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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 & Normal 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

What Dry Skin needs - Intense moisture and care

What Normal Skin needs - Light care and moisture

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.

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

What Combination Skin needs - Mattifying, sebum reduction, moisture

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.

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

What Oily Skin Needs - Moisture, deep cleansing, removal of pimples and black-heads and skin soothing

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.

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

What Sensitive Skin needs - Support for skin resilience, nourish and soothe

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.

A Skin Type over 30

If you have a skin type over 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

What Skin Type over 30 needs - Vitality and energy, anti-wrinkle effect, stimulation of cell renewal

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.

A Mature Skin over 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

What Mature Skin needs - Intense moisture, regeneration, revitalising care

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.

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