What’s Your Score

To determine your score simply add up the numbers next to each question to discover where you sit on the Fitzpatrick scale

Score YOUR EYE COLOUR Score DO YOU TURN BROWN?
0 Light Colours 0 Never
1 Blue Gray or Green 1 Seldom
2 Dark 2 Sometimes
3 Brown 3 Often
4 Black 4 Always
       
Score NATURAL HAIR COLOUR Score HOW BROWN DO YOU GET?
0 Sandy Red 0 Never
1 Blonde 1 Light Tan
2 Chestnut or Dark Blonde 2 Medium Tan
3 Brown 3 Dark Tan
4 Black 4 Deep Dark
       
Score YOUR SKIN COLOUR (unexposed
areas)
Score IS YOUR FACE SENSITIVE TO
THE SUN?
0 Reddish 0 Very Sensitive
1 Pale 1 Sensitive
2 Beige or Olive 2 Sometimes
3 Brown 3 Resistant
4 Dark Brown 4 Never have a problem
       
Score FRECKLES (unexposed areas) Score HOW OFTEN DO YOU SUN
BAKE?
0 Many 0 Never
1 Several 1 Seldom
2 Few 2 Sometimes
3 Rare 3 Often
4 None 4 Always
       
Score IF YOU STAY IN THE SUN TOO
LONG
Score WHEN DID YOU LAST TAN IN
THE SUN?
0 Painful blisters, Peeling 0 + 3 Months ago
1 Mild blisters, Peeling 1 2-3 Months ago
2 Burn, Mild Peeling 2 1-2 Months ago
3 Rare 3 Weeks Ago
4 No Burning 4 Days
       

SCORE 0 -6

Skin Type 1
Always burns never tans (pale white skin)

SCORE 7-13

Skin Type 2
Always burns easily tans minimally (white skin)

SCORE 14-20

Skin Type 3
Burns moderately tans uniformly (light brown skin)

SCORE 21-27

Skin Type 4
Burns minimally always tans well moderate brown skin

SCORE 28-34

Skin Type 5
Rarely burns tans profusely (dark brown skin)

SCORE 35 +

Skin Type 6
Never burns (deeply pigmented dark brown to black skin)

Ask for our Colour Guide Poster to see which tan is best for which skin type including development times.