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How to Determine Your Skin Type

Make It Classy Team


As you may know, there are five different skin types: normal, oily, dry, combination, and sensitive. Along with varying skin types come specific ways to properly care for your skin, which is crucial to your overall health. Luckily, all Make It Classy products are effective and healthy for anyone, regardless of skin type, thanks to all-natural plant-based ingredients.

Below are some key qualities of different skin types to help you determine into which category you fit, as well as some Make It Classy products that would provide suitable skincare. 

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Normal Skin: More common in younger people, as aging affects the skin.

  • Radiant, glowing complexion
  • Little to no imperfections
  • Good balance between dryness and oiliness 
  • Not too sensitive when it comes to moisturizers, sun & weather, makeup products, etc.

Combination Skin: Most common skin type; dry in particular areas, oily in others

  • Clogged pores 
  • Blackheads and/or larger, more open pores
  • Dryness in cheeks
  • Prone to acne and typically oily in T-zone (chin, nose, & forehead)

Dry Skin: May be caused/worsened by factors such as aging, weather conditions, certain medications, UV rays, indoor heating, long hot showers, toxic chemicals in beauty products, or it may simply be genetic.

  • Nearly invisible pores
  • Red patches
  • Rough complexion
  • Itchiness, cracking or peeling
  • Lack of elasticity

Oily Skin: More common in men than women. May be caused/worsened by stress, hormonal changes, or excessive heat/humidity; it can change throughout the year, based on seasonal changes.

  • Large, very visible pores
  • Thick complexion
  • Blackheads, pimples, etc.
  • Shiny/greasy appearance

Sensitive Skin: Causes vary by person, but typically triggered by applying particular products on the skin. It’s important to figure out which products personally affect your skin negatively and make changes to your skincare routine.

  • Redness
  • Scaling
  • Bumps
  • Stinging
  • Itching
  • Burning 
  • Dryness
  • Anything that looks abnormal

Learn more about care for sensitive skin here

As mentioned, Make It Classy has several products that rejuvenate, moisturize, and detoxify the skin and could be applied to any skin type, guaranteed to result in a healthier, smoother complexion. The only exception would be if you happen to be allergic to any of the plant-based ingredients included in the boxes. 

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However, every single ingredient is listed on the recipe card you get in your box, and since each box is a DIY project, you’re able to omit or substitute ingredients as you please. If you’re unsure about an ingredient you may potentially be allergic to, there are also instructions on how to properly patch test before applying the completed product to your skin. You can always contact our team before purchasing for more information on ingredients.

Make It Classy offers products such as a face mask, a body scrub, and rosewater to help get you started on a nontoxic skincare routine that leaves your skin looking and feeling healthier.

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