Knowing your skin type will help you choose skincare products suited for your individual needs. The most common skin types fall into these categories:
1. Oily: Your skin looks shiny by the lunch time, has mild to moderate breakouts and makeup seems to slide right off your face.
2. Combination: Your skin can be oily in the t-zone, by might also be dry everywhere else. This skin type has sporadic breakouts, usually triggered by stress or hormones.
4. Dry: This skin type suffers flakiness and tightness. Premature aging is often seen with this skin type. Dry skin types hardly ever suffer any breakouts.
5. Sensitive: Sensitive skin types usually have redness or broken capillaries. It can also be itchy and sting with the use of certain products.
Using products based on your skin type will maximize the beneficial effects of these products.