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Do You Know Your Skin Type?
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.
Dry skin vs Dehydrated Skin
- Dry Skin is a Skin Type
- Dehydrated Skin is a Skin Condition
Dry Skin Visible Signs
- Lack of lipids and sebum (oil)
- Tight and scaly
- Slight to severe or peeling
- Feels and looks rough
- Fine lines or crack
- Gray, ashy skin
- Cracking skin that may bleed.
- Chapped or cracked lips.
- Underactive sebaceous glands
- Underactive thyroid or hormone imbalances
Recommended Serums To Relieve Dry Skin
Neova Squalane is a light botanical natural oil, is a fast-absorbing natural oil that relieves and soothes dry skin conditions.
Rhonda Allison Growth Factor Plus an antioxidant – strengthens the extra cellular matrix while thickening over- thinned skin also helps with wound repair
Rhonda Allison Sea Gems
Dehydrated Skin Visible Signs - A Condition brought on by loss of water in the skin
Dehydrated skin, is a lack of water, not oil. It’s possible to have an oily complexion and still have dehydrated skin.
- Flaky and crinkly
- Less supple taught
- has a cellophane look
- darker under-eye circles.
- sunken eyes.
- “shadows” around the face (especially under the eyes and around your nose)
- increased incidence or appearance of fine lines and surface wrinkles.
- Over-exfoliation and
- Poor diet
- Dry environmental conditions
- Harsh cleansers
Recommended Serums To Relieve Dehydrated Skin
Ageless Skin Hydrating Serum
The Hyaluronic attracts and binds moisture around cells for extra hydration.
Rhonda Allison Hyaluronic Serum
Liquid Moisture Drops increases hydration and elasticity, smooths fine lines and wrinkles and plumps skin tissue for younger-looking skin. Use this serum for dehydrated skin.
Sensitive Skin Is A Skin Condition
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.
Recommended cream to relieve sensitive skin symptoms
Neova Ultimate Redness Relief Repairing Complex
Neova Ultimate Redness Relief Repairing Complex with DNA Repair + Copper PeptideSoothing formula calms and hydrates persistent or reactive redness conditions.
Gentle enough for skin prone to rosacea.
In a 12-week Clinical Study* Redness Relief, the Copper Peptide Complex formula, was tested for its effect on rosacea by comparing the base number of inflammatory lesions and those at 6 and 12 weeks. The results demonstrated the positive effect of Clear Relief formula to alleviate the signs and symptoms of rosacea.
Eczema and Dermatitis "The Ultimate Guide"........reviewed by board-certified physicians.
Learn more about eczema and dermatitis, understand your triggers, natural remedies, what foods help relieve symptoms, how to prevent flare-ups, and more.
Eczema 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.
Recommended cream to relieve symptoms
Neova Clear Relief Intense moisture and Copper Peptide Complex® provide noticeable relief from plaque discomfort as a result of problematic psoriasis flare-ups.
A clinical study, evaluating the extent of scaling and plaque elevation (induration) at 8 weeks showed that:
- The plaques in all of the subjects responded to Copper Peptide Complex® treatment with a median reduction of one full ranking.
- In 90% of the subjects, scaling responded to the Copper Peptide Complex® treatment with a median reduction of one full ranking unit.
Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil
Olive oil is beneficial for dry skin because of its fatty acid content. Olive oil contains essential fatty acids dry skin needs, including oleic, palmitic, and linoleic acids. It also contains phenolic compounds that provide antioxidant benefit. Linoleic acid is a component of olive oil, it prevents water from evaporating,. Oleic acid is actually found in our human sebum. Palmitic Acid is saturated fatty acids in body lipids. Palmitic acid levels can decrease by as much as 56% in aging skin.
After the age of thirty, the production of squalene slows down adding another element to dry skin.
Squalene occurs naturally in the human sebum. Your skin’s sebum provides a normal lubricant. It keeps your skin supple and forms a protective bacterial and fungicidal coating on the skin. This oil, which occurs naturally in the body, is also found in olive oil, know as Squalane - As a natural moisturizer squalane helps restore balance to the skin’s depleted oils. Several studies over the years has shown how that squalane not only hydrates and softens the skin, but may also be an effective anti-aging ingredient. No known side effects that come from using squalane.
Vitamin E is a fat-soluble antioxidant that is essential for the maintenance of healthy skin. It helps keep skin supple and hydrated. A potent healing water-binding natural humectant. Vitamin E works to block and trapped free radicals.
Vitamin E absorb the energy from ultraviolet (UV) light. Providing photo-protection to help prevent UV-induced free radical damage to skin. Vitamin E offers anti-inflammatory benefits.
Aloe vera is effective in treating a variety of skin conditions including flaky dry skin. Helps softens the skin without clogging pores. Aloe vera contains powerful antioxidants that belong to a family of substances known as polyphenols. The polyphenols in aloe vera can help to inhibit the growth of bacteria to help prevent acne and reduce the redness and inflammation. Aloe vera contains over 200 biologically active, naturally occurring constituents which include polysaccharides, vitamins (A,C,E, B1 - B12, & folic acid), enzymes, amino acids, and minerals (calcium, magnesium, zinc, selenium, and more), and fatty acids.
Milk Protein contains a high content of vitamin D and other important minerals. Milk Protein is one of the most nutrient rich protein due to its complete amino acid content. Milk Protein nourishes, soothes and heals irritated skin . Hydrates dry skin to lock in moisture.