Skin types vary from person to person -- and season to season for some. Test your skin care knowlege and find out your true skin type with this ultimate skin care quiz.
If you have extremely dry skin, you should look for moisturizers that contain these kinds of butter.
- aloe and cocoa
- olive and mango
- shea, olive and cocoa
You can cause acne, dermatitis and eczema if you have sensitive skin and do this.
- wash your face too much
- wash your face too little
- use too much moisturizer
- use too little moisturizer
What's an important word to look for on a moisturizer bottle if you have acne-prone or sensitive skin?
These types of oil are great for sensitive facial skin.
- geranium, jasmine and citronella
- chamomile, peppermint and cedar
- mineral, primrose and avocado
- lavender, patchouli and sandalwood
If you have dry skin, you might want to avoid moisturizers that contain ________.
- hyaluronic acid
- salicylic acid
- alpha hydroxy acids
If you have dry skin, should you use cleansers that contain soap?
This is one more product that dry-skinned people should avoid.
- deodorizing body cleanser
This is the facial area that's usually oily on people with combination skin.
- the Z-zone
- the T-zone
People with this type of skin should probably avoid exfoliation.
- oily and acne-prone
- dry and sensitive
If you have combination skin, should you use different moisturizers for different areas of your face?
- No: find a moisturizer that works for both the dry parts of your face and the oily patches.
If you have this skin type, you're least likely to develop fine lines and wrinkles -- in other words, you might age more gracefully.
What's probably the biggest factor in determining your skin type?
- hygiene habits
These common preservatives found in skin products can really irritate sensitive skin.
If you have sensitive skin, should you use cleansers with a low or high pH?
If you have dry or sensitive skin, how long should you wait after showering before applying facial moisturizer?
- Don't wait -- applying moisturizer to wet or damp skin will lock in more moisture.
- At least 10 minutes -- you need your skin to get back to 'normal' before applying any products.
What can heightened hormone levels do to your skin?
- make it dry
- make it oily
- make it sensitive
What's the best type of facial cleanser to use on oily skin?
Dabbing this on your face a couple of times a day will help keep oil at bay.
- dry ice
- hydrogen peroxide
- nail polish remover
- aloe vera gel
- lemon juice
If you have oily skin, should you still use moisturizer?
What kind of foundation should you avoid if you have oily skin?
- full coverage