Skincare quiz- How is your skincare regime an how do you know your skin type

Skincare quiz- How is your skincare regime an how do you know your skin type

What Is Your Current Skincare Regimen? Are You Taking Care Of Your Skin The Right Way? What is your skin type?

It is no secret that a great skincare regimen with a healthy lifestyle is required to slow down the signs of aging on the skin. You have to know your skin type in order to treat it the right way. How well do you know you skin before whipping out a regimen?

Skin type

This is a real easy quiz for you to determine the type of skin you have .

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Now you know, what’s the way to start a new regime to maintain/ take care of your skin?Easy. I promised recommendations, see below.

Combination Skin – Perfect Daily Regimen

 Morning (AM):

  • Cleanse with Cetaphil Cleanser
  • Apply Ancient Orient Rice Enzyme Dermafoliant (Exfoliant) 1-2 times a week
  • Apply a good Toner- Usually Mario Badescu's Aloe Toner
  • Apply Vitamin C (Perfect this with an Alpha Hydroxy Acid serum)
  • Apply a moisturizer, Body Butter or Grapeseed/ Jojoba/ Sweet Almond Oil
  • Apply a sunscreen. Neutrogena dry sunscreen at SPF 50 is great or Obagi broad spectrum SPF 50

Night (PM):

  • Cleanse with Cetaphil Cleanser
  • Apply Witch Hazel Toner by Thayers
  • Apply a good Vitamin C serum. Usually, a 20% Vitamin C serum is excellent
  • Apply an exfoliant on your skin. Glytone is amazing or Amlactin (high in Lactic Acid) (Do a patch test first)
  • Apply a moisturizer, Body Butter or Grapeseed/ Jojoba/ Sweet Almond Oil

Monthly: Apply Glycolic Acid Peel or Yellow Peeling Oil (non-sensitive skin types only). Retinols, including Retin A and exfoliants should be stopped a few days before and after your peel days

skin type

You can get this from OZ Naturals website. They ship worldwide or check Amazon

Dry Skin – Perfect Daily Regimen

Morning (AM):

  • Cleanse your skin with the Vitamin C Cleanser- Just like the Radha Vitamin C cleanser
  • Apply an exfoliating toner- Mario Badescu Glycolic toner (2-3 times a week)
  • Use a Vitamin C Serum- OZ Naturals makes an amazing skin brightening and tightening serum
  • Apply Hyaluronic Acid Serum to attract water to the skin and hold it- Hada labo makes a excellent one
  • Use a good moisturizer like Grapeseed oil or Rice Bran oil
  • Apply a sunscreen. Neutrogena dry sunscreen at SPF 50 is great or Obagi broad spectrum SPF 50

Night (PM):

  • Cleanse with Radha Vitamin C cleanser
  • Apply Witch Hazel Toner by Thayers or Mario Badescu's Glycolic Toner
  • Apply a good Niacinamide serum. 5% usually is great.
  • Apply Hyaluronic Acid Serum to attract water to the skin and hold it- Hada labo makes a excellent one
  • Use a good moisturizer like Grapeseed oil or Rice Bran oil

*P.s- A sunscreen is a must everyday when you use Retinols, Vitamin C or not. A sunscreen is a must.

  • Hydrating Masks are essential on a daily basis, once a day

Monthly: Apply Glycolic Acid Peel or Yellow Peeling Oil (non-sensitive skin types only). Retinols, including Retin A and exfoliants should be stopped a few days before and after your peel days

Skin typeYou can get this from OZ Naturals website. They ship worldwide or check Amazon

Oily Skin – Here’s Your Perfect Daily Regimen

Morning (AM)

  • Cleanse with an oil free cleanser or a black soap with turmeric
  • Apply an exfoliant or an astringent like the Witch Hazel Toner or the Glycolic Toner by Mario Badescu (2-3 times a week)
  • Apply a Vitamin C serum like the OZ natural Vitamin C serum or the Obagi 20% Serum
  • Apply an oil-free Moisturizer or a light weight oil. Avoid Castor or Coconut Oil
  • If acne prone, use kits like the Proactiv Kit and the Obagi System
  • Apply a sunscreen. Neutrogena dry sunscreen at SPF 50 is great or Obagi broad spectrum SPF 50

Evening (PM):

  • Cleanse with black soap with turmeric or Vitamin C cleanser
  • Apply Witch Hazel Toner by Thayers or Mario Badescu's Glycolic Toner
  • Apply Retin A and start at lower strenghts until your skin can take it. You might also use another type of retinol instead.
  • Apply Hyaluronic Acid Serum to attract water to the skin and hold it- Hada labo makes a excellent one
  • Use a good moisturizer or beauty oil like Grapeseed oil or marula oil. If its heavy for your skin, please avoid.

Monthly: Exfoliate your face with a scrub at least 2-3 times a week. Acure, makes a great facial scrub with no micro beads. Apply Glycolic Acid Peel or Yellow Peeling Oil (non-sensitive skin types only). Retinols, including Retin A and exfoliants should be stopped a few days before and after your peel days

Skin typeYou can get this from OZ Naturals website. They ship worldwide or check Amazon

Normal Skin – Perfect Daily Regimen

 Morning (AM):

  • Cleanse with Cetaphil Cleanser
  • Apply Ancient Orient Rice Enzyme Dermafoliant (Exfoliant) 1-2 times a week
  • Apply a good Toner- Usually Mario Badescu's Aloe Toner
  • Apply Vitamin C (Perfect this with an Alpha Hydroxy Acid serum)
  • Apply a moisturizer, Body Butter or Grapeseed/ Jojoba/ Sweet Almond Oil
  • Apply a sunscreen. Neutrogena dry sunscreen at SPF 50 is great or Obagi broad spectrum SPF 50

Night (PM):

  • Cleanse with Cetaphil Cleanser
  • Apply Witch Hazel Toner by Thayers
  • Apply a good Vitamin C serum. Usually, a 20% Vitamin C serum is excellent
  • Apply an exfoliant on your skin. Glytone is amazing or Amlactin (high in Lactic Acid) (Do a patch test first)
  • Apply a moisturizer, Body Butter or Grapeseed/ Jojoba/ Sweet Almond Oil

Monthly: Apply Glycolic Acid Peel or Yellow Peeling Oil (non-sensitive skin types only). Retinols, including Retin A and exfoliants should be stopped a few days before and after your peel days

Skin type

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