What Is My Skin Type?
What Is My Skin Type? Knowing your skin type is the answer to healthy looking skin, follow a daily skin care routine using the right products for your skin type. Lavera have many products to choose from for your skin type, find out which skin type you are and then match the product to suit your skin type.
A Dry Skin Type
If you have Dry Skin you may have one or more of the following characteristics:
- Lack of Oil or Moisture in the skin
- Feels tight after cleansing
- Can be flaky in the dry areas
- Fine lines and wrinkles appear
To take care of your skin it is vital to cleanse, tone & moisturise your skin type twice a day, morning & night. This will give your skin a healthy natural appearance & to add moisture and nourishment into your skin. A daily routine of cleanse, tone & moisturise your skin using products which are suitable for your skin type such as Lavera Organic Gentle Cleansing Milk, Gentle Facial Toner and Organic Wild Rose Ultra Hydrating Face Cream and for an extra boost of nourishment for your skin you should use Lavera Deep Hydrating Mask this can also be used once or twice a week to give your skin the nourishment it needs to keep your skin hydrated. Dry skin types facial skin can look dull due to the build up of dead skin cells, remove these dead skin cells with Lavera Purifying Scrub, to reveal brighter, radiant skin. The scrub can be used once or twice a week.
A Combination Skin Type
If you have a combination skin type you may have one or more of the following characteristics:
- Excess sebum in the T Zone - Forehead-nose-chin
- Dry cheek area
- Slight impurities (pimples and blackheads)
- Milia and broken capillaries may appear in the dry areas, cheek and eye area
- Skin is sallow in the oily areas and shows high colour in the dry areas
To take care of your skin it is vital to use a daily routine of cleanse, tone and moisturise. This will make your skin appear less shiny, remove impurities and your skin will feel fresh, clean & clear. You should cleanse, tone & moisturise your skin type twice a day, morning & night using products which are suitable for your skin type such as Lavera Organic Refreshing Cleansing Gel, Organic Purifying Facial Toner and Organic Mattifying Balancing Cream these help to reduce oiliness and increase moisture in the dry areas leaving a balanced skin. Once or twice a week use an exfoliant to remeove dead skin cells use Lavera Purifying Scrub.
An Oily Skin Type
If you have an Oily Skin type you may have one or more of the following characteristics:
- Shiny Skin all over your face
- Shiny T-Zone (forehead, down the nose & chin area)
- Prone to blackheads and/or breakouts
- Open Pores
- Are a younger age - teenagers are generally prone to have oily skin
To take care of your skin it is vital to use a daily routine of cleanse, tone & moisturise using products which are suitable for your oily skin type. This will reduce the amount of oil which is in your skin and even out your skin tone leaving it feeling refreshed, clean and clear. You must make a routine to cleanse, tone & moisturise your skin morning and night using suitable products for your skin type such as Lavera Organic Refreshing Cleansing Gel, Organic Purifying Facial Toner and Organic Pore Refining Moisturising Fluid. Twice a week you should treat your skin type to a gentle exfoliation with Lavera Organic Gentle Purifying Scrub this will help to remove oily sebum and impurities from your skin leaving it feeling fresh, clean and clear. If time is short Lavera 3 in 1 Organic Face Wash, Scrub and Mask will save time.
A Mature Skin Type 30+
If you have a mature skin type 30+ you may have one or more of the following characteristics:
- Skin often appears dull
- Skin has an uneven skin tone
- Presence of fine lines and wrinkles
- First signs of ageing
- loss of elasticity and firmness
To take care of your skin it is vital that you use a daily routine of cleanse, tone & moisturise this is to make your skin look more hydrated and luminous. You must cleanse, tone and moisturise your skin twice a day, morning & night using products which are suitable for your skin type such as Lavera Organic Gentle Cleansing Milk, Gentle Facial Toner and Lavera Organic Firming Day Cream and at night use Lavera Organic Firming Night Cream. Achieve brighter skin by removing dead skin cells which build up on the surface of the skin, a couple of times a week use lavera purifying scrub to exfoliate the skin and remove the dead skin cells. As the skin around the eye is thinner this area needs to be moisturised to help prevent those fine lines from appearing use Lavera Firming Eye Cream morning and night. If your skin is in need of an extra moisture boost apply the Lavera Firming Face Mask weekly.
A Mature Skin Type 45+
The more mature skin type may have one or more of the following characteristics:
- Skin looks dull
- Increased hyper pigmentation
- uneven skin tone
- deeper lines and wrinkles
- loss of elasicity
Cleansing and Moisturising your skin is an important part of your daily skin care routine as a mature skin type can be dehydrated and dry and therefore your skin is in need of extra moisture and nourishment. To start your daily routine of cleanse tone and moisturise use Lavera Gentle Cleansing Milk, Gentle Facial Toner and Regenerating Day Cream and after cleansing and toning in the evening use Lavera Regenerating Night Cream. The skin around the eye may look dull, dark with deeper lines, plump and brighten the skin with Lavera Illuminating Eye Cream. For a radiant looking skin. Remove the dead skin cells which naturally form with lavera Purifying Scrub. Weekly give your skin a nourishing boost use Lavera Regenerating Mask.
A Sensitive Skin Type
If you have a sensitive skin type you will have one or more of the following characteristics:
- Your skin reacts easily to products and is easily irritated
- Your skin may suffer from rashes
- Your skin may become red or itchy
- You skin maybe inflamed
To take care of your sensitive skin type you should use a daily routine of cleanse and moisturise. This will help to reduce redness and calm inflammation and should be done twice every day, morning and at night. You should use products that are suitable for your sensitive skin type and products which have ingredients in them that have been derived from natural fruit and plant extracts this has been known to reduce redness and soothe your skin such as Lavera Neutral Moisturising Facial Fluid for morning use and Neutral Natural Face Cream for deeper moisturisation at night time to calm inflammation. For sensitive skin types which have very dry skin or excema should use Lavera Neutral Natural Intensive Treatment Cream this is an intensive treatment cream to nourish and soothe sensitive skin types.