5 Foods Making Your Oily Skin Worse

1. Soda

Did you know that cracking open a Coke isn't any better than pounding down a shot when it comes to your skin? Sugar-packed sodas are inflammatory, and the American Academy of Dermatology

sheds light on a possible relationship between high-glycemic foods and acne—which, in addition to adding inches to your waistline, should deter you from sipping on that can of Coke.

Skip the setting powder and ditch the dairy. Since most dairy milks are chock full of growth hormones, they can mess with your body's natural hormones (such as insulin),

2. Low-Fat Dairy Milk

resulting in that unwanted oil-slicked look. In fact, a study by the American Academy of Dermatology discovered that boys who drink skim milk suffered from acne

Foods such as bagels, oatmeal, pretzels, pasta, and cereal, have been proven to accelerate the skin's aging process and wreak havoc on the skin, causing acne and rosacea

3. Refined Carbs

says weight loss expert Tasneem Bhatia, MD, AKA Dr. Taz.Even the self-proclaimed 'healthy' cereals with whole grains,which are lower in glycemic index, can be stocked full of wrinkle-inducing glucose

Many find that their acne, rosacea or eczema clears up when they give up meat," Susan Tucker, holistic nutritionist and founder of Green Beat Life, explains.

4. Bacon

In fact, replacing red meats with lean omega-3-rich proteins can help reduce acne's severity.

Since soy contains estrogen-mimicking isoflavones, it can throw off your body's hormones, which often (and unfortunately) results in jawline breakouts

5. Soy Products

that even the heaviest foundation can't conceal. Many mayos, commercially baked goods, potato chips, and even veggie burgers are blended with inflammatory soybean oil

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