What is Rosacea and How Can You Reduce Skin Redness?

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There are many common skin conditions affecting people of all ages in today’s world! Most of them are mild, mainly causing minor symptoms that are usually treatable or at least manageable, such as the case with eczema or mild acne. Amongst these common skin conditions is also Rosacea, a long term skin condition that mainly affects the facial area, such as the cheeks, causing redness to the skin. It is more prevalent in women and lighter-skinned people, but men can also develop worse symptoms. Read on to find Rosacea is how to reduce redness in your cheeks.

What is Rosacea?

Rosacea occurs when the blood vessels beneath the skin dilate, and there is increased blood flow to certain areas of the skin, causing a blushing redness to appear. This is a natural consequence of the body’s inflammation cascade, and so you will notice similar effects when you have bruising or a cut. Although there is no definitive cause of Rosacea, certain factors may trigger flare-ups and worsen of the condition, such as particular foods or drinks, as well as some aerobic exercises like running.

How Do I Know if I Have Rosacea? 

If you suspect you may have Rosacea, look out for redness mainly on your forehead, nose area, cheeks and chin. Your skin may also be incredibly sensitive to skincare products, and a burning or stinging sensation can be felt when using water or such products. You may also notice the appearance of small broken blood vessels or small red bumps that may sometimes be filled with a yellowish liquid. There are also other symptoms that you should look out for, including sore eyelids or crust formation around the eyelashes, dry or thickening of the skin. Most of the time, these symptoms are not something you will need to be overly concerned about and are not caused by poor hygiene. Rosacea is not contagious. 

How to Get Rid of Skin Redness on the Cheeks?

Having identified that you have Rosacea, you will now want to know how to get rid of this skin redness on your cheeks —introducing the SkinCeuticals Redness Neutralizer. SkinCeuticals Redness Neutralizer is a face serum that is clinically proven to minimise the appearance of redness and blushing caused by Rosacea and other skin conditions by up to 30%. It is most suitable for those with sensitive skin (as these skin conditions are prevalent in those with sensitive skin), but can be used by all skin types. The serum to reduce redness is also free from alcohol, fragrances, parabens, dyes and other irritants. 

How Does It Work? 

The SkinCeuticals Redness Neutralizer works by counteracting the effects of vasodilation (where the blood vessels under the skin dilate), which is the main cause of the redness seen in Rosacea. The serum contains biomimetic peptides, bisabolol, shea butter and zinc gluconate, helping to further relieve skin irritations and give an overall refreshing and smooth feel to your skin following use.

SkinCeuticals Redness Neutralizer: How to Use 

This product could not be easier to use! Once you have cleansed your skin, apply a thin layer twice a day to your face, neck and chest areas, and any other areas where you may have redness. For the best results, apply it following the use of a SkinCeuticals antioxidant in the morning, and before a SkinCeuticals sun protection product.

Finding the perfect skincare for you should always be based on trial and error and your personal experience. If you have Rosacea or suspect you do and want to reduce redness on your face, this may be the perfect product for you. Seek help from a skincare professional and contact us today. 


Latest update: 24/03/2021
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