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Rosacea

Beat rosacea, facial redness and flushing and manage your triggers with SkinBase.

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Understanding Rosacea

Rosacea is a long term skin condition, characterised by redness, flushing, visible veins and acne-like bumps on the skin. Often, symptoms appear on the cheeks, forehead, nose and chin, and less commonly, the body.

There are lots of potential triggers and causes of rosacea, though the exact cause is still unclear. Genetics, abnormalities within the vascular and immune systems, and even mites have been suggested as potential causes.

Erythematotelangiectatic Rosacea

Considered the most common type of rosacea. ETR is characterised by persistent redness and flushing at the centre of the face, and visible blood vessels. On darker skin, the redness may appear as a purple or brown flush.

Rhinophyma Rosacea

A much rarer type of rosacea. Rhinophyma rosacea is characterised by the thickening of the skin, usually resulting in a large, red, bumpy nose, particularly in men. The thickening less commonly affects the chin, forehead, and ears.

Ocular Rosacea

For some people, rosacea extends beyond the skin. Ocular rosacea, as the name suggests, is characterised by symptoms affecting the eyes. Redness, dryness, grittiness, and light sensitivity are often experienced with this type.

Papulopustular Rosacea

Also known as acne rosacea, as it is characterised by red bumps, pimples, and pustules that resemble an acne breakout. Other symptoms, such as oily, red, sensitive skin also contribute to the confusion between acne and rosacea.

What Is Rosacea?

What Is Rosacea and What Are The Symptoms

Though extremely common, rosacea is often misunderstood and misdiagnosed. So, let’s answer the question “what is rosacea” so you can get one step closer to understanding your skin. 

Types & Causes of Rosacea

What Are The Causes of Rosacea

Rosacea is a common skin condition that affects individuals worldwide. Now we know what rosacea is, it is time to find out what the potential causes of rosacea are, and what triggers you should avoid. 

Types Of Rosacea And How To Treat Them

Rosacea is a long term, uncomfortable skin condition affecting roughly 1 in 10 individuals. There are 4 main types of rosacea, each with its own set of symptoms, challenges, and potential treatments. Understanding the different types of rosacea is crucial for sufferers so they can effectively manage their symptoms. 

Acne vs Rosacea: How to tell them apart 

Acne and rosacea are two of the most common skin conditions today. Find out the similarities and differences in the acne vs rosacea debate. 

Rosacea Skincare & Treatments

Skincare For Rosacea: Caring For Your Skin

Managing rosacea can be frustrating. While there is currently no cure for rosacea, with the right skin care routine it is entirely possible to manage rosacea symptoms and soothe your skin. Let’s have a look at the best skincare for rosacea. 

What Is IPL For Rosacea And Does It Work?

Rosacea is a common, chronic skin condition resulting in redness, flushing, visible veins and acne-like lesions on the skin. SkinBase IPL for rosacea is an excellent treatment, designed to target vessels deep within the skin. Let’s find out how it works. 

How to Manage Acne Rosacea

Rosacea is a long-term skin condition that can cause flushing, visible blood vessels, and acne like bumps on the skin. Rosacea usually appears on the cheeks, nose, chin, and forehead. Less commonly, your neck, head, ears, or chest may also be affected. There are four types of rosacea identified by a worldwide expert panel. Find…

How to prevent rosacea flare-ups

Rosacea is a frustrating and uncomfortable skin concern, where the skin of the face flushes red and becomes hot. It can also cause pimples and swelling, and if severe enough, can cause broken blood vessels which are permanently visible on the surface of the skin. Sufferers often find that flare-ups occur at the most inconvenient…

How To Calm Facial Redness Quickly 

Facial redness can be bothersome. It can affect your confidence – and if it makes you feel embarrassed, skin can appear even redder. This then becomes a vicious cycle.  

Rosacea before & afters

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