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Combination Skin: What Exactly Is It And How To Manage It?

Do you experience dryness as well as excess oil on your face? If yes, you have a combination skin type. Sometimes, it can get tricky to figure out what skincare products our skin needs. All you can do is help your skin find the perfect balance by following a proper skincare regime for combination skin.  Combination skin has both oily and dry skin which means you might get baffled by what type of skincare products to choose. As tricky as it sounds, you don’t want to use two different skincare routines, but instead find one in the middle road. First, let’s understand what combination skin type is. 

What Is Combination Skin? 

Combination skin is like two sides of a coin—dry sand meeting the sea’s lapping waves. Time to learn some tips and skincare routine for combination skin. Ahead, we share tips on how to care for combination skin, as well as the must-have products to give your skin the balance it needs.  

Ways To Know If You Have Combination Skin

what is combination skinThe oil you spot on your forehead, chin and nose makes you believe that you have an oily skin type, but watch out. Because that’s possible only if you have oil on the rest of your face too. Meanwhile, let’s take you through what are the ways to know if you have combination skin. 

1. Oily T-zone 

If your T-zone i.e. forehead, nose and chin is oily and shiny while your cheeks are dry, it’s a sign that you have combination skin. 

2. No product suits your skin type

The products that cater to oily skin work beautifully on certain parts i.e. T-zone while drying out the other parts of your face especially cheeks.  Similarly, products for dry skin make some parts of your skin feel oily. Hence, you either end up using products for both the skin types or none. 

3. Blackheads on nose, always

You witness open pores on your nose usually that leads to blackheads and whiteheads. Open pores are sensitive to the impurities, dirt and pollution. Grime and oil build-up gets deposited in these that leads to the formation of these blackheads. 

How To Take Care Of Your Combination Skin

Make sure that you are providing the utmost attention to your skin while striking the right balance. Choosing the right ingredient and skincare products helps to give your skin the right balance and healthy skin. 

1. Beware of colder days

Like all skin types, combination skin is also affected by the weather changes during colder months. The swing from one extreme temperature to another can make your skin dry. Aim to rebalance your skin’s moisture levels using a moisturizer that has a lightweight formula and easily blends into your skin. 

2. Choose the right kind of skincare products

Our skin needs consistency, with the right kind of products that consist of both desert and mountain benefits that will keep your skin looking healthy. Invest in products that soothe your dry areas without kicking off the sebum production. And at Quench, our formulas are infused with naturally derived ingredients that will give your skin just what it needs.

Your Daily Skincare Heroes For Combination Skin 

The dry skin area hints for rich moisturizers while the oily T-zone craves an oil-free moisturizer. Combination skin needs different skincare products to handle this situation. At Quench we give your skin some TLC with products targeted for combination skin. 

Mon Cherry Brightening Foam Cleanser 

Our bestselling face cleanser for combination skin—Mon Cherry Brightening Foam Cleanser. It deep cleanses your skin and maintains moisture balance too. Enriched with the goodness of skin-soothing cherry blossom, grapefruit, pearl, babassu seed oil and citric acid (AHA), it helps to effectively get rid of impurities while leaving your skin feeling clear and refreshed.

Quench Mon Cherry Brightening Foam Cleanser

Bravocado Intense Brightening Serum

Are you in need of a blemish battle? You can simply add our Bravocado Intense Brightening Serum to your skincare regime. It’s amongst our star products for combination skin due to its skills in tackling dark spots, blemishes and balancing moisture levels. Bakuchiol, being the main ingredient, works as a natural alternative to retinol. And enriched in our *star* product, it enhances skin texture, and reduces fine lines and wrinkles. Just apply 2-3 drops in your AM and PM routine. The unique bouncy texture of this serum sinks into the skin like a dream! 

Quench Bravocado Intense Brightening Serum

Chialeader Oil Control Moisturizer

Our Chialeader Oil Control Moisturizer is as hydrating as it’s lightweight and doesn't clog pores while feeling moisturizing. This ultra-light and refreshing moisturizer helps control shine throughout the day. It balances oil and makes the T-zone look less shiny. Perfect for combination skin packed with skin-loving ingredients such as chia seed, cactus extracts and bamboo water. This moisturizer helps to fight the signs of aging and soothes itchy and dry skin while making it feel plump and soft. Your skin will feel instantly softer and more conditioned! 

Quench Chialeader Oil Control Moisturizer

Mon Cherry Intense Brightening Essence

Our Mon Cherry Intense Brightening Essence helps your skin feel replenished with moisture. This multitasking formula is good for combination skin as it provides extra protection from environmental aggressors. Crafted with natural ingredients like cherry blossom, grapefruit, and glycerin, this refreshing essence helps to restore your skin’s natural radiance and prepares the skin to absorb the richness of other skincare products. It leaves your skin feeling fresher and healthier! 

Quench Mon Cherry Intense Brightening Essence

Bravocado SPF 50+ PA++++ Sunscreen Gel

The newly launched product in our Bravocado range— Bravocado SPF 50+ PA++++ Sunscreen Gel is a lightweight daily use SPF perfect for combination skin. Designed to help control excess oil and restore skin balance, this sunscreen helps to protect your skin against harmful UV rays, a known aggressor for any skin type. Its unique gel-cream formula infused with vitamin E shields your skin against sun damage and prevents photodamage, skin reactions and sunburn. 

Quench Bravocado SPF 50+ PA++++ Sunscreen Gel

Matcha Better Bubble Sheet Mask 

If you are looking at giving your blotchy, worrisome skin some detox, treat it to our instantly refreshing Matcha Better Bubble Sheet Mask that has antioxidant rich matcha green tea to control excess oil, treat blackheads and blemishes and keep your skin squeaky clean and fresh. This one quickly bubbles up in foam when applied on your face and works brilliantly to unclog pores, tackle inflammation, redness and breakouts. Perfect for combination, oily and acne-prone skin, this one infused with soothing bakuchiol, glycerin, vitamin E and chamomile intensely nourishes and gives your skin a nice dewy glow without any greasy feel! 

Quench Matcha Better Bubble Sheet Mask

Mama Cica Oil Control Overnight Mask

If you are looking for an effective exfoliating skincare product that removes all dead skin, grime and oil from your face without any dryness and adds brightness, try the refreshing Mama Cica Oil Control Overnight Mask. This superlight overnight exfoliating face mask has a revitalizing blend of natural ingredients like Korean ginseng, cica, calendula and tamanu oil to unclog pores, absorb excess oil, hydrate and brighten skin all at one go!

Quench Mama Cica Oil Control Overnight MaskLooking for skincare to take care of your combination skin, explore our range here

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