Your White Wine Habit Might Be The Reason You Have This Skin Condition


Wine is many things. Your knight in shining armour at the end of a long, hard day at the office. The most luxurious, if not wasteful, spa treatment in all the land. A major reason you wake up with puffy eyes after knocking back one too many glasses. And, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, wine might also be the culprit behind rosacea flare-ups — especially if you’re drinking the white variety.

The research comes from data collected from more than 82,000 female nurses in the U.S., and it found that women who consumed one to three glasses of white wine a month had a 14% increase in the risk of developing the skin condition. Those who drank five or more glasses a week upped it by 49%. Red wine, on the other hand, was only identified as a rosacea trigger for those who already have the condition.


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