|Always burns; never tans; sensitive ("Celtic")*|
|Burns easily; tans minimally*|
|Burns moderately; tans gradually to light brown (Average Caucasian)|
|Burns minimally; always tans well to moderately brown (Olive Skin)|
|Rarely burns; tans profusely to dark (Brown Skin)|
|Never burns; deeply pigmented, not sensitive (Black Skin)|
*Types I and II burn the most easily, but all types should be aware of sun damage and use sunscreen.
Information courtesy of the Food and Drug Administration