What does combination skin mean?

Tips to treat combination skin

-Tips to treat combination skin-It is the most frequent type of skin and the most complicated to treat, since it presents “contradictory” characteristics: fat in the T zone (forehead, nose and chin) and dryness in the temples and cheeks. They are skins that need purification and an impeccable cleaning ritual twice a day so that the pores are always clean and can breathe normally.

It is also the most “changing” type of skin, depending on external factors (sun, tobacco, weather, pollution) and internal factors (menstrual cycle, stress, sleep, medications, cosmetics with too much alcohol). So it is one of the skins that most accuses bad habits but that best reacts when these are modified.

How to deal with combination skin

You can choose to treat the two zones differently, with one type of product in each zone, or apply a treatment for one type of skin during the day and the other during the night. The essential oils of lavender, ylang-ylang and, in general, all those with purifying properties suit you.

Skin lightening

The lack of light is one of the main weaknesses of mixed skin. To recover luminosity, but without providing shine, exfoliate your skin once a week. Gentle peeling Use exfoliants with enzymes and fruit acids, to make a smooth peel. It is the best option against dull and gray skin tones, and to eliminate imperfections. Avoid those with large micro granules. Because you run the risk of overexciting the sebaceous glands. And do not let the product act for more than 10 minutes or dry up even more the dry areas.

Give him vitamins with the pores under control thanks to the exfoliation, the next step is to return the light to the face. Use cosmetics with vitamin C. If you use blisters, you may notice that the skin on the cheeks is drier. In this case, also apply the moisturizer to compensate.

Multi masking for mixed skin

It is much more than a simple mask. The latest trend in beauty is to apply different types of face mask. In this way the needs of the different areas are covered. Apply once a week a sebum-regulating mask in the T area and a moisturizing or revitalizing mask in the dry areas. Let them act for 10-15 minutes and clarify.

Best makeup base for combination skin

The oil-free textures (fat-free) favor mixed skins with a fat tendency and provide a very natural nude effect makeup. At the time of retouching, mixed and oily skin should only eliminate the brightness of the chin and forehead (which gives an oily skin appearance), that of the tip of the nose (which can visually distort it) and that of the nasolabial fold (can give the sensation of marked rictus.

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Fruits for healthy skin

Antioxidants are the most important health and life insurance for your skin. Some of the most necessary are beta-carotene. They are in green leafy vegetables (spinach) and orange and red (carrots, tomatoes) Vitamin C (oranges, lemons, and peppers), omega 3 and 6 fatty acids and proteins (meat and eggs) are a treasure for your skin.

How to get rid of adult acne

Often, the word acne is immediately related to that period of time that includes adolescence, but this pathology goes much further and can extend to adulthood. In the case of women, 1 in 10 suffers from acne once they are 30 years old. The most appropriate treatment consists of the combination of the appropriate drugs prescribed by a dermatologist. However it should beĀ  an oil-free or non-comedogenic cosmetic supplement.

tips for combination skin