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†The information and supporting material on this website are for informational purposes only. The objective of this website is to offer broad consumer understanding and knowledge of various health, wellness, and cosmetic topics. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Unique You, Unique Skin

Your skin is unique, just like you are. This means that not everyone can care for their skin in the exact same way. It takes trial and error and some expert advice to help you find your ideal skin care regimen. 


Different skin types are influenced by a number of different factors:

-hormones        -skin disorders        -genetics

-smoking           -medications           -diet

-routines            -stress                      -sun exposure

-pollution           -climate


All of these factors can play a role in determining what skin type you have and the most ideal way to care for your skin. Learning about your skin type and proper care is essential to having healthy, glowing skin all year round. So, which skin type do you have and how do the experts suggest to treat it?

If you have normal skin, your skin looks and feels smooth and radiant. The oils on your skin are balanced and you are not prone to reactions or acne.

Skin Care Suggestions:

~ use lighter lotions or serums for cleansing and moisturizing

~ your skin will generally be okay with any product but make sure to regularly cleanse and moisturize to keep your skin happy and healthy
If you have oily skin, your skin looks and feels moist or shiny. Your skin is prone to clogged pores and both inflammatory and non-inflammatory acne.

Skin Care Suggestions:

~ use gels or liquids for cleansing; powders are also good for keeping your skin shine-free

~ using soap-free cleansers is suggested; make sure to regularly cleanse and use a light, controlling moisturizer.
If you have dry skin, your skin will flush easily. There will be dry or red patches and your skin will feel rough, tight, or dry often in the afternoons or evenings.

Skin Care Suggestions:

~ use lotions or creams to keep your skin moisturized

~ gentle cleansers and rich, protective moisturizers in cream form are best for restoring health
If you have sensitive skin, your skin reacts to many skin products, sunblocks, or cosmetics with stinging or redness. This sensitivity can be due to rosacea, eczema, or skin allergies.

Skin Care Suggestions:

~ it make take trial and error to determine which skin care products are best for you

~ keep an eye on the ingredients and try products that are perfume-free, soap & detergent-free, dermatologically tested, and free of allergens
If you have combination skin, your skin is often oily in your T zone (forehead, nose, and chin) and you will most commonly break out in these regions. Your temples, around your eyes, and on your cheeks are often dry and cracked.

Skin Care Suggestions:

~ use a combination of techniques for oily and dry skin in the different regions of your face

~ try gels or liquids in your T zone and creams or lotions on the dry regions of your skin to restore moisture

Learn More About Your Skin In Our Patient Library


Once you determine which skin type is closest to yours, you can find your most ideal skin care regimen and watch your skin adjust to proper care! You will be so pleased with the way your skin responds to your proper products and simply glows!

Happy cleansing (and don't forget to moisturize)!


†The information and supporting material on this website are for informational purposes only. The objective of this website is to offer broad consumer understanding and knowledge of various health, wellness, and cosmetic topics. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.