Does consuming dairy products impact your skin? Does consuming dairy products impact your skin?

Does consuming dairy products impact your skin?

If you have any skin concerns, the chances are that you might have heard myriads of tips to make it better, and you should try quitting dairy is for sure on the top 5 skincare advice but is that so?

The link between dairy and acne is not completely understood. There have been several studies conducted trying to find the correlation, but it is not clear cut. 

Does consuming dairy products impact your skin?

There is some evidence that some compounds present in dairy products can affect blood sugar levels and also increase oil production, making it worse for those who have acne-prone skin.

 Does consuming dairy products impact your skin?

Most research has been conducted regarding milk and not all dairy products such as cheese or butter. In the end, everyone's skin is different, and it is sometimes better to let a dermatologist decide whether it is advisable for you to cut dairy off. 

Some connections are more easily noticed, for example, consuming foods with a high glycemic index, usually leads to increased blood sugar levels and excess oil production. There are plenty of non-dairy milk options such as almond milk which is high in calcium and is just as tasty.

 There are plenty of non-dairy options such as almond milk which is high in calcium and is just as tasty.

Unfortunately, exactly how dairy affects your skin has not been yet fully studied, so it is always better to ask an expert who can let you know what is the best option according to your skin type and your dietary needs

Aniela Dybiec

Aniela is a writer who loves art, makeup, and magick. She is also an amateur illustrator, a wellness fan and a vegetarian.+ info

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