Did you know that there are four skin types: normal, dry, oily and combination? Your skin type can be determined by your genetics, weather, your age and your environment. Here is your Avon, go-to guide for finding your best skincare products to suit your skin type.
As the weather turns colder, it’s very common to experience dehydrated skin. Dehydrated skin means the uppermost layer of the skin, lacks moisture, it feels chappy, rough and visibly dry. For many people, dry skin is caused by external factors including the weather, central heating and hot water. Here is a round up of Avon’s top three skincare products for dehydrated skin:
Nutra Effects Nourishing Oil to Milk Cleanser, £2.00
This Nourishing Oil to Milk Cleanser gently cleanses and removes make-up and impurities, leaving your skin feeling incredibly soft, hydrated and with a radiant glow. Suitable for normal to dry skin, this cleanser is dermatologist tested, non-comedogenic, allergy tested and clinically tested. This calming and soothing oil-based cleanser is formulated with Shea Butter, which helps nourish the skin.
How to use me: Massage a small amount onto dry skin, then apply warm water to transform the oil into milk. Rinse with warm water, before gently patting dry and follow with your favourite Nutra Effects moisturiser.
Nutra Effects Oxypure Hydrate & Protect Day Cream SPF20, £5.00
Suitable for all skin types, this beauty gem is perfect for combating dehydrated skin, it calms, protects and nourishes, dry and dull looking skin, helping neutralise free radicals and protect your skin against pollution and UVA/UVB. Powered by sea algae and soy bean, your skin will be left feeling hydrated and looking brighter.
How to use me: Apply to clean, dry skin and massage gently until it’s fully absorbed.
Clearskin Blemish Clearing Jelly Face Mask, £3.50
This bouncy blemish fighting Jelly Face Mask purifies and hydrates skin in just 15 minutes. It’s formulated with micro oxygen bubbles to help gently cleanse, deep into pores, helping clear blemishes and reduce skin redness.
How to use me: Apply a thin layer of mask to face and leave for 15 minutes. Rinse off.
Oily skin can be common in under 30 year olds, it’s caused by heightened sebum production and is also linked to acne. Causes can include stress, hormonal changes and imbalance, medication and make-up and cosmetic products that cause irritation. Here is a round up of Avon’s top three skincare products for oily skin:
Nutra Effects Mattifying Fluffy Foam Cleanser, £3.50
This Mattifying Fluffy Foam Cleanser gives your pores a deep cleanse, which reduces the appearance of oil and it mattifies skin for a shine-free finish all day. It’s formulated with rice and willow leaf to help mattify and leaves your skin looking and feeling purified and fresh. This beauty gem is an absolute game changer and will most definitely help you combat oily skin.
How to use me: gently massage into your skin before rinsing thoroughly with warm water and gently patting dry. Follow with your favourite Nutra Effects moisturiser.
Nutra Effects Matte Oil-Control Day cream SPF20, £5.00
This Matte Oil-Control Day Cream, does exactly what it says on the tin, it helps reduce the appearance of oily, shiny skin. It’s newly improved formula includes rice and willow leaf to help mattify, as well as turmeric, shea butter and vitamin E, to help make skin less reactive over time and the SPF20 will protect skin from the sun’s harmful rays. This amazing day cream can be used on oily, combination and sensitive skin.
How to use me: Smooth over cleansed, dry skin in the morning. To make sure your stay protected, ensure even application before sun exposure.
Nutra Effects Oxypure Hydrate & Protect Face Mist, £3,00
Give your skin a boost with this amazing Oxypure Hydrate & Protect Face Mist. Powered by sea algae and soy bean, this magical mist, immediately boosts your skin’s moisture by over 80%, locking hydration into your skin. Spritz all over your face to create an invisible, breathable and protective barrier that helps protect your skin from harsh weather and pollution. It will also soothe and calm your skin too, leaving it looking fresh and feeling cool.
How to use me: hold 8-10 inches from your face, close your eyes and spray a light mist over your skin. Use under or over your moisturiser or make-up and take it with you to apply as needed, throughout the day.
If you skin type is combination, it means that you have a combination of both oily and dry skin. Your skin tends to be oily on your forehead, chin and nose, also known as the T-zone areas, but dry on the cheeks and other parts of the face. This is caused by the overproduction of oil in some areas, while the dry parts have fewer oil glands. Here is a round of Avon’s top three products for combination skin.
Nutra Effects Matte BB Cream, £6.00
Available in three shades, this Matte BB Cream will mattify your complexion, making your skin look less oily and feeling more hydrated. It’s brand new formula, rice and willow leaf helps to mattify the skin and the Turmeric, shea butter and vitamin E, to help fully nourish your skin, making it less reactive over time. It’s absolutely perfect for oily, combination and sensitive skin, it’s been allergy tested, dermatologist tested and clinically tested.
How to use me: Apply the BB Cream onto dry, clean skin and blend using a sponge or foundation brush for a flawless finish.
Anew Reviving Tonic, £10.00
This multi-tasking wonder tonic is formulated with 5% Niacinamide, which works to instantly smooth skin and improves the appearance of fine lines and pores, whilst locking in skin’s moisture, leaving it looking healthy and dewy. What’s Niacinamide? It’s one of the hottest trending ingredients in youth-boosting skincare, it’s also known as vitamin B3. This Reviving Tonic is an all-round hero that works to help re-balance and reinvigorate skin.
How to use me: Pour a small amount into the palms of your hands and gently press into cleansed face and neck. Allow to dry and then follow with your Anew Moisturiser.
Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil Cleanse & Calm Micellar Water, £6.50
Formulated with cannabis sativa seed oil, vitamin E and shea butter extract, this soothing Micellar Water dissolves make-up and impurities in just one sweep, leaving your skin looking and feeling calm and comforted. This skin care gem is suitable for sensitive skin and all skin types, it’s also allergy and clinically tested. This gentle cleanser is suitable for use in your daily skincare routine.
How to use me: Sweep over face, eyes and neck to remove make-up and impurities.
The term ‘normal skin’ is used when a person has well-balanced oil and moisture in their skin. Your skin isn’t too dry and not too oily either, it produces just the right amount of oil. If you have normal skin, the world is your oyster as far as skincare products are concerned. Here is a round-up of Avon’s top three products for normal skin.
True Nutra Effects Radiance Tinted Moisturiser SPF20, £5.00
Get that sun kissed glow, all year round with this brilliant Radiance Tinted Moisturiser. Infused with passion fruit seeds, chia seeds and vitamin E, this tinted moisturiser will tan and hydrated your skin, giving you a healthy glow. This lightweight tinted moisturiser will seriously hydrate and nourish your skin.
How to use me: Apply in the morning to a cleansed, dry face. For best results, smooth the tinted moisturiser on, in an upward and outward motion, ensuring that all streaks are blended into the skin, to create a natural look, which shines with the healthy warmth and radiance of beautiful skin.
Nutra Effects Radiance BB Cream, £6.00
This skincare must-have is super lightweight. The Radiance BB Cream, offers coverage that blends seamlessly, leaving your skin looking absolutely flawless and giving you a glowing finish that you and your skin will love. Suitable for sensitive skin, the Radiance BB Cream, is allergy tested, dermatologist tested and is non-comedogenic and there are three shades to choose from.
How to use me: After cleansing, apply the BB cream like you would your foundation, making sure you cover your face evenly.
Nutra Effects Radiance Day Cream, £5.00
Packed full with active seed complex and passion fruit seed extract, this Radiance Day Cream works to reduce the look of pigmentation and will visibly improve an uneven skin tone. Your skin will not only look radiant, with an effortlessly glow, it will feel nourished and hydrated. Containing SPF20, this Radiance Day Cream will also protect the skin and give you a healthy, lasting glow.
How to use me: After cleansing, apply the moisturiser to dry skin and massage gently until it’s fully absorbed. This product works as a day cream with natural sun protection to prevent early aging.