Rosacea is a fairly common skin condition that affects the facial skin, in particular, the cheeks, nose and chin. Causes can be blood vessel abnormalities, your facial microbiome, or even genetic factors.
Acne rosacea treatments can include medication and ensuring you have the optimum skincare regime to keep the symptoms and skin redness at bay. Below, we’ve collated a round-up of professional skincare products that help to reduce the symptoms of rosacea and redness from brands including ZO Skin Health and AllSkin Med. Feel like you need a little more help? Why not book your free online video skincare consultation with a Face Dr Skin Expert here.
Rosacea is a chronic skin condition that causes redness, flushing, and visible blood vessels on the face. It can also cause bumps and pimples, as well as thickening of the skin, especially on the nose. Rosacea is more common in women and people with fair skin, but it can affect anyone. It typically develops in people in their 30s or 40s and can worsen with age if left untreated.
The exact cause of rosacea is not known, but several factors may contribute to the development of the condition. These include genetic factors, environmental factors, and certain lifestyle factors.
One theory is that rosacea may be caused by a problem with the blood vessels in the face. Other possible causes include the presence of certain bacteria on the skin, inflammation, and an overactive immune system.
There is no cure for rosacea, but it can be managed with a combination of medical treatment and lifestyle changes. The goal of treatment is to reduce the frequency and severity of flare-ups, as well as to improve the appearance of the skin.
Medical treatments for rosacea include prescription creams, oral antibiotics, and laser or light therapy. Lifestyle changes that can help manage rosacea include avoiding triggers that may cause flare-ups, such as hot drinks and spicy foods, and protecting the skin from the sun. Sunscreen and hats can help protect the skin from the sun's harmful UV rays.
It is important to see a dermatologist or other healthcare provider for proper diagnosis and treatment of rosacea. Left untreated, rosacea can worsen over time and may cause permanent damage to the skin.
ZO Gentle Cleanser
ZO Gentle Cleanser is a gentle, foaming cleanser, suitable for all skin types. Designed by ZO Skin Health to remove impurities, unclog pores and leave the skin feeling refreshed, clean and hydrated. It helps to protect the skin barrier and can be used on all skin types including oily skin and sensitive skin, thanks to its anti-irritant properties. We often recommend this cleanser type for those with sensitive or compromised skin.
ZO Daily Power Defense
Daily Power Defense is a lightweight serum that works to support the skin's health and function. It is consistently our best-selling skincare product, providing hydration and strength to the skin, protecting the skin from damage, boosting collagen and cell renewal and tackling fine lines and wrinkles. Works in perfect harmony with ZO Illuminating AOX Serum. To read more about ZO Skin Health's Daily Power Defense, read the blog here.
ZO Daily Sheer Broad-Spectrum SPF 50
Non-greasy, quick-drying sunscreen with a sheer matte finish. Broad-spectrum protection against UVA, UVB and ageing effects of high energy visible (HEV) light. Water and perspiration-resistant, this sunscreen delivers superior protection during outdoor activities while hydrating the skin to prevent dryness. ZOX12® Engineered with ZO's exclusive 12-hour, time-release ZOX12® complex, this sun cream helps to shield the skin from harmful infrared (IR-A) rays.
ZO Smart Tone Broad-Spectrum SPF 50
A non-greasy, quick-drying sunscreen by ZO Skin Health with a sheer matte finish offering broad-spectrum protection against UVA and UVB rays. Shields skin from ageing effects of high-energy visible (HEV) light. Water and perspiration-resistant, offering superior protection during outdoor activities while hydrating the skin to prevent dryness. ZOX12® engineered with our exclusive 12-hour, time-release ZOX12® complex, our suncreams help shield the skin from harmful infrared (IR-A) rays.
ZO Skin Normalizing System
A complete collection of therapeutic products for the treatment of red, sensitised skin. Includes Rozatrol, a daily treatment serum that works to normalise skin by reducing excess oil, which can lead to skin inflammation. An enzymatic exfoliator provides ultra-mild exfoliation, while amino acids support optimal microcirculation to prevent the signs of premature ageing. In addition to Rozatrol, the kit contains Gentle Cleanser, Exfoliating Polish, Oil Control Pads and Daily Power Defense.
CLENZIderm M.D.® Acne Therapeutic System
CLENZIderm M.D.® Daily Care Foaming Cleanser
CLENZIderm M.D.® Daily Care Foaming Cleanser is a lightweight, foaming acne cleanser with 2% salicylic acid that helps to unclog pores and wash away dead skin and impurities. Cooling menthol leaves skin feeling refreshed. This cleanser is perfect for normal to oily skin types, and also comes in the full CLENZIderm M.D.® Acne Therapeutic System.
CLENZIderm M.D.® Pore Therapy
CLENZIderm M.D.® Therapeutic Lotion
Obagi Nu-Derm® Gentle Cleanser
Obagi Nu-Derm® Foaming Gel
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