The Sun! Freckles are a way our skin tells us: "Hey, I'm getting damaged by the sun!" When the melanocytes in the skin get damaged by the sun, we produce freckles which are abnormal collections of melanin pigment, packaged in a different way than a normal melanin pigment is packaged. They sit on the top layer of our skin which is called the epidermis.
Freckles are due to cells in the under part of the skin collecting pigment, which is seen through the outer layer of the skin. Some people are born with freckles, while others-especially fair-skinned people-develop them if exposed to strong sunlight. Sunburn is the same kind of thing, but evenly spread instead of appearing in patches.
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