LOVE AIKI - What is my Skin Type?

January 19, 2019 0 Comments

LOVE AIKI - What is my Skin Type?

How many skin types are there? There are five main skin types: normal, dry, oily, combination and sensitive. Understanding the different types of skin will give you a better idea of how to treat acne breakouts and reveal smooth, clear skin. The most important step in caring for your skin comes in understanding your specific skin type and how it adapts to certain circumstances or seasonality.

DRY SKIN

Love Aiki Dry Skin
This is means there's usually tightness around your skin, with maybe scaly patches or flaking. Those with dry skin generally have almost invisible pores and may suffer from premature wrinkles and regular irritation to the skin.  
Daily exfoliation with gentle, non-abrasive ingredients helps promote skin cell turnover without removing the skin’s natural oils. Without an additional layer of dead skin, serums and treatments will be absorbed more easily. Subscribing to Love Aiki is one step to help improve your skin, as we would customize your box to skin needs. 
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NORMAL SKIN

According to Tatcha, People with normal/combination skin often experience dryness on the cheeks, making it important to find a moisturizer that is not too heavy but one substantial enough to retain moisture where needed most. Those with normal skin are not prone to breakouts on their cheeks and tend to have a well-moisturized t-zone. Gentle, daily exfoliation is also important to keep the t-zone and cheek areas balances. Moisturizers with a gel-like texture are absorbed more quickly and less likely to cause breakouts. 
Subscribing to Love Aiki is one step to help improve your skin, as we would customize your box to skin needs. 
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OILY/COMBINATION SKIN 

Combination skin features two or more different skin types on the face, and typically presents with dry and flaky skin on portions of the face, with excessive oil on others. Many mistakenly believe they have oily skin when they, in fact, have combination skin type. Unless an individual’s skin is oily all over, there are likely portions of skin that are dry or normal, which would qualify under combination skin. Stick to Natural Ingredients - Those with combination skin often find that harsh, chemically based treatments like those that contain benzoyl peroxide can actually dry out the dry areas of their face and cause the oily areas to increase production of acne-causing excess sebum. Love Aiki products contain natural and organic products from different brands and will provide you products suitable for your skincare needs. Subscribe to our box today for your own box. 
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SENSITIVE SKIN

Managing sensitive skin can be challenging, as it takes considerable time and effort to determine which ingredients cause inflammation and irritation. To make this process easier, introduce only one new formula or product at a time. This rule applies to both skincare and cosmetics. Patch testing a new formula on your inner forearm is an excellent way to minimize potential reactions on the face. If your skin shows no sign of flaring up, apply the formula to the area behind one of your ears before using it on your face.

Stick to Natural Ingredients - Those with sensitive skin often find that harsh, scented based treatments can actually cause their skin to flare up and become irritated. Love Aiki products contain natural and organic products from different brands and will provide you products suitable for your skincare needs. Subscribe to our box today for your own box. 

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