Discover Your Skin Type

Every skin type is unique in its own and no skin is perfect. However, you should always feel proud of it, Whether it gives you dryness, breakouts or red spots.  You might have heard a lot about normal, oily, dry or sensitive skin types but always wondering which one is yours?

Oh that! Natural is here to clear your confusion with its guide to different skin types. 

How To Identify Your Skin Type

Identifying your skin type is usually easy, you just have to look over it for factors it has. But if you wanna know it urgently, then wash your face and wait for an hour and then check what signs match yours:

Oily Skin 

You always get comments about that shine on your face and no matter how frequently you wash, it comes back after a few hours? Welcome yourself to oily skin type. 

Oily skin type means that your skin is loaded with moisture, it is good to fight against dryness but a lot of moisture can be a bit problematic. While examining your face, you might see that you have plenty of blackheads around your nose, chin and forehead area. You can also see open pores around your nose and cheeks and getting rid of them may feel like a task. 

How often do you get acne and breakouts? Quite often right, then this is your skin type.

Points to be taken care of:

  • Do Not wash your face more than twice.
  • Use a gentle cleanser and don't scrub a lot.
  • Try to not to pop or squeeze pimples.

Normal Skin 

Hello, you lucky ones? You have the right amount of moisture that helps you with no dryness and no oiliness. And, you might occasionally experience dry patches or breakouts but it's normal. Just make sure to wash your face twice a day and never forget to moisturize. Using a good sunscreen can help you protect from those harsh UV rays. 

Points to be taken care of:

  • You might get acne occasionally but don't pop it.
  • Try to drink alot of water as it will increase your glow.
  • Try to wash face twice a day.

Dry Skin 

A big "NO" should be your answer to whenever someone tries to pull your cheeks? Dryness is your soul sign and you are always worried about that. It will be common in your case that sunlight and wind will make your skin worse. Your skin can crack, peel or become itchy.

Back of your hands and arms will be more rough and scaly. 

Points to be taken care of:

  • Ageing and hormonal changes can play a significant role. 
  • Indoor heating equipment like heaters can make it worse. 
  • Long and hot baths should be avoided. 
  • Try to use mild soaps and cleansers. 
  • Try to drink more and more water. 
  • Moisturiser should be your best friend. 

Combination Skin 

The iconic duo of dry and oily skin is here. Touch your face, if you experience oily T-zone and dry cheeks. If yes, then you fall into this category. You will be facing pores that look larger than normal and blackheads will always be your concern.

Points to be taken care of:

  • Make sure to use a gentle cleanser. 
  • Try to use face masks that will provide hydration but are non-oily. 
  • Toning should be an important step in your skincare routine. 

Sensitive Skin 

If you have this kind of skin, try to figure out what kind of things trigger your skin. 

It can be because of various factors be it environment, genetics or cosmetic products. 

You might feel redness, itching, burning and dryness as the signs of this type.  

Points to be taken care of:

  • Try to stay away from extreme heat.
  • Use products that are mild  on your skin.
  • Make sure to apply Sunscreen before moving out of your house.