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Rosacea is a common skin disorder characterized by redness on the face and neck, and it can range from a subtle rash to deeper redness.

There are 4 different types

  1. Erythematotelangiectatic rosacea: This subtype is characterized by redness, flushing, and visible blood vessels.

  2. Papulopustular rosacea: This subtype is characterized by acne-like breakouts and redness.

  3. Phymatous rosacea: This subtype is characterized by thickened skin and irregular surface nodularities.

  4. Ocular rosacea: This subtype affects the eyes, causing redness, dryness, and irritation.

To reduce inflammation, some ingredients can help, such as polyphenols in caffeinated coffee and omega-3 fatty acids. Azulene (derived from chamomile plant), Arnica and Vitamin C, can also be beneficial as it strengthens capillaries, reducing noticeable redness when ingested or applied topically. Nutritional deficiencies in vitamin B6, selenium, magnesium, and B12 can cause blood vessel dilation, especially on the cheeks and nose.

Probiotics, omega-3 fatty acids, or zinc may benefit some people with rosacea. .

Check with healthcare professional before taking any supplements.

Avoid skin care ingredients that can worsen the symptoms of rosacea: urea, witch hazel, menthol, camphor, eucalyptus oil, Sodium laurel sulfate (often found in shampoos and toothpaste),peppermint, lactic acid (milk) and glycolic acid.

Here are some common triggers that you can look out for:

Keep a food diary and track your symptoms to identify which foods to avoid.

  1. Spicy foods: Hot peppers, chili powder, and other spicy seasonings can cause flushing and inflammation, which can worsen rosacea symptoms.

  2. Alcohol: All types of alcohol, including beer, wine, and hard liquor, can cause blood vessels to dilate, leading to redness and flushing.

  3. Dairy: Some people with rosacea find that dairy products such as milk, cheese, and yogurt can trigger their symptoms.

  4. Histamine-containing foods: Foods high in histamine, such as fermented foods, cured meats, and aged cheeses, can cause flushing and inflammation.

  5. Medications such as steroids and niacin may cause rosacea flare ups.

  6. Citrus fruits: Oranges, lemons, limes, and other citrus fruits contain acids that can irritate the skin and worsen rosacea symptoms.

  7. Heavy exercise triggers rosacea symptoms. Sip ice water and splash cool water on the face.

  8. Protect your skin from the sun: Sun exposure can worsen rosacea symptoms, so it's important to wear sunscreen and protective clothing.

  9. Avoid harsh scrubs and exfoliants.

10. Refined grains increase inflammation, They are quickly broken down into glucose and absorbed into the bloodstream. This can cause a rapid increase in blood sugar levels, leading to inflammation and oxidative stress in the body.

11. Avoid hot baths and showers: Hot water can cause flushing and inflammation, so it's best to use lukewarm water instead.

12. Stress can trigger rosacea flare-ups, so it's important to find ways to manage stress such as through exercise, meditation, or therapy.

13. Smoking can worsen rosacea symptoms and increase the risk of developing the condition.

Rosacea is a manageable disorder that is caused by internal factors such as genetics, immune system dysfunction, and environmental triggers.

Seek professional advice from a dermatologist or esthetician.

Esthetician can help manage this condition using various methods, including Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) treatments and regular use skincare and facials.

Dermatologists can help identify triggers, prescribe medications, and recommend skincare products that will help manage your symptoms.

I recommend Zanqara Holistic Skin care. "Azulene Line"

Consistence use will help control Rosacea.

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