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Your skin type: Oily skin

Your skin type is: Oily skin.

Oily skin tends to produce more sebum and sweat, which makes it shiny and coarse-pored. Unwanted blackheads often form, which unfortunately can also develop into acne. Oily skin is more resilient but still requires enough care. It is important that this is not too heavy and rich.

Characteristics of oily skin

  • enlarged, clearly visible pores
  • greasy shine
  • thicker, pale skin: blood vessels may not be visible

Oily skin is prone to comedones (blackheads) and various forms of acne. Mild acne causes a large number of comedones to appear on the face, often also on the neck, shoulders, back and chest area. In moderate or severe cases, papules (small nodules without a visible plug) and pustules (medium-sized whitish-yellow pustules) form and the skin is red and inflamed.

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Oily skin

Oily skin tends to produce more sebum and sweat, which makes it shiny and coarse-pored. Unwanted blackheads often form, which unfortunately can also develop into acne.

Dry skin

Dry skin is also known as lipid-dry condition or sebostasis. It usually also belongs to the category of problem skin, sensitive or sensitive skin. Your skin produces too little sebum.

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Sensitive skin

Symptoms of sensitive skin include redness, flaking, itching and feelings of burning and tension. Likewise, sensitive skin can quickly develop rashes with pustules, papules or swelling.

Combination skin

It is typical for combination skin that some areas show symptoms of dry skin and other areas show symptoms of oily skin. Most of the time the forehead, nose and chin (called the T-zone) are shiny and oily, possibly even unclean, while the cheeks are dry, dull and flaky at the same time.

Mature skin

Everyone gets mature skin over the course of their life. Some earlier, some later. When your skin begins to show the first signs of aging depends on many different factors

Impure skin

Impure skin is prone to blackheads, so-called comedones, which sometimes form inflamed, small reddish pustules. Impure skin most often occurs in young people after puberty, but can also recur over the course of life.

Normal skin

The term “normal” is generally used for a balanced complexion. The T-zone (forehead, nose and chin) can be slightly oily, but the sebum and moisture levels are balanced and the skin is neither too oily nor too dry.

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