How to Know the Cream that suit your Skin.

Have you ever tried some “amazing” new skincare product, only to have it do nothing, or make your skin worse?

These could be as a result of the seemingly endless list of body lotions and creams we have everywhere…

Today, I’m excited to help you identify your skin type and figure out how to know some of the best products to care for your fabulous skin!

Knowing your skin type

In determining your skin type, the following procedures are essential.

  1. Wash your face with water, or a gentle cleanser to remove all makeup, oil and dirt.
  2. Pat face dry with a soft towel and leave skin bare. Don’t apply any moisturizers or serums, so that your skin will act naturally.
  3. Wait for 1 hour. During this time, don’t touch your face. Resist every temptation to do that, and after an hour, look closely and note the quality of your skin, whether it’s a dry, oily, combination, normal or sensitive skin as described in the table below:

Creams that suits your skin type

The knowledge that creams are made up of several ingredients that makes them unique in their action is needed for you because it helps to know the kind of creams that will suit your unique skin type.

Moisturizing Cream for those with a Dry Skin Type

Quality moisturizers can help soothe and repair dry, itchy, and irritated skin. But with so many moisturizers in the market, finding the one that works best for you lies on the matter of personal preference. Just ensure that you choose the one with lots of vitamins so as to revitalise your skin.

Cream that contains Honey and other natural product

For those with oily and sensitive skin type, Honey is very mild and soothes the skin as well as clean it, leaving the skin clean and dry via balancing the oil.

Cream that suits a combination skin type

A cream with a mattifying moisturizer will work well for the t-zone of the face of a combination skin type, since that is the portion that retains more oil, while a hyaluronic acid-infused face lotion will also be more effective for your cheeks and other dry area of the skin.

Cream that suits a normal skin type

The best possible way to care for these skin type is to use a cream that acts as an effective cleanser, toner and loaded with skin-replenishing ingredients, such as the common non-irritating hydrating AHA which acts an antioxidant and a moisturizer to the skin

There are no good or bad skin types, just different ways that our skin behaves. And, since we now have products that are formulated to treat the skin we have, then it’s so important to find the right one for you!

You could also visit a trained dermatologist if unclear about anything…


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Wow…thanks for this tips. I always had a hard time knowing the cream that soothes my skin type.

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