We receive numerous enquiries about rosacea, and if we have any tips to help care fore, control and cover it up. And, today is your lucky day because we do! Caring for skin with rosacea can seem a bit challenging but there are lots of things you can do to help your skin. So, keep reading below to get all the info on caring for skin with rosacea!
Sun screen, and yes – even in winter!
Remember to give yourself a daily dose of sunscreen. rosacea-prone skin can get very irritated and flare up from sun exposure. Choose a sunscreen that doesn’t contain any alcohol or fragrances and offers broad spectrum protection to shield your skin from the sun’s harmful rays.
The first rule in rosacea skin care tips is to treat your skin with a whole lot of TLC. The way you care for your skin makes a huge difference in how your skin looks! This is true for most skin types but especially true for those with rosacea. Scrubbing or harshly rubbing your skin can aggravate your skin so it’s imperative that you use gentle skin care methods and always wash your face with lukewarm water.
Easy on the toner
Astringents, exfoliants and toners should not be part of your Rosacea skin care routine! These products often contain ingredients that can be harsh and have the potential to irritate your skin. Common skin care ingredients to avoid are menthol, salicylic acid, peppermint and witch hazel.
Easy does it
One of the worthwhile tips for rosacea that can’t be stressed enough is to use gentle skin care products. This means that it’s important to be gentle in washing and applying skin care products on your face. You’ve also got to use only the mildest, fragrance-free products to soothe your skin’s sensitive state.
Not too much coffee, alcohol or spicy food
All of these can trigger rosacea and make the symptoms worse. We are not for one minute suggesting you completely cut these out, but if you cut down a little, it should really help!