A question we get asked quite often, "so what skin type am I"?
It's very important to first understand that your skin type can and probably will change throughout your lifetime. This can be dependent on a number of factors such as hormones, pregnancy and most importantly your environment and gut health. Checking back in with how your skin is performing is always a good idea. Below we have popped together a little guide for you to use and do these checks quickly and effectively.
Understanding your skin type is crucial before choosing any skincare products or deciding on your skincare routine. Understanding your skin type and choosing the correct products will mean you experience the most benefits and see the best results. Nothing worse than paying big bucks for fancy products if they arn't doing anything good for you, in fact could be worsening your skin. So here's what you can do...
First, wash your face with a gentle cleanser and pat dry, ensure all make-up is removed. By cleansing your skin first you are making sure you have ridded all of the dirt and oil that may have accumulated during the day. Be careful not to overwash (yes this is a thing). Then 2-3 hours after washing, do a quick skin test: