Choosing the Right Face Cream for Your Skin

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Choosing the Right Face Cream for Your Skin Typen Skin tones and types vary almost as much as skin and hair color in general. Because there are so many different types of skin, it’s impossible to assign one type of face cream to every person. Just because your best friend raves about her favorite skin cream, doesn’t mean it will work wonders for you. By knowing your skin type before you go skin cream shopping, you’ll have a better chance at finding products that work specifically for your skin’s challenges and issues.

Dry Skin

If you have dry skin, you need intensive moisture to help restore balance in your skin’s hydration  levels. That’s why you should look for face cream that includes emollient ingredients, such asmineral oil, shea butter, and vitamin E. Each work toattract more moisture to your skin to help soothe your dry, dull patches for softer, dewier skin. It’s worth it to invest in higher quality skin creams since your face really needs the extra moisture to look healthy.

Oily Skin

Just because you have oily skin, doesn’t mean you can skimp on the face cream. In fact, allowing your skin to become parched could make your oil problem even worse. When your skin is dry, your pores secrete more oil to help makeup for the lack of moisture, which can lead to overproduction and acne. Keep excess oil at bay by choosing a noncomed ogenic, oil-free moisturizer that helps keep your skin hydrated without the weight or grease of more intensive moisturizers.

Combination Skin

When your skin is a little bit oily in some places and a little bit dry in others, you have classic combinations skin. You need a face cream that addresses both your proneness to acne and your dry patches. You likely have excess oil on the forehead, chin, and nose, so choose a lotion that contains salicylic acid that will give you a matte finish. This he lps to tame acne while ensuring that your face stays well hydrated so you enjoy the best of both worlds.