Take the Fitzpatrick Skin Type Test

Take the Fitzpatrick Skin Type Test

The Fitzpatrick skin type test is a very useful diagnosis tool for Professional Dermal Specialist  to ensure that the correct treatment is delivered to ensure a positive outcome for you and your skin. Have you always wander what your the Fitzpatrick Skin Type Test result would be. So grab a piece of paper and a pen and go through these questions as honest as possible and pick the closest answer that apply to you and write down the corresponding score. At the end of the quiz add up your score and this will indicate your Fitzpatrick Skin Type.

Part I of the Fitzpatrick Skin Type Test: Genetic Disposition

Your eye color is? Score
Light blue, light gray or light green 0
Blue, gray or green 1
Hazel or light brown 2
Dark brown 3
Brownish black 4

Your natural hair color is? Score
Red or light blonde 0
Blonde 1
Dark blonde or light brown 2
Dark brown 3
Black 4

Your natural skin color (before sun exposure) is? Score
Ivory white 0
Fair or pale 1
Fair to beige, with golden undertone 2
Olive or light brown 3
Dark brown or black 4
How many freckles do you have on unexposed areas of your skin? Score
Many 0
Several 1
A few 2
Very few 3
None 4

Part II Fitzpatrick Skin Type Test: Reaction to Extended Sun Exposure

How does your skin respond to the sun (without sunscreen)? Score
Always burns, blisters and peels 0
Often burns, blisters and peels 1
Burns moderately 2
Burns rarely, if at all 3
Never burns 4
Does your skin tan (without sunscreen)? Score
Never — I always burn 0
Seldom 1
Sometimes 2
Often 3
Always 4
How deeply do you tan? Score
Not at all or very little 0
Lightly 1
Moderately 2
Deeply 3
My skin is naturally dark 4
How sensitive is your face to the sun (without sunscreen)? Score
Very sensitive 0
Sensitive 1
Normal 2
Resistant 3
Very resistant/Never had a problem 4

Total score Your Score: _______ to find your Fitzpatrick Skin Type: ___________________

Type I (0-6 Points), Type II (7-12 Points), Type III (13-18 Points), Type IV (19-24 Points), Type V (25-30 Points), Type VI (31+ Points)

The Fitzpatrick skin type test is a very useful diagnosis tool for Professional Dermal Specialist  to ensure that the correct treatment is delivered to ensure a positive outcome for you and your skin. If your Skin Specialist wants to perform either a Laser, Chemical Peel, IPL or a Micro-dermabrasion and dose not do this test – Run Run Very Fast out of there before they do damage to your skin that may not be able to be reverse.

Read: The Importance of knowing your Fitzpatrick Skin Type.

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Debra Spence is a Qualified Medical Aesthetician, Cosmetic Scientist, Lecture and Author. Owned of an Australian National Award Winning Medi Spa. Now is concerntrating on Education of Skin and Skincare plus provideing advance treatments to her private patients. Plus developing Zen Dejour a Result Based Cosmeceutical Skincare Range and Dermal Solution Private Lable Professional Skincare.

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