Which Skin Care Product Is Right for Your Skin Type?
Building your perfect skincare routine often starts with the right products. Most skincare products are based on the five skin types: sensitive, oily, dry, normal, and mature. Sensitive skin may burn, sting, or itch after using certain beauty products. People with oily skin often have a shiny or greasy complexion with larger pores. Dry skin sufferers may experience scaly, flaky, or rough skin that returns even after moisturizing. Men and women with mature skin typically begin to show signs of aging, such as wrinkles, dark circles, and hyperpigmentation. Now that you know the most common skin types, it’s time to determine which skin care products are right for you. Sensitive Skin Finding the right skincare products when you have sensitive skin can be challenging. Many ingredients can be irritating to the skin, causing acne, redness, and other undesirable symptoms. To calm skin and visibly reduce redness, start using a sensitive skin cleanser like Gentle Foaming Wash by Dr. Sylvia Skin Care. This face wash for sensitive skin is infused with phytonutrients that help soothe and nourish the skin. Another great cleanser for sensitive skin is Ultra Sensitive Cleansing Milk, a color, fragrance and paraben-free face wash formulated to calm skin and reduce redness. Oily Skin While you can’t stop your skin’s natural oil production, you can tweak your skincare routine to make your oily skin easier to manage. Start with a gentle cleanser free of harsh ingredients or use a mild face wash that can regulate oil production such as Purifying AZA Cleanser. Moreover, make sure to use a moisturizer that is suitable for oily skin like Botanical Hydration Gel. Protect your skin with a daily sunscreen product, such as the Oil Free Sun Protection SPF 30 by Dr. Sylvia Skin Care. What makes this the best face sunscreen is its ultra-light formula that helps prevent premature aging, cellular damage, and free radicals. Dry Skin If your skin is constantly feeling parched or flaky, you need to upgrade your skincare routine. Start with a mild facial wash that cleanses and nourishes the skin such as Vitamin A Cleanser lotion followed by a hydrating moisturizer with SPF. Also incorporate a nourishing serum into your regimen, such as the Advanced B5 Hydration serum by Dr. Sylvia Skin Care. This innovative gel-serum offers the skin multiple sources of vitamin B and other vital nutrients that help to soothe dry skin on contact. Normal Skin People with normal skin do not have to deal with common issues often found with other skin types, such as oiliness, dryness, or sensitivity. However, it’s important to maintain a healthy skincare routine to keep skin looking its best. Opt for a gentle cleanser, toner, and exfoliator. A hydrating serum like the Fibroblast Growth Factor Serum can also help the skin looks years younger. This powerful anti-aging cream targets age-related degradation to boost skin texture, density, and firmness. Mature Skin As we age, it’s important to adjust our beauty routine accordingly. Often times, mature skin tends to feel dry and dehydrated. In order to bring back the suppleness of your skin, try adding an anti aging treatment serums in your skin care regime. In addition to using a mild cleanser such as Vitamin A Cleanser, treat your eyes with a nourishing eye serum. The delicate area around the eyes is highly susceptible to fine lines and eye wrinkles. The best anti-wrinkle cream is one that aims to treat skin concerns associated with aging in and around the delicate eye area. The Elastifirm Eye Serum by Dr. Sylvia Skin Care is an excellent option for men and women with mature skin who desire a more youthful looking complexion. Another great anti-aging serum for mature skin is the Needles No More serum and Vitamin C, B, E serum. Needles No More is clinically-proven to add volume in the skin and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. On the other hand, Vitamin C serum is formulated with Ferulic acid acts as an effective antioxidant with hydration and skin lightening benefits. Not sure which skin care products are right for your specific skin type? After determining your specific skin type, look for products that aim to treat your skin concerns, whether it’s oiliness, dryness, sensitivity, or mature skin. The right combination of skin care products can help make your skin look younger and brighter. To learn more about how to properly care for your skin type, contact our Board Certified and Harvard-trained doctor, Dr. Sylvia Ramirez from Cutis Laser Aesthetic Clinic in Singapore.