5 Foods You Should Avoid If You Want Less Breakouts and Clearer Skin

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You may think that once you have passed your hormonal teenage years, you’re done with acne forever. Unfortunately, dermatologists have found that acne is still the most common skin problem at any age. Even people who have the best skincare habits get pesky pimples that just won’t go away.

Treating the problem from the outside is one way to go, but another place to start looking to combat breakouts is from what you are consuming on the inside.

“When trying to control acne breakouts and heal your skin, you have to start looking at your habits and your diet in order to better understand the entire picture,” says Arleen K. Lamba, MD, CEO of Blush Med Skincare. “Though not everyone can blame their breakouts on just diet, it may play a role for some individuals.”

While certain foods can help give you better skin, other foods can actually make your breakouts worse. To help you get the clearest and most radiant skin you deserve, we have come up with a list of five types of foods to generally avoid if you want to prevent breakouts.

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