Check out carefully the skin type that belong
to you. If you desire any assistance for the same you can contact WB (Women
Beauty) experts to closely guide you in identifying your skin type.
It is a smooth
textured and evenly toned with tiny
This skin type has a
balanced oil and
water content. Feels smooth and velvety. The colour of the skin glows below the
translucent surface. This skin type definitely needs care if it is to last.
This type of skin has
over reactive sebaceous (oil-producing) glands,
which makes the face shiny
especially down the central panel-your nose, forehead and chin.
The pores of this skin type are enlarged
making it prone to
black-head, pimple and Acne.
Oily skin needs special cleansing to keep the
pores unclogged. Women with oily skin need to adopt a daily proper method of
cleansing to prevent accumulation of dirt on the skin surface.
This type of skin lacks
both sebum and moisture. It looks fine textured, transparent, patchy and
fragile. This type of skin flakes and chaps easily compared to other skin types.
Tiny expression lines may be obvious.
Signs of a dry skin are:
(i) Flaky patches that disappear with regular
(ii) Finely textured with the
(iii) Tiny expression lines that do not
(iv) The skin of neck and cheeks looks
To prevent further drying up of the skin what
is needed is a good healthy balanced
diet, lots of fresh fruits and vegetables,
7-8 glasses of
water, eight hours of sleep,
in fresh air and daily
Avoid harsh soaps to
prevent loss of natural
oils and exposure to sun and air-conditioners which rob the water content of the
It is very
common and requires separate treatment for each area. It is oily down the
central panel and dry on the cheeks.
The forehead, nose and chin need extra
attention as they may be prone to clusters of
Remember that oil is not moisture, and
has to be done with the area being
dealt in mind. Clean and tone up the oily patch and moisturize the dry patch with
This type of skin
reacts externally and internally to changes in life. Can be both oily and dry,
it can be easily disturbed by skin-care products and cosmetics. It tends to go
blotchy and have broken veins at the same time, it might show a
reddened look or might even itch.
You might need to consult a
serious cases, in other instances proper care and attention can help you to
survive with this kind of skin type.
Apart from these major skin types, there
might be other exaggerated versions of major
skin types, like
Dated 21 January 2009