Flawless skin is every woman’s desire. Women around the world would do anything, spend any amount of money go get a flawless glowing skin. This is the reason there are millions of products available in the market, specifically made to target skin care problems. Companies sell their skincare and cosmetic products by putting attractive advertisements in magazines, newspapers and other mode of electronic media.
Buying skincare products is one of the most confusing thing in the world for most of the women. Many women find it difficult to choose the best product among available options, each claiming to give best of the results. However, the most important thing to keep in mind while choosing any product for your skin is to know your skin type. In this article, we will talk about some basic facts about your skin.
Factors To Keep In Mind Before Buying Any Product
Skin type: Before you buy any product it is important to know what kind of skin do you possess. Every product is not made for your skin. You must have read advertisements stating, best suited for oily skin or dry skin.
Instructions to know your skin type:
If you are not sure of your skin type, then do a simple patch test.
● Wash your face with mild face wash before sleeping at night.
● Do not apply anything on your skin.
● In the morning take a tissue paper, and press it against the skin of your face.
● If you see any stains on the tissue, then that part of your face is oily.
● If you feel any kind of stretch on your face, then you have a dry skin, or
● If you do not feel anything unusual , you have normal skin.
Some people also have a combination skin. Your t-zone skin may not be same as your cheeks or w-zone. Keep all these things in mind and then buy your product. Do not forget to read the instructions on the carton of the product.
Complexion of the Skin: Complexion of the face and the sensitivity is determined by the amount of melanin present in your skin. If you have a fair skin, that gets easily affected by the environmental elements like pollution, sun exposure etc., it is always advisable to stick more to natural and organic products. If you have a skin that is not too dark, not too fair and does not get easily affected by any other exterior elements, then you may try some chemical based products that may not harm your skin. Dark complexion people have high melanin counts, that make their skin resistant to any kind of chemical or harmful substances.
Skin concerns: Factors such as premature aging, persistent acne, age spots, rosacea large pores, sun damage, facial wrinkles or fine lines are some of the major concerns for all types of skin. It is necessary to know what kind of a problem you are going through before selecting skincare products. Also, your personal habits play an important role in functioning of the products. If you are a chain smoker or alcoholic then even beauty products won't be of much help.
Author’s Bio: Kushal Tomar is a fashion freak and a freelance blogger who writes on different topics such as fashion, travel, technology, business, finance, gadgets. He’s published more than 500 articles about various topics. He holds Master’s degree in computer. In spare time he loves to play Angry Birds!