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Table 2 Human skin Phototypes (Fitzpatrick TB)

From: Preventing the acute skin side effects in patients treated with radiotherapy for breast cancer: the use of corneometry in order to evaluate the protective effect of moisturizing creams

I White Always burn easily, never tans
II White Always burn easily, tans minimally and with difficulty
III White Burns minimally, gradually and uniformly
IV Light brown Burns minimally, always tans well
V Brown Rarely burns, tans profusely
VI Dark brown or black Never burns, tans profusely