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What is a way to keep you from getting Freckles?

My son has freckles and i tryed to put sunscreen on it but it didn't work so what else can i do to avoid it?

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Alimaya20

Asked by Alimaya20 at 9:09 PM on May. 23, 2011 in Kids' Health

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  • you can't get rid of freckles. They, like moles, can develop throughout his life and there's no stopping it. Sunscreen may prevent them from becoming cancerous but that's about it. Embrace them!
    noteven1nce

    Answer by noteven1nce at 9:11 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • either you will get freckles, or you won't. some people get alot of freckles, some people get beauty marks, it's all in the genes. but continue with the sunblock....so he won't have sunburn and freckles lol
    princessbeth79

    Answer by princessbeth79 at 9:14 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • What's wrong with freckles? Just use SPF 30 but if they still come don't worry too much. Time in the sun equals freckles no matter what. I have them :)
    sweetheart5703

    Answer by sweetheart5703 at 9:14 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • awl danged my son already look like his dad all the way now he have to have freckles like him. Well freckles are cute so i guess that be alrite
    Alimaya20

    Comment by Alimaya20 (original poster) at 9:14 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • Everyday use of sunscreen does cause freckles to fade and prevents new formation. I am a red head with freckles galore at one time. My dermatologist told me this and it worked. It takes a long while for them to fade but they will. Mine are haerdly noticable now.
    GrnEyedGrandma

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 9:15 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • lol sunburn with it be worser oh thats nice i can try that just in case when it gets all over
    Alimaya20

    Comment by Alimaya20 (original poster) at 9:17 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • I don't think you can prevent freckles.
    tspillane

    Answer by tspillane at 9:25 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • oh how not
    Alimaya20

    Comment by Alimaya20 (original poster) at 9:26 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • i think wearing a high spf sunscreen should help...my 4 year old is getting a lot!
    Kainalu55

    Answer by Kainalu55 at 4:23 AM on May. 24, 2011

  • Less sun exposure...but that only prevents you from getting darker freckles...once you have them....they are lifers...sorry honey. I have freckles too !
    Wish2Be

    Answer by Wish2Be at 7:35 AM on May. 24, 2011

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