What Is My Skin Type?

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What Is My Skin Type?

Take this short quiz to discover your Fitzpatrick scale skin type (I - VI). This quiz combines your genetic disposition, your reaction to the sun, and your tanning habits to determine your skin type for treatments such as Cutera Laser Genesis.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What color are your eyes?
    • A. 

      Light Blue, Gray, or Green

    • B. 

      Blue, Gray, or Green

    • C. 

      Blue or Hazel

    • D. 

      Brown or Black

    • E. 

      Brownish

  • 2. 
    What is the natural color of your hair?
    • A. 

      Sandy Red

    • B. 

      Blond

    • C. 

      Chestnut or Dark Blond

    • D. 

      Brown

    • E. 

      Black

  • 3. 
    What is the color of your skin in non-exposed areas?
    • A. 

      Pink or Reddish

    • B. 

      Very Pale or Beige Tint

    • C. 

      Pale with Brown or Olive

    • D. 

      Light Brown

    • E. 

      Dark

  • 4. 
    Do you have freckles on unexposed areas?
    • A. 

      Many

    • B. 

      Several

    • C. 

      Few

    • D. 

      Incidental

    • E. 

      None

  • 5. 
    What happens when you stay in the sun too long?
    • A. 

      Painful, redness, blister, and peel

    • B. 

      Blister then peel

    • C. 

      Burn sometimes then peel

    • D. 

      Rarely burn

    • E. 

      Never burn

  • 6. 
    To what degree does your skin tan?
    • A. 

      Hardly or not at all

    • B. 

      Light color tan

    • C. 

      Reasonable tan

    • D. 

      Tan very easily

    • E. 

      Turn dark brown quickly

  • 7. 
    Do you turn brown within hours of sun exposure?
    • A. 

      Never

    • B. 

      Seldom

    • C. 

      Sometimes

    • D. 

      Often

    • E. 

      Always

  • 8. 
    How does your face react to the sun?
    • A. 

      Very sensitive

    • B. 

      Sensitive

    • C. 

      Normal

    • D. 

      Very resistant

    • E. 

      Never had a problem

  • 9. 
    When did you last expose your body to the sun or to artificial sunlamps or tanning creams?
    • A. 

      More than three months ago

    • B. 

      2-3 months ago

    • C. 

      1-2 months ago

    • D. 

      Less than 1 month ago

    • E. 

      Less than a week ago

  • 10. 
    Do you have sun exposure in the area you're seeking treatment on? (Treatments being medical aesthetic laser procedures, peels, etc.)
    • A. 

      Never

    • B. 

      Hardly ever

    • C. 

      Sometimes

    • D. 

      Often

    • E. 

      Always

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