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Discussing Skin type and condition.

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Introduction

INTRODUCTION

 IN THIS ASSIGMENT I WILL DISSCUSS THE SKIN TYPE/CONDITIONS. THERE IS MANY SKIN TYPES I.E OILY, DRY, COMBINATION, SENSITIVE AND DEHYDRATED.  THERE IS ALSO NORMAL SKIN WHICH IS NOT INCLUDED IN THIS ASSIGNMENT AS IT IS NOT A COMMEN SKIN TYPE AND VERY FEW PEOPLE HAVE NORMAL SKIN.  THERE ARE DIFFERENT MASSAGE TECHNEGUES FOR DIFFERENT SKIN TYPES AND ALSO DIFFERENT PRODUCTS USED.

SKIN TYPES

THE BASIC STRUCTURE OF THE SKIN DOES NOT VARY FROM PERSON TO PERSON, BUT THE PHYSIOLOGICAL FUNCTIONING OF ITS DIFFERENT FEATURES DOES; IT IS THAT THAT GIVES US SKIN TYPES.

THE FIRST AND MOST IMPORTANT PART OF FACIAL TREATMENT IS THE CORRECT DIAGNOSIS OF THE SKIN TYPE.  THIS IS CARRIED OUT AT THE BEGINNING OF EACH TREATMENT, WHICH IS ALSO KNOWN AS A SKIN ANALYSIS.

OILY:

OILY SKIN NORMALLY TENDS TO GIVE A SHINE OF IT, IT ALSO HAS A SALLOW APPEARANCE.  THE SKIN WILL APPEAR COARSE AND THICK AND OPEN PORES ARE VISIABLE.

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Middle

COMBINATION:

COMBINATION SKIN IS MADE UP FROM TWO DIFFERENT SKIN TYPES; OILY & DRY.  THE OILY PARTS OF THE SKIN ARE GENERALLY FOUND ON FOREHEAD, NOSE AND CHIN.  THIS IS CALLED YOUR T-ZONE.  YOUR CHECKS AND NECK WOULD BE DRY.  COMBINATION SKIN TENDS TO BE THE MOST COMMEN SKIN TYPE.

COMBINATION SKIN HAS THESE CHARACTERISTICS:

  • THE PORES IN THE T-ZONE ARE ENLARGED, WHILE THE CHEEK AREA THEY ARE SMALL TO MEDIUM;
  • THE MOISTURE CONTENTS IS HIGH IN THE OILY AREAS, BUT POOR IN THE DRY AREAS;
  • THE SKIN IS COARSE & THICK IN THE OILY AREAS, BUT THIN IN THE DRY AREAS;
  • THE SKIN TONE IS GOOD IN THE OILY AREAS, BUT POOR IN THE DRY AREAS;
  • THERE IS UNEVEN PIGMENTATION;
  • THERE MAY BE BLEMISHES SUCH AS PUSTULES AND COMEDONES ON THE OILY SKIN AT THE T-ZONE;
  • MILIA AND BROKEN CAPILLARIES MAY APPEAR IN THE DRY AREAS

SENSITIVE:

SENSITIVE SKIN USUALLY ACCOMPANIES A DRY SKIN TYPE, BUT NOT ALWAYS.

SENSITIVE SKIN HAS THESE CHARACTERISTICS:

  • THE SKIN MAY SHOW HIGH COLOURING;
  • THERE ARE USALLY BROKEN CAPILLARIES IN THE CHEEK AREA;
  • THE SKIN FEELS WARM TO TOUCH;
  • THERE IS SUPERFICIAL FLAKING ON THE SKIN;
  • THE SKIN SHOWS MAY SHOW HIGH COLOURING AFTER CLEANSING, IF IT IS SENSITIVE TO PRESSURE
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Conclusion

DEHYDRATED SKIN HAS THESE CHARACTERISTICS:

  • THE SKIN HAS A FINE ORANGE-PEEL EFFECT, CAUSED BY ITS LACK OF MOISTURE;
  • THERE IS SUPERFICIAL FLACKING;
  • FINE, SUPERFICIAL LINES ARE EVIDENT ON THE SKIN;
  • BROKEN CAPILLARIES ARE COMMEN

MATURE:

MATURE SKIN IS THE CHANGE IN WOMEN’S SKIN DURING THE AGING PROCESS.  THIS IS RELATED TO HORMONAL CHANGES IN THE BODY.

MATURE SKIN HAS THESE CHARACTERISTICS:

  • THE SKIN LOSES ITS ELASTICITY AND WRINKLES APPEAR DUE TO THE CROSS-LINKING AND HARDENING OF COLLAGEN FIBRES;
  • THE SKIN APPEARS THINNER
  • BROKEN CAPILLARIES APPEAR, ESPECIALLY ON THE CHEEK AREA AND AROUND THE NOSE;
  • THE FACIAL CONTOURS BECOME SLACK AS MUSCLE TONE IS REDUCED

SEBORRHOEA:

SEBORRHOEA SKIN IS EXCESSIVE OF SEBUM, USALLY OCCURS DURING PUBERTY.  IT IS NOT INFECTIOUS.  THE SKIN SEEMS TO APPEAR COARSE, GREASY, COMEDONES, PUSTULES AND PAPULES ARE PRESENT.

COMEDONES (BLACKHEADS):

COMEDONES ARE DRIED SEBUM AND KERATINISED CELLS, WHICH BLOCK THE HAIR FOLLICLE.  THE HEAD OF THE OF THE BLOCKED HAIRFOLLICLE IS DARK (BLACK) BECAUSE OF OXIDATION Y THE AIR.

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