Getting to know your skin type is not rocket science. It's basically trial and error, but you can begin by touching, feeling, and having a deep look at your facial skin, maybe over a period of time. This will help you determine if you're happy with the condition of your skin or not. Note down what you're happy and unhappy with regarding your skin, and reflect on the types of skincare you have been using. Are the skincare products you've been using the causes of the condition of your skin?
If you're buying skincare products at branded skincare counters, the beauty consultants will help you out, but it doesn't hurt to already know your skin type. This will keep you alert and enable you to tell the consultant what you know about your skin instead of blindly agreeing. If you're buying skincare products at drug stores or hypermarkets, there most probably won't be anyone around to help you out with the selection of the skincare products. By chance, there might be a promoter, and this person will play the role of a beauty consultant to help you out. However, it will only be for that specific brand. So, with the knowledge you have about your skin type, it will be easier for you to decide on your own between other lines of products and other brands.