THE LATEST MUST-KNOW INFO ABOUT ROSACEA
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As many as 16 million Americans suffer from rosacea, and despite being such a common skin disorder, much remains to be learned about its causes and dermatologists continue to explore new treatments. In fact, a new rosacea classification system was published earlier this yearâ€”and this new approach to diagnosis and treatment focuses more on a patientâ€™s unique symptoms, rather than predetermined subtypes based on groupings of specific rosacea signs.
According to dermatologist Dr. Jeanine Downie of Image DermatologyÂ in Montclair, New Jersey, the main upside of this updated classification system is the list of associated disorders and diseases that can accompany rosacea. â€
GET THE RED OUT FOR ROSACEA AWARENESS MONTH
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More than 16 million Americans suffer from rosaceaâ€”and millions more struggle with redness and flushing even if they havenâ€™t been diagnosed with this skin condition. If you experience rednessâ€”especially flushing that occurs after certain triggers such as changes in temperature, eating spicy food, drinking alcohol and other lifestyle or environmental factorsâ€”itâ€™s imperative to see a board-certified dermatologist because if left untreated, rosacea can progress and lead to acne-like blemishes, swelling of the nose and other long-term side effects.
In addition to the number of prescription-based options available to help control and soothe rosacea, redness a
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
B. KAMINS BOOSTER BLUE ROSACEA TREATMENT –Â This is the only product of B. Kamins that I have ever tried and it’s terrific. Maybe it’s the brilliant turquoise color, or the soothing gel lotion consistency, but I dont even have rosacea and I love using this. It cools and calms down skin that gets overheated or flushed. It is great after an inadvertent sunburn or over exposure to cold. The texture is smooth and hydrating and skin feels refreshed. It contains vitamin E, retinyl palmitate, bisabolol, and the B. Kamins signature bio maple compound. There is also aÂ BOOSTER BLUE ROSACEA MASQUE, BOOSTER BLUEÂ ROSACEA CLEANSER and aÂ ROSACEA MOISTURIZER SPF15 to complete the range.
FINAL VERDICT – GGI (GOTTA GET IT)Â –Â You don’t have to have rosacea to reap the benefits of this cool blue range from Canada.