Combating and Calming Facial Redness
If your face is constantly flushed, red and blotchy - it may be more
than just sun or wind causing it. Foods like alcohol and caffeine are
also factors, causing roughly 16 million women in North America to live
with facial redness, or Rosacea - a condition where the flushing of
small blood vessels on the face causes your cheeks, nose or chin to
Chronic facial redness, also know as Rosacea, can result in
small bumps or acne on the skin. This rash-like reaction leaves few
people with a smiley face. In fact, a recent clinical study shows 56
percent of sufferers say facial redness impacts their self-esteem.
What many people don't realize is that there are ways to calm and even help prevent the Rosacea condition.
Dermatologists offer Rosacea treatment options, but you can also
look to your local drugstore for new "Redness Relief" formulas - which
promise to calm facial redness associated with Rosacea.
While there are plenty of Rosacea products which promise relief,
experts say one that has green neutralizers in it will really help
conceal Rosacea redness and even out complexion.
Doctors also recommend that if you're taking a prescription for
Rosacea, ask your dermatologist to recommend skin care products that
And to avoid future Rosacea flare-ups, keep a diary of red episodes
with notes on food, medicines and products - so you can help pinpoint