skin type


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skin type

A classification of a person’s reactivity to a 45–60 minute exposure to solar/UV light after winter or minimal previous sun exposure.

skin type

Sun-reactive skin type Dermatology A classification of a person's reactivity to solar/UV light, based on a 45–60 min exposure after winter or minimal previous sun exposure
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Oily skin types often report that they "do not feel clean" when they use these cleansers.
It is used to keep our skin feeling healthy and hydrated but how often you need to apply it could be seriously revealing when it comes to determining your skin type.
We have done a pretty good job of relaying the skin cancer awareness/risk message to fair skin types, but we still need to work on the message to darker skin types," Dr.
For example, during the summer, a 4-year-old African-American girl with skin type V living near Atlanta, Georgia (~ 34 [degrees] N), and wearing a T-shirt and short shorts (thus exposing ~ 40.
Potential schoolchild sunburn risk by geographical location and skin type
she asked lecturer Jean McPhee who had invited all her new students to try making a natural face mask to suit individual skin types.
He added: "Given that the incidence of skin cancer is rising sharply in younger as well as older people, it is very important that people in the North East pay attention to the UV Index and how this relates to their skin type.
As the New Year unfolds, make sure you start 2004 as you mean to go on with a customised skin set to suit your skin type.
The new blend has been added to Beta-C Balm, Step 5 of Physician's Choice[R] Pumpkin Peel Beta-C Mask, which is gentle enough for any skin type or condition.