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Supplements for Acne and Clear Skin -- Woman taking fish oil supplement


Acne means there is inflammation around blocked pores of the skin. This may explain why supplements with an anti-inflammatory effect may lead to clearer skin, while those that stimulate inflammation may make things worse.

Sign in as a member to learn which of the following supplements may improve acne, which don't seem to help, and which might make acne worse: cocoa, diindolylmethane (DIM), fenugreek, fish oil, green tea, iodine-containing supplements (such as multivitamins or kelp supplements), lactoferrin, probiotics, vitamin A, vitamin B-5 (pantothenic acid), vitamin B-12, vitamin D, whey protein, and zinc. Also, find out if topicals that contain tea tree oil, witch hazel, green tea, zinc, or vitamin B-12 are beneficial for acne.

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