January 7, 2020

Ask a Dermatologist: Is Coffee Bad For Your Skin?

You always hear people swear that giving up [insert vice here] changed everything for their skin. Most often, it’s dairysugar, or wheat, but lately, the rumors have been centered around coffee. As is the case with most of our favorite vices, rumor has it that your daily caffeine habit could be wreaking havoc on your skin. But is drinking coffee really all that bad? We wish the answer was a simple yes or no, but as it turns out, it’s a little more complicated than that. To find out the truth about our favorite caffeinated beverage, we interviewed dermatologists Gary Goldenberg, MD, and Whitney Bowe, MD.
Before you decide to quit coffee cold turkey, keep reading to see what they have to say.