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ROSACEA QUICK FACTS AND TIPS
List of facts and tips
Rosacea has no known cause and no known cure. Treatment and minimizing the symptoms are the only options.
Only a dermatologist can diagnose rosacea.
Avoiding trigger factors which vary from person to person is the only way to reduce flushing and flare-ups. Extremes in temperature, spicy foods, alcoholic beverages and emotional stress are the major trigger factors in rosacea sufferers.
Gentle skin care products containing soothing ingredients like Aloe Vera, Chamomile and Seaweed are effective for those who suffer frequent flushing and flare-ups.
Every person with rosacea has different sensitivity levels. It is advised to start off with very mild products and work your way up, particularly when it involves products containing alpha hydroxy acid and glycolic acid.
Avoiding exfoliating scrubs, rub-off peels, and alcohol or peppermint skin care products is recommended.
Rubbing the skin during cleansing or using rough sponges on the face should be avoided.
Use caution when getting facials, waxing or any beauty treatments on the face. Communicate your skin condition with your esthetician so that only mild products and gentle treatments are used.
Using a widely available, mint colored, correcting concealer is a great way to camouflage excessive redness and give the skin a more even look.
Those clients who don’t wear make-up should use a gentle cream cleanser such as the
For make-up wearers, the mild Make-Up Remover Soap will remove light face makeup,
without being too abrasive to the skin. Both cleansers are fragrance-free.
Though the toning step is often omitted, it is vital to ensure that all the dirt and oil
have been effectively removed from the skin before applying a moisturizer.
The Chamomile Cleansing Lotion has a simple and soothing
formulation to gently cleanse the skin.
Masks are also an effective means to alleviate irritation. Both the Calma Mask
and Azulene Calming Mask are enriched with skin-soothing botanicals. In areas of extreme
inflammation, apply a thin layer of the Control Cream underneath the mask. This will
provide additional relief to the skin.