What is a 'very ruddy complexion'?
Several years ago, I was out to lunch with some work friends. I think we were discussing make-up and one of them said to me "you have a very ruddy complexion". I thought "HUH???" Unfortunately it didn't occur to me to ask her why she said that.
I sort of forgot about it but not really. I've looked in the mirror many times since and wondered why she said that. My face is not red. I am almost 50 and I do have a few red marks, broken blood vessels here and there, but I would never describe my complexion as ruddy, and certainly not "very ruddy".
I've seen women with complexions that are very red and mine isn't anything like that.
Aside from the fact that this woman said something to me that I wouldn't dream of saying to a woman if it was true, how would you describe a "very ruddy complexion"?