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Skin care made simple

No time to puzzle over all those skin care choices? Our handy charts will clear up the confusion

We’ve all been there: lost in the skin care section of our favourite department store, completely overwhelmed by the choice of products. Then the questions begin: How do I know if I have a sensitive skin? Which toner should I use if I am prone to pimples? And what the heck is a T-zone?

Chatelaine.com is here to help. Use our charts to determine your skin type and then read on to discover which products—from cleansers to exfoliants to masks—will help you zap zits for good.

Oily skin
Dry skin
Combination skin
Sensitive skin
Acne-prone skin
Mature skin

BONUS: 6 top skin care questions answered