Naughty & Nice: A Story of 6 Kinds of Milk
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When it comes to acne and overall good health, there’s a lot of controversy to what kind of milk you pour over your cereal. If you’re dealing with acne-prone skin, that choice could be the difference between being pimple-free or not. See below for what we deem naughty and nice.
Naughty: DAIRY & SOY MILK
Sorry to break it to all you latte lovers out there, but for some people, animal-derived dairy can cause an inflammatory response in the body. That response can lead to skin breakouts. If you’re sensitive to dairy, you’ll need to “
That’s not true for all people, though. Some people eat dairy just fine, without breakouts. If you want to test your sensitivity, simply remove it from your diet for a brief period.
Try our 30-day dairy-free challenge. Take a picture of your skin on day 1 and again day 30, and send to us!You can post pics on our Facebook page, tag us on Instagram, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Another naughty milk is that derived from soy. Of the top five ingested aggravators of acne, soy is one. If you have acne-prone skin, it’s best to steer clear of soy.
Nice: ALMOND, RICE, COCONUT, & OAT MILK
All the kinds of milk we deem acne-safe are derived from almonds, rice, coconut, and oats. Thankfully, with the vegan craze in recent years, most grocery stores carry a variety of delicious milk-substitutes. Below are a few of our faves, find them at your local grocery or natural food store.