‘The corners of my mouth are cracked…’
And probably a bit sore, too. After the tongue, it’s one of the classic places that reveals a nutritional let-down. ‘It’s a sign that your body isn’t getting enough B vits, and it’s often due to a diet heavy in sugar and refined foods,’ says Rick. WHAT TO TAKE ‘Start by eating more wholefoods, then add
B-rich eats, such as salmon, eggs, porridge, nuts and seeds,’ suggests Rick. ‘And start taking a really good vitamin B complex to plug any gaps.’ TRY Terra Nova B Complex with vitamin C, £24 for 100 capsules, Planet Organic. WHAT TO DO Dab a little aloe vera gel or some coconut oil on the ‘corners’ daily to keep skin hydrated and supple.
Plus, they help prevent cracks.