Women Are Sharing Photos of the Identical Freckle They Have on the Wrist

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We all have something about us that makes us unique. Whether it be an unusual birthmark or a particular eye color, there is bound to be something that makes us different from the rest.

However, it seems now that many women may share a particular mark, all on the same part of the body.

An image of a single freckle on a woman’s wrist has done the rounds on Twitter and has now had the viral treatment after thousands of other women responded with images of their own freckled wrists.

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Freckles are perhaps the most common of all skin irregularities. Everyone has them, whether it’s just a couple or it’s hundreds. They are typically formed through the over-production of melanin, which is the chemical responsible for skin and hair color.

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Freckles tend to get darker when exposed to the sunlight, but most are completely harmless. They are often a pretty prominent feature on a person’s face and the odds of having the exact same freckle in the exact same spot as another person are extremely slim.

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It sounds ridiculous, I know. But Twitter has gone into melt-down after a woman tweeted a selection of images of singular freckles on different wrists. Doesn’t sound like anything exciting, does it?

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Twitter-user, Aaryn Whitley, shared her post with the caption, “ladies….. u got a freckle on the middle of ur wrist or is this a myth lmao.”    

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The responses came in thick and fast, with other women noticing the same peculiar freckle on their own wrists.

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Those blessed with several freckles noticed that there was a prominently darker freckle around the same spot as the other women.

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The post made some poor women feel a bit excluded, as it appears that not all of us share the same freckle. Don’t worry, Tiff. You’re still part of the girl gang.

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The boys eventually got involved, with some being slightly worried over the presence of the girls’ freckle on their own wrists.

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As much as we’d love to believe that this is a result of some exciting sorcery, science gives a pretty reasonable explanation.

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The majority of our freckles depend on sunlight exposure to become visible, and our wrists are often the most over-exposed spots. Therefore, the melanin production will be higher in our wrists than other areas of the body.

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Whether you develop freckles at all can totally depend on your parents. Some people will never have any, no matter how much sunlight they are exposed to.

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Red heads, rejoice! Those with red hair are more likely to have fairer skin and much darker freckles.

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Burn in the sun easily? The likelihood of developing freckles is much higher if your skin is sensitive to sunlight. SCIENCE.

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And if you don’t have any freckles, you can now get fake ones.

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More and more people are wanting the sun-kissed, freckled look, but you can’t just grow freckles overnight. So freckles are now being drawn on with makeup, or even tattooed on in some more extreme cases. If that isn’t a compliment to freckled people, I don’t know what is.

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This is almost as ridiculous as it sounds. Rumor has it, if you get stabbed with a pencil, the led may embed itself into your skin and stay visible for years. Can’t afford a tattoo just yet? Get your buddy to stab you with a pencil. You can see the results here. You’re welcome.

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