Last Updated on March 16, 2021 by Alice Pien, MD & Asher Milgrom, PhD

Dr. Oz explains the best skin care routine for your skin type

Dr. Oz recommends the best skincare routine for your skin type

Skin is your largest, most exposed and vulnerable organ and each person’s face requires special individualized care,” said Dr. Oz as he rolled out his “Anti-Aging Plan for Your Skin” on his show and website this month. He detailed a simple routine for each skin type and color.

As Dr. Oz points out, “many women don’t know how to properly care for their skin, nor do they realize that race and ethnicity also dictate what types of cleansers, lotions and serums are suitable to use.”

And if women are uninformed… just imagine how clueless the men are!

The Best Skin Care Regimen for Your Skin Type

Here is a brief look at what Dr. Oz says about each skin type and recommendations of daily regimen solutions from the doctors at AMA Regenerative Medicine & Skincare.

Skin Care for Dark Skin – Types 5 & 6

According to the Fitzpatrick scale, you are skin type 5 if your skin is brown to dark brown. You are skin type 6 if your skin is very dark brown to black.

According to the Fitzpatrick scale, you are type 5 if your skin is brown to dark brown. You are type 6 if your skin is very dark brown to black.

Although high in melanin, dark skin is still susceptible to sun damage and needs to be protected daily with sunscreen, according to Dr. Oz. He said to look for an ultra-sheer formula so that it does not appear chalky.

The doctors at AMA Regenerative Medicine & Skincare recommend that patients with dark skin use NEOVA DNA Total Repair, 1.7 Fl Oz. This product is available from the above link and should be applied after your morning and evening daily cleaner.

In addition, our doctors suggest the Clayton Shagal Collagen Gel Plus – 1.65 oz. This incredible gel will not only replace lost collagen in your body but also help stimulate future collagen creation. It also helps correct pigmentation spots in dark skin.

Ultimately sagging and wrinkling cannot be prevented with any topical regimen alone and will eventually require stronger protocols. At AMA Regenerative Medicine & Skincare we offer several one-of-a-kind holistic treatments that will naturally lift sagging skin with long-term results. Our unique SpectraLift™ Non-Surgical Facelift will give you results you never dreamed possible.

You can read several reviews from our patients here.

Skin Care for Olive Skin – Types 3 & 4

According to the Fitzpatrick scale, you are type 3 if your skin is medium white to olive. You are type 4 if your skin is olive to moderate brown.

According to the Fitzpatrick scale, you are type 3 if your skin is medium white to olive. You are type 4 if your skin is olive to moderate brown.

While olive skin can provide a beautiful tan, Dr. Oz warns that it is prone to sun damage and hyperpigmentation. “Since the collagen level in olive skin lies somewhere between dark and fair skin, you need to protect yourself from the entire spectrum of aging complaints,” said the Dr. Oz article.

The doctors at AMA Regenerative Medicine & Skincare recommend using Neova Intense Brightening Complex, which is available on the Neova website. It is proven to rescue skin that is either suffering from, or prone to, hyperpigmentation, unevenness and dullness. Our doctors recommend applying one dose twice a day.

At AMA Regenerative Medicine & Skincare our doctors specialize in smoothing dark spots and skin tones, a common problem in those with olive to dark skin. AMA’s multiple-modality laser protocols will remove spots that cannot be cured with your daily regimen.

You can learn more about our treatments to remove sunspots, age spots and liver spots.

Skin Care for Fair Skin – Types 1 & 2

According to the Fitzpatrick scale, you are type 1 if your skin is pale white. You are type 2 if your skin is white to fair.

According to the Fitzpatrick scale, you are type 1 if your skin is pale white. You are type 2 if your skin is white to fair.

This skin type is most susceptible to UV damaging rays and fine wrinkles. Unfortunately, this means that you are more susceptible to short term sun damage and long term collagen damage resulting in sagging and wrinkling.

“Too many people with fair skin fall victim to trying to find the strongest anti-aging products, forgetting about the extreme sensitivity of their skin,” according to the Dr. Oz article.

Our doctors specifically recommend the NEOVA Creme de La Copper, 1.7 Fl Oz. This intense moisturizing formula is infused with a copper peptide complex that will immediately relieve dry, aging skin. It holistically nourishes deep within the skin’s surface to protect against damage. This product is available online at the Neova website and in our clinics.