What causes dimples? | Living Science

In some cultures, dimples are seen as a sign of beauty or even good luck. But what causes moles, and why do some people have them and others not?

Dimples are small natural lines in the skin. About 1 in 5 people have clefts, according to a 2019 meta-analysis in The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery (opens in a new tab). They are most commonly found on the cheeks but can be located on other parts of the body, such as the chin and lower back.

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