Everyone has a different skin type whether it is normal, oily, combination or dry. But sometimes it becomes hard to know exactly what kind of skin you have.
Moreover, your skin doesn’t remain the same throughout the year and tends to change dependent on the weather it is subject to.
There are several other factors like hormonal changes and ageing that play an important role in the type of skin you have. The type of skin also depends on factors like the amount of water in your skin, the quantity of oil in your skin and how sensitive it is.
Here, we, at The Laser Treatment Clinic will try to have a look at different types of skins, their problems, and their treatments:
Normal skin is usually, not too dry, or not too oily. It has very less or no imperfections. It does not have any kind of severity.
Normally, it carries a radiant complexion.
Lucky for people with normal skin, this skin type never really faces many problems and therefore needs little or no treatment.
In this type of skin, you may have dry skin in some areas and oily in the areas like nose, forehead, and chin. Various people have this kind of skin and different areas need a different kind of care.
A combination skin tends to have larger pores than normal as they are more open. Also, this type of skin consists of blackheads and oily sections.
This kind of skin is prone to acne and other imperfections.
But there is a solution provided by The Laser Treatment Clinic offering acne treatments that use lasers to reduce the buildup of oil on the skin.
A dry skin has almost invisible pores, a dull and rough complexion, red patches, and more visible lines. This type of skin lacks elasticity. Moreover, this type of skin is prone to cracks, peel, itchiness, irritation, or inflammation. When the skin becomes drier, it tends to become rough and scaly, especially, on the backs of your hands, legs, and arms.
CAUSES FOR DRY SKIN:
Hormonal changes and ageing
Climate changes like wind, sun, or cold
Overusing of tanning beds
Taking long showers and baths
Harmful contents in soaps, cosmetics, or cleansers
If you are on any medication
HOW TO TAKE CARE OF A DRY SKIN:
Avoid taking long showers or baths.
Use mild soaps and cosmetic products.
Don’t over scrub your skin while taking a bath or drying.
Always use a humidifier when using a heater in your room which will maintain humidity in the air.
Wear gloves while using cleaning solvents, agents or other household detergents.
Enlarged pores, blackheads, acne, blemishes, dull or shiny, or a thick complexion are the basic symptoms of an oily skin. The oiliness of the skin changes depending on seasonal changes throughout the year. The things that worsen the oiliness of your skin are puberty or other hormonal changes/imbalances, stress, and too much of heat or humidity.
HOW TO TAKE CARE OF AN OILY SKIN:
Wash your skin more than twice a day and also whenever you sweat a lot.
Don’t scrub and use gentle and mild cleansers.
Never pick, pop, or squeeze the acne. They take longer to heal.
Use cosmetic products that are non-oily or water-based.
The basic symptoms of a sensitive skin are redness, itching, burning, and dryness. It is important for you to find out the cause for your sensitivity and then only you can deal with the care of your skin.
Usually, it becomes easy to deal with your skin once you know its type. Given below are some common tips that you can follow to have a problem-free skin:
Always use a sunscreen when you step out of your home to protect your skin from the sun rays.
Avoid direct sunlight.
Keep yourself hydrated
Wash your skin thoroughly and never go to bed with makeup
Keep it moisturised.
For more information on any skin types and available treatments contact The Laser Treatment Clinic today.