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Personalization: Take the skin type test to find personalized k-beauty skincare for you!

Personalization and finding the perfect skincare products for your skin type might be a challenge. It would be ideal to mix and match skincare products precisely for your skin and personalize your skin care routine. A personalized skin care routine is often correlated to an expensive visit at a clinic/specialist, while this is not really needed. Offering the best to your skin does not have to be complicated, be related to skin clinics, nor does it have to be expensive or a luxury. Everyone deserves personalized skin care! (We do highly recommend going to a doctor or clinic if you experience really rough symptoms though!).

Therefore, today we try to make the start to your personalized skin care as easy as possible!

A quiz is made to find out your detailed skin type. What we mean be “detailed” is that we broke down the most general skin types such as Normal, Dry, Oily, Combination, and Sensitive. Some of the skin types, especially combination skin, could be looked into further. Especially combination skin can quite differ from person to person. Next to this for the test we also payed attention to your skin condition in terms of hydration, whether it is dehydrated or not.

When you find out your skin type, you can search it up in this blog post and find a fitting skin care routine from the k-beauty brands “SKIN&LAB”, “I’m From”, and “Chica y Chico”.

What are we waiting for? Let’s get started~!


Press CTRL+F to search for your skin type directly 🙂

Balanced
Normal

Normal skin

This skin type means that your skin is neither too oily, nor too dry. The T-zone (forehead, nose, and chin) might be a little bit oilier but in overall the skin is balanced. There are just a few to no blemishes, and barely any visible pores.

Acne prone normal skin
Even though normal skin mostly comes with few to no blemishes, blemishes may still occur often to people with normal skin. Even if your skin is normal, you might have acne prone skin. This needs to be handled differently than skin with oily acne prone skin (which is more common). Acne prone means that skin breaks out easily, usually in terms of acne, blackheads and whiteheads.


Oily
Oily

Oily skin

People with oily skin have a heightened sebum production. Oily skin has enlarged pores that are clearly visible, and the face is shiny. Oily skin in most cases is very much prone to acne, blackheads and whiteheads.


Dry

Dry skin

Dry skin produces less sebum than normal skin. The skin might feel tight and looks rough. Next to the sebum, skin moisture has to do with the amount of water in the deeper laying skin layers.


Combination

Combination skin is the most complicated of all the skin types. As it is combination skin, the most general term is an oily T-zone (forehead, nose, chin) and the rest of the face being dry. Though as we want to be specific, combination skin can have lots of combinations (hah.. haha.. what a surprise who would of have thought) depending per person. Let’s check out some of the following possible kinds of combination skin and combinations.

Mixed

Oily T-zone (Forehead, nose, chin), rest of face dry
An oily T-zone and the rest of the face dry is the most common kind of combination skin. Though, the ratio of dry and oily can differ quite differently per person. We categorized it into medium and extreme. Even though normal is kind of vague as normal for everyone is different, let’s see this as all that is in between the minimum and extreme. That is why it is important to get to know your skin really well to know what it is to you personally, and being aware of how your skin feels like on a daily basis.

Minimum combination skin
Let’s see this as the first-degree combination skin. You notice just how your T-zone differs in oiliness from the rest of your face that appears somewhat dryer.

Normal/Medium combination skin
With this one you can obviously notice the ratio of difference between the oily T-zone and dryer cheeks and the rest of the face. With this one you can also feel it better than the minimum level.

Extreme combination skin
The ratio between the oily T-zone and dryer skin on the other parts of the face is extreme and very obvious.

Reversed combination skin
Yes. It exists. It is basically a dry T-zone and oilier cheeks/other parts of the face. As this is not that common as the “usual” combination skin, we don’t categorize it like we did with that one.

Only dry around eyes and mouth
You might produce more sebum on all parts of your face, also cheeks, except around the eyes and mouth. You might notice more wrinkles and dullness around your eyes and mouth. This could definitely because the skin around these areas are thinner and therefore more likely to retain moisture like the parts with thicker skin.

Sensitive combination skin
You have normal or dry skin with patches of oily skin (mostly on the T-zone). But with this kind your skin is sensitive or has some sensitive areas.


Sensitive
Sensitive

Sensitive skin
Skin (most likely specific parts of the face depending per person), might be red, have rashes, swelling, flaking and might go hand in hand with feelings of prickling, itching, burning, and tightness. Some conditions that go together with sensitive skin is sun damage, Rosacea, Eczema,

Dry sensitive skin
Skin that is dry and is sensitive/has sensitive spots.

Oily sensitive skin
Skin that is oily and is sensitive/has sensitive spots.

Sensitive acne prone
Skin that easily breaks out. Both the non-break out and break out areas can be sensitive separately or both at the same time. Simply said, a mix of sensitive skin and acne prone skin.

Skin conditions

Dehydrated oily skin

Even though your first thought might be dehydrated skin should be dry, well yes oily skin might seem hydrated, but your skin can definitely be oily but still dehydrated. This occurs when skin might have enough oil but lacks water. The theory behind this is, that when your skin feels that it is losing hydration, it will produce more oil to make up for it! Your skin might feel tight and have flaky parts while having naturally produced oil on your skin, still feeling greasy or oily while the skin is dehydrated!

Dehydrated skin

As we have dehydrated oily skin, there is also dehydrated skin that isn’t oily but just.. dry. It basically the same case as dehydrated skin except the oily part is not applicable here.

If the test result pointed out that your skin might most likely be dehydrated, pay attention to the extra notes next to the product recommendations below! And next to this, drink lots of water! A lot of coffee, sugar etc. intake and not drinking enough water is a big cause of dehydrated skin!!


Product recommendations depending on the skin type

Normal

Normal skin

Cleanser:
CHICA Y CHICO – Killing Star Cleanser

Mask: I’M FROM – Honey Mask

Toner:
I’M FROM – Rice Toner (Recommended if skin is dehydrated)
SKIN&LAB – Vita Energy Toner & Mist

Essence: I’M FROM – Magnolia Wake Essence (Recommended if skin is dehydrated)

Serum: I’M FROM – Ginseng Serum

Cream:
SKIN&LAB – Barrierderm Intensive Cream
SKIN&LAB – K Plus Red-X if Skin is dehydrated

Acne prone normal skin

Cleanser: CHICA Y CHICO – Killing Star Cleanser

Mask: SKIN&LAB – Dr. Pore Tightening : Glacial Clay Facial Mask

Toner: CHICA Y CHICO – Tota-S Toner

Essence: I’M FROM – Mugwort Essence

Serum: I’M FROM – Ginseng Serum

Cream:
SKIN&LAB – Barrierderm Intensive Cream and/or:
CHICA Y CHICO – Tota-S 3.0
CHICA Y CHICO – Astazet 4.0 (As spot treatment)

Oily

Oily skin

Cleanser: CHICA Y CHICO – Killing Star Cleanser

Mask:
I’M FROM – Vitamin Tree Water Gel
SKIN&LAB – Dr. Pore Tightening : Pink Clay Facial Mask (Recommended if you have enlarged pores)

Toner:
I’M FROM – Rice Toner (Recommended if skin is dehydrated)
SKIN&LAB – Vita Energy Toner & Mist

Essence: SKIN&LAB – Oxygen Ultimate Brightening Essence

Serum: I’M FROM – Ginseng Serum

Cream:
SKIN&LAB – Glacial Water Soothing Gel
– Mix with SKIN&LAB – K Plus Red-X if Skin is dehydrated

Dry

Dry skin

Cleanser: CHICA Y CHICO – Killing Star Cleanser

Toner:
I’M FROM – Rice Toner (Recommended if skin is dehydrated)
SKIN&LAB – Vita Energy Toner & Mist

Essence: I’M FROM – Magnolia Wake Essence

Serum: I’M FROM – Ginseng Serum

Mask: I’M FROM – Mugwort Sheet Mask (If skin is dehydrated, the honey wash off mask is recommended after cleansing: I’M FROM – Honey Mask)

Cream:
SKIN&LAB – E Plus Moisturizing
– Mix with SKIN&LAB – K Plus Red-X if Skin is dehydrated

Combination skin

Oily T-zone (Forehead, nose, chin), rest of face dry

  • Minimum combination skin

Cleanser: CHICA Y CHICO – Killing Star Cleanser

Mask: SKIN&LAB – Dr. Pore Tightening : Glacial Clay Facial Mask

Toner:
I’M FROM – Rice Toner (Recommended if skin is dehydrated)
SKIN&LAB – Vita Energy Toner & Mist

Essence: SKIN&LAB – Oxygen Ultimate Brightening Essence

Serum: SKIN&LAB – Red Serum

Cream:
– Mix with SKIN&LAB – K Plus Red-X if Skin is dehydrated

  • Normal/Medium combination skin

Cleanser: CHICA Y CHICO – Killing Star Cleanser

Mask: SKIN&LAB – Dr. Pore Tightening : Glacial Clay Facial Mask

Toner:
I’M FROM – Rice Toner (Recommended if skin is dehydrated)
SKIN&LAB – Vita Energy Toner & Mist

Essence: SKIN&LAB – Oxygen Ultimate Brightening Essence

Serum: SKIN&LAB – Red Serum

Cream:
– Mix with SKIN&LAB – K Plus Red-X if Skin is dehydrated

  • Extreme combination skin

Cleanser: CHICA Y CHICO – Killing Star Cleanser

Mask:
I’M FROM – Vitamin Tree Water Gel (On the oily parts of the face)
– Mask: I’M FROM – Honey Mask (On the dry parts of the face)

Toner:
I’M FROM – Rice Toner (On dryer part of face) (Recommended if skin is dehydrated)
SKIN&LAB – Vita Energy Toner & Mist (On dryer part of face)
CHICA Y CHICO – Tota-S Toner (On oilier parts of face)

Essence:
SKIN&LAB – Oxygen Ultimate Brightening Essence (On oilier parts of face)
I’M FROM – Magnolia Wake Essence (On dryer parts of face)

Serum: I’M FROM – Ginseng Serum

Cream:
SKIN&LAB – E Plus Moisturizing (On dryer parts of face)
– Mix with SKIN&LAB – K Plus Red-X if Skin is dehydrated

  • Reversed combination skin

Cleanser: CHICA Y CHICO – Killing Star Cleanser

Mask: SKIN&LAB – Dr. Pore Tightening : Glacial Clay Facial Mask

Toner:
I’M FROM – Rice Toner (Recommended if skin is dehydrated)
SKIN&LAB – Vita Energy Toner & Mist Essence

Essence: SKIN&LAB – Oxygen Ultimate Brightening Essence

Serum: SKIN&LAB – Red Serum

Cream:
– Mix with SKIN&LAB – K Plus Red-X if Skin is dehydrated

  • Only dry around eyes and mouth

Cleanser: CHICA Y CHICO – Killing Star Cleanser

Mask:
SKIN&LAB – Dr. Pore Tightening : Glacial Clay Facial Mask

Toner:
I’M FROM – Rice Toner (Recommended if skin is dehydrated)
SKIN&LAB – Vita Energy Toner & Mist

Essence:
SKIN&LAB – Oxygen Ultimate Brightening Essence (On oilier parts of face)
I’M FROM – Magnolia Wake Essence (For dryer parts)

Serum: SKIN&LAB – Red Serum

Cream:
SKIN&LAB – E Plus Moisturizing (Around eyes and mouth)
– Mix with SKIN&LAB – K Plus Red-X if Skin is dehydrated

  • Sensitive combination skin

Cleanser: CHICA Y CHICO – Killing Star Cleanser

Toner: CHICA Y CHICO – Tota-S Toner

Essence: I’M FROM – Mugwort Essence

Serum: SKIN&LAB – Red Serum

Mask: I’M FROM – Mugwort Sheet Mask

Cream:
SKIN&LAB – B Plus Calming
– Mix with SKIN&LAB – K Plus Red-X if Skin is dehydrated

Sensitive

  • Sensitive skin

Cleanser: CHICA Y CHICO – Killing Star Cleanser

Toner: CHICA Y CHICO – Tota-S Toner

Essence: I’M FROM – Mugwort Essence

Serum: I’M FROM – Ginseng Serum

Mask: I’M FROM – Mugwort Sheet Mask

Cream:
SKIN&LAB – B Plus Calming
– Mix with SKIN&LAB – K Plus Red-X if Skin is dehydrated

  • Dry sensitive skin

Cleanser: CHICA Y CHICO – Killing Star Cleanser

Toner:
I’M FROM – Rice Toner (Recommended if skin is dehydrated)
SKIN&LAB – Vita Energy Toner & Mist

Essence:
I’M FROM – Mugwort Essence (If you want to focus more on sensitivity)
I’M FROM – Magnolia Wake Essence (If you want to focus more on dryness)

Serum: I’M FROM – Ginseng Serum

Mask: I’M FROM – Mugwort Sheet Mask (Sheet mask is especially recommended if you have really, really dry skin. If it’s not extreme dry and you would like a soothing, moisturizing wash off mask: I’M FROM – Honey Mask is recommended, especially if your skin is not only dry but also dehydrated.)

Cream:
SKIN&LAB – B Plus Calming + SKIN&LAB – E Plus Moisturizing
– Mix with SKIN&LAB – K Plus Red-X if Skin is dehydrated

  • Oily sensitive skin

Cleanser: CHICA Y CHICO – Killing Star Cleanser

Mask:
I’M FROM – Vitamin Tree Water Gel
SKIN&LAB – Dr. Pore Tightening : Pink Clay Facial Mask (Recommended if you have enlarged pores)

Toner: CHICA Y CHICO – Tota-S Toner

Essence:
I’M FROM – Mugwort Essence (Focusses more on sensitivity)
SKIN&LAB – Oxygen Ultimate Brightening Essence (Purifies skin waste and is soothing)

Serum: I’M FROM – Ginseng Serum

Cream:
SKIN&LAB – B Plus Calming
– Mix with SKIN&LAB – K Plus Red-X if Skin is dehydrated

  • Sensitive acne prone

Cleanser: CHICA Y CHICO – Killing Star Cleanser

Toner: CHICA Y CHICO – Tota-S Toner

Essence: I’M FROM – Mugwort Essence

Serum: I’M FROM – Ginseng Serum

Mask: I’M FROM – Mugwort Sheet Mask (Use wash off mask instead after cleansing if your skin is towards the oily side: SKIN&LAB – Dr. Pore Tightening : Glacial Clay Facial Mask)

Cream:
More concentrated on Acne
CHICA Y CHICO – Tota-S 3.0 (Especially for acne)
CHICA Y CHICO – Astazet 4.0 (As spot treatment)
_________ and/or:
Slightly more concentrated on Sensitivity
SKIN&LAB – B Plus Calming
– Mix with SKIN&LAB – K Plus Red-X if Skin is dehydrated


TIP/RECOMMENDATION: SKIN&LAB 5 VITAMIN CREAMS

This line of creams are an example of personalized skincare. You can mix and match the creams to perfectly match your skin type or condition. You can mix together the creams on the palm of your hand, and tadah~~! Your own personalized cream!

Here some examples 🙂


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