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Care by skin type and skin condition: Know your skin type

There are endless ways to be beautiful. But what if you don't feel beautiful? For example, because your skin is tight and dry. Or because you have discovered another annoying pimple. There are two keys to feeling completely comfortable: 1. Adjust the facial care to your skin type. 2. Respond optimally to different skin conditions. You can find out here when your skin needs which care.


Difference skin type and skin condition | Five Skincare

Skin type or skin condition – what is important when it comes to care

How different skin can be can be seen again and again in the ladies' toilet – which we only use to “freshen up”, of course. And this ritual could not be more different. One generously dabs matt powder on her forehead and nose: "Hardly left the house and I'm already shining like a yeast braid again." her friend is still fishing for the concealer. "Be glad it's just that, I'm getting pimples out of nowhere." "Oh, boo..." thinks the third. In this cold air, your skin feels ultra dry. Cream and facial spray are her constant companions.

Difference between skin type and skin condition

No question, skin care wants to be type-specific. But regardless of your skin type , there are also phases in which your skin simply dances out of line. Here we are talking about the skin condition . And it fluctuates depending on the hormone balance, stress, diet and of course the climate. Sometimes the finest picture-book skin tends to dry out or "blooms" in a negative sense!
Tweaking your skin care routine can help you manage breakouts like this, too. Below you will find your skin type and links to the respective care recommendations.

Normal skin

Easy-care and good-looking – this skin type is to be envied. How to recognize normal skin:

You have …
  • Fine pores.
  • Nothing to complain about on your skin.

Dry skin

This skin type not only feels stressed by wind and weather, that is everyday life. Due to the lack of moisture, dry skin usually reacts more sensitively to environmental influences and cosmetics. How to recognize dry skin:
You have …
  • Often feelings of tension.
  • Red, rough or even itchy spots.
  • Fine dryness lines.

Dry AND blemished skin

You also have...
  • Increased pimples or impurities, but rather fine pores around them.

Oily skin

It not only feels uncomfortably oily, but also leaves visible traces, for example on the mobile phone display. How to recognize oily skin:

You have …
  • Shiny skin quickly returns despite cleaning or matting.
  • Large, clearly visible pores.
  • Often pale or sallow skin.

Oily AND impure skin

You also have...

  • Often pimples and blackheads.
  • Foci of inflammation with a yellowish crust.

Recommended care for oily AND blemished skin

combination skin

Here, individual parts of the face often behave in completely opposite ways and also want to be cared for in the same way. How to recognize combination skin:

You have …
  • A greasy T-zone (forehead, nose, chin).
  • Dry cheeks that may even be tight and raw.

For care recommendations for combination skin

Sensitive skin

If you frequently or currently suffer from sensitive skin, you will be familiar with at least some of these symptoms:

Your skin …
  • reacts often and quickly with spots, tension, redness or irritation to external influences such as cold, UV rays, stress and cosmetic products.

Recommended care for sensitive skin

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