The Key To Flawless Skin

side view of woman applying facial cream(BlackDoctor.org) — Knowing your skin type is the key to beautiful skin.We often wonder why some of us have flawless beautiful skin, whereas others have pimples, spots or acne breakouts. Well, there are a lot of factors that contribute to the look and texture of our skin. Some of them are heredity, environmental or diet. However it is very important to know that the health of the skin also depends on how well you take care of it. Skin can be divided into various types according to its texture. Knowing your skin type is the key factor in selecting customized skin care products that are right for you.

Sensitive skin

Thin or a fine-textured skin. It reacts quickly to both heat and cold; therefore, it sunburns and windburns easily. It is commonly dry, delicate and prone to allergic reactions. Temperature changes, cosmetics, some detergents and beauty products can all cause irritation, leaving the skin red and blotchy, with visible surface veins.

Normal skin

Fine even texture with a supple and smooth surface. Healthy looking texture with smooth finish.When properly cared for lines and wrinkles seldom form on this type of skin until late in life. It has a proper balance between oil and moisture contents and is neither oily nor dry. It looks clear and does not develop spots and blemishes. The pores of the skin are fine and barely visible.