Did You Know Protein Shakes Can Cause Acne?

Did You Know Protein Shakes Can Cause Acne?

In today’s world, both men and women often include protein shakes into their fitness programs. For those who are acne-prone, it is a fast way to quickly trigger acne. During the process of clearing the skin of acne, it is important for acne sufferers to avoid products such as milk, dairy and soy protein. This of course includes whey protein which is one of the strongest offenders found in most protein shakes.

At the ABQ Skin Care & Acne Clinic, we teach our clients how to choose the right foods, supplements and protein shakes wisely. For those who would like to make a change now, we have provides a few of the safe protein shakes we approve of currently.


 Sun Warrior Classic Protein powder is dairy-free and soy-free, so it does not trigger breakouts. It is vegan plant based and contains all of the essential and non-essential amino acids that your body needs. It is a great alternative to dairy protein powders and is completely acne-safe!



 Trader Joe’s Hemp Protein is another alternative that contains a plethora of protein and does not contain dairy or soy.



All of these options are great for acne-prone people and provide safe alternatives.



Kimberly Lovato LE, Acne Specialist