Rosacea Topicals

Along with systemic treatments, topicals have long been the mainstay of gaining relief from rosacea symptoms. Best known rosacea topicals include Metrogel and Finacea. Other topicals such as sunscreens and cleansers and moisturizers are also an important part of a rosacea armament.

Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

Hovione – Topical Minocycline Gel starts Phase 3 testing

Promoted as being safer than systemic antibiotics, a 3% formulation of topical minocycline gel has passed Phase 2 clinical trials and is readying to commence Phase 3 trials. The owners of the product, currently named HY-01 – Hovione are promoting their in-development topical as more moisturising than other comparable topicals, and less likely to induce […]

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Epsolay is on its way, will it stay?

The benzoyl peroxide based Epsolay is one step closer to becoming a new treatment for the papules and pustules of rosacea. Based on an active ingredient of 5% bezoyl peroxide, and encapsulating inside silica, the new cream has continued to be tested and now Phase 3 results have been published. So what do the Phase […]

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Burt’s Bees better than Cetaphil

Just over a year ago we highlighted a clinical trial that was due to set a Burt’s Bees natural skincare regime against the rosacea juggernaut that is Galderma’s Cetaphil range. What did the trial assess, and who was declared the winner? Well now we know becuase the trial results have been published, see the below […]

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Mysterious SPF 30 Sunscreen good for rosacea redness and dryness

A mysterious tinted sunscreen has been evaluated as part of a rosacea regime and been shown to be of benefit to rosacea sufferers. So what exactly is this tinted daily SPF30 sunscreen that warranted Galderma to sponsor publication in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology? The article doesn’t say, but some important clues can be found. […]

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Novoxel’s Tixel breaks the skin, botox breaks the flushing

Here is a new (ok novel if you have to use that term) treatment for the most difficult to treat redness and flushing of rosacea. Researchers used a thermomechanical device to break holes into the surface of the skin, and topical botox to treat the most severe redness and flusing of rosacea. How does it work […]

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