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How to Determine Skin Type

How to Determine Skin Type

A helpful guide in order to determine your skin type is shown below. Please note that the information provided below are only guidelines. If you have any questions at all, do contact us, our details are here.

Type I

Description

Highly sensitive, always burns, never tans.

Examples

Red hair with freckles or Albino.

Type II

Description

Very sun sensitive, burns easily, tans minimally.

Examples

Fair-skinned, fair-haired Caucasians.

Type III

Description

Sun sensitive skin, sometimes burns, slowly tans to light brown.

Examples

Darker Caucasians, European mix.

Type IV

Description

Minimally sun sensitive, burns minimally, always tans to moderate brown.

Examples

Mediterranean, European, Asian, Hispanic, American Indian.

Type V

Description

Sun-insensitive skin, rarely burns, tans well.

Examples

Hispanics, Afro-American, Middle Eastern.

Type VI

Description

Sun-insensitive never burns, deeply pigmented.

Examples

Afro-American, African, Middle Eastern.

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