7 Common Facial Features That Are Actually Genetic Mutations

If, upon hearing the word “mutant,” you’re the kind of person who starts to feel a little queasy or weirded out, you probably not the only one. This word tends to conjure up images of seriously distorted, misshapen X Men-style people with, like, multiple lips, four sets of eyes, and an arm in your chest. Or something.

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But it’s not actually that scary! Some mutations are actually pretty common–and, in a lot of cases, they’re not actually that big a deal. Mutants are all around us, technically, in the form of (very common) genetic mutations that can manifest on the face. In fact, it’s possible that you could have a mutation on your face without even knowing it. So, check out these super common facial features that are actually genetic mutations:

Were you surprised by any of these features? Which ones? Let us know in the comments!

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