Over The Counter Treatments

Prescription treatments can be so expensive and even if you can afford them, they might not be available in your country. What about treatments that you can obtain over the counter though? Which ones work and which ones are just promotional fluff?

Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

Benzac Skin Refining Mask – Salicylic Acid 0.5%

Galderma have announced a new product in the recently revamped Benzac Acne Solutions range, known as Benzac Skin Refining Mask. This product may be of interest to rosacea sufferers who want to try a Salicylic Acid based product in their regime. Long time members of the Rosacea Support Group will remember Linda Sy’s Acne Oil […]

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East Indian Sandalwood Oil in Benzac Acne Solutions

A local angle for an Australian commercial producer of East Indian Sandalwood Oil. West Australian based TFS is touting its supply of East Indian Sandalwood Oil to Galderma for use in the just released over the counter Benzac Acne Solutions product. TFS is said to be the world’s only supplier of pharmaceutical-grade sandalwood oil, and […]

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Dermalex Repair Rosacea and Couperose Cream Reviews

Looking more like a sunscreen with some herbal extracts Dermalex Repair has made a gentle entrance to the rosacea market in the UK. Described as a `treatment cream for Rosacea and Couperose’ Dermalex seems to be a mild and reasonably priced skincare cream. The product publicity includes the following grand sounding claims’ The patented Tri-solve® […]

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Topical Nurofen Gel (Ibuprofen) for facial flushing

Some interesting recently published research suggests that a topical ibuprofen gel, such as found in Nurofen Gel, is capable of limiting a facial flush. Research undertaken by Professor Peter Drummond has recorded preliminary results that show that applying ibuprofen gel stopped the increase in blood flow to the face that results from exercise or embarrassment. […]

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Favourite Over The Counter and Home Treatments

Do you have a favourite over the counter treatment or home remedy for your rosacea ? Depending on health insurance and access to doctors and pharmacies, prescription treatments are out of the reach of many rosacea sufferers. So what can you try as a rosacea treatment that is easy to find at a drugstore, is […]

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