Sunday, March 31, 2013

Dry and Oily Skin Treatment

Skin types can be broadly classified into five categories. These are oily, sensitive, dry, combination, and sun-damaged. This article mainly concentrates on dry and oily face treatment.


The amount of oil that your skin produces is the main basis that helps to identify your skin type. Respective face treatments can be followed to keep your face healthy and fresh. In case you have a dry face, anti-aging and anti-wrinkle creams should be used regularly to avoid development of fine wrinkles and lines. To avoid the problems related with oily face, beauty products that can control or absorb the excessive natural oil produced by your body should be used. Make sure that you buy only branded beauty products for your face. It is also advisable to go in for natural or organic skin treatments instead of chemical based beauty products.

Oily Face

People with oily face have a shiny face that has large pores. Such skin types are more prone to blemishes, pimples, and blackheads.Oily skin products such as cucumber face packs, lemon cleansers, Rose cleansers, and mineral cleansing concentrates should be used on a regular basis. Even oily face requires moisturizing but the moisturizer used should not be oil based. It should be specifically prepared for people with oily skin. Organic masks such as herbal clay masks or turmeric masks can also be used to reduce oil production and prevent acne.

Dry skin treatment

People with dry face have lower production of sebum in their body that makes it difficult for the skin to retain an appropriate amount of moisture. Such people often complain of tightness in the skin. Such skin types are susceptible to fine wrinkles, red patches on the skin, and flaking. Due to high buildup of dead skin, people with dry face also suffer from skin dullness. Dry Skin Products such as natural moisturizers or dry face packs should be used regularly to keep the skin healthy. Mild cleansers should be used instead of soaps. Regular massage with a body and face lotion can also help to treat dryness of your skin.