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AAD: How to Wash Your Face

The American Academy of Dermatology has published some face-washing tips. Washing your face may seem like such a simple activity that highlighting it may feel unnecessary. For rosacea sufferers though, we know that a gentle skin care regime is important. Starting your rosacea-beating regime with an irritating cleanse is simply going to make your skin […]

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Treating Rosacea with Essential Oils and Aromatherapy

What is an `Essential’ Oil? I fear that the name Essential Oil is immediately misleading. Just having the word essential there supposes that the oil is some kind of necessary oil, in the sense that some nutrients are essential for human life. Oil is “essential” in the sense that it carries a distinctive scent, or […]

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Just Diagnosed: JAMA Rosacea Patient Page

The Journal of the American Medical Association have released a free Rosacea Patient Page in their June 2012 edition. The JAMA have made this page available for free. This may prove useful for those who are wondering if they have rosacea and those looking for a confirmation of their symptoms. The illustration shows the full […]

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Foundation Works Fine Applied After Metrogel

This research comes up with the finding that using a foundation after applying Metrogel 1% won’t worsen rosacea symptoms. Most of the participants in the trial were happy with the appearance of foundation, when used in combination with Metrogel. How do you give your expensive prescription topicals their best chance at working while still gently […]

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Atopiclair, Eletone, MimyX: Barrier Creams with No Active Ingredients

Thanks to Beth, here is some more information about a class of FDA Approved “Medical Device” creams. This class of creams are prescription only, contain no active molecules and are approved for sale to treat medical conditions under via the provisions of Class 1 510(k). It does seem unusual that these creams still require a […]

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