Only 20% of the world population has dimples. We can all agree that dimples are really adorable and desirable. Why so many people wish to have them and what do they really mean?
Dimples are actually a facial muscle deformity, which many cosmetic surgery patients desire to have them.
According to scientists’ belief, these little dimples make people look younger as they age. This happens because dimples are associated with children and babies and when we look at people with dimples we assume they are younger than they actually are.
Many cultures around the world think of dimples as a sign of good luck and prosperity. Moreover, dimples are a genetic characteristic.
Isabella Gilbert from Rochester, N.Y. desperately wanted to have dimples, so after spending many years of her life distressing about that problem, she invented the dimple machine in 1936. The device consists of a face-fitting spring carrying two tiny knobs which press into the cheeks.
Around 60% of the stars in Hollywood have dimples, which are seen as a sign of beauty.
Some studies point out that dimples can help people be more sexually attractive. As we can conclude, having dimples is the cutest deformity ever!