Posted by Upstate Dermatology on Jul.27.16 in Skin Care
Do you know your Skin Type? Ask us to customize and prescribe the proper skincare regimen for you today.
Discover Your True Skin Type
Properly identifying your skin type is crucial. Once you take the 3-5 minute questionnaire, you will be given a corresponding 4-letter designation with a number and skin color that represent your skin type. You can remember the 4 letters, the color of the number – whichever is easiest for you.
- Studies show that most people incorrectly guess their skin type and are using the wrong products on their skin.
- Your skin deserves medical advice on skincare to maximize its health and appearance.
Receive a Customized Skincare Regimen
After you take the questionnaire, a skincare regimen will be prescribed for you. In addition, you will receive informational material to help you better understand your skin’s issues and how to properly take care of it. You can choose to purchase these carefully selected products from us to ensure you are buying the correct regimen. All of the products have been extensively tested by dermatologists affiliated with Skin Type Solutions, and have received the coveted “Skin Type Solutions Certified” seal.
Your Provider is an Expert on Skincare Technology
The best way to optimize your skin’s function, health and appearance is with consistent use of the proper skincare products. Your provider and his or her staff have chosen to undergo advanced training in order to match the appropriate skincare products to your skin type. They have been educated on the latest advances in skincare technologies in the world – many of which are exclusive to the Skin Type Solutions System. We congratulate you on understanding that specially trained providers and their medical staff are the most reliable source of skincare information, and choosing a medical practice that is on the cutting edge of skincare science.
- Deciphering marketing claims is difficult. Leave this to experts who are specially trained in skincare science.
The Skin Type Solutions System evaluates four facial skin attributes to scientifically determine your Skin Type
Dry (D) vs. Oily (O)
Your skin’s oil production and ability to hold onto water determine your skin’s hydration status and tendency toward enlarged or clogged pores.
Sensitive (S) vs. Resistant (R)
Sensitive skin types experience acne, redness, burning, stinging or frequent rashes. Resistant skin types rarely suffer from inflammation, and need stronger ingredients.
Pigmented (P) vs. Non-pigmented (N)
Pigmented skin types experience discoloration, while Non-pigmented skin types are even in color. This parameter is independent of ethnicity.
Wrinkle prone (W) vs. Tight (T)
Wrinkle-prone skin types require anti-aging ingredients, while Tight skin types are teenagers and others who are not yet ready for aging prevention.
- Remember to visit us annually to see if your skin type has changed and to keep your skincare regimen current.
- Please make an appointment to see us to reevaluate your skincare regimen if…
- You move to a different climate
- Your hormone status changes
- Your products stop working
- Your lifestyle changes
- You have any questions
For more information on Skin Type Solutions:
Learn more at SkinTypeSolutions.com