Cosmetics and Makeup

Finding the most elegant makeup that won’t clash with your rosacea can be a challenge. Should rosacea sufferers simply give up on cosmetics? Not at all, here are the best articles on how to build out your rosacea friendly cosmetics bag.

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Rosacea is now in fashion!

I don’t think I have ever linked to an article in Cosmopolitan before, but hey there is always a first. A designer called Moto Guo sent his models down the runway for Men’s Fashion Week in Milan with visible acne and rosacea. Their facial lesions are clearly visible, forming part of the show. I think […]

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Wanted SF: Asian Women with Redness for Translucent Treatment Powder

Biometrix are looking for trial participants in San Francisco. This trial is looking for Asian Women with facial redness, interested in trying a `mineral treatment pressed powder’. The powder is said to visibly reduce redness on application. See below for more details. Biometrix conduct possibly relevant trials each month, so you are in San Francisco […]

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Do  BB Creams (Blemish Balm) Work for Rosacea?

What is a BB Cream? Perhaps better known to the Asian beauty market, Blemish Balm (BB) Creams are somewhat similar to a tinted moisturiser, perhaps also including some sun protection. Some formulations, especially so in Asian markets may additionally contain skin whitening agents. I’m sure all rosacea sufferers would like to think that there is […]

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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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Tetrapeptide-14: Now available for Eye Puffiness and Redness

Some news today promoting a product claimed to reduce the appearance of under eye puffiness. Tarte Dark Circle Defense claims the inclusion of a Helix Biomedix designed peptide sequence known as Tetrapeptide-14 is responsible for the anti-inflammatory actions of the concealer. Cosmetics that are suitable for rosacea sufferers are hard to come by. This product […]

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