Do you know what kind of skin you have ? Or have you ever tried to know your skin type. Every product available in the market contains specific elements. These elements can not be suitable for some specific skin types. So it is necessary to know what your skin type. If you know you can use or chose right products for yourselves. Usually there are different type of skins like oily skin, dry skin, sensitive skin etc.
The bare face method to know your skin type
- Just clean your face properly and make your face dry with cotton cloth.
- Now leave it for at least one hour.
- Don’t use any moisturizer or cream.
- After that just examine your face with any short of shine on chicks, nose, forehead and chin or any other area of your face.
- if you find oil then you have oily skin.
- After 1 hour if you find some tightness while smiling or eating food. then you have dry skin.
- If you have a noticeable Shine on your forehead and nose then you have a combination type of skin.
The Blotting Sheet method to know your skin type
How to do this
- Clean your face properly.
- Make it dry with cotton cloth.
- Leave it for 30 minutes don’t use any moisturizer cream.
- Now take a bolting paper and pat this paper on your face properly
- Now remove the paper.
- Check paper for oil.
- If you find a little or no oil on paper when you have dry skin.
- If you find excessive oil on the paper then you have oily skin.
- If you find oil on bolting paper at a place of your nose and fore head then you have combination type of skin.
Instead of these two methods you can also check your skin as per given identifications.
Due to hyperactive sebaceous gland you may have excessive oil on your face and due to oily skin you may have blackheads whiteheads and pimples on your face.
If there is no too much of oil or dryness on your face then congratulations, you have normal skin.