Increased salt intake can lead to water retention in facial tissues, causing temporary bloating and a fuller appearance.
Certain foods, allergies, or skin conditions can trigger facial inflammation, making the face appear puffier.
Insufficient sleep can contribute to overall weight gain and may manifest in facial changes, such as dark circles and swelling.
Lack of Sleep
Fluctuations in hormones, especially during menstruation or pregnancy, can result in facial bloating and weight-like changes.
Excessive alcohol intake can cause dehydration, leading to facial puffiness and a perceived increase in facial weight.
As we age, the loss of collagen and elasticity in the skin can contribute to sagging, making the face appear heavier.
Aging and Collagen Loss
Individual genetic factors and variations in body fat distribution can influence how weight changes are perceived in different areas, including the face.
Genetics and Body Composition