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Do you have problems with flushing, blushing or redness of your face? April is Rosacea Awareness Month. Learn how to prevent and manage flares of your rosacea.

April 30, 2017

 

Rosacea is a very common chronic skin condition in Irish people and has been nicknamed the "curse of the Celts." It is characterised by facial redness, superficial dilated blood vessels and acne-like lesions on the cheeks, nose, forehead and chin.

 

Sunlight is the leading cause of rosacea flare-ups. Apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher every day, preferably containing  titanium dioxide, zinc oxide, or both. Our favourites are Elta MD Clear and Revision Intellishade Original.

 

Follow these helpful pointers from the American Academy of Dermatology to recognise triggers and prevent flare-ups of rosacea

 

Learn how to treat the redness of rosacea

 

 

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