Evening Standard: Avoiding Facial Redness

Written by on August 8, 2012 in in the news, Red Face of Rosacea with 1 Comment

The London Evening Standard has a Health & Beauty article today highlightinghow to relieve a red face.

Dispelling the myth of a peaches and cream complexion, but staying with a fruit similie by calling it `Strawberries’ & Cream, Leah Hardy highlights the following possible ways to relieve a red face;

  • Dr Nick Lowe Redness Relief Calming Cream
  • An “anti-glaucoma prescription eyedrop” -  Brimonidine, used in a gel form. I wonder what that could be …. It is a bit problematic when a newspaper promotes an off label treatment like this. Nonetheless, more information here: Sansrosa Articles.


    Save your blushes – how to avoid skin redness

    Red Alert: according to doctors, Londoners have the rosiest faces in Europe. So how can we regain our cool and take the heat off our skin?

    Leah Hardy, 07 August 2012

    British women are meant to be famous for their peaches and cream complexions. But according to London cosmetic doctor Elisabeth Dancey, many Londoners have skin that is “more like strawberries and cream, with lots of redness”.

    A staggering 65 per cent of women over 25 report problems with skin redness, and Dr George Roman, who has clinics in Paris and London, says women in our city have the greatest problem with skin redness in Europe.


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1 Reader Comment

  1. Katie says:

    I have in the past used “Visine Allergy” eyedrops when my eyes have been red and itchy from looking at the computer and sitting in an air-conditioned office all day. Within seconds my eyes are white, all the red blood vessels miraculously gone. It doesn’t last forever of course, but if someone could make a similar product as a skin cream…!!

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