Your skin type

All skin types react differently to the sun, and the sun’s UVA and UVB rays affect even the darker skin types. To avoid sunburn, redness, sun rash and other long-term damage such as wrinkles and, at worst, skin cancer, it is important that you know your skin type and think about your behavior in the sun. There are six basic skin types:
NB: This is a general guideline. Therefore, always use your common sense and try to start with the recommended products for a short time in the sun

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SKIN TYPE 1

Hair Color: Red / Blonde

Eyes: blue / green

Skin: Very pale, reddish

Will easily get sunburned skin, will never get a tanned skin

SPF: Use SPF 50 and then SPF 30

SKIN TYPE 2

Hair: Blond / red

Eyes: Blue, gray, green, hazel

Skin: Pale

Will easily get reddish skin, rarely get a tanned skin

SPF: Use SPF 30 or SPF 50

SKIN TYPE 3

Hair Color: Light Brown, Chestnut, Dark Blonde

Eyes: Brown, blue, gray, hazel

Skin: Light, Light Brown

Will sometimes red, and gradually tan

Use SPF 15, 20 or 30

SKIN TYPE 4

Hair: Dark brown

Eyes: Brown

Skin: Dark Brown

Being lightly tanned and rarely red

Use SPF 15

SKIN TYPE 5

Hair: Dark brown

Eyes: Brown

Skin: Dark Brown

Gets easily a tanned skin and even darker

Use SPF 15

SKIN TYPE 6

Hair: Black

Eyes: Brown

Skin: Black

Get´s a deep dark tan

SPF: Use SPF 15