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Do You Know Your Skin Type Brothers?
One of the most important and often overlooked factors to a good skin care regimen is to know what type of skin you have. Knowing your skin type will help you better understand what types of skin care products to purchase- this is true for both men and women. If you are unsure of your skin type, visit your dermatologist and have them do an assessment of your skin type for you.
There are 5 different skin types and everyone falls into one of those categories:
NORMAL SKIN – Is the least problematic of all the skin types. With normal skin, you experience minimal oil build up and skin dryness; your skin will appear smooth and healthy at all times. Normal skin may not need special attention but it still needs care to maintain its smooth appearance. The Solo Noir catalog has 100% organic products to help maintain smooth skin.
OILY SKIN – An overproduction of oil by the sebaceous glands in the skin causes oily skin. This overproduction may be caused by genetic or hormonal factors, or other sources. Oily skin can be difficult to care for and often goes hand in hand with acne. Try Solo Noir Dapper and Brave to help absorb and wash away oil build up. Solo Noir Brave absorbs excess oil.
DRY SKIN – Dry skin does not retain moisture, which can cause fine lines and premature aging. The skin appears flaky which means that it is unable to provide a protective layer barrier from outside elements. The two best products for dry skin are Solo Noir Smooth and Refined; these two products will help exfoliate the dead skin cells and restore moisture to the new exfoliated skin.
COMBINATION SKIN – People with combination skin have both dry and oily areas, accompanied by larger pores in the T-zone — the forehead, nose and chin – and dry patches on the cheeks and around the eyes. Combination skin can be difficult to manage because both areas require different treatment. Try Solo Noir Smooth, our skin conditioner helps moisturize the dry areas and combat excess oil build up. You may also use Solo Noir Brave to help eliminate excess oil in your T-Zone without stripping your skin of its natural oils.
SENSITIVE SKIN – Skin that is easy irritated by certain products is classified as sensitive. Generally the irritation is caused by the various chemicals that companies use in their products. Harsh chemicals react differently with each person, while one person might not feel an effect; another might have a negative reaction. Solo Noir is a great product to use on sensitive skin because our products are 100% organic and chemical free and does not cause skin irritation.
Knowing your skin type will go a long way to long-term skin health. Be sure to take some extra time to learn your skin type and how to take care of it. You will have better results!