It's a well balanced type of skin that doesn't feel oily nor dry.
The texture is smooth and silky all over the face, pores are usually small in size, skin is very elastic. It isn't prone to acne breakouts, flakiness or feeling tight.
This skin is typically dull and very thin. It can become flaky and even scaly very quickly.
It feels tight and not very elastic, and the pores are usually very small. It's prone to develop fine lines and wrinkles at an early age. It can become itchy or irritated.
Extreme heat, cold and sun can make this skin very angry.
Chances are you've been told you have oily skin because your T zone is oily.
That assessment however is not correct. Oily skins present an excess of sebum (oil) production consistently all over the face, neck and even chest and back.
Enlarged pores and the presence of acne breakouts and blemished skin are typical tattle tales of this skin type, however not all oily skins present acne. This skin feels elastic and thick.
Combines any two or all three skin types — oily, dry and normal.
Oily skin areas — T zone, (forehead, nose and chin).
Dry skin areas — lower jaw from the mouth all the way to the ears.
Normal skin areas — usually cheeks.
Combination skin is the most common skin type and it's often confused with oily skin.