Back when I was 18, I visited this cute little boutique spa in Wimbledon Village where I received a complimentary skin reading to determine my skin type. After a lot of prodding, kneading and faffing around with my face (at that point i’d half expected the lady to chuck me in an oven at 180 degrees), I was told that my skin type was dry, almost dehydrated even, and since then my whole skincare regimen has been based on this analysis.
For the last couple of years I noticed that whenever I would wear makeup, my T-zone would get extremely oily, however I discounted the notion of having something other than dry skin because, I mean, there was a whole lotta prodding going on during my skin exam, SURELY she must be right?!
Last month, I had my face analysed in one of those UV face analysis machine thingies courtesy of the lovely guys over at Balance Me at Debenhams and to my surprise, after a thorough analysis I was told that I do in fact have combination skin! While my cheeks and sides of my face are normal/slightly dry, my T-zone area is pretty oily and because of this, I’m looking to give my current facial products a complete overhaul, starting with these three: