Skin Type Skin Structure Characteristics
Normal
Water and oil content is constant. Neither too oily or too dry.
Pore size is small or medium. Moisture content is good. Texture is smooth and even. Colour is healthy. Elasticity is good and skin is firm. Usually free from blemishes. Often found in the young.
Dry
Lacking in sebum, moisture Pores are small and tight. Moisture content is poor. Texture is coarse or both. and thin, possibly flaking, it can feel papery.
Tendency towards sensitivity. Possible premature ageing, particularly around the eyes. Skin pigmentation can be uneven. Little elasticity. Milia are often found around the cheek and eye.