RED ALERT – APRIL IS ROSACEA AWARENESS MONTH
Red in the Face – That Persistent Blush May Be Rosacea
Are you experiencing periods of blushing that come and go? Or have acne-like flare-ups that wonâ€™t go away? If so, you may have rosacea.
April is Rosacea Awareness Month, and the National Rosacea Society (NRS), is committed to getting the word out on rosacea, also called â€œThe Great Impostor,â€ an often debilitating inflammatory skin disorder characterized by unexplained redness in that face that may come and go (can be whole face or specific pattern); bumps that look like acne; tiny visible red blood vessels under the skin; and red-rimmed watery eyes.
ROSACEA AWARENESS MONTH – PART II
Red-faced? Frequent flushing and blushing? Acne-like pimples around your nose and cheeks? You could be suffering from rosacea. As Rosacea Awareness Month comes to a close, we present part II in our rosacea series: treatments that will help you fight the flushing and blushing year round.
Redness is actually a sign of aging and skin thinning â€“ tiny red veins peek through the skin that creates blushing. The hallmark of rosacea, also called â€œthe curse of the Celts,â€ is facial flushing in response to sun exposure, red wine, spices, smoking, and steam heat.Â The exact origin is often related to the blood vessels; most people have some broken capillaries and redness aro