Minggu, 12 Februari 2006

Different Skin Types and Their Characteristics

Oily skin tends to be shiny with enlarged pores, and is prone to blackheads and blemishes, while being oily on the T-zone.

This skin type has medium-sized pores, a smooth and even texture, and may tend to be dry near the cheeks.

Sensitive skin tends to be thin and delicate with fine pores. It flushes easily is prone to broken capillaries, and is frequently allergic or prone to rashes.

Dry skin feels tight, especially after cleansing, and is characterized by fine wrinkles, flaking, and red patches. Skin may appear ashy or dull from dead skin build-up.

Aging or Sun-Damaged
This skin type also feels tight and is characterized by visible wrinkles, and dull skin tone-especially around the cheeks and jawline. Skin's texture is leathery and has broken capillaries.

Very oily skin that is prone to acne, blackheads and whiteheads with enlarged pores.