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Gift pack 125ml body wash 125ml body lotion Blends ENERGISING - Rosemary, Sweet Orange and Lemongrass CALMING - Lavender, Ylang Ylang, Cedarwood, Frankincense SENSUAL - Sweet... » More

SKIN TYPES AND CONDITIONS

Proper classification of your skin type/condition are important when choosing products most for your skin. Whilst your skin type is dependent on your genes, many skin conditions may be the result of the treatment to yourself and your skin over the years. The following are a breakdown of skin types and conditions. NORMAL SKIN Normal skin looks soft, moist, plump and dewy and has a healthy glow and colour. The surface of the skin shows a fine texture and there are no visible wrinkles, fine lines or open pores.********** DRY SKIN********** Dry skin is the result of sebaceous gland underactivity. It is hereditary but can also result from the aging process. Dry skin also tends to be dehydrated. Its lack of oil diminishes its ability to retain moisture. It tends to be very fine, with almost invisible pores and tends to wrinkle easily.********** OILY SKIN********** Oily skin is a hereditary condition that develops due to overactive sebaceous glands. This activity is controlled by the androgen hormones. Oily skin can be recognised by its shiny appearance with enlarged pores.********** COMBINATION SKIN********** Is characterised by the existence of two or more different skin types or conditions. A classic combination skin is oily around the nose, forehead and chin but dry on the rest of the face. When treating a combination skin, each area is treated for its particular needs. For example, when applying a mask, a mask formulated for oily skin is applied to the oily areas of the face and a mask formulated for dry skin is applied to dry areas.********** SENSITIVE********** Is fine textured and translucent, often prone to lines and small surface veins. It can suffer from redness and irritation when exposed to allergens in the air and to products such as perfume, lanolin and pollen. It is more susceptible to ecema and dermatitis.********** DEHYDRATED********** Is lacking in water, quickly wrinkled, drawn and often cold. Lack of water in the tissues can be caused by insufficient fluid intake, poor lymphatic function, dieting, climatic conditions, central heating or air-conditioning or lack of sebum. Both dry and oily skins can become dehydrated.********** MATURE OR AGEING********** Is prone to dryness and dehydration, wrinkles and lines as it lacks oil and moisture. The skin becomes flaccid, sags ( with underlying fat-shrinkage and skin loosening) and looks dull. Growths and pigmentation occur and small capillaries appear.**********ACNEOUS********** Suffers from acne, a disease of the sebaceous glands and hair follicles. An excess of sebum is produced and clogs the pores, forming blackheads. The pressure of this sebum in the connective tissue increases and creates inflammations, abscesses or pimples.********** BROKEN CAPILLARIES********** Appear as small, dilated, winding, brig red blood vessels on the cheeks, around the nose and sometimes on the chin. It occurs as a result of poor elasticity of the capillary wall and gives the appearance of diffuse or local redness. it is aggravated by extremes of temperature, by excessively hot or cold water, nervous or digestive disorders, poor nutrition, saunas, exercise, drinking very hot liquids, spicy foods, blushing, smoking, alcohol and aggressive scrubs and alcohol-based toners.