Sunscreens for Rosacea Sufferers

For many the sun is high on their list of rosacea triggers. Finding a gentle but effective sunscreen will be an important part of your daily rosacea beating regime. With many physical (mostly zinc oxide or titanium dioxide based) and chemical sunscreens to choose from, with and without tinting, your quest to find a great sunscreen starts here. One place to start might be RosaceaCare’s Tinted ZincO and Vanicream Sunscreens.

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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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Cathelicidin LL-37 link between UVB exposure and inflammation

More finger pointing towards the peptide LL-37 and its role in the inflammation associated with rosacea. This abstract tells us that the inflammation and extra blood vessels associated with exposure to the sun (specifically the UVB band of radiation) are enhanced in the presence of cathelicidin LL-37. This result may help explain why sun exposure […]

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Cetaphil DermaControl Oil Control Foam Wash and Moisturizer for Oily Skin

Cetaphil has launched 2 new products that are targeted at oily or acne-prone skin. The products are called, take a breath; Cetaphil DermaControl Oil Control Moisturiser SPF 30 and Cetaphil DermaControl Oil Control Foam Wash. The Oil Control Moisturizer is promoted as a lightweight 3-in-1 moisturizer for acne-prone skin. It is said to provide broad […]

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How Much Sunscreen Should I Use?

Another fabulous data visualisation from Information is Beautiful. This time David McCandless tackles the thorny issue of How Much Suncreen Should I Wear ? The Sunscreen Smokescreen July 11, 2011 It started with a question. It always does. This time, the question was simple: How much sunscreen should I wear? I’m a pale geek who […]

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AAD: your Vitamin D should come from diet, not the sun

Thanks for the tip from the Clinuvel Blog. The AAD has issued an Updated Position Statement on Vitamin D. The AAD’s position is that there is NO SAFE THRESHOLD for sun or indoor tanning exposure, and that we ought to get our recommended daily allowance for Vitamin D from our diet. This is big news. […]

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