Skin Care Tips To Cope Up With Rosacea

Posted In: Dermatologist     2018-03-13     31


What is Rosacea? – It is a common skin disorder that usually targets face. It results in redness on the nose, cheeks, chin, and forehead. Other symptoms include eye-irritation, acne-like bumps, and thickened skin. Although the exact cause of skin condition is not known, however treatments for rosacea have improved.


Primary symptoms of rosacea are:


  • Flushing. People with rosacea will have the facial redness, which is the earliest sign of the disorder.
  • Constant redness. Continuous facial redness similar to sunburn or blush that does not go away.
  • Pimples and bumps. Small pus-filled pimples or red solid bumps often show up in rosacea.
  • Visible blood vessels. Small blood vessels may become visible on the skin of people who have rosacea.


Other potential signs and symptoms are:


  • Eye irritation
  • Dry appearance
  • Skin thickening
  • Burning or stinging 


There are tips that can make your skin a redness free zone, which include:


  • Stay away from triggers

Things such as alcohol, spicy food, stress, extreme cold or heat, and even some skin care products may act as a trigger for rosacea.


  • Give a good punch of moisturizer

Moisturizing skin is an essential part of skin care for rosacea. Choosing a right moisturizer can help to reduce your redness. Get an oil-free, hypoallergenic, and fragrance-free moisturizer.


  • Get a gentle cleansers

Just like moisturizer, the type of cleanser you’re using can have an effect on your rosacea. Avoid using harsh cleansers and astringents, because they can worsen your rosacea.


  • Omit the facials

Micro-dermabrasion treatments, chemical peels, and even run-of-the-mill facials may make your rosacea worse.


  • Watch over your make-up

Make-up may be helpful to cover-up your ruddy cheeks, but it can also worsen your rosacea symptoms. Stick to mineral-based, fragrance-free makeup, which is way less irritating to the skin than other types of makeup.


  • Stay safe from the sun

According to experts, sun exposure is the top trigger for rosacea. So, whenever you’re out in the sun, make sure to stay safe from by applying sunscreen, wear a hat and try to stay in the shade.