Combination skin can be dry or normal in some areas and oily in others, such as the
T-zone (nose, forehead, and chin).
Many people have combination skin, which may benefit from slightly different types of skin care in different areas.
Combination skin can produce:
Overly dilated pores
Dry skin can produce:
Almost invisible pores
Dull, rough complexion
More visible lines
Dry skin may be caused or made worse by:
being exposed to drying factors, skin can crack, peel, or become itchy, irritated, or inflamed.
If your skin is very dry, it can become rough and scaly, especially on the backs of your hands, arms, and legs
Ageing or hormonal changes
Weather such as wind, sun, or cold
Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from tanning beds
Long, hot baths and showers
Ingredients in soaps, cosmetics, or cleansers
Here are some tips for taking better care of dry skin:
Take shorter showers and baths, no more than once daily.
Use mild, gentle soaps or cleansers.
Avoid deodorant soaps.
Don't scrub while bathing or drying.
Apply a rich moisturiser right after bathing.
Ointments and creams may work better than
Lotions for dry skin but are often messier.
Reapply as needed throughout the day.
Use a humidifier and don't let indoor temperatures get too hot.
Wear gloves when using cleaning agents, solvents, or household detergents.
Oily skin can produce:
Dull or shiny, thick complexion
Blackheads, pimples, or other blemishes
Oiliness can change depending upon the time of year or the weather.
Oily skin can be caused or made worse by Puberty or other hormonal imbalances
Exposure to heat or too much humidity
If your skin is sensitive, try to find out what your triggers are so you can avoid them.
You may have sensitive skin for a variety of reasons, but often it's in response to particular skin care products.
Sensitive skin can show up as: