Hi Folks! Because we all have different skin and hair types/concerns, I wanted to provide my own information, in case any of you share similarities with me. As a reference, I am a 27-year-old Asian-American female.

Skin Tone: Light with slightly yellow undertones (NC20-NC25, sometimes NC30 in the summer)

Face Skin Type: Sensitive/Combination. In the summer, my T-zone is oily and my cheeks are norma. In the winter, my T-zone is only slightly oily (mostly normal) and my cheeks are dry.

Face Skin Concerns: Sensitivity, keratosis pilaris, dehydration, hyper-pigmentation, redness

What I Look for in Skincare Products: Hydrating ingredients (e.g., hyaluronic acid, argan oil, vitamin E), antioxidants and brightening ingredients (e.g., Vitamin C)

What I Avoid in Skincare Products: Harsh ingredients such as hydroquinone and glycolic acid, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS)

Favorite Skincare Brands: Albion, Shiseido (both department and drugstore sub-brands), Mizon, Innisfree, Tony Moly, The Face Shop

Favorite Makeup Brands: MAC, NYX, Lunasol, Illamasqua, Shiseido, NARS, Skin79

Hair Type: Straight, thick, slightly coarse; naturally black with neutral medium-brown balayage highlights

Hair Concerns: Dry scalp; damage (i.e., split ends)

What I Look for in Haircare Products: Color protection; extra moisture

What I Avoid in Haircare Products: Sulfates

Favorite Haircare Brands: Wen, Batiste, Phyto


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