What Skin Type Do You Have?

By: Steven Miller

What Skin Type Do You Have?
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About This Quiz

Your genes have a significant impact on what skin type you have. However, other factors such as your age and the type of weather you are experiencing will influence it as well. Take this quiz to find out which skin type you currently have.
How much sun damage does your skin have?
Quite a lot
None that I know of
I have some sun damage.
Very little

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How large are your pores?
A little larger than normal
Average
Very large
Very small

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How important is it for you to keep your skin looking young?
Not at all
This is somewhat important to me.
Very important
Not a huge concern of mine

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Are dark circles under your eyes a concern you have?
It's a big concern.
I have that issue from time to time.
I rarely have that issue.
I don't have that issue.

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Do you have issues with post-breakout scars?
I rarely have this issue.
Yes, very commonly
This happens from time to time.
This is not an issue for me.

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How sensitive is your skin?
Rarely sensitive
Very sensitive
Occasionally sensitive
Not sensitive at all

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How common is redness or rosacea for you?
It's a common issue for me.
It's very rare.
It's happens occasionally.
It's somewhat rare.

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How commonly do you struggle with loss of tone in your skin?
Rarely an issue
Occasionally an issue
Not an issue at all
It's a common issue for me.

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How frequently do you fly on an airplane?
Hardly ever
Occasionally
Very frequently
Somewhat regularly

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How would you describe your current weather?
Hot and humid
Mild
Cold and dry
Warm and dry

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How regularly do you have brown spots or discoloration of your skin?
Occasionally
Never
Rarely
Regularly

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How easily is your skin irritated by harsh products?
Rarely
Very easily
Occasionally
Not usually

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How often do you have breakouts?
Never
Very often
Rarely
Occasionally

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How often does your skin feel tight?
Occasionally
Rarely
Never
Regularly

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How does your skin feel when you wake up in the morning?
Very oily
I don't notice anything.
Itchy
A little oily around my nose and forehead

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How regularly do you struggle with dehydration of your skin?
Very often
Occasionally
Rarely
Almost never

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How common of an issue is clogged pores or blackheads for you?
It's rarely an issue.
Very common
It's occasionally an issue.
Unheard of

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How oily would you say your skin is?
Oily in places
Not oily at all
Slightly oily
Very oily

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How regularly do you wear sunscreen?
I wear it rarely.
I wear it all the time I'm out in the sun.
I wear it when I'm at the beach.
I especially focus on my nose and forehead.

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How would you describe your skin tone?
Dark
Medium
Fair
Very dark

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In the middle of the day, how does your skin usually look?
Very oily
Pretty normal
Like I need some moisturizer
A little oily in places

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What skin treatment do you apply before bed?
Moisturizer
Nothing
Maybe a little moisturizer on my cheeks.
Acne medication

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How shiny is your skin?
Somewhere in the middle
Very shiny
Pretty shiny
Not shiny at all

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How oily is your T-zone?
More oily than the rest of my skin
Not oily at all
Somewhere in the middle
As oily as the rest of my skin

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How young and supple is your skin?
Not at all
Very much so
Somewhere in the middle
It's pretty supple.

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How wrinkly is your skin?
Very few wrinkles
I have some wrinkles.
Not at all
Very wrinkly

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What is your current skin care regimen?
Frequent cleansers
Not a whole lot
Frequent moisturizers
Occasional cleaners and moisturizers in different places

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How big of a problem is acne for you?
It's not an issue.
It's pretty rare for me to have acne.
I have some acne occasionally.
It's a big problem.

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How much sleep do you get?
Six or seven hours
More than eight hours
About eight hours
Not very much

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What's your current age?
20 to 30
Over 50
31 to 49
Teen

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