Normal Skin has balanced hydration, muscle tone and resilience secreted by moisture and adipose tissues. Normal skin looks soft, moist, plump, dewy, and has a healthy glow and color.
Normal skin requires proper cleansing, morning and evening. The consistent use of a protective moisturizer during the day, to prevent moisture loss and a hydrating cream at night is essential. Periodic exfoliation is also beneficial. Sun protection is extremely important.
Dry skin develops as a result of underactive sebaceous glands. Skin dryness is also a result of the aging process. Dry skin tends to be dehydrated, with fewer corneum layer cells than oily skin; in dry skin, pores are almost invisible and the skin tends to wrinkle easily and is often affected by tiny superficial lines.
Dry skin requires daytime protection using sealant-based products such as silicone, or collagen-based products. These products form a layer on the skin surface and reduce moisture loss. Night Cream is absolutely essential. Mask treatment and hydrating serum is recommended for dry skin.
Oily skin is a hereditary condition that develops due to overactive sebaceous glands whose hyperactivity is controlled by androgens, namely, by male hormones. Oily skin can be recognized by its shiny, thick and firm appearance. Pores appear enlarged and aggravated by a dehydrated condition.
Oily skin requires gentle cleansing morning and evening, application of daytime protective moisturizers to help retain skin suppleness and moisture. Evening creams should help regulate oil gland secretion and are especially important to keep oily skin clean and hydrated through appropriate cleansing. Exfoliating is also essential as it helps improve the look and texture of oily skin reducing hyperkeratosis. Special treatments with targeted active substances help regulate or reduce oil gland secretions.
Acne is a condition characterized by infection spots and pustules. Skin affected by acne vulgaris appears oily, often with blackheads, whiteheads and clogged pores. People with acne should diligently cleanse their skin and also periodically seek professional skin care and skin hydration services. The recommended treatment for acne is the application of products containing ingredients that regulate oil gland secretion, hydration, healing and PH balance for the skin, soothing and reducing inflammation.
Skin sensitivity can apply to couperose, dry and oily skin types. Cosmetic chemists and medical professionals establish that skin is clinically sensitive when it reacts on a predictable basis to an element or ingredient. Skin sensitivity reactions occur when the stratum corneum is damaged and product can penetrate directly into the deeper layers of the epidermis and/or dermis. Major ingredients that may cause sensitivity are those contained in fragrances, preservatives and in some chemical sunscreens. Sensitive skin requires very gentle and delicate products, especially those containing antiallergenic, anti-inflammatory, and anti-irritation ingredients. Recommended Products & Daily Regimen.
Pigmentation problems result from an uneven distribution of melanin over the skin surface. The best treatment for pigmentation conditions is to apply products that contain skin whitening agents which help inhibit tyrosine and prevent the formation of melanin, reducing the signs of skin discoloration and hyper pigmentation. The use of sunscreens during the day is mandatory to obtain best results, sunscreen shall be applied daily.
Aging skin is characterized by poor elasticity, lack of normal firmness and sagging due to the loosening of the fibroblast in the dermis. Anti-age skin treatments, in addition to moisturizing and hydrating, should also help normalize skin functions. A complete skin care regimen should include daily sunscreen application, proper hydration and antioxidant moisturizers in conjunction with weekly mask applications to further improve the hydration process.