How to define 17 skin types?

Innate Skin Quality
The skin you were born with

By nature, everyone is born with different types of skin. Some are born with oily skin, yet some skin easily get dry. Others have sensitive skin, on the contrary others are resilient. These factors cannot be simply changed. This is why we examine your skin quality first, and then suggest the skin care which will improve your skin condition.

Acquired Skin Condition
All the damages that the skin has accumulated
  • Ultraviolet(UV)
  • Pollen
  • Poor blood circulation
  • Smoking cigarette
  • Dryness
  • Chafing
  • Stress
  • Air pollutant
  • Aging
  • Lack of sleep

Skin is affected and changed by various environment factors such as seasonal changes, physical condition, lifestyle and so on. Knowing the current skin condition is also an important factor to choose the right product.

17 Skin Types

Innate skin quality, living environment, lifestyle and seasonal changes... The skin condition varies depending on various factors. At IPSA, we categorize skin into 17 types base on different characteristics and needs.

Which is the best ME for you?

Learn about your skin type, choose the Metabolizer (ME) that is tailored for your skin.

Find your 1/17 ME