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Table 4 Differences in skin color perception by age (N (%))

From: Facial L*a*b* values and preferred base makeup products among native Korean women: a clinical study

  Perception of much darker skin color than others Perception of slightly darker skin color than others Perception of average skin color Perception of slightly lighter skin color than others Perception of much lighter skin color than others χ 2 (p)
Age 20s–30s 9 (45.0) 88 (48.9) 105 (46.4) 54 (49.5) 3 (37.5) 0.781 (0.941)
40s–50s 11 (55.0) 92 (51.1) 121 (53.5) 55 (50.5) 5 (62.5)
Total 20 (3.7) 180 (33.1) 226 (41.6) 109 (20.1) 8 (1.5)