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Tips to help you manage Rosacea

Rosacea is a common, long-term skin condition involving inflammation of the skin on the face. The exact cause of rosacea is unknown, and it affects twice as many women as men, although it is usually more severe in men. It affects people mainly in the 30’s and 40’s, especially those with fair skin.

Here are a few tips to help you manage Rosacea:

  • Book a consultation and I will advise the best treatment programme for your skin. In some cases, you may need to be referred to a dermatologist or GP for medication to work in conjunction with your program
  • Wear a broad-spectrum SPF every day
  • Drink at least 1 ½ litres of water daily
  • Keep a food and lifestyle diary and see if you notice any potential triggers.  Some reported dietary triggers of rosacea include dairy, yeast, and highly acidic diets.
  • Avoid sugary or processed foods
  • Eat at least 5 potions of vegetables daily
  • Eat plenty of omega 3 rich foods such as avocado and flax seed
  • Include a probiotic supplement
  • Anti-inflammatory ingredients applied to your skin daily can reduce symptoms. Great ingredients for rosacea include vitamins a & c which will help to balance and strengthen your skin.

For further information on Acne Rosacea head on over to our dedicated Rosacea Clinic area or book a consultation with Valerie.