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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This one of the simple but powerful things to learn about treating rosacea. A gentle and mild cleansing regime is important. Add a gentle moisturizer and a physical sunscreen and you have the basis to build on to treat your rosacea. The inflammation you see in rosacea can be helped just be be gentle with […]

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Dr. Linda Sy has been a long time friend of the Rosacea Support Group. A respected dermatologist, she answered questions for rosacea sufferers for several years. Also, through her own company Linda Sy Skincare, developed 2 products specifically for rosacea sufferers – a mild cleanser and a well tolerated zinc oxide dimethicone sunscreen. Lets look […]

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