Treating rosacea can be incredibly challenging for some people. Because there are no definitive test to diagnosis rosacea, mistakes and mis-diagnosis does happen. There are many skin conditions very similar to rosacea so knowing and understanding all the possibilities makes it possible to rule out or eliminate those that do not meet your definitive symptoms.

Often times the medications prescribed can be irritating or even lead to a worsening of your rosacea symptoms. Read the ingredients and possible side effects before you put it on your face. Avoid anything that claims to peel or re-surface the skin – these are often chemicals designed to remove the skin leaving the under-lying layers of skin raw, sensitive and not acclimated to exposure of the effects of sunlight, or even air.

The best rule to follow in treating rosacea is to keep it simple. Cleanse the skin with a basic unscented […]