Cleansing Rosacea Skin

The very first step in caring for your rosacea skin is to find a gentle cleanser. The gentle action of syndets and lipid free cleansers are a good choice for rosacea sufferers. These don’t alter the pH of the skin like a pure soap will. Harsh surfactants can damage proteins and disrupt lipids in the stratum corneum and thus contribute to epidermal barrier dysfunction. Two favourites worth considering are Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser and CeraVe Hydrating Cleanser.

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Using a Sonic Brush (Clarisonic) to treat rosacea and seb derm

Here are 2 more recent Poster Sessions promoting the usage of the Clarisonic Skin Care System. Previous publications addressed treating seborrheic dermatitis with the Clarisonic brush. The manufacturers are now targeting their sonic brush as a treatment for rosacea itself. These papers are readying Clarisonic’s push into treating rosacea. It is an interesting idea to […]

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Clinique Redness Solutions: User Reviews

Claiming to measurably reduce redness, a new range of products for problem red skin called Clinique Redness Solutions has recently been launched. This range is another attempt by Clinique to enter the rosacea treatment market. Previous Clinique products targetted at rosacea sufferers have only ever received a luke warm response. The new Clinique Redness Solutions […]

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Exotic and Expensive Cosmetics, Do They Work ?

I had to cringe when I read this article – Golf for Women: First Annual Skin Care Awards. It promotes some fabulously expensive cosmetics. One would really hope that their exotic sounding ingredients actually work. Great to see that Aveeno Ultra-Calming Daily Moisturizer is in this list, and is only $14. Dior L’Or De Vie […]

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The study below is targetting a new cleansing method for those who suffer from seborrheic dermatitis. SD is associated with an excess of sebum which may lead to irritation. A sonic cleanser that is gentle enough for those who also suffer from rosacea could be a useful addition to a cleansing routine. Firstly some background […]

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Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser User Reviews

This paper is confirming the idea that a good, gentle cleanser can become an important part of a rosacea skin care regime. According to the study, Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser is both well tolerated by the rosacea sufferers tested, and can also improve rosacea symptoms. I really like this cleanser and have used it for […]

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