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12 Things only women with freckles understand

Krissy Brady is a women’s health + lifestyle writer who’s so out of shape, it’s like she has the innards of an 80-year-old. Instead of learning how to crochet, she decided to turn her emotional baggage into a writing career (genius, no?)...

Being called 'cute,' and other annoying things about having freckles

So, you have freckles and you dig them... you know, for the most part. Like all features that make us unique, it's easy to have a love/hate relationship with them. They're kind of high maintenance and there's no way to get your makeup right, but they're what make you stand out amongst your fresh faced friends. All we can do is embrace them, and do our best to deal with these 12 things that will always happen because of them:

1. Your friends use SPF 15. You use SPF 100.

Being called 'cute,' and other annoying things about having freckles

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2. Sometimes you play connect the dots when you're bored.

Being called 'cute,' and other annoying things about having freckles

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3. You've spent many a summer trying to remove them with lemon juice, only to spend two months a year smelling like a side salad for nothing.

Being called 'cute,' and other annoying things about having freckles

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4. You're always referred to as "cute." You know, even though you're a grown-ass woman.

Being called 'cute,' and other annoying things about having freckles

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5. Your BFF is also your dermatologist.

Being called 'cute,' and other annoying things about having freckles

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6. You wear sunscreen... and a long-sleeve shirt... and a hat... just to check the mail.

Being called 'cute,' and other annoying things about having freckles

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7. Your friends come to you for a diagnosis when they think they have skin cancer.

Being called 'cute,' and other annoying things about having freckles

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8. When someone says you have food on your face... but it's really just your face.

Being called 'cute,' and other annoying things about having freckles

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9. You don't use makeup brushes to apply foundation so much as a trowel.

Being called 'cute,' and other annoying things about having freckles

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10. That thing where you end up with more freckles than skin.

Being called 'cute,' and other annoying things about having freckles

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11. When someone says, "I have freckles too!" and they point to like, three. So you break their face.

Being called 'cute,' and other annoying things about having freckles

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12. Every nickname you've ever been given are also names people give their pets.

Being called 'cute,' and other annoying things about having freckles

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