How To Identify Your Skin Type? How To Identify Your Skin Type?

How To Identify Your Skin Type?

We have established that following a skincare routine religiously, truly does wonders for your skin. It helps make your skin look healthy, radiant, supple and also boosts the renewal of the skin. However, it is important to tailor your skincare routine to your skin type. If you are someone with oily skin, products for dry skin will not do your skin any good. Let’s identify the different skin types, needs and products that best fit your skin type, shall we?

1. Dry skin 

If your skin feels too stretchy and parched after cleansing it, you probably have dry skin. Dry skin is usually prone to becoming dry, flaky, dull and rough. However, these dry skin concerns can very easily be taken care of with the right skincare practices.

Dry skin needs

This skin type has dehydrated skin, which needs deep hydration and nourishment. Using serums, essences and moisturizers for dry skin will help rejuvenate your skin. It will give your skin a boost of moisturization and make it feel less dry.


After washing your face with a facewash, lather the skin on your face with a nourishing moisturizer for dry skin. A moisturizer will help to deeply hydrate your skin. If you are stepping out in the day, you can use a moisturizer enriched with SPF. This double action combo will nourish the skin while protecting it from sun damage. You can opt for the Garnier Bright Complete Vitamin C Serum Cream with SPF 40/PA +++, which is infused with yuzu lemon. This helps hydrate and moisturize your skin and also provide UV protection. A nighttime routine for people with dry skin type does wonders as products work their magic while you get your beauty sleep. For the nighttime, use the Garnier Bright Complete Vitamin C Yoghurt Night Cream after cleansing your face. This cream melts into your skin and is enriched with vitamin C, lemon essence and yoghurt bifidus. This helps deeply moisturize and brighten your skin overnight. As the last step, you can give under eyes some extra hydration. Use the Garnier Bright Complete Eye Roll On at night to boost moisturization under your eyes.

2. Oily Skin

If your t-zone feels greasy 30 minutes after cleansing your face, you have oily skin. People with oily skin have excess sebum production, which leads to enlarged pores, develop acne blemishes and be more prone to acne breakouts. However, with the right products, you can take care of your oily skin the right way.

Oily skin needs

It is important to deeply cleanse your skin when you have oily skin. However, overwashing your skin can damage your skin. Make sure to wash your skin twice a day with a face wash for oily skin. Along with this, it is also important to incorporate products that help combat bouts of acne.


Starting your skincare routine with a cleansing facewash like the Garnier Bright Complete Brightening Duo Action Face Wash. This is a great facewash for oily skin as it will help get rid of all the dirt, dust and oil trapped in your pores. Along with this it also purifies your skin, which helps keep acne at bay. Follow this up with a vitamin C serum like the Garnier Bright Complete Vitamin C Serum. This serum breathes new life into your skin and gives you a bright, nourished and spot-less complexion.

3. Combination skin

People with combination skin have areas that are dry as well as oily. They have an oily T-Zone, and the cheeks being either dry or normal.

Combination skin needs

People with combination skin need products that hydrate their skin, while not being too heavy. Using products that are too rich can clog their t-zone. And using products that are not moisturizing enough can make their cheeks feel dry.


Adding this one product to your skincare routine can be a boon for this skin type. Sheet masks are a great way to hydrate your skin, as they are lightweight, yet super hydrating. Choose a sheet mask that helps you target your skin concerns from the wide range of Garnier sheet masks. You’ll witness smooth, soft and radiant skin in just a few days!

Getting your skincare routine just right is a tricky journey, but the reward of glowy skin is surely worth it. Pamper your skin with skincare products that perfectly suit your skin type with Garnier.