by Daniel Laberge
Human grooming

Folds in the skin

Why can't dermatologists see the evidence?
The skin is folded all over.

Lines on hand?

What do you call them?

Lines, wrinkles or folds?

Lines, wrinkles or folds?

Folds on a baby's foot

© Scott Sherrill

What are those grooves in this baby's foot?

They are folds

FOLDS ON THE FOREHEAD
FOLDS ON THE NECK

FOLDS ON THE FOREHEAD

FOLDS ON THE NECK

FOLDS ON THE WRIST
FOLDS ON THE ELBOW

FOLDS ON THE WRIST

FOLDS ON THE ELBOW

Do these look like lines and wrinkles,

or is the skin completely folded over?

Like a pleated or folded fabric

Folded fabric
Folded fabric
Folded fabric
Folded fabric

There is one easy way to find out.

Use your nails.

Grooming folds in the palm of the hand

You can feel that the skin is folded,

and that the pressure you apply

opens up the fold.

Lines on hand?
Folds on a baby's foot