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    • BOBS
    • By BOBS 26th Jan 18, 5:35 PM
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    Rosacea
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    • 26th Jan 18, 5:35 PM
    Rosacea 26th Jan 18 at 5:35 PM
    I seem to have developed rosacea on my nose - think rudolph impression ! Made worse by cold weather.
    Did school run today without makeup and couple of 'friends' reaction to how red it was made me stop and consider that I would actually need to buy something / do something about it, rather than later on green coverup, foundation, concealer, powder !!

    Can anyone recommend a cream / product / tip ...... that helps reduce the redness .

    Thanks for any ideas
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    • donnac2558
    • By donnac2558 26th Jan 18, 6:50 PM
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    You need to go to your doctor, there is a cream/gel which really helps but it is prescription only.

    You will need to wear a high sun spf all year round on your face too. Certain ingredients in skin care can also set it off.
    • BOBS
    • By BOBS 26th Jan 18, 7:10 PM
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    • 26th Jan 18, 7:10 PM
    You need to go to your doctor, there is a cream/gel which really helps but it is prescription only.

    You will need to wear a high sun spf all year round on your face too. Certain ingredients in skin care can also set it off.
    Originally posted by donnac2558
    what is the cream called ?
    • katiekittykat
    • By katiekittykat 26th Jan 18, 8:58 PM
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    • 26th Jan 18, 8:58 PM
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    • 26th Jan 18, 8:58 PM
    http://www.boots.com/la-roche-posay/la-roche-posay-rosaliac

    This stuff is amazing xxx
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    • panagia
    • By panagia 27th Jan 18, 12:43 PM
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    • 27th Jan 18, 12:43 PM
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    • 27th Jan 18, 12:43 PM
    I seem to have developed rosacea on my nose - think rudolph impression ! Made worse by cold weather.
    Originally posted by BOBS
    Join the club, it's so embarrassing isn't it! I'm staying indoors as much as possible right now, as the skin on my nose is so red. I'm hoping it's going to clear up in a few days. But with me I think it's more of an infection than rosacea, and I've got a lotion on prescription which I am using.

    boots.com/la-roche-posay/la-roche-posay-rosaliac[/url]

    This stuff is amazing xxx
    Originally posted by katiekittykat
    And if you go to the larger branches of Boots, there's usually an assistant to advise you, and they often have sample size products to try first, before you spend 18
    • donnac2558
    • By donnac2558 27th Jan 18, 1:17 PM
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    • 27th Jan 18, 1:17 PM
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    • 27th Jan 18, 1:17 PM
    what is the cream called ?
    Originally posted by BOBS
    Rozex metronldazike ph.eur. As I said it is prescription only.

    Strangely the al roche posay range did not work well for me. My skin just did not like it at all.

    Argan oil was something I used under my Elemis cream and really help sooth my skin. Any time I have an out break I always ended up going by on the Elemis though I cannot use quite a few products from the range. Argan oil you need the pure stuff not mixed with other oils.
    • panagia
    • By panagia 27th Jan 18, 2:37 PM
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    • 27th Jan 18, 2:37 PM
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    • 27th Jan 18, 2:37 PM
    This site is good (sorry I am unable to post links) but you might want to get a diagnosis first, from your GP or dermatologist

    acne-rosacea.co.uk/
    • judi_coven
    • By judi_coven 5th Feb 18, 5:58 PM
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    • 5th Feb 18, 5:58 PM
    There is a study showing honey can help. Google 'BMJ trial honey for the treatment of rosacea' because I can't post a link. The trial uses a New Zealand honey that is hard to obtain, but my sister (who is currently a GP but has been a dermatologist) said it might be worth trying any 'natural' honey, so if you can get hold of some unprocessed honey (i.e. from a beekeeper rather than from a shop) it might help.
    I've been trying it for a couple of weeks (smearing a very small amount on overnight) and to be honest it's not doing much yet. But my sister says different people have different causes of rosacea, so honey may only work for people with a bacterial cause. Still, it's worth a try.
    • McKneff
    • By McKneff 5th Feb 18, 7:00 PM
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    • 5th Feb 18, 7:00 PM
    I was amazed when i went to the Boots cosmetic counter and asked for some help.

    The lady gave me a tube of No. 7 BB cream, in a green tube but the cream is skin coloured. topped off with your own foundation, it stays put all day. I have big red marks on on cheek and it covers brilliantly.
    It is 14 so you should be able to recognise it from my description.

    Good luck
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    • PoppyTaylor
    • By PoppyTaylor 6th Feb 18, 2:51 PM
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    I also recommend the La Roche Posay range and I also use a green-tinted CC cream which helps me.

    However, I do have prescription cream recommended by the dermatologist but I haven't had to use this for a while!
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