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How to Determine Your Skin Type

Skin falls into four types- normal, oily, dry and combination.

Normal skin shows neither oil nor flaking skin. It should feel supple and smooth.
It has:
• No or few imperfections
• No severe sensitivity
• Barely visible pores
• A radiant complexion

Oily skin is characterized by the grease on the tissue. It is also common for a person with oily skin to have large pores and a shine.
• Combination skin can produce:
• Overly dilated pores
• Blackheads
• Shiny skin

Dry skin may feel taut or show flakes of dead skin. It is associated with small pores. Moisturizing is important for this skin type. Dry skin can produce:
• Almost invisible pores
• Dull, rough complexion
• Red patches
• Less elasticity
• More visible lines

When exposed to drying factors, skin can crack, peel, or become itchy, irritated, or inflamed. If your skin is very dry, it can become rough and scaly, especially on the backs of your hands, arms, and legs.

Combination skin is most common. It exhibits traits of all three of the above skin types. Usually, the skin is oily in the T-zone and normal to dry elsewhere. A combination skin type can be dry or normal in some areas and oily in others, such as the T-zone (nose, forehead, and chin). Many people have combination skin, which may benefit from slightly different types of skin care in different areas.
• Combination skin can produce:
• Overly dilated pores
• Blackheads
• Shiny skin

Source: curewelltherapies