Normal skin: 'Normal' is a considered to be well- balanced skin.
We asked a male with normal healthy skin about his secret and he says plenty of water plus an occasional detox does the trick. He also adds that what you sweat out can affect your skin.
Dry skin: 'Dry' is used to describe a skin type that produces less sebum than normal skin.
Sebum is an oily substance produced by the sebaceous glands. Our skin needs it in order to function, but too much of it can lead to acne, and an overly oily complexion.
Oily skin: "Sebum" is the technical term.
We spoke with two women who insist there is a daily struggle when it comes to taming their oily skin.
While one uses mild soap and noxzema cleanser the other applies alcohol three times a month. All though it's been considered the big "no no" she says this is what works. There was a suggestion to substitute the alcohol with witch hazel, a product often used to treat oily skin.
Combination skin: Both dry and oily. This tends to be the most common but there are not very many products that treat this skin type. Where one area is oily the other is dry which means you must treat each area differently.
Research shows that what you eat can affect your skin. Processed foods that are starchy and products high in sugar can cause acne. We can all agree to the known fact that drinking water is the number one key to healthy skin. Remember to always wash your face before bed!
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