Skin types & Fitzpatrick phototyping for laser hair removal
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Skin types & Fitzpatrick phototyping

Classification Fitzpatrick

The different types of skin color for laser hair removal

This skin type classifies people according to the reaction of their skin during sun exposure, there are 6 types of skin:

  • Type I: Catch systematically sunburn, not bronze.
  • Type II: Catch often sunburn, bronze difficult.
  • Type III: A sometimes sunburn, bronze gradually.
  • Type IV: Catch rarely sunburn, although bronze.
  • Type V: A rarely sunburns, tans easily, dark skin.
  • Type VI: A rarely sunburns, tans easily, very dark skin.