Skin types with basic knowledge of skin beauty
Skin beauty can be said to be a science.
For beauty and skin care, the most basic thing is to know what type of skin you are, so that you can choose the product that suits your skin type when choosing skin care products. Skin types can be divided into five categories: dry, neutral, oily, combination, and sensitive.
1. Dry skin
In dry skin, the sebaceous glands generally have reduced sebum secretion, a thin sebum film, low water-locking capacity, and water loss due to damage to the skin barrier. Generally, the cuticle has a water content of less than 10%.
Dry and tight skin, peeling and scaling, small pores, easy to apply makeup, not easy to grow acne; thin skin, low immunity, easy to be stimulated by external substances such as wind and sun, skin redness, tingling and other sensitive conditions and Speed up skin aging. The classification of dry skin can be divided into dehydrated dry skin and oil-deficient dry skin.
2. Normal skin
Neutral skin is the ideal skin condition, with moderate water and sebum secretion, the skin is not coarse and fine, and is not sensitive to external stimuli. Skin characteristics: The skin is strong, elastic, soft, shiny, and has fine pores.
3. Oily skin
Oily skin is characterized by strong oil secretion, oily gloss on the forehead and nose, thick pores, black heads when touching, thick and uneven leather, dark yellow appearance.
4. Combination skin
The characteristics of mixed skin refers to the different skin characteristics in different areas of the face. The most common is the T-shaped part (forehead, eyebrows and nose) showing oily skin, while the cheeks are For normal or dry skin.
5. Sensitive skin
Sensitive skin has a thin epidermis, fine and fair skin, less sebum secretion, drier, and obvious microvessels, the skin exhibits reduced drying function, the ability of the stratum corneum to retain moisture is reduced, and the formation of a sebum film on the skin surface is incomplete;
After contact with cosmetics or seasonal allergies, it is easy to cause skin allergies, redness, swelling, and itching;
Sensitive skin should be careful when choosing skin care products.