What is your Skin Type?

To achieve your best complexion possible you must first define what makes your skin unique from others.  Elizabeth Renee Esthetics has developed an easy system, offering twelve skin types to ensure you obtain perfect treatments & products for your skin.

Take a moment to define which skin type most closely resembles your own.  With just a click, you’re on your way towards “complexion perfection”.

Skin Type 1

VERY DRY / MATURE / DULL / TIRED / SUN-DAMAGED – Over time your skin’s has felt the effects of environmental damage. Metabolism has slowed down. Skin cells and the skin matrix in the dermis are not repairing themselves the way they should…

Skin Type 2

VERY DRY / DELICATE / PARCHED / ALIPIDIC / SMALL PORES – You probably inherited dry, delicate skin, but over the  years your skin has become more dry and sensitive. The protective barrier on the skin’s surface is not as strong as it used to  be, so your skin is more vulnerable to environmental aggressors than it used to be…

Skin Type 3

DRY / DEHYDRATED / MILDLY SENSITIVE / MATURE / SMALL PORES – You have healthy skin but you may have inherited dry skin, which can become sensitive when out of balance or exposed to harsh ingredients. When you get that occasional blemish it’s usually related to hormone changes…

Skin Type 4

NORMAL to DRY / SENSITIVE / RED / ROSACEA PRONE / REACTIVE – You have reactive, rosacea-prone skin, which requires attention to the environmental triggers that cause these reactions. Carefully choose soothing botanicals that work for your skin type…

Skin Type 5

NORMAL to DRY / DEHYDRATED / SOME SUN DAMAGE / ANTI-AGING – Sounds like you have fairly healthy skin. You just need to keep it in balance. Healthy skin requires moisture, nutrients and regular exfoliation to stay looking young. Be extra diligent about protecting your skin from the sun…

Skin Type 6

COMBINATION / SENSITIVE / REDNESS / ANTI-AGING / REACTIVE – Because your skin is sensitive, whether you’re most concerned about aging, oil, hyperpigmentation or breakouts your first priority should be to calm and balance your skin. When you control inflammation the other skin problems seem to resolve themselves…

Skin Type 7

NORMAL / SOME OIL / HEALTHY / BALANCED / MILD DEHYDRATION – Because your skin is healthy with no particular concerns you should focus on keeping your skin in homeostasis. That means keeping you skin well nourished, balanced and hydrated so it will remain healthy and young looking for years to come. Avoid the sun, harsh ingredients and poor life style choices…

Skin Type 8

NORMAL TO OILY / THICK / DULL / UNDER-CIRCULATED / CLOGGED – Your oily/combination skin looks dull and tends to get clogged pores because of a lack of microcirculation. This renders your skin unable to properly rid itself of waste and toxins. As you age sluggish skin has a tendency to developing hyperpigmentation spots…

Skin Type 9

OILY / COMBINATION / SENSITIVE / DEHYDRATED / MILD BREAKOUTS – Sensitive oily skin can sometimes breakout with inflamed blemishes. This kind of skin needs to focus on calming the inflammation first. Choose botanicals that sooth and minimize the risk of redness, rosacea…

Skin Type 10

OILY / COMBO / SENSITIVE / BLOTCHY / RED / PROBLEM BREAKOUTS – You have sensitive oily skin prone to inflammation and breakouts. Most acne regimes are just not formulated to meet the needs of your sensitive skin. They may only serve to irritate and further increase you blemishing problem. This kind of skin needs to focus on calming inflammation first…

Skin Type 11

VERY OILY / THICK / LARGE PORES / OCCASIONAL BREAKOUTS – You have thick oily skin, which requires diligent exfoliation, and stimulation to circulation to feed skin ceils so that your skin can acquire a soft, smooth vital surface and a fresh, radiant glow…

Skin Type 12

VERY OILY / THICK / DULL / PROBLEM BREAKOUTS – Thick, oily, problem skin needs to focus on detoxification. This problem may originate from toxins from the environment or from nutritional related issues. Learn to eat a clean diet, which may include limiting sugar or dairy…