Skin Care Library

Learn about the best ingredients for your Baumann Skin Type® on the Skin Care library.

Best Foods for Your Skin Type

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Apr 24, 2024

Discover the best foods for glowing, healthy skin based on your unique Baumann Skin Type. Dermatologist Dr. Leslie Baumann shares her expert tips on how to eat for optimal skin health, addressing concerns like dryness, oiliness, sensitivity, acne, rosacea, hyperpigmentation, and aging. Learn which nutrients your skin craves most.

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Skin Types

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Mar 05, 2024

There are many skin types. What are the different skin types? What skin typing system do dermatologists use? This article discussed all of the basic skin types, the Baumann Skin Types, and the Fitzpatrick skin types. signs and symptoms of each skin type will be reviewed.

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Aging Skin: The Wrinkle-Prone Skin Type

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Aug 01, 2023

In the Baumann Skin Typing System, aging skin is called Wrinkle-Prone Skin. This aging skin type is either over the age of 30 or has lifestyle factors or habits such as increased sun exposure that increases the risk of wrinkles. Even if you are a teen or in your twenties, anti-aging skin care is a good idea if your skin type quiz says you are a Wrinkle-Prone Baumann Skin Type.

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Combination Skin Routine and Products

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Jul 30, 2023

What are the best products to use in a combination skin routine? Well- there is no real category of combination skin. If you believe you have combination skin- then you are most likely using the wrong skin care products in your skin care routine. We can help you properly identify your skin type. In the meantime, this blog gives dermatologist advice on skin care products for those who believe they have combination skin. Let us help you make better choices.

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Is my Skin Dry or Oily?

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Oct 25, 2022

Are you an oily or dry skin type? Our skin type test will tell you accurately. It is important to take the quiz because most people guess incorrectly if they are oily or dry.

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Hypersensitive Skin

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Sep 19, 2022

How to cure hypersensitive skin? Can hypersensitive skin be cured? Well- it depends upon what is causing the skin to be hypersensitive. We will discuss the different causes of hypersensitive skin and which hypersensitive skincare products to use to calm skin.

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Skin Type Chart

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Aug 01, 2022

This skin type chart lists all 16 of the Baumann Skin Types. Unlike the Fitzpatrick Skin Type Chart that lists skin color types 1-6 according to how they respond to light, this skin type chart is used to prescribe skin care regimens by dermatologists and has 16 skin types. You can also find a Fitzpatrick Skin type Chart here.

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Sensitive Skin Types

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Jul 14, 2022

There are 4 types of sensitive skin. Each type develops inflammation. You can have one or more of these types of sensitive skin.

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Normal Skin

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Feb 03, 2022

Normal skin is what we all strive for! Have you thought about what it means to have normal skin and what causes skin to be considered normal? Smooth, tight, glowing, calm, even-toned skin is normal skin. Normal skin is highly coveted but sometimes out of our grasp- especially if we ...

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The Best Skin Typing System for Skin Care Routines

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on Jun 21, 2021

Why the Baumann Skin Typing System is better than the Fitzpatrick Skin Typing System to shop for skincare. Learn the difference between these skin typing systems.

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Uneven Skin Type

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on May 28, 2021

An uneven skin tone on the face and dark spots on the skin can be caused by many skin conditions such as melasma and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Sun exposure, blue light from the phone and computer, and exposure to heat can also cause an uneven skin tone on the face and ...

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Oily Skin Type

By Dr. Leslie Baumann on May 28, 2021

Oily skin is caused by a sebum secretion from the sebaceous gland located down inside the hair follicle. Sebum secretion is increased by genetics, hormones, stress and other factors. This blog discussed the eight Baumann Skin Types and why it is desirable to have oily skin.

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