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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Rosaliac UV Fortifying Anti-Redness Moisturizer with SPF 15

La Roche-Posay are not particularly well known in the rosacea world but they do sponsor the National Rosacea Society and have a range of products, called Rosaliac, that targets rosacea sufferers. The company is taking the opportunity of the rosacea awareness month and their support of the NRS to promote a new product – Rosaliac […]

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Cetaphil UVA/UVB Defense SPF 50 Sunscreen

Galderma announced in February a new SPF 50 Facial Sunscreen called Cetaphil UVA/UVB Defense SPF 50. Actually Galderma is not promoting this product as a sunscreen, but as a facial moisturizer. Said to be non-greasy and hydrating, the UVA/UVB Defense SPF 50 contains 4 chemical filters as well as micronized titanium dioxide to offer a […]

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An interesting looking patent application proposing a water based sunscreen for rosacea sufferers has surfaced at the USPTO. Many rosacea sufferers will know the trauma of finding a sunscreen that is gentle enough to not cause a bad reaction and effective enough to protect from the harm of the sun. For me the sun has […]

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The NRS have an entry up on their weblog discussing the link between sunburn and rosacea. A study of 65 healthy subjects and 65 moderate to severe rosacea sufferers found that the rosacea patients `had significantly higher rates of blistering sunburns that those without rosacea’. Sadly there was no conclusion as to whether the extra […]

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I love CHOICE Magazine in Australia. They do great reviews, always concentrating on practical outcomes. A recent report dealt with moisturisers (yes we spell them with an “s”) on the Australian market that also contain sunscreen. For those that want both the protection offered by a sunscreen and a good moisturizer, this report is for […]

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