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Is orange juice good or bad for acne? I have heard conflicting arguments... Vitamin C is good for the skin correct?!

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Is orange juice good or bad for acne? I have heard conflicting arguments... Vitamin C is good for the skin correct?!

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HAHAHAHAHA... Seriously... Kill YA?...

I never heard anyone die from the stuff?...

In fact it's known to KILL some Virus.. sooooooo... perhaps, YA .. it does KILL something.. hahahaaa..

It's good for skin & wrinkles.maybe even scars... as it plumps up the Epidermal layers but only temporarily.. it has been incorporated in creams, lotions, scrubs... but ORANGE does come in FORMS like anything else...Oxidated or UnOXIDATED- Vitamin C complex is sort of good for skin.. but not for severe Acne in general..

That's what we're looking for on the TOPICAL LEVEL...

as Plain Orange Juice might be good for OILY SKIN TYPES - used as an absorbant toner only, but that's as far as it goes for PLAIN OL' ORANGE JUICE....

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It just seems to me too many people on this forum are suddenly afraid of food. You have acne, thats bad enough. Now you're gonna stop eating too? Enjoy your life brother, eat towards your goals(whatever those might be) and don't worry so much about your foods. Your kitchen isn't a battle ground, you're vegetables aren't trying to kill you. :naughty:

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It just seems to me too many people on this forum are suddenly afraid of food. You have acne, thats bad enough. Now you're gonna stop eating too? Enjoy your life brother, eat towards your goals(whatever those might be) and don't worry so much about your foods. Your kitchen isn't a battle ground, you're vegetables aren't trying to kill you. :naughty:

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Paranoia and stress causes more oil secretion than actually eating the food you're worried about in my opinion. If you're worried about it, then just drink a little instead and have a peace of mind.

A stress free mind is a less oily face. werd =D

But yeah, the things you eat define the quality of your skin and complexion as well. Lack of nutrition shows up on your skin and makes it unhealthy.

But don't get scared of food. I've noticed more skinny people have acne than fat people. just a correlation, maybe it's because skinny people don't get enough nutrients and an abundance is far better than a deficit?

I'm just mumbling

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Guest j3ff86

Like all juices, not nearly as good as the real fruit, but a hundred times better than "sunny delight" type stuff.

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It's bad from the standpoint of blood sugar level. However not a while ago there was a guy here that was swearing by orange juice.

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I would of said it was good for your skin, like you said it has lots of Vitamin C :dance: but I guess posting in this forum has taught us all that everyone seems to have different breakout triggers ... if you think its breaking you out then stop drinking it, just you got to trust your own judgement on it.

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unless you make your own in a juicer with no added sugar then avoid it and just eat oranges and mandarins instead

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Guest Aloetta

LOL Sephora...

Okay YOU might be a RARE case.-- and have Allergy to some Fruits or Acids ..

Hmmm...

perhaps a milder Tone like WATERCRESS Juice...

Great for Acne Topically Applied as well as INJESTED...

Good luck...

LOL you remind me of my Sis w/ those Hives..................................... I think that's what the bumps & Redness is?

So you might have that Alergy reaction....& EXTRA Sentative SKIN..... OUCH!

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Oranges are a common allergen. I figured out years ago that they were the trigger for the horrible cystic acne I used to get. And I've encountered several people that say the same thing. I've since been tested for several common allergens and am mildly allergic to oranges.

I will also breakout after having too much of other juices I wasn't tested for, recently guanaba and passion fruit. And it's hard to know how much is too much.

Also, it's always better to eat the whole fruit. I eat fruit all day everyday without it causing a problem. But I can't drink lemon in water all day or I'll break out.

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I know some people break out from citrus. You could be one of them.

Juice bought in the store is not great. You'd be better off spending your money on a bag of oranges.

Why? Juice is pausterized so it's not as nutrient/enzyme dense. Plus, there's less fibre which slows down the absorption of sugar. And also, I know a bit about how those juice factories are run...lots of near-rotting oranges are thrown in and juiced. Not very appetizing.

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Maybe thats why my skin is so shitty right now.. I drink like 4 glasses of orange juice a day :lol: I think i'll stop for a couple weeks and see what happens.

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Is orange juice good or bad for acne? I have heard conflicting arguments... Vitamin C is good for the skin correct?!

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I stopped drinking orange juice about 5 years ago, because every time i drink, cystic like pimples used to develop in about 3-4 days for me.

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I drink a lot of juice, my skin is better than ever. Just adding to the confusion, haha =P

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ya know i thort there was something fishy about orange juice. i thort it might bring me out in spots but wasnt sure so i started to drink the dilute stuff!!! oh btw did u no that orange fanta isnt veggie? check it outxxx

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Guest Aloetta

OMG :shock: MANDY.... :pray: praying for ya!

I think you would of had reaction in the past if you were allergic....

if you break out in HIVES try Camolie Lotion or Calendulla (Marigold creams, ointment) ......

Weird... I would of thought many would of had allergies from only NITE PLANTS - Tomatoe, Cucumber, etc...

Perhaps try Collards.. There great to DETOX.. and less Acidity...

Let us KNOW MANDY :think:

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