Are you cute and freckly, or do you call yourself dot-to-dot?
What are they?
Freckles are made up of small, concentrated dots of melanin. They are perfectly harmless, and should not be confused with moles.
- Generally, freckles multiply and darken in the sun, then fade in winter.
- Freckles can sometimes be minimised by the use of sunscreen lotions containing para-aminobenzoic acid (PABA).
- Contrary to what your grandma might tell you, freckles cannot be scrubbed off with lemon juice, milk or cream.
- Most people find freckles attractive, so it seems a shame to hide them behind make-up. If you've got the freckles, why not flaunt 'em?
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