Expert suggests step-by-step guide to easily identify your skin type
- The first step towards a great skincare regime is understanding your skin
- Exposure to wrong skin products can cause permanent damages to your skin
- There are majorly seven types of skin
The first step towards a great skincare regime is understanding your skin. It is also the most complicated part as many people don't really get their skin texture and type right and continue to use the wrong products for a long time. Exposure to wrong skin products can cause permanent damages and inflammation to your skin. Thus, it is high time that you make an effort towards really getting to know your skin. Once the skin type is identified following an accurate skincare routine will surely give you a healthy and flawless skin
In the latest video shared by fitness trainer Yasmin Karachiwala on Instagram, Dermatologist Dr Jaishree Sharad can be seen explaining easy methods for the various skin types and how to identify them.
Here is the video.
What are different skin types?
According to Dr Jaishree Sharad, there are majorly seven skin types. These go as following:
1- Normal skin
2- Oily skin
3- Dry skin-
4- Combination skin
5- Sensitive skin
6- Acne-prone skin
7- Pigment skin
How to understand your skin type- the method
Dr Sharad suggests an easy method to identify your actual skin type. You have to perform this method right after waking up in the morning.
Step 1- Wash your face in the morning and wait for an hour
Step 2- Take a tissue paper and dab it around the entire face
Here's how to identify the type of your skin
If the tissue paper is smooth, you have normal skin
If the tissue is patchy, the skin type is oily.
If there is a T-zone patch, it is combination skin.
If your skin feels very dry, then it is dry skin.
If your skin breaks out into rash very easily, you have sensitive skin. However, when you apply skin products and you get acne, that means you have acne-prone skin.
And most importantly, if you get injured and get pigmentation, you have got pigment skin type.