Most of us are very conscious about our skin, kung minsan icocompare pa natin to sa iba.
Pero gaano mo nga ba kaalam ang skin color mo?
The difference on our skin color is based on genes and also culture. Sometimes, we can determined the skin color through its location. Environmental factor has a huge part on determining the skin tone.
So, according to Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, mayroong anim uri ng skin color.
· White People
These are Caucasian race, very fair, mas nakakakitaan ng feckles and they have red, brown or blond hair. They are also known as Albino, they often suffer thru sunburns or tanning.
· Fair or Light Skinned
Ito naman ay ang mga European, they are fair skinned Caucasian. Usually they have light or dark hair. Minsan lang silang ma-burn through tanning. It also known as porcelain or ivory skin.
· Medium, dark-skinned
They are the darker version of European. They have light brown skin color. Ito ang pinaka-common na skin toned, they also called this as beige or cream-colored.
· Dark Intermediate
Or also known as Olive colors. Most of this are Asian, Hispanic and Native American.
· Dark brown
They are rarely burns but prone to tanning. Usually they are Hispanic, Afro-American and Middle Eastern. Frequently, they have brown or hazel eye color.
These are the Afro-American, African, and Middle Eastern. They are black skin toned with black hair. Their eyes has a minute variations of brown color.
It seems that people who belong to tropical region have darker skin tones.
This is due to exposure of the ultraviolet radiation from the sun.
The more melanin presents in the skin, the darker the skin tone. Melanin protects the skin from Cancer.