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#124535 - 08/16/17 09:04 PM Skin Type
hairy Harry Offline
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How do you determine what skin type you have? Is it to do with the country you're from?.. I'm white, Irish and have no idea what category I'd give me skin.

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#124537 - 08/17/17 08:56 AM Re: Skin Type [Re: hairy Harry]
Iluv2zap Offline
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I'm not 100% what you are asking, there are fitzpatrick skin types which go by the color or pigment in the skin, they there are skin types as in oily, or sensative skin. Fitzpatrick skin types are used more in laser.


Edited by Iluv2zap (08/17/17 08:57 AM)
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#124538 - 08/17/17 09:30 AM Re: Skin Type [Re: hairy Harry]
dimi Offline
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How Seana wrote, You can check your skin type by colour, using The Fitzpatrick scale:

http://www.vadermahairremoval.com/laser-hair-removal-and-your-skin-type/

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#124539 - 08/17/17 10:36 AM Re: Skin Type [Re: hairy Harry]
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I wonder when "Fitzpatrick skin types" is going to become politically incorrect?

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#124540 - 08/17/17 10:51 AM Re: Skin Type [Re: hairy Harry]
Iluv2zap Offline
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about the same time that everyone including the taxman, even when looking at all of my information or holding an ID, stop calling me sir. When that happens, we can talk about "politically correct".


Edited by Iluv2zap (08/17/17 10:51 AM)
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