How your diet affects your skin
Bad news for those of us who love a late-night fast food binge: What you put in your body is as important for your skin as what you put on it. Antioxidant-rich foods are some of the best foods for your skin and a few simple diet adjustments can help brighten, plump, or lock in moisture. Other foods that can be acne triggers in some people, can also cause redness and irritation. We talked to the derms about what ingredients they’ve banished from their plates in the name of good skin.
Diet soda: Bad for cellulite
You’ve certainly heard to skip the soda (yes, even diet!) for your waistline, but the acidity in diet soda is especially harsh on your skin. According to cosmetic dermatologist Paul Jarrod Frank, MD, the acid will cause “fat cells to swell”—have you ever heard a more upsetting phrase?—which means cellulite can look worse. Listen to these 11 secrets your skin wishes you knew about healthy skin.