Apart from any inherited factors that determine what type of skin you have, there are many factors that affect the way your skin looks and feels. Knowing what these factors are and how they affect the skin is important if your goal is to keep your skin looking and feeling its best for as long as possible.
- Poor skincare
- Sun Damage (Photoaging)
- Environmental Exposure
- Water consumption
- Free Radicals
Understanding what type of skin you have is just the first step in knowing what skincare products to use and why. The condition of your skin falls into five broad categories:
Learn more by accessing our simple chart to help you properly classify your skin type.
Do you know your skin type and how to protect it? There are six recognized skin types according to The Fitzpatrick Classification Scale. The classification scale is used to determine a person’s skin type based on heritage and assess their tolerance for sunlight. Assess our chart to determine your skin type.