What Your Zits Say About You

LuckyMom863's son had fun with Band-Aides.

This morning, I woke up with a forehead zit so big that I had to put a Band-Aid over it. (I voted with a bandage on my face. Sigh.) I thought of this fun web article I just read that decodes our pimples.


According to ancient Chinese medicine, my forehead breakout has a connection to my mind and spirit. It might be caused by a recent-emotionally charged event such as a breakup or loss, says Maoshing Ni, Ph.D., doctor of Chinese medicine and author of Secrets of Self Healing.

  • A nose zit could point to indigestion.
  • Chin pimples could mean you're having an irregular menstrual cycle.
  • A mild breakout on your right cheek could mean a cold is coming on.
  • Problems on your left cheek indicate pent-up emotions.

I don't know if I believe it for sure, but I had a lot of fun reading it this afternoon. Now I'm clicking over to Beauty & Style Buzz because I'm desperate for Help for Adult Acne.

What have you done to cover up an embarrassingly huge zit?

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