Common Rosacea Triggers—Important Info To Know


A survey conducted by the National Rosacea Society of 1,066 rosacea patients resulted in the following list of the most common triggers of condition.

1.      Sun exposure

2.      Emotional stress

3.      Hot weather

4.      Wind

5.      Heavy exercise

6.      Alcohol consumption

7.      Hot baths

8.      Cold weather

9.      Spicy foods…

10.  Humidity

11.  Indoor heat

12.  Certain skin care products

13.  Heated beverages

14.  Certain cosmetics

15.  Medications

16.  Medical conditions

17.  Certain fruits

18.  Marinated meats

19.  Certain vegetables

20.  Dairy products

21.  Other factors

What is Rosacea? It’s a skin disorder that starts to show up in your early 30’s and affects 14 million Americans causing severe flushing and redness in the skin.

-Avoid washing your skin with hot water

-Do a patch test before introducing new products to your skin

-Avoid microdermabrasion

-Use skin care products exclusively formulated for red, over-heated, sensitive skin (Pick out your skin type)

Read more helpful skin tips for getting redness and Rosacea under control.

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Renée Rouleau

Celebrity Esthetician & Skincare Expert
As an esthetician trained in cosmetic chemistry, Renée Rouleau has spent 30 years researching skin, educating her audience, and building an award-winning line of products. Trusted by celebrities, editors, bloggers, and skincare obsessives around the globe, her vast real-world knowledge and constant research are why Marie Claire calls her “the most passionate skin practitioner we know.”