Why Do We Get Freckles?

Your parents may have told you that every freckle on your face was a kiss from an angel, but SciShow is here to ruin that delusion for you.

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Sources:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2071942
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25155575
https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/gene/MC1R
http://genetics.thetech.org/ask/ask195
http://www.medicinenet.com/freckles/article.htm
http://www.livescience.com/32478-why-do-we-get-freckles.html

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