The 7 Worst Foods for Your Skin

Whether you’re 15 or 50, the mystery that is your skin doesn’t get any easier to solve. And if you’re an athlete? Even worse. Was that recent breakout a result of your sweaty post-workout face not getting washed quickly enough? Or was that chocolate protein bar to blame?

A few undeniable rules (work out without make-up on, keep face wipes in your gym bag and wash your face right after a workout, etc.) can help prevent skin conditions, but if that’s not enough, it might be time to take a closer look at your nutrition. 

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Nikki Chavanelle is one of ACTIVE's Fitness and Nutrition editors. As a former intramural rock star at SMU and current sports junkie, Nikki claims she peaked in college. Follow Nikki on Twitter for fitness and sports chatter.

Nikki Chavanelle is one of ACTIVE's Fitness and Nutrition editors. As a former intramural rock star at SMU and current sports junkie, Nikki claims she peaked in college. Follow Nikki on Twitter for fitness and sports chatter.

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