7 Foods That May Be Damaging Your Skin

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As we age, it may feel as if we are in a constant battle trying to keep our skin looking healthy and fresh. Skin care can be tricky, especially when we don't realize that what we are putting in our bodies may actually be damaging our skin.

At Facial Aesthetics, our Denver staff of nurses, doctors, and medical aestheticians can help in determining the best skin treatments suited to help you attain healthier, more radiant skin. To help promote a healthy complexion, try to avoid these 7 foods:

Alcohol - Due to the diuretic effects, moisture gets sucked out of your skin giving it a washed-out appearance.

Candy - Consuming candy damages skin by promoting inflammation.

Fried Foods - Since fried foods contain high fat content has a negative effect on your circulation, it leads to your skin puffing up.

Mayonnaise - Too much Omega-6 rich oils may stimulate the inflammatory process, making the skin appear less desirable.

Salty Snacks - Increased salt consumption causes water retention, this includes beneath the skin as well.

Soda - High sugar content found in soda can damage the connective tissue that helps in keeping skin firm

White Bread - Foods high on the glycemic index can cause acne do to the spike they cause in insulin and blood sugar.

Though taking care of your skin with SPF, vitamins, and creams is important in your daily routine, it is just as important to take care of your skin from the inside out. If you are looking for options to rejuvenate your skin in the Denver area, contact Facial Aesthetics at 303-377-2868 to schedule an appointment today!