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  • Writer's pictureSarah Johnson

Understanding Rosacea: A Skin Condition That Is Close To My Heart

As April unfolds and Rosacea Awareness Month commences, I wanted to take a moment to shine a light on this often misunderstood skin condition and explore ways to support those affected by it.


Rosacea is a chronic skin condition that affects millions of individuals worldwide, including myself. It is often linked to persistent facial redness, visible blood vessels, and sometimes small, red bumps resembling acne. While its exact cause remains unknown, researchers believe that genetic predisposition, environmental factors, and an overactive immune system may contribute to its development.


Living with rosacea can be challenging and it can be really difficult trying to navigate daily life while managing triggers that can worsen symptoms. Common triggers include spicy foods, hot beverages, alcohol, extreme temperatures, stress, and certain skincare products containing harsh ingredients.


I wholeheartedly understand the complexities of rosacea and have personally managed to treat and manage my own symptoms through tailored skincare solutions to help manage its effects. A gentle, non-irritating home care skin plan, supplements and bespoke facials have soothed my inflammation, strengthened my skin barrier, and worked hard to promote overall skin health.


In addition to professional skincare treatments, lifestyle modifications can also play a significant role in managing rosacea. This may include identifying and avoiding triggers, practicing stress-reducing techniques such as meditation or yoga, and protecting the skin from sun exposure with daily SPF use.


For more severe cases of rosacea, dermatologists may prescribe topical or oral medications, or recommend advanced treatments such as laser therapy to target visible blood vessels or thickened skin associated with rosacea.


As I recognise Rosacea Awareness Month, let's come together to raise awareness, offer support, and empower ladies living with this challenging condition. By understanding the causes, identifying triggers, and exploring effective treatment options, I can help those with rosacea manage their symptoms and reclaim their confidence in their skin.


If you or someone you know is affected by rosacea and would like to learn more about my rosacea-friendly skincare products and bespoke facial treatments, please don't hesitate to reach out. I am here to provide compassionate care and personalised solutions for all clients, because everyone deserves to feel comfortable and confident in their skin.



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