For the beginner of skin care, the first you should do it know your skin first. Once your know your skin type, you will be able to treat your skin correctly.
Wash your face: Wash your face with warm water and a mild cleanser and pat dry with a clean towel. Remove make-up. This cleans away oils and dirt that may have accumulated during the day. It will give your skin a fresh start. But, please be aware not to over wash though your skin.
Wait an hour: During this time, your skin will return to its natural state, the characteristics of which will determine your skin type. Act normally and do not touch your face or put any products on.
Dab your face with tissue or oil blotting paper: Dab on different area of your face, especially to ‘T-zone’ - the area of your forehead and nose.
Determine your skin type: There are 4 different kinds of skin type - normal, oil, dry, and combination.
- Normal skin: The best skin type. It shows neither oil nor flaking skin. It should feel supple and smooth.
- Oily skin: If you find your tissue or oil blotting paper greases, you have an oily skin. You may also find a person with oily skin have large pores and shines.
- Dry skin: After all the process, your skin may feel taut or show flakes of dead skin. It is associated with small pores. In this care, you will need more moisturizing skin care product.
- Combination: This is the most common skin type. It exhibits traits of all three of the above skin types. Usually, the skin is oily in the T-zone and normal to dry elsewhere.
No matter what type of skin you are, you can choose any of Alpessence anti-aging products. They all can be used on those 4 different products.