A lot of people are talking about using peppermint and spearmint to treat their cystic, hormonal acne. The question is – does it really work? Surprisingly, spearmint and peppermint are more than just a fad – scientific studies show that both spearmint and peppermint tea/oil lead to significantly lower levels of testosterone, a key component … Read moreCan Spearmint Tea Really Cure Hormonal Acne?
If you’re like me, you need caffeine in order to function after you wake up. If you’re also like me, you may have noticed a link between your morning cup of coffee or tea and your skin – can too much caffeine really cause acne? There’s no way I could give up my morning ritual … Read moreIs Tea Helping or Hurting Your Skin? Best Teas For Acne
If you find yourself breaking out from dairy milk, you’re not alone. Dairy, and more specifically, dairy milk, is one of the worst food groups when it comes to acne. But what about milk alternatives, like almond, soy, coconut, hemp, oat, and flaxseed milk? Believe it or not, these milk alternatives could be doing more … Read moreBest Milk Alternatives for Acne Prone Skin
Have you ever eaten a greasy, cheesy, savory pizza and found yourself breaking out the next day? Well, there are several good reasons why – and it’s not just because “greasy food causes acne”. Pizza is one of the worst foods to eat for acne-prone skin for a few reasons – it contains a significant amount … Read more3 Reasons Why Pizza Causes Acne
If you’ve read our article about how carbs cause acne or why the ketogenic diet is one of the best diets for clear skin, you might think that peanuts, and more importantly, peanut butter, is safe for acne-prone skin. Just like other nuts, it’s a healthy fat, right? Surprisingly, the answer is no. Peanuts are one … Read more3 Reasons Peanuts & Peanut Butter Cause Acne
If you’ve ever found your skin glowing after a day of eating fresh sardines, salmon, mackerel, anchovies, or oysters, there’s plenty of good reasons why. On the flip side, if you’ve ever overindulged in fried shrimp (who hasn’t) or eaten too much tilapia, you might find yourself with an acne breakout. It begs the question… … Read moreThe Best & Worst Seafood for Acne