• Freckles are brown spots on your skin. They mostly occur in  areas that get the most sun exposure like the face . 
  • There is an overproduction  of Melanin – the pigment that gives color to our skin .
  • This overproduction is a result of stimulation of pigment cells  from the Ultraviolet Radiation ( UV Radiation )

Causes of Freckles

Though Freckles occur due to overproduction of melanin, there can be many causes that can stimulate this :



Genes play a major part. If parents have Freckles, then kids will have higher chances to have them too.

Skin Color

Skin Color

Light Skinned people have a greater Tendency to develop Freckles .



Some People show a tendency to develop Freckles in Summers that disappear in Winters.

How do Freckles Look?

  • Appear as red to light brown spots. 
  • Appear mainly on the face, back, hands.
  • Are 1-2mm in size, sometimes can be larger. 
  • They can be irregular or can be well defined. 

Treatment of Freckles

Topical Creams

Topical Creams

Topical Creams can be helpful containing Retinol, Alpha Hydroxy Acids.

Chemical Peels

Chemical Peels can be very helpful in reducing Freckles . These include TCA Peels, Phenol Peels etc. are very helpful in reducing Freckles.



Also considered to be one of the most Effective ways to reduce freckles. Fractionated, Resurfacing lasers can remove freckles.

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Moles are darker , tend to be present at birth and are more dark brown in color .

The best thing is to avoid the freckle from appearing . Since UV exposure is the most common reason for the appearance of freckles , using a sun protection of minimum spf 30 and repeating every 3 hrs will help you prevent freckles.

Yes Freckles tend to fade out but some stay , for them you will need treatment .

 Freckles  have been called Angels kisses, but it is a myth rather than a fact . First of all ,freckles are not present at birth. Secondly, people do lose their looks when they have freckles on their face.

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