Skin is the largest organ of the body with a total area of about 20 square feet. The skin protects us from microbes and other elements , it helps regulate the body temperature and permits the sensation of touch ,heat and cold.
Various individuals in different place in the world have different skin type . knowing your skin type helps to create the perfect routine and care of your skin . The skin type are mainly four:
Normal Skin: Is a term used to refer to a well balanced skin, which doesn’t produce excess sebum or less lipids.
A normal skin type can be identity by free pores, good blood circulation, no blemishes , it is not sensitivity and velvet soft skin.
Dry Skin: Is a type of skin that produced less sebum than normal skin , as a result of lack of sebum, dry skin has a deficiency in lipids use to retain moisture and build a protective shield against external force. A dry skin can be identity through tightness and rough skin feeling, more pronounced wrinkles and lines , low skin elasticity, it is also more sensitive to irritation, redness and risk of infections.
Oily Skin: Is the skin type with heightened sebum production , it can be identity by enlarged , clearly pores and a gloss shine, thick pale skin, prone to acne ( especially blackheads and whiteheads).
Combination Skin: comprises of both oily skin and dry skin , it is also called T zone ( oily forehead, chin and nose. It can be identity by enlarged pores in the T zone area with some impurities , normal to dry skin, prone to acne and itchiness.
Now Do You Know Your Skin Type? The skin type change greatly during the course of our life.
It is important to care for our skin , having a morning and night skin routine, use serum on your face, use a cleanser and a toner , use moisturizer daily and exfoliate twice a week.
Do not forget to use sunscreen before leaving your home and renew it every 2 hours. Pamper your skin and lastly see a dermatologist or an anesthesia.