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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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Flores said that a successful skin regimen is based on knowing one's skin type. She cited 16 skin personalities identified by American dermatologist and researcher Leslie Baumann.
Cosmetic outcomes were significantly better in females and skin types II and III.
We all have pores no matter our skin type but the size and how often they get clogged can tell you a lot.
Potential risk factors (univariable p[less than or equal to]0.10) for vitamin D deficiency were higher age, non-Caucasian skin type, and season (winter and spring) (Table 3).
These seasonal rashes are often underrecognized in skin of color patients, particularly those with Fitzpatrick skin types because many practitioners assume a protective role of melanin (Photochem.
Indeed, "15 respondents, most of whom were of African ethnicity and/or had skin type V, were unaware that skin of color was at risk for developing skin cancer," noted Dr.
Patients aged 60 years and above belonging to either sex with skin type IV or V presenting in outdoor were in included in the study.
Many women misdiagnose their own skin type, so taking professional advice from the beauty counter of your favourite skincare brand may prove enlightening.
Many women misdiagnose their skin type, so take professional advice from the beauty counter and ignore those persuasive beauty ads.
To clarify whether "casual" sunlight exposures make ample vitamin [D.sub.3], we calculated the amounts produced from everyday outdoor UV dose estimates (Godar 2001) according to sex, age, Fitzpatrick skin type (Fitzpatrick 1988), clothing (Matsuoka ct al.
Ambient seasonal trends were calculated and then applied to estimate potential schoolchild solar UV radiation exposure by skin type.