Normal Skin Type: How to Identify and Treat it
Every person has a different skin type and it’s your responsibility to identify your skin’s type and needs and take care of it accordingly. Most of you might know about the four different kinds of skin types – normal, dry, oily and combination. People with dry, oily or combination skin often feel that those with normal skin type have everything sorted and don’t have any problems to deal with. This thought may have occurred because you think taking care of normal skin is as easy as it can get. Although it might be true to some extent, there’s more to this skin type that you may not be aware of. Well, we’re here to tell you more about normal skin and how to take better care of it if you have this skin type.
What is Normal Skin?
Normal skin is neither too dry nor too oily. It has few to no imperfections, no severe sensitivity, barely visible pores and a radiant complexion. Doesn’t that sound like a dream? Even though it might sound all too amazing, you should know that normal skin can also be vulnerable to skin conditions like occasional dryness, oiliness or blemishes.
How to Know if You Have a Normal Skin Type?
It’s very simple to figure out if you have a normal skin type or not. All you have to do is:
– Wash your face with a mild face wash
– Pat it dry and leave it for 20-30 minutes without applying any kind of product to your face
– After 20-30 minutes, notice your skin closely based on the description above and you’ll figure out if you have normal skin or not
Skincare Routine to Follow for Normal Skin:
Every skin type needs a skincare routine regardless of how perfect it looks and feels. If you’re someone with this skin type and wish to know how to take care of normal skin, here’s a simple skincare routine that you can follow:
Step 1: Cleansing:
Cleanse your face with a natural cleanser that is free of chemicals. Chemical-free cleansers won’t dry out your skin and will effectively remove impurities like dirt and grime that could be clogging your pores.
Step 2: Exfoliating:
Use an exfoliating product that will remove dead skin cells from your face in the gentlest manner. An organic exfoliator will be the best option to go for as it effectively unclogs your pores and scrapes off dead skin cells without causing any harm to your skin. This skincare routine step is only meant to be practised once a week for people with normal skin.
Step 3: Toning:
Next step is to use an alcohol-free toner on your face. Toners that contain alcohol can be harsh and damage and dehydrate your skin. Hence, apply a toner made with natural ingredients to get rid of any last traces of dirt and grime stuck in your pores, after cleansing your face. A good toner also restores your skin’s pH levels and improves skin tone.
Step 4: Moisturising:
Using a moisturiser will protect your normal skin from drying out and lock in all the moisture. Pick a moisturiser that is made with organic ingredients like honey, coconut oil, aloe vera, fruit extracts, etc. so that it can provide your skin with all the goodness of nature.
Step 5: Sunscreen:
The last step of the normal skin care routine is to apply a good SPF. No matter what the weather or the situation is, you should use sunscreen with SPF 30 or above. It will protect your normal skin type from harmful UV rays and any kind of sun damage.
It is always a better idea to invest in natural and organic skincare products as they are less likely to cause inflammations, irritations or allergic reactions. Pure Sense is a premium brand that believes in bringing you chemical-free products for the very same reason.
How to Take Care of Normal Skin with Pure Sense Products?
Pure Sense has a wide range of luxurious products that are made with pure ingredients intricately sourced from nature. All of our products are free from sulphates, parabens and carcinogens, along with being cruelty-free and earth-friendly. And not just people with normal skin, but everyone can use our products as they are designed to suit all skin types. As we’re speaking specifically about normal skin this time, we’re going to suggest you a few products that you can invest in without a worry:
1. Rejuvenating Grapefruit Revitalising Face Cleansing Gel:
This gentle cleansing gel is made with eco-certified grapefruit that is rich in vitamin C. It cleans your skin and leaves it beautifully radiant without making it feel dry or itchy. This chemical-free face cleanser is an excellent product to be included in normal skin skincare as it boosts collagen production and gets rid of all the impurities from the face.
2. Macadamia Reviving Face Serum:
Blended with the goodness of exotic oils, this face serum helps boost collagen and restores youthful radiance into your skin by improving its elasticity. Make sure to include this face serum in your normal skincare routine to get all the benefits out of this macadamia-infused goodness.
3. Grapefruit UV Protection Lip Balm:
While taking care of your face, don’t forget to pay attention to your lips. This grapefruit-enriched lip balm is formulated to not only moisturise your lips but also protect them from sun damage. It is made with a unique blend that removes discolouration, heals chapped skin and hydrates your lips at the same time. Apply a generous amount of this lip balm as many times as required throughout the day to protect the delicate skin on your lips.
Nightly Skincare Bundle:
Normal skin also needs pampering at night before you hit the bed. Pure Sense understands this and thus, has designed a special combo kit you can use at night. It consists of Grapefruit Revitalizing face cleansing gel, Macadamia Skin reviving face serum and Macadamia Renewing night cream.
– The face cleansing gel works amazingly to clean your face and brighten your skin at the same time.
– The face serum effectively fights expression lines as well as dullness.
– The night cream protects your skin through the night and keeps it moisturised so that you wake up to healthy and fresh skin each morning.
Together, this night skincare bundle gives your normal skin a refreshing and peaceful experience for your night-time skincare routine.
Frequently Asked Questions
What does a normal skin type feel like?
Normal skin feels quite balanced – this means it feels neither dry nor oily. Usually, it isn’t prone to breakouts, tightness or flakiness. Pores on normal skin are generally smaller and the skin texture is smooth in most cases. This skin type is less susceptible to sensitivity or blemishes.
What are the five skin types?
Ideally, there are only four main skin types – normal, dry, oily and combination. The fifth one is sensitive. But in reality, it can be paired with any of the four main skin types. As each skin type can also be sensitive. For example, normal-sensitive, dry-sensitive, oily-sensitive and combination-sensitive.
Can your skin type change?
Yes, your skin type can change due to several factors like water content, oil content and sensitivity. Other factors like changes in hormones, ageing, seasonality as well as medication can also affect your skin.
People with normal skin would already know that it’s the most fuss-free skin type of all. But it is still very important to use skincare products that help your skin maintain its health and hygiene. If you are still not sure about your skin type, figure it out with the aforementioned method and once you’re assured, invest your trust and money into buying skin care products according to what may suit your skin.
Explore our blog section to read more about topics such as Everything About Combination Skin to take care of combination skin type.
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