There are many classifications for skin types. This Skin Type Analysis is one tool used to analyse your skin and classify skin based on common characteristics. Your skin characteristics will likely fit into one skin type more than another.

Skin Type 1

  • skin color (before sun exposure): ivory
  • eye color: light blue, light grey, or light green
  • natural hair color: red or light blonde
  • sun reaction: skin always freckles, always burns and peels, and never tans

Skin Type 2

  • skin color (before sun exposure): fair or pale
  • eye color: blue, gray, or green
  • natural hair color: blonde
  • sun reaction: skin usually freckles, burns and peels often, and rarely tans

Skin Type 3

  • skin color (before sun exposure): fair to beige, with golden undertones
  • eye color: hazel or light brown
  • natural hair color: dark blonde or light brown
  • sun reaction: skin might freckle, burns on occasion, and sometimes tans

Skin Type 4

  • skin color (before sun exposure): olive or light brown
  • eye color: dark brown
  • natural hair color: dark brown
  • sun reaction: doesn’t really freckle, burns rarely, and tans often

Skin Type 5

  • skin color (before sun exposure): dark brown
  • eye color: dark brown to black
  • natural hair color: dark brown to black
  • sun reaction: rarely freckles, almost never burns, and always tans

Skin Type 6

  • skin color (before sun exposure): deeply pigmented dark brown to darkest brown
  • eye color: brownish black
  • natural hair color: black
  • sun reaction: never freckles, never burns, and always tans darkly.