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View Poll Results: How do you prefer your skin
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How do you prefer your skin? - December 22nd 2010, 09:39 PM

Question:

Would you prefer to have oily skin with blemishes and spots/pimples..
Or, Dry, itchy skin, that flakes?

The only reason I ask, is because people seem to moan either way... :3




   
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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - December 22nd 2010, 09:43 PM

My skin is no longer either. I think they're both equally annoying though.
   
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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - December 22nd 2010, 09:50 PM

thats because they want neither. Soft? Not oily and not dry that it feels you need to moisturise it
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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - December 22nd 2010, 09:52 PM

I've had both problems and they both suck I think I'd probably prefer dry skin though :/ At least if I had foundation on it would be less obvious.


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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - December 22nd 2010, 11:23 PM

If I had to pick, oily. Hate hate hate dry skin. I have goodish skin. I moisturise so it helps keep it soft
   
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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - December 22nd 2010, 11:50 PM

I would rather grow a beard and grow my hair long so that nobody can see D=

But my skin is quite good anyway so I'm not bothered
   
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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - December 23rd 2010, 12:04 AM

I have acne, and my skin is oily with blemishes. So I'd rather have dry skin.


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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - December 23rd 2010, 01:43 PM

I'd probably want oily skin with blemishes because at least then it wouldn't be itchy! Plus I've never had dry skin so I probably wouldn't know how to deal with it.
   
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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - December 23rd 2010, 02:18 PM

Well...I get the lovely privilege of having both since I have combination skin

I think in my opinion...dry skin's easier to treat than oily skin.


   
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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - December 23rd 2010, 03:51 PM

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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - December 23rd 2010, 08:39 PM

Right now I have oily skin. Its muchly annoying. But I'm not sure I'd want dry? At least with oily - I can just use heaps of concealer and appear normal :P


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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - December 23rd 2010, 09:31 PM

The problem is with oily skin.. is spots look horrible and for some people .. me included.. wearing makeup gives them more spots.. so they cant cover them up
I would much prefer dry skin, I'd just moisturise alot :3




   
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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - December 23rd 2010, 09:49 PM

I don't currently have either, but if I had to choose, I would say dry skin all the way. I would just use a professional strength moisturizer.
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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - December 24th 2010, 01:00 AM

I would want dry skin.
With oily skin, its tough to take away the oil and keep your face shine-free. Pimples and zits are also hard to take care of, and they can take a few days to disappear.
With dry skin, just apply some moisturizer or use some extra virgin olive oil and your done and your problems solved


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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - December 24th 2010, 02:41 AM

Probably dry.


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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - December 26th 2010, 02:11 PM

I'd rather have dry skin and just moisturise loads. I think it would be easier to deal with than oily skin.


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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - December 26th 2010, 11:06 PM

I've had issues with both, but dry skin is SLIGHTLY less annoying for me. I hate breaking out. It makes me feel like people think I'm disgusting, even though most people tell me they don't notice. At least with dry skin, I can use creams and lotions that will probably work (nothing worked for me when I had really oily skin).
   
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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - December 27th 2010, 01:52 AM

I would rather have dry if I had to choose, but both would drive me nuts.
   
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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - December 27th 2010, 02:36 AM

I would prefer having dry skin to oily. I would just moisturize tons.


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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - December 28th 2010, 09:18 AM

Dry skin, definitely. I have oily skin and it sucks.
   
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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - December 30th 2010, 08:24 PM

Definitely oily skin! My reason: Oil now=Less wrinkles later. My dermatologist told me that oil skin is like a self-made medicine for wrinkles that will come when you're older!



   
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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - December 30th 2010, 08:31 PM

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Definitely oily skin! My reason: Oil now=Less wrinkles later. My dermatologist told me that oil skin is like a self-made medicine for wrinkles that will come when you're older!
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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - December 30th 2010, 09:03 PM

Foundation doesn't set with with dry skin.... I have very oily skin but I can just wash my face and It's perfect again.


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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - December 30th 2010, 09:24 PM

I get both
I think I'd prefer dry though because moisturising can stop it, but spots are horrid


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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - December 31st 2010, 03:05 PM

Dry, because you can just moisturise the hell out of it


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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - January 2nd 2011, 03:49 AM

I'd prefer oily. You can always just wash it. Dry skins woulld be too annoying for me cause of the itch.


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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - January 2nd 2011, 02:11 PM

Also, People with dry skin tend to develop eczema... So you may have red blotches on your skin anyway....
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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - January 2nd 2011, 07:07 PM

How about neither
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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - January 4th 2011, 09:12 PM

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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - January 7th 2011, 04:11 AM

Oily skin, you can wash away and keep oil pads on hand when you feel oily and gross. If I had dry skin, I'd be constantly scratching and picking at it. It'd be way too uncomfortable (physically) for my liking. A few blemishes, I can deal with. Flaky itchy skin? Not so much.


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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - January 7th 2011, 04:15 AM

I have dry skin and I like it that way




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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - January 7th 2011, 05:42 PM

i already suffer from exema it tends to flare up more in the winter though and in the summer when its really hot it tends to flare up too. the only times it doesnt is spring and autumn sort of time.



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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - January 7th 2011, 08:32 PM

Dry if I had to choose, I've had only since I was 12ish and I'm sick of it.


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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - January 12th 2011, 03:47 AM

I cant vote on that because..

Ive had both before when i was in middle school and there both equally AWFUL!

If you have blimishes then your always like "why am i the only one with this crap" and over wash your face to get rid of it which then results in flakey skin from being overwashed.

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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - January 12th 2011, 10:47 AM

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I'd rather have dry skin and just moisturise loads. I think it would be easier to deal with than oily skin.
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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - January 12th 2011, 08:52 PM

I've had both, and although I hated having oily skin i find dry skin is a hell of alot easier to manage lol, I just moisturise every day at least twice hands and face but it's paying off lolz.





   
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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - January 12th 2011, 08:54 PM

Dry skin because I could just moisturize it a lot (:
I use a lot of lotion and things like that anyways, so it'd be easy for me to get rid of the dryness of it. Haaa.


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Re: How do you prefer your skin? - January 13th 2011, 03:38 PM

Dry cues it's alot easier to control.
   
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