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what is my skin type?

Dry, shiny, or just confused? Get to know your skin type and find the
products that will help you put your fiercest face forward.

Dry, shiny, or just confused? Get to know your skin type and find the products that will help you put your fiercest face forward.

How to know what skin type you have

Rather than risking pennies on products that aren't right for you, reveal the secrets of your skin type with the wash test. Cleanse your skin and wait for an hour, making sure not to put any product on. After, check for the signs below to identify your skin type.

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Oily skin

Feels greasy, shiny and prone to blemishes.

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Dry skin infographic

Dry skin

Feels rough, tight and can be itchy.

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Combination skin infographic

Combination skin

Matte in some areas but oily in others.

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Sensitive skin infographic

Sensitive skin

Reactive skin prone to irritation.

Tips and advice for your skin type

Whatever the skin you’re in, we’ve got expert guides and tailored routines with tips to take your skincare to the next level.

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Oily Skin
Guide

Go face-to-face with oily skin using these tricks that help target the appearance of pores and shine.

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Dry Skin
Guide

Get clued up with our handy FAQs, tailored skincare routines and expert tips on how to target dry skin.

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Combination Skin Guide

Dry and oily at the same time? Combat indecisive skin with tricks to help you find your perfect balance.

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Sensitive Skin Guide

Discover your sensitive skin type, the red-flag products to avoid, and the best ones to help enhance your natural beauty.

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Tips And Advice For Your Skin Concern

We’re only human and there’s no such thing as a flawless face. However, if you’re looking for extra support to perk-up your skincare game then we’ve got your concerns covered.

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Blemished skin

There’s a number of reasons why your skin reacts so blemishes can be hard to tackle. Learn more about what you can do to help reduce the signs of irritation.

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Hyperpigmentation

Whether it’s speckles, freckles, or unwanted blemishes – learn how your routine can help reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation.

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Dull Skin

Lost your lustre? Get ready for radiant-looking skin with a guide to help you boost and brighten.

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Large Pores

Can you reduce the appearance of pores? It’s the question we all want to know the answer to. Find out from our experts with their 101 on pores.

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Most loved by you

Real life. Real skin. Real skincare goals. It’s time to feel confident in the skin you’re in.

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Tea Tree oil

Tea tree oil

“It works so well to target troubled areas! The size is perfect and I’m excited to take it on my trip!” – AvaG

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Hemp Overnight Mask

Hydrating Hemp Overnight Mask

“This mask is great if you have dry to very dry skin, my skin is dry/sensitive and after using this mask my skin definitely felt moisturised and supple.” – MariaDickinson

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Aloe Day Cream

Aloe Soothing Day Cream

“Love this moisturiser. Scent free, soothing moisture in a bottle. So wonderful for sensitive skin!” – Anonymous

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Seaweed Cleansing Gel Wash

“This gel wash is amazing. It cleanses the oily parts of my face without being too harsh on dry patches.” - Stacy S

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Your skincare finder

Still looking for that perfect product? Tailor your search to match your skin type in four clickity-clicks.

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