50 Flaws for Realistic Characters

Flaws are important to any character, without because flaws, they aren’t human. Unless, they aren’t human, of course.

But anyways, today, I will list 50 flaws for you.

(Keep in mind that these are considered flaws based on opinions of other people, do not shoot the messenger!)



  1. Nail biting
  2. Chipped nail polish, e.g., fingernails, toenails.
  3. Overgrown nails
  4. Dirt underneath nails
  5. Toe fungus


Teeth & Mouth


  1. Yellow teeth
  2. Chipped teeth
  3. Chapped Lips
  4. Gingivitis
  5. Bad breath
  6. Gap in teeth



  1. Wrinkles, crows feet, nose wrinkling, eyebrows furrowing, etc.
  2. Acne
  3. Blackheads
  4. Clogged pores
  5. Acne scars
  6. Moles
  7. Freckles
  8. Red nose, runny nose.
  9. Red cheeks, e.g., Rosetta or blush.


  1. Greasy hair
  2. Tangled hair
  3. Bad haircut
  4. Overgrown hair e.g., nose hair, ear hair, eyebrows, etc.
  5. Decreasing hairline
  6. Balding
  7. Hairy legs, hairy arms.
  8. Beard, overgrown or patchy.
  9. Sideburns


  1. Sweaty skin, e.g. face, scalp, armpits, etc
  2. Stretch marks
  3. Dry skin
  4. Dirty skin e.g. hands, feet, face, etc.
  5. Scars
  6. Rare skin diseases like: Albino, Vitiligo, Impetigo, etc.
  7. Birthmarks


  1. Speech impediment
  2. Asthma
  3. Bad breath


  1. Ways of showing nervousness, crossing feet, putting knees together, twiddling fingers, biting lip, eyes traveling from place to place, etc.
  2. Overweight/underweight
  3. Twitch
  4. Flabby muscles, in the process of losing weight or gaining muscle.
  5. Lacking in the areas, e.g., sexualized body parts.
  6. Bruises
  7. Veins on arms, forehead, hands, etc.


  1. Red eyes (also known as, “tired eyes”)
  2. Crusty waterlines
  3. Different colored eyes 


  1. Oder, e.g., bad breath, etc.


Well, there we go! I hoped I helped with your flawing of the characters. If you enjoyed this please give it a like and comment down below one of your biggest flaws on one of your characters!


Also, I am sorry for the late upload, my day off yesterday really threw everything off! But better than later!


I love you all!

Happy blogging!


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