Skin Protection

Skin types include normal, oily, dry, and Combination. Some people also have a combination of skin types in different areas of their skin. Your skin type can change over time. For example, younger people are more likely than older people to have a normal skin type. Skin types vary depending upon factors such as:
Water content, which affects your skin's comfort and elasticity
Oil (lipid) content, which affects your skin's softness Sensitivity level



Not too dry and not too oily, normal skin has:
No or few imperfections
No severe sensitivity
Barely visible pores
A radiant complexion

Your skin can be dry or normal in some areas and oily in others, such as the T-zone (nose, forehead, and chin). Many people have this type. It may need slightly different care in different areas. Combination skin can have:
Pores that look larger than normal, because they’re more open
Blackheads
Shiny skin



You may have:
Enlarged pores
Dull or shiny, thick complexion
Blackheads, pimples, or other blemishes

You may have:
Almost invisible pores
Dull, rough complexion
Red patches
Your skin is less elastic
More visible lines
Your skin can crack, peel, or become itchy, irritated, or inflamed. If it’s very dry, it can become rough and scaly, especially on the backs of your hands, arms, and legs.