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Facial flushing and blushing results from a sudden increase in blood flow to the surface of the skin, often in reaction to emotion or heat. It is a common response to heat and emotion.
Anyone can experience facial flushing and redness but it’s more common in those who have anxiety or are easily embarrassed. Redness is more noticeable in those with lighter skin, while those with darker skin may notice discoloration or darkening of the skin.