Ask any fitness fanatic or wellness enthusiast if they incorporate protein powder into their diet, and it’s likely they’ll tell you that they add it to their post-workout smoothie or sprinkle it into their overnight oats, as often as they would add almond milk to their coffee or honey to their tea. We’re not any different. After all, the purpose of these powders is to provide the body with the building blocks it needs to synthesize and repair muscle tissue, which by turn, makes us feel stronger and healthier.
According to Women’s Health, however, fitness fanatics and wellness enthusiasts who suffer from regular breakouts might want to re-think their regular protein powder habit. That’s right—dermatologist Mona Gohara, M.D, says there’s a specific type of protein powder that can be associated with clogged pores and subsequent acne breakouts. Keep scrolling to see which type of protein powder she’s referring to.
Source: Byrdie – Kaitlyn McLintock