Moles and Beauty Marks: What’s the Difference and When You Should Worry?


Many of us don’t pay much mind to the little brown spots on our body, but these skin imperfections can tell us important things about our skin health. However, determining the difference between moles and beauty marks isn’t always so easy.

With 1 in 5 Americans developing skin cancer in their lifetimes, it’s important to know what to look out for — but how can you tell if your spot is just a harmless beauty mark or a mole masking something dangerous? Although only your doctor can identify if a spot is cause for concern, there are several warning signs that you should know about.

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