We want to help you choose the perfect Smitten Cosmetics colour for your unique skin.

The Fitzpatrick scale is a numerical classification system for human skin colour. It was developed in 1975 by Thomas B. Fitzpatrick, a Harvard dermatologist, as a way to estimate how skin responds to the sun.

Smitten Cosmetics offers colours from I – IV on the Fitzpatrick scale.

Here’s a handy quiz that may help you to find your skin type on the Fitzpatrick Scale – Quiz
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Fitzpatrick skin type 1

Smitten Foundation Match:

Complexion Perfection Full Coverage Foundation Porcelain (1) Whipped Mousse: Cream (1) Mineral Powder Cream (1)

  • skin colour (before sun exposure): ivory
  • eye color: light blue, light gray, or light green
  • natural hair color: red or light blonde
  • sun reaction: skin always freckles, always burns and peels, and never tans

Fitzpatrick skin type 2

Smitten Foundation Match:

Complexion Perfection Full Coverage Foundation Light  (2) Whipped Mousse: Honey  (2) Mineral Powder Honey (2)

  • skin color (before sun exposure): fair or pale
  • eye color: blue, gray, or green
  • natural hair color: blonde
  • sun reaction: skin usually freckles, burns and peels often, and rarely tans

Fitzpatrick skin type 3

Smitten Foundation Match:

Complexion Perfection Full Coverage Foundation: Medium Cool (3) or Medium Warm  (3) Whipped Mousse: Cappuccino  (3) Mineral Powder: Cappuccino  (3)

  • skin colour (before sun exposure): fair to beige, with golden undertones  Warm and cool tones
  • eye color: hazel or light brown, blue and green
  • natural hair color: dark blonde or light brown
  • sun reaction: skin might freckle, burns on occasion, and sometimes tans

Fitzpatrick skin type 4

Smitten Foundation Match:

Complexion Perfection Full Coverage Foundation: Golden  (4) orTan  (5) Whipped Mousse: Latte  (4) Mineral Powder: Latte  (4)

  • skin color (before sun exposure): olive or light brown
  • eye color: dark brown
  • natural hair color: dark brown
  • sun reaction: doesn’t really freckle, burns rarely, and tans often

Fitzpatrick skin type 5

Smitten Foundation Match:

Complexion Perfection Full Coverage Foundation: Deep  (6) Whipped Mousse: Mocha  (5) Mineral Powder: Coffee  (5)

  • skin color (before sun exposure): dark brown
  • eye color: dark brown to black
  • natural hair color: dark brown to black
  • sun reaction: rarely freckles, almost never burns, and always tans

Fitzpatrick skin type 6

Smitten Foundation Match:

Complexion Perfection Full Coverage Foundation: Mocha  (6) Mineral Powder: Tan  (6)

  • skin color (before sun exposure): deeply pigmented dark brown to darkest brown
  • eye color: brownish black
  • natural hair color: black
  • sun reaction: never freckles, never burns, and always tans darkly