Combination Skin

You have a Combination skin type when:

-Your pores are medium sized
-You have a smooth and even skin texture
-Your skin has good circulation and healthy color
-Your skin is sometimes dry on the cheeks
-You experience the shine on oily T zone (Nose and forehead)

Caring for combination skin is a balancing act: You need to moisturize the drier areas, typically the cheeks, while treating the oiliness of the oilier areas such as the forehead, nose, and chin (the so called T-Zone). But that does not mean you have to have tackle box of skin care product. Just few basic products will do the trick.


If you T zone part is very oily, you can use tea tree cleansing cream


The last thing you want to do is make your already oily T zone even oilier. So use a moisturizer only where you need it on combination skin. That is usually the cheeks. If your under eye area is dry, use a cream specifically formulated for this delicate skin. Eye creams contain preservatives that keep them sterile and prevent eye infections.

Combination skin: The rules



Choose cleansers formulated for combination skin, they are gentle on dry area, such as the cheeks, and tougher on oily cheeks, nose, and chin.
Apply moisturizer only where you need it, but slathering it on your T Zone may lead to breakouts.
Use water based or oil free foundation.


Use a different cleanser or moisturizer for different parts of your face- it’s s waste of time and money
Forget to use a sunscreen with an SPF of at least 15 every day. Use a product formulated with out oil, if you like.