A key to effective skincare is understanding your oil and water skin type. However, not many people know theirs. Dr. Schultz will explain how to identify your oil and water skin type and why it's so important.
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It's very important for you to know your facial oil and water skin type if you want your skin care products to do the very best for you that they can. If you use a product not appropriate for your skin type, even though it has the right ingredients in it, it may not only fail to help your problem, but it may even make your problem worse. Your skin has water glands that make water and oil glands that make oil. And it's the relative balance of oil and water on the surface of your skin that determines which of the four oil and water facial skin types you have. And the water and oil have nothing to do with each other. So a deficit of water is not going to be compensated for by adding extra oil. If your cheeks feel tight or dry, or they appear flaky, you have dry skin. If your T-zone appears oily, feels oily, or if you break out with acne, then you have oily skin. And if you have both dry skin and oily skin at the same time, you have combination skin. And if you have neither dry skin, nor oily skin, then you have normal skin. So if you want your skin care products to do the very best for you that they can, know your facial oil and water skin type, and choose products that are labeled for your appropriate skin type.

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