Quiz: What Type Is Your Skin?

8 Questions | Total Attempts: 37

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Skin Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is based on the Fitzpatrick Skin classification system, which was developed in 1975 to determine the skin’s response to UV radiation exposure. Simply answer the questions below to discover your skin type and get personalized advice on the general care that you should take for your skin when enjoying the sun. Adapted from the Skin Cancer Foundation www. Skincancer. Org


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is your eye color?
    • A. 

      Very light (blue, gray or green)

    • B. 

      Blue, gray or green

    • C. 

      Hazel or light brown

    • D. 

      Dark brown

    • E. 

      Brownish black

    • F. 

      Light blue, light gray or light green

  • 2. 
    What is your hair color?
    • A. 

      Light blond

    • B. 

      Blond

    • C. 

      Dark blond / Light brown

    • D. 

      Dark brown

    • E. 

      Black

    • F. 

      Brownish black

  • 3. 
    What is your natural skin color?
    • A. 

      Very fair skin, ivory white

    • B. 

      Fair skin, pale

    • C. 

      Fair skin, cream white

    • D. 

      Olive skin, light brown

    • E. 

      Brown skin, dark brown

    • F. 

      Black skin

  • 4. 
    How many freckles do you have on unexposed areas of your skin?
    • A. 

      A lot

    • B. 

      A few

    • C. 

      Some

    • D. 

      Very few

    • E. 

      None

    • F. 

      Many

  • 5. 
    How does your skin respond to the sun?
    • A. 

      Always burns

    • B. 

      Burns easily

    • C. 

      Sometimes burns

    • D. 

      Rarely burns

    • E. 

      Almost never burns

    • F. 

      Never burns

  • 6. 
    How does your skin tan?
    • A. 

      Never tans

    • B. 

      Tans with difficulty

    • C. 

      Tans, but slowly

    • D. 

      Tans gradually

    • E. 

      Tans relatively easily

    • F. 

      Tans easily and fast

  • 7. 
    How deeply do you tan?
    • A. 

      Not at all

    • B. 

      Very little

    • C. 

      Lightly

    • D. 

      Moderately

    • E. 

      Deeply

    • F. 

      My skin is naturally dark

  • 8. 
    How sensitive is your face to the sun?
    • A. 

      Very sensitive

    • B. 

      Sensitive

    • C. 

      Normal

    • D. 

      Resistant

    • E. 

      Very resistant

    • F. 

      Never had a problem