Skin IQ

Skin Identification: What's my Skin Profile?

Dry Skin

Why does dry skin occur?

All skin requires an essential level of moisture to remain smooth and supple. The causes and degrees of dry skin may vary extensively. The majority of people simply tend to develop dry skin because their lipid and moisture regulation is unbalanced, leading to the formation of small wrinkles caused by dryness.

How do I know if I have dry skin?

Your skin feels dry and tight, and sometimes you can see flakes on your cheeks, chin and forehead. Fine lines may be present around your eye and lip contour areas. It is important to use moisture-rich products such as a daytime moisturizer, and a moisturizing treatment at night to repair your skin while you sleep. Weekly moisturizing masques will keep your skin soft and supple and will reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

How does the Janssen Dry Skin series treat this?

Janssen Cosmetics is fortified by research in developing products that target your dry skin with scientifically backed ingredients. The dry skin system products contain moisture retaining ingredients along with active cell-communicating ingredients to fortify the skin against the harsh elements that could further drain your skin of moisture and the nutrients it craves. Our products will leave you skin feeling radiant and revitalized.

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Oily Skin 

Why does oily skin occur?

Blackheads, papules and pustules, characterize oily skin. These skin impurities also frequently have enlarged pores—which can begin in puberty and extend into adulthood. Excessive sebum from a medium in which certain germs flourish, leading to skin inflammation. Excessive sebum production and bacterial infestation of the skin flora are the main causes behind acne prone oily skin.

How do I know if I have oily skin?

Your skin is shiny, has visible pores and is prone to spots and blemishes. Makeup seems to slide off your skin as soon as it is applied. Oily skin has the benefit of not showing lines easily, but needs to be maintained to help prevent breakouts and to control shine. An unhealthy diet, hormone level fluctuations and daily stress can also exacerbate oily skin conditions as well.

How does the Janssen Oily Skin series treat this?

Our Oily Skin line takes care of these for you as every single one of our products are carefully researched on for skin beneficial properties before being utilized. The oily skin series contains active substances that work to calm aggravated skin and combat spots, blackheads and enlarged pores. Furthermore, anti-sebum products help takes control of your skin’s oil production ensuring your blemish prone skin sees visible improvements in the days to come.

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Sensitive Skin 

Why does sensitive skin occur?

Sensitive skin can be described as skin that has low tolerance to regular products or react negatively when regular products are applied. They occur when our skin is not used to the external factors that are presented to it, and the skin barrier is unable to handle the irritants. Some of the factors that may cause sensitivity to skin includes the environment, dirt, pollution, hormones, stress and irritants found in skincare products.

How do I know if I have sensitive skin?

Your skin has fine pores, can be easily irritated and is prone to redness. Sensitive skin is often genetic and can also react to poor diet, changes in weather, hormonal imbalance and certain cosmetic products. Sensitive skin must be treated with the correct skin care products that are gentle and soothing to heal your skin and relieve your symptoms.

How does the Janssen Sensitive Skin series treat this?

Our Sensitive Skincare Line works by implementing a combination of two systems of action to strengthen your skin barrier and preventing irritation of your skin. Ingredients you’ll find throughout the Sensitive Skin Line includes classic ingredients along with anti-inflammatory ingredients such as liquorice root and echium seed oil to strengthen the skin’s barrier and visibly calm sensitive skin. With the ongoing use of the Sensitive Skin line, you’re promised to see smoother, more radiant and calm skin.

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Combination Skin 

Why does combination skin occur?

The main cause of combination skin is partial sebum gland hyper-function, usually due to hormonal changes. The combination skin profile is characterized by both dry and oily areas of skin. In the central area of the face (the T zone), the skin has an oily sheen and the pores are enlarged, while other areas are more likely to appear dry and look tired and pale.

How do I know if I have combination skin?

Your skin has an even tone, and is not overly dry or oily. From time to time you may experience oiliness on your chin, nose and forehead or dryness on your cheeks, lips and around your eye contour area. To keep the condition of your skin even and toned, a good skin care routine including cleansing and moisturizing is a must.

How does the Janssen Combination Skin series treat this?

Active substance preparations act to balance the skin’s natural functions are required to treat combination skin. Janssen’s Combination Skin series is able to moisturize the dry areas of the skin, while simultaneously reducing the oily sheen on the forehead, nose and chin. This leaves your skin velvety and without an oily sheen throughout the whole day.

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Demanding Skin 

Why does demanding skin occur?

From the age of 25, the signs of aging become increasingly perceptible and reflected in our faces—initial lines and creases become noticeable around the eyes, mouth, and forehead. The skin also becomes pale more quickly, appears tired, and tends to become dry and susceptible to degenerative processes.

As you age and the cells in your skin become less robust, signs of aging can be seen especially among those who do not practice good skin care routines. Years of exposure to the sun without sunblock, using irritant-laden products or scrubbing our faces with harsh products all contribute in the degenerative process of your skin.

How do I know if I have demanding skin?

Signs of demanding skin is characterized by the initial formation of lines and wrinkles, increased dryness, and paleness. 

Spider veins that may appear on the cheeks and along the jaw lines, skin discoloration, fine wrinkles that appear when the face is stretched are examples of pre-maturely aging skin. Blotchy complexion can also be an indicator of premature aging skin where blotches of red skin are seen around the temples and cheeks.

How does the Janssen Demanding Skin series treat this?

Janssen’s Demanding Skin series expresses its capability by its balanced lipid and moisture content to support the skin’s natural functions. Our active ingredients leave the skin supple and resilient even when faced with external stresses such as dry air, heat or low temperatures. Penetrating deep into the skin, the active substances regulates the protective function of the skin and locks in moisture to leave the skin looking much younger-looking and radiant.

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Skin Regeneration (Mature Skin) 

Why does aging skin occur?

As the body’s protective sleeve, our skin is exposed to daily internal and external factors which weaken and stress it. Harmful environmental influences, an unhealthy lifestyle, or genetic disposition exert detrimental effects to our skin.

How do I know if I have aging skin?

Years of your skin bracing the elements of the world may result in wrinkles, fine lines and brown spots. Coupled with the use of incorrect skin care products on your face, you may find your skin looking worn out, pale and tired looking. These are all signs of aging skin and can be unsightly, diminishing your confidence.

How does the Janssen Skin Regeneration series treat this?

After much intensive research, Janssen Cosmetics has developed the skin regeneration line that utilities a special combination of active substances in our product. These substances act as an active messenger to coordinate cellular activities at the very deepest layer of the skin to trigger the regeneration process of the cells. You can expect to see your lines and wrinkles being reduced and elasticity in your skin restored as our product works its magic on your skin.

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Fair Skin 

Why does hyperpigmentation occur?

Skin pigmentation problems occur when the body produces either too much or too little of melanin. Melanin which is the pigment found in skin produced by specific cells is triggered by an enzyme which ultimately gives us the color of our skin, eyes and hair. The production of melanin becomes defective when you chronically expose yourself to the sun unprotected or due to hormones.

Melanin however, does provide sun protection by absorbing the sun’s ultraviolet light which explains why darker skin colors are less prone to sunburn and damage.

How do I know if I have hyperpigmentation?

All of us regardless of our race would struggle with some form of hyperpigmentation or uneven skin tones at some point in our life. Our skin may appear lighter or darker at specific areas of our face, or even patches of discoloration and freckling.

How does the Janssen Fair Skin series treat this?

The Janssen Fair Skin Series has made used of extensive research by scientists to incorporate ingredients that balance our discolorations and prevent the occurrence of new pigment discolorations. By protecting your skin against the harmful UV radiation and inhibiting melanin production, you will find your skin glowing with youthfulness as the day passes.

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