All skin types react differently to the sun.  To avoid sunburn, redness, sun rash and other long-term damage such as wrinkles and, at worst, skin cancer, it is important that you know your skin type and think about your behaviour in the sun. There are six basic skin types:
NB: This is a general guideline. Therefore, always use your common sense and try to start with the recommended products for a short time in the sun.