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combination skin Line breaks: com¦bin|ation skin

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Definition of combination skin in English:


[mass noun]
A type of facial complexion characterized by an oily forehead, nose, and chin and relatively dry cheeks: using an excessive amount of moisturizer on combination skin will lead to blocked pores
More example sentences
  • On her stand was examples of skin products for young, mature, dry, oily and combination skin.
  • Women with combination skin develop the tell-tale shiny T-zone along the forehead, nose and chin - where the sebaceous glands are more numerous.
  • All these products are all oil free, so you won't have to worry about blocking your pores or anything if you have oily / combination skin (like yours truly).
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