Let’s face it, being red and burned is unattractive. And worse, damage is occurring beneath the surface of your skin that may not surface for years. If you haven’t heard of photosensitivity and the more severe form phototoxicity, you’ll want to educate yourself now. Photosensitivity is the degree to which your skin reacts when exposed to the sun. While people with certain skin types can be more photosensitive than others and burn easily, some topical products, and both systemic and topical antibiotics and prescription drugs increase your photosensitivity as well. Staying out of the sun and using a high-quality sunscreen can help protect your skin. Check out these six causes of photosensitivity.