¿Cuál es tu tipo piel?

What is your skin type?

The skin is made up of sebaceous glands, which are the fatty glands that produce lipids such as collagen, and sweat glands, which regulate the hydration of our skin and produce sweat.

These two glands are different in each person and even in different areas of the body. Depending on their condition and the combination between them, we will have different “skin types”.

Let's look at the different types of skin and if you recognize which one is yours to know how to care for it.

  • Normal or eudermic skin: The hydration and lipids of the skin are balanced, which produces fine, flexible skin without greasy shine.There are no obvious peelings and it is unlikely that impurities such as pimples, open pores or blackheads will appear.

The best way to care for this type of skin is to maintain the balance that already exists.

Soaps with very high PH should be avoided and avoid exposing the skin to continuous humidity or extreme changes in temperature (very hot water or very cold wind for example).

  • Combination or combination skin: It is characterized by presenting characteristics of both oily skin (especially in the T zone that includes the forehead, nose and chin) and dry skin (especially on the cheeks and the contours of the face).

It is recommended to use facial cleansers with active ingredients that reduce oil production (salicylic acid) and non-greasy moisturizing creams.

Exfoliation is highly recommended, as it eliminates both excess sebum from oily areas and flaking from dry areas.

  • Seborrheic or oily skin: It is characterized by having a thick texture, with enlarged pores, an oily appearance and a correct level of hydration. It is the type of skin that ages more slowly, since its fats protect it from the factors that cause skin aging. It has a tendency to accumulate blackheads, clogged pores and pimples.

In this case, we recommend taking care of your lifestyle, since diet or mood can significantly influence sebum production.

Regular deep cleanings help eliminate sebum from the pores and the application of non-greasy moisturizing creams.

  • Dry skin: It is characterized by being thin, tense and striated, with very small pores, dull, rough in appearance and flaking (due to little sebum production that causes massive loss of skin). cells in the outer layer of the skin). Since it is less protected by peeling, it has a greater risk of suffering from infections.

The skin cannot retain hydration well for various reasons (environmental factors, lifestyle or genetics), causing the sebaceous glands to be unable to produce enough lipids to protect our skin, resulting in a lack of sebum on the skin.

The key to caring for this type of skin is constant hydration with high-level moisturizing creams during the day and creams with high nutritional power at night.

  • Dehydrated skin: It is characterized by having a “broken” or “separated” appearance. It is often confused with dry skin. While dehydrated skin is due to a lack of hydration, dry skin includes a lack of hydration and sebum. It is important to know how to distinguish these two types of skin, to provide dehydrated skin with ingredients that hydrate it but do not stimulate sebum production.
  • Sensitive skin: It is characterized by turning red very easily and suffering from itching, irritation and itching if it is not well treated. The endings of this type of skin are more sensitive than in other types of skin and react more adversely to external stimuli.

You have to be especially careful with this type of skin, since some cosmetic and personal care products can cause an adverse reaction. You should look for products that contain as many natural ingredients as possible and without allergens.

GGcare products are suitable for all skin types, even the most sensitive, damaged or medically treated.

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