How To Choose Face Cream By Skin Type

Posted by admin 06/02/2016 0 Comments

A face cream is an absolutely necessary cosmetic product regardless of age and skin type. However, many women ignore it, which is wrong. If a 25-year-old woman looks as good as she was generously gifted by nature, after 30 the beauty is in the hands of a woman. A problem skin condition can be significantly improved, but if you are lucky and your skin is beautiful - you should try to keep it beautiful as long as possible.

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The fact is that after 28 years of age the skin inevitably becomes drier. The blood circulation slows down, skin no longer has enough useful fats, and therefore, after the loss of elasticity and reduction of regenerative processes in the skin there begin to appear first wrinkles, pigmentation increases, and the complexion becomes dull.


Fortunately, facial creams that can be a real panacea in the fight against time were invented a long time ago, and they can not only slow, but also turn the time back. With age the superficial skin layers become thinner and no longer protect the internal ones, that’s why it’s extremely important to use a cream which contains water, fats, and compositions of biologically active substances. The cream is literally a water-resistant shield that keeps the moisture in the skin and doesn’t let it evaporate.
Thus, the fact that the cream is required is understood. Now it is important to determine the type of skin. Many believe that a key role in choosing the cream plays its price, brand awareness, or the highest possible content of natural ingredients. By the way, the cream with a high content of natural ingredients can cause a severe allergic reaction, not to mention the fact that you cannot store it long. In fact, the fundamental role is played by your skin type.

Dermatologists all over the world divide the skin into 4 main types: normal, oily, dry, and combined (mixed). In order to determine your skin type, you can be guided by the following features.

The skin of this type is healthy and firm, with no greasy shine, enlarged pores, and a feeling of dryness. Normal skin gets covered with wrinkles later than other.
It looks and feels tight. Inherent to this type is the oily shine, enlarged and clogged pores, which often turn into acne.
This type of skin causes envy in many. It makes a woman pretty in her youth, only occasionally annoying by dryness or a sense of tightness. However, its main disadvantage is premature wrinkles.
Combined (mixed)
Most women have a combined skin type. A distinctive feature of this type is the oily shine in the T-zone (forehead and nose), dry skin on the cheeks, and occasional minor inflammation of the skin.

Creams for combined skin

We should start speaking about the combined skin type because it is the most common. At first glance, taking care of such skin is quite troublesome. However, the developers and manufacturers of cosmetics solved this problem a long time ago. And there are two ways of its solution: you can use two creams (for oily and dry skin), or pick up a maximum compromise cream for the entire facial skin. In fact, it should be a perfect balance of moisturizing ingredients and matting agents. Basic but optional ingredients of a high-quality cream for the combined skin are the following:
Calcium and zinc (can adjust lipid metabolism, have anti-inflammatory effect);
12-nylon (synthetic substance with similar functions regulating lipid metabolism in the skin);
Natural oils (as moisturizers are involved. For example, coconuts extract caprylic /capric triglyceride).Your skin always needs special and complex care. It is easy to achieve it with the help of products from GIGI - Derma Clear Salon Treatment Kit. This is a great kit that includes: cleanser, mask, cream, and lotion, rich in microelements gel, moisturizer and vitamin drops to maintain the effect.

Creams for oily skin

Ingredients included in the cream for oily skin are often the same as that contained in the creams for the combined type. It is a mistake to believe that it is necessary to dry the oily skin. In fact, it is necessary to moisturize it, but that should be done correctly. Glycerin is contraindicated here - it clogs the pores, thus causing acne. Often creams for oily skin have an easy gel base or fluid consistency for quick absorption. Skin matting is provided by fine particles of starch containing in the product. The following ingredients can also significantly improve the condition of oily skin:
Herbal extracts (such as aloe, calendula, and yarrow. They soothe the skin and reduce the release of fat);
Vitamins A and E;
Zinc and sulfur (having a pronounced anti-inflammatory effect);
Allantoin (a substance with powerful exfoliating, antioxidant and healing properties, soothes irritations and has astringent action);
Rapeseed oil (increases the protective function of the skin);
Bisabolol (anti-inflammatory agent);
Antiseptics (for example, phenoxyethanol, which fights bacteria on the skin surface).
The ideal cream for oily skin is B3 Panthenol Cream For Oily-Problematic Skin by Dr.Kadir. It contains almost everything oily skin needs and does not contain allergens and irritants. If your skin is more receptive to a gel base, try B3 Treatment Gel For Problematic Skin also by Dr.Kadir with panthenol, allantoin, lavender and tea tree oil.

Creams for dry skin

This type is often annoying its owner with the feeling of tightness and itchy skin. In these cases, glycerin will be fitting. If you have dry skin then the main rule of care – you should moisturize the upper layers, which will help to soften the skin and make smooth. The best assistants here are emollients, special fats and fatty substances by synthetic and natural origin. So, the basic ingredients of the cream for dry skin include:
Emollients (synthetic and natural);
Hyaluronic acid (a substance that retains moisture in the skin).

Be sure to try Barbados Protective Daily Moisturizer by Anna Lotan. It's almost a perfect cream for delicate, dry and sensitive skin.

Creams for normal skin

Although the name of this type of skin suggests easy care, it still needs some specific care. This is, at least, moisturizing, but also protection and nourishment. With such a skin, it is important to adhere to an important principle - "do not harm", because even a good natural water and lipid exchange can be disturbed, caring for the skin not properly. Such creams often have a liquid consistency and are rich in the following components:

Propylene glycol (moisturizing agent. There is an important nuance, this component must be in the list of ingredients as close to the end as possible, not at the beginning);
Mineral oil;
Extracts of algae;
UV filters.
Perfectly cope with the care of normal skin will Dry-Normal Skin Moisturizing Cream SPF15 by TAPUACH. The perfect cream is rich in vitamins and natural ingredients including Dead Sea minerals. The skin becomes soft and velvety to the touch.

In addition to the four mentioned above, there is another subtype of skin - sensitive and prone to allergies. This subtype can occur in any type of skin, it does not matter, whether it is oily or dry. This skin also requires special care and a special cream. In these creams the number of components is minimized, they have a neutral color and odor. Propylene glycol is replaced by pentylene glycol, less irritating the skin. Also, make sure that there is no such an emulsifier as triethanolamine - it can trigger allergies. Other dangerous components are preservatives (parabens), without them, unfortunately, the cream simply cannot be stored for a long time, but they should be as close as possible to the end of the composition of the cream.

Another important thing to know - the day and night creams are to be different in composition. For example, day cream ought to consist of 70% water and may include soothing ingredients: panthenol and natural extracts of herbs and fruits. Will not be redundant beta-glucan and SPF. Night cream should be rich in fats and active ingredients, such as collagen and fat-soluble vitamins. Ideal as a night cream is - Forever Young Repairing Night Cream by Christina. The name itself suggests that the cream will restore the balance in your skin, nourish it with vitamins and peptides. If a day cream is mandatory for anyone who wants to keep the beauty, a night cream can be regularly used a little bit later than the day one, after 30-35 years, when the skin begins to weaken and it lacks its own regenerative forces.​

To receive free cosmetician consultation, describe us your skin type and needs and we'll recommend you the treatment you need

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