05/18/2014 08:32 am ET Updated May 18, 2014

5 Ways Your Period Is Wrecking Your Skin

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When your period comes to visit, it brings gifts: bloating, fatigue, and even the occasional freak-out. As if all that wasn't bad enough, though, many of us also contend with the seldom recognized, but very real, skin problems that pop up around that time of the month. The cause of the oily complexion and magnified pores that suddenly surface? It's actually our hormones.

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