The first question you must answer before building your skin care routine is not what products to buy, but what type of skin you have.
Why is knowing your skin type important?
The key to giving your skin the care it needs is knowing what you’re working with. By knowing your skin type, you can identify your skin’s concerns and come up with the right skin care routine to address them.
People fall into five main skin types: normal, oily, dry, combination, and sensitive. If you haven’t figured out what type you have, don’t worry. Not everyone can identify his or her skin type correctly.
Here is a simple guide to help you determine your skin type, plus helpful tips on how to give it the best care it needs: