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Which skincare suits me?

Your skin is unique. Not every care product is suitable for your skincare routine. By using products that suit your skin, you ensure that you get and keep silky soft, radiant and healthy skin. The next question now pops into your mind: which skincare suits me? In this article we look at the different skin types, what needs your skin has and which products best suit these needs.

What skin type do I have?

Let's start by analyzing your own skin. Follow the steps below to sort out the details of your skin. Below this step-by-step plan you will find the different skin types and their characteristics, so that you immediately know which skin type you have.

Step 1: Cleanse the face

Start with a clean slate by cleansing your face. Wash your face or use a mild cleanser, such as one from Almaaz .

Step 2: Let the skin rest

Gently dry the skin, for example by dabbing it with a towel. Wait half an hour before continuing with step three. Please note: do not use other products in the meantime!

Step 3: Observe the skin

Examine your skin carefully and pay attention to specific features. Read more about the different skin types below and find out what kind of skin you have and answer the ultimate question: which skincare suits me?

What is my skin type?

Basically, there are four primary skin types: oily skin, dry skin, combination skin and normal skin. Sensitive skin is often mentioned as the fifth skin type, so we will also discuss that below. Each skin type has unique characteristics and requires specific care.

1. Oily skin

Oily skin has increased sebum production, which can lead to shine and enlarged pores. People with oily skin are often more likely to have pimples and blackheads. Oily skin is caused by hormonal imbalance, heredity, incorrect skincare products or stress.

  • You notice that your skin looks oily and shiny;
  • Blackheads and/or pores are clearly visible in the shiny areas.

2. D ry skin

Dry skin lacks sebum and therefore lacks the lipids to retain moisture. This makes the skin feel tight and flaky.

  • Your skin (often) feels tight;
  • You don't see any oily or shiny areas on your face;
  • Pores are hardly visible and you have little to no problems with blackheads.

3. Combination skin

Combination skin, also known as combination skin, has different skin types on different parts of the face. Typically, the T-zone (forehead, nose and chin) is oily, while the cheeks are drier.

  • There are oily/shiny areas, perhaps with blackheads, visible on the face. You often see this on the nose, chin and forehead;
  • Other areas of the skin are normal or dry.

4. Normal skin

Normal skin generally has a good balance of sebum production and moisture. Your face usually feels comfortable without excessive shine or dryness.

  • No dry parts and no oily parts;
  • The pores are small and no blackheads are visible;
  • Your skin feels good and does not tighten.

5. Sensitive skin

Sensitive skin is more prone to irritation and redness when exposed to certain ingredients or external factors.

  • Sensitive skin is fine and dry or even red spots are often visible;
  • You regularly see or feel burning, pain, itching, stinging or experience a pulling sensation.

Have you analyzed and determined your skin type? Fine! It is important to know what skin type you have, so that you can choose the right skincare products that provide your skin with the best care.

The best skincare products for your skin type

Then now it's time to answer your question ( which skincare suits me? ). A consistent skin care routine is the key to healthy skin. Cleansing, exfoliating, hydrating and protecting your skin daily helps to reduce impurities, shrink pores and promote a radiant complexion. Provided the right products are used, of course! Are you ready?

Skincare oily skin

  • Choose light products. Think of gel-based moisturizers and foaming cleansers.
  • Do not use heavy, fragrant and aggressive products, such as alcohol-based products, heavy creams and oils. Also avoid ingredients such as menthol and eucalyptus and other fragrances. Some low-concentration alcohols contribute to skin health and the quality of the product.

View our range for your skin here.

Skincare dry skin

  • Choose moisturizing creams, oils and serums
  • Do not use alcohol-based products, products with a lot of perfume or harsh cleaning agents. Try removing scrubs; opt for an exfoliant instead. Some low-concentration alcohols contribute to skin health and the quality of the product.

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Skincare combined skin

  • Choose light gels or lotions for oily skin and supplement with a moisturizing cream for the dry spots on your face.
  • Do not use alcohol-based products and leave heavy oils alone. Some low-concentration alcohols contribute to skin health and the quality of the product.

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Skincare normal skin

  • You have a lot of choice. Choose light products, mild cleansers, scrub or don't scrub: the choice is yours!
  • Do not use aggressive products that contain many acids.

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Skincare sensitive skin

  • Choose hypoallergenic, non-comedogenic products. In other words: choose mild, such as chamomile or aloe vera.
  • Do not use products containing alcohol and avoid perfume, parabens, synthetic dyes, etc. Some low-concentration alcohols contribute to skin health and the quality of the product.

View our range for your skin here.

Also read our other blogs about the specific routines for your radiant skin.

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