Your individual skin type affects the way your skin tans under the sunís rays. Find out what your skin type is by referring to the list below:
Skin type I
Usually bright white skin; blue or green eyes, red hair, many freckles. Usually of English, Irish or Scottish heritage. This skin type always burns, never tans and should neither tan indoors nor outdoors.
Skin type II
Beige skin; brown, blue or grey eyes; blonde or light brown hair and some freckles. Usually of English, Scottish or Scandinavian heritage. This skin type always burns but sometimes tans.
Skin type III
Light brown skin; brown eyes and hair. Usually of Central European heritage. This skin type sometimes burns but always tans.
Skin type IV
Light brown or olive skin, dark brown eyes and hair. Usually of Mediterranean, Oriental or Hispanic heritage. This skin type sometimes burns and tans readily.
Skin type V
Brown skin, dark brown hair and eyes. Usually of Indian, American Indian, Hispanic or African heritage. This skin type rarely burns and tans easily.
Skin type VI
Black skin, black-brown eyes and hair. Usually of African, African-American or Aborigines heritage. This skin type rarely sunburns.