Take our three part skin type quiz (originally developed by Prof Baumann) to help determine exactly what skin type you have! The results from this quiz, along with the expert assessment of our dermal therapist, will help determine your skin type.
We will then use this information to help determine the perfect products for your skin type!
1a. Very rough, flaky or ash
1c. Well hydrated with no reflection of light
1d. Shiny with reflection of light
2a. Never, or you have never noticed shine
3a. Flaky or caked in wrinkles
3d. Streaked and shiny
3e. I do not wear facial foundation
4a. Feels very dry or cracks
4b. Feels tight
4c. Feels normal
4d. Looks shiny, or I never feel that I need moisturisers
4e. I don't know
5b. A few in the T-zone (forehead and nose) only
5e. Don't know (please look again and only answer if you cannot determine this.)
7a. Feels dry and/or cracks
7b. Feels slightly dry but does not crack
7c. Feels normal
7d. Feels oily
7e. I do not use soap or other foaming cleansers. (If this is because they make your skin dry, pick #7a 'feels dry or cracks' as your answer.)
9a. Never have clogged pores
9b. Rarely have clogged pores
9c. Sometimes have clogged pores
9d. Always have clogged pores
Very rough, ash or flaky
Shiny and slick, or I do not use moisturiser
1a. Never get red bumps on face
1b. Rarely get red bumps on face
1c. At least once a month
1d. At least once a week
2a. They never do
2b. They rarely do
2c. They often do
2d. They always do
2e. I don't wear products on my face
3b. Friends and acquaintances tell me I have it
3d. Yes, a severe case
5e. I never wear sunscreen
6a. No I haven't
6b. Friends tell me I have it
6c. Yes I have
6d. Yes, I have had a severe case
6e. Not sure
7e. I do not wear rings
8e. I never use these types of products. (If this is your answer and it is because of the above-mentioned problems, please use 8d. as your answer)
9b. Most of the time, I don't have a problem.
9c. No, my skin itches, turns red, or breaks out.
9d. I would not use it
9e. I carry my own, so I'm unsure.
10b. One family member that I know of
10c. Several family members
10d. Many of my family members have dermatitis, eczema, asthma, and/or allergies
11a. My skin is fine
11b. My skin feels slightly dry
11c. My skin itches
11d. My skin itches and gets a rash
11e. Unsure, or I've never used them
13d. Always, or I don't drink because of this problem
13e. I never drink alcohol
14e. I never eat spicy food. (pick #14d 'always' if you don’t eat spicy food because of redness and flushing)
15b. Few (one to three on entire face, including nose)
15c. Some (four to six on entire face, including nose)
15d. Many (over seven on entire face, including nose)
16a. Never, or I've never noticed it
17e. I always am sunburned. (Shame on you! You need to use sunblock!)
18e. I do not use these products. (pick #18d if you don’t use them because of redness, itching or swelling)
1a. Never happens
1b. Sometimes happens
1c. Frequently happens
1d. Always happens
1e. I never get pimples or ingrown hairs
2a. I don't get a brown mark
2b. A week
2c. A few weeks
3c. A few
3d. A lot
3e. This question does not apply to me (because I am male, or because I have never been pregnant or taken birth control pills or HRT, or because I’m unsure whether I have dark spots)
4b. I'm not sure
4c. Yes, they are (or were) slightly noticeable
4d. Yes, they are (or were) very noticeable
5a. I have no dark spots
5c. Slightly worse
5d. A lot worse
5e. I wear sunscreen on my face every day and never get sun.(answer #5d 'a lot worse' if you use constant sun protection because you’re afraid you might get dark patches or freckles)
6a. Never diagnosed
6b. Once, but it went away
6c. I have been diagnosed
6d. Yes, a severe case
6e. Unsure/Not sure
7a. Yes, a few (one to five)
7b. Yes, many (six to fifteen)
7c. Yes, tons (sixteen or more)
8a. Burns only
8b .Burns then gets darker
8c. Gets darker
8d. My skin is already dark, so it is hard to see if it gets darker. (You can't pick "I never had sun exposure". Think of childhood experiences!)
9a. I sunburn and blister, but my skin does not change colour
9b. My skin becomes slightly darker
9c. My skin becomes much darker
9d. My skin is already dark, so it is hard to see if it gets darker
9e. Unsure (again, you can't pick "I never had sun". If you really must pick this answer, first consider all childhood experiences)
10a. No, I never develop them
10b. I develop a few new small freckles each year
10c. I develop new freckles often
10d. My skin is already dark, so it is hard to see if I have freckles
10e. I never go in the sun. (Good for you!)
11b. A few on the face
11c. Many on the face
11d. Many on face, chest, neck and shoulders
13a. One person in my family
13b. More than one person in my family
13c. I have a history of melanoma
13d. No history
Below are your personal skin type results!
We recommend a personal consultation with our dermal therapist to determine the perfect products for your skin type.
Fill in your details at the bottom of this page to receive your results by email, along with a 10% DISCOUNT off your next skin care product purchase.
Thank you for completing the BCMC Skin Type Quiz. If you have any questions, or to arrange an appointment - please phone (07) 3667 8970 and speak to our friendly team.
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In addition Mary Ellen offers the emerge laser , a laser with minimal downtime or discomfort that keeps the dermis luscious and vigilantly keeps the signs of ageing away.
Mary Ellen is a regular attendee at laser conferences and has been the trainer and supervisor for many other Queensland Laser operators. BCMC is proud to offer Mary Ellen’s skills and expertise.
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She specialises in facial contouring, dermal filler injection, muscle relaxant injection, Intense Pulse Light(IPL),Platelet Rich Plasma, Radio-frequency and Cryolipolysis.
She currently is a Medical Cosmetic Registrar of Australian College of Cosmetic Surgery, she also passed the Dermatology Diploma by Australian Institute of Dermatology and Diploma of Aesthetic Medicine by American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine
Dr Gertrude Behan originally a GP, is a Cosmetic Clinician who lives locally and understands the damage that can be done to the skin by the sun. She has an interest in products that can protect our skin and is always researching newly released products and treatments.
During your initial consultation Dr Behan suggests you do a skin survey to see what skin type you are and which skin products will suit your skin. She will work with you to devise an individual plan which will address and treat your concerns and your budget. Dr Behan encourages all patients to attend a follow up consultation after treatment to discuss how they feel about the results achieved.
We all want to look good but sometimes the stories we hear from others about the pain can be off putting. Dr Behan uses many techniques to reduce the discomfort of a procedure and is attentive to clients throughout the enhancement process. She attends national clinical meetings and is dedicated to professional development. Dr Behan stays up to date with all aspects of cosmetic medicine and has a special interest in anti-ageing and management of acne.
Dr Behan also runs the skin spot clinic for skin cancer surveillance on a Monday.
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