Indeed what is normality
November 19, 2012 1:16 PM Subscribe
Face-elasticity-filter: Should my skin be this stretchy? (also file under weird-things-you-talk-about-when-married filter)
posted by Albondiga to Health & Fitness (11 answers total)
Please can you help settle a long running dispute!
If you pinch the skin pretty much anywhere on my face apart from my forehead you can pull it a good inch or more away from where it usually lies. Rather like this
. This does not seem to be the case on other people, in particular around the cheek and jaw lines where most people's skin is quite taut.
But it is fair to say that my sample size has not been very large so far. My wife maintains this is an oddity unique to me and that I really should worry about looking like a loose skinned turkey when I am older, I normally counter by questioning the basis of what normality in this experiential world we live in.
This hasn't got us anywhere conclusive yet but it would be great to know what the mefite consensus on this is! As the link above shows I am not fully alone but it would be nice to have some more data points on my side....
Thanks in advance!