated.
Dehydrated - your body is 70% water; drinking water cleanses the body of toxic waste which ultimately affects your skin.
Rosacea - must be diagnosed by physician.
Sun damaged - deep facial lines, skin discolored, leather texture.
Hyperpigmentation - discoloration, brown spots.
Distended capillaries - red veins close to the surface of your skin.
Note: Several conditions may be present in any skin type.
Step 3: Choosing the Best Products for Your Skin
When choosing your best skin care products always address the skin type first then make adjustments for any existing conditions.
Let's start by choosing a cleanser for each skin type. I also recommend that if you would like to speak with one of our skin care professionals please call 800-944-5054.
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