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Determine Your Skin Type, Once and for All

This video breaks it all down.
Photo: @labeautyologist/Instagram

Photo: @labeautyologist/Instagram

Beauty tutorials are big on YouTube — a search for "makeup tutorial" and "hair tutorial" yields more than five million videos. In this weekly series, we put a mix of popular and under-the-radar tutorials to the test and show you what's best.

If you've never quite known how to answer the question "what is your skin type?" with confidence, you're not alone. It's a notoriously tricky subject for most people to figure out, but if you're going to get your skin-care routine perfectly tailored to your own personal needs, determining whether you have dry, oily, normal or combination skin is crucial.

That's where this video from the aesthetician and beauty vlogger behind The Golden Rx comes in. In the video, she breaks down all of the different skin type possibilities, how to figure out exactly what type you're working with and what products, treatments and ingredients to work into your routine for each one. One watch of this video, and it all seems surprisingly simple.

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