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Freckles & Age Spots: What’s the Difference?


Both freckles and age spots appear because of the sun's rays. But one of them only shows up when you're older. Which do you think it is? Watch this video to learn more.

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12:13PM PDT on Apr 10, 2013

NM, Me, too. I've had 3 squamous cell cancers removed already so I'm not as worried about "age spots" as I might have been if that was the only trouble involved with my golden brown tans of the past. If only we'd known....

2:53AM PDT on Apr 10, 2013

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9:50AM PDT on Apr 9, 2013

Wish I'd known about this when I was young and I wouldn't have been so enthusiastic about sunbathing.

7:26AM PDT on Mar 10, 2013

Kate, you don't have to remind me. :-) I may walk in the sun, but I hate lying down and sunbathing.

10:20PM PST on Feb 22, 2013

Stay out of the sun when possible...

11:56AM PST on Jan 18, 2013

Heh. Thanks.

2:12AM PDT on Nov 3, 2012

I wonder whether the fashion of being tanned will ever change - so women would be able to keep their unblemished skin for much longer. Very few girls heed the warnings of sun-damage when they are still young.....

10:12PM PDT on Oct 26, 2012

Thanks for the tips.

The strange thing I got on both upper of my arms at my late 30's that looks like age spots but its rather reddish, and doctors say there's no cure, but some sort of melasma cream can lightened, I hope its not skin cancer.

12:35AM PDT on Oct 13, 2012

good-to-know.

2:43AM PDT on Oct 11, 2012

thanks.

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