Sunburn Danger According to Skin Type - KOTA Territory News

Sunburn Danger According to Skin Type

Skin Type

Tanning Attributes

I

Always burns; never tans; sensitive ("Celtic")*

II

Burns easily; tans minimally*

III

Burns moderately; tans gradually to light brown (Average Caucasian)

IV

 Burns minimally; always tans well to moderately brown (Olive Skin)

V

Rarely burns; tans profusely to dark (Brown Skin)

VI

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

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