SPOTS AND SKIN TONE COULD SIGNAL FOOD ISSUES
Health-based face reading is a huge trend right now, thanks to naturopathic doctor Dr Nigma Talib and her book, Reverse the Signs of
Ageing. There are clear signs associated with overeating – or intolerances to – certain foods, she explains. ‘The signs are so predictable that it’s got to a point where I can tell exactly what foods someone has been overeating simply by looking at them.’ Here’s what to look for:
TOO MUCH GLUTEN: Spots on the forehead, puffy cheeks and jowls that make your face look like you’ve gained weight, redness and/or red spots on the cheeks, and spots or darkened patches on the chin TOO MUCH DAIRY: Swollen eyelids, under-eye bags, darkness under the eyes, widespread spots and pale cheeks TOO MUCH ALCOHOL: Droopy eyelids, pronounced lines or spots between the brows, feathery lines on the cheeks, reddish skin and enlarged pores TOO MUCH SUGAR: Lines and wrinkles on the upper forehead, sagging under the eyes, spots – particularly pustular ones all over the face – and a greyish or pasty-white hue to the skin.