What type of skin do you have?

25 Aug 2020

How can we easily identify our facial skin type?



Here are 4 simple questions to help identify your skin type:


  1. Impression that the skin feels thight at the end of the day or after your shower?
  2. When you run 2 fingers on your forehead, is there an oil deposit on them?
  3. Do you have redness, itching or red patches on your face?
  4. Are your pimples so sore and red, you can feel your heart beating?


If you answered yes to question # 1,


Your skin is probably dry.


Dry skin has a lack of sebum and lipid production, which decreases its retention of moisture and its protection against the outside elements.


The characteristics of dry skin:

  • It lacks flexibility and gives a feeling of tightness
  • Its texture is rough
  • Its complexion is dull
  • Its pores are tightened


Discover our products for dry skin.


By answering yes to question # 2,


Your skin is rather mixed to oily.


Mixed skin presents a mixture of different skin types on the face. Oily skin produces a lot of sebum.


The characteristics of combination to oily skin:

  • The T-zone of the face (forehead, chin and nose) is oily
  • Its grain is thick and irregular
  • Its texture is shiny and more or less rough
  • Its complexion is pale and dull
  • Its pores are dilated and visible


Discover our products for mixed to oily skin.


If you answered yes to question # 3,


Your skin appears to be sensitive and reactive.


Sensitive skin is easily irritated and more reactive than normal skin. It reacts to various temperatures, stress and certain cosmetic products.


The characteristics of sensitive and reactive skin:


  • It gives a feeling of tightness or tingling
  • Its complexion is reddish
  • Its texture is dry
  • Its pores are dilated


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If question # 4 is yes,


Your skin appears to be acne-prone.


Acne-prone skin has pimples, blackheads, whiteheads, and various forms of acne caused by excess sebum.


The characteristics of acne-prone skin:

  • The T-shaped area of ​​the face may show redness
  • Its texture is shiny
  • Its complexion is pale
  • Its pores are dilated


Discover our products for acne-prone skin.


Finally, The skin on your face is probably normal if you answered no to all of these questions.


Normal skin is well-balanced skin, neither too oily nor too dry.


The characteristics of normal skin:


  • The T-zone of the face may be slightly oily
  • Its texture is velvety, soft and smooth
  • Its complexion is uniform without imperfection
  • Its pores are fine and not very visible
  • Its grain is regular


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Note that it is very possible that your skin changes with the seasons. For example, your facial care routine can vary from summer to winter because your skin is exposed to different stresses depending on the season: pollution, cold, wind, sun, etc.


Normal to dry skin in winter can change and become mixed to oily during the summer. You should ask yourself these 4 questions often as your skin can rapidly change.


Once your skin type is properly identified, it will be easier to find the most suitable beauty products for you.


Indeed, in our online store, under our facial care category, you will find the 4 types of skin categories we have identified.


Happy discovery!

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