skin phototype | skin type | phototype
DEFINITION quality of a subject’s response to sun exposure REFERENCE COM-EN based on:<BR>Bioderma. Sun care. What is a phototype and how is it determined? http://www.bioderma.com/en/dermatological-advice/sun-care/what-is-a-phototype-and-how-is-it-determined.html [13.11.2013]
COMMENT There are 6 phototypes determined in accordance with the complexion, the hair colour, the presence or not of ephelides (freckles), the individual’s tendency to suffer from sunburn or on the contrary the individual’s capacity to trigger a tan.