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Dry Skin Oily Skin Rhonda Allison Sensitive Skin Skin Care Tips

Do You Know Your Skin Type?

Skin Types

Normal Skin type presents a smooth texture and a rosy, clear surface, with fine pores. There are no visible blemishes, greasy patches or flaky areas. Sebum production, moisture content, cell renewal activity is healthy.  Normal skin is frequently observed in a young person.

Oily Skin type is characterized by an increased amount of lipids (fats) on the skin surface due to overactive sebaceous glands which secretes sebum, a lubricating oily matter.  It is shiny and thick, often with enlarged pores. Oily skin is prone to blackheads and other blemishes.    It happens more often to men than women, and it primarily affects adolescents and young people.

 Dry Skin types lacks moisture in the outermost layer of the skin, resulting in a tightness and some  flaking. The skin appears dull, particularly on the cheeks and around the eyes. It may lack elasticity, emphasizing fine lines and wrinkles.  In more acute cases, itching and burning may occur. Extremely dry skin shows signs of cracking and fissuring.

 Combination Skin is dry in some parts of the face and oily on some areas. Mixed facial skin tends toward dryness on the cheeks and around the eyes while being oily in the t-zone (nose, forehead, chin). To control combination skin to control it takes work, the drier parts and the oily parts demand different skin care regimens.  

Sensitive skin is more of a skin condition then type

Some people believe they have sensitive skin because skincare products may cause stinging, burning, redness, or tightness at one time.  

Actuality sensitive skin is caused by genetics.  It is identified with a history of histamine reactions. Histamine reaction occurs when the immune system overreacts. 

Histamine is a chemical released by the body during allergic reactions.  Symptoms associated or linked to allergic reactions are redness, hives, swelling, itching, rashes, stinging or burning. 

To help balance and relieve skin sensitivity, first identify the cause of the sensitivity.  Lack of sun protection, indoor tanning or over exfoliating. 

Research which skin care ingredient side effects.  Become familiar with the ones that cause your irritation, such as SLS ( Sodium Lauryl Sulfate), Alcohol (denatured or SD).  The number 1 ingredient most people have an allergic reaction to is fragrance.


Do You Know Your Skin TypeDo You Know Your Skin Type? 

 Eczema Sensitive Skin

This type of sensitive skin can be found on any body area, but is most common in areas where oil production is low, such as the upper back, lower arms and lower legs.

To keep your eczema under control  it helps to be aware of your triggers.  It could be dry skin, irritants, allergens or stress.  Additional Reading On Triggers Controls

When selecting your skin care products, according to AAD (American Academy of Dermatology) you should know the following. — oily, dry, normal, combination, or sensitive? Do you have a skin condition? Using products formulated for your skin's needs will help your skin look and feel its best. 

Adding Neova Squalane to your skincare routine will  help repair inflamed or dry skin naturally.

Squalane  -   found in olives and wheat germ.  It's non-comedogenic because it is similar to human sebum.

Skin Scrip Ageless Hydrating SerumSkin Script Ageless Hydrating Serum  -  Improves hydration and balance skin's surface barrier


Help reduce and repair your skin dryness or photo age skin with Neova DNA Total Repair.

DNA Total Repair visibly improves the appearance of every apparent sign of sun-inflicted damage to skin.


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