Rosacea is characterized by groups of capillaries near the surface of the skin dilate and produce a facial Erythema or redness of the skin mainly in the nose, cheeks and chin.
Sometimes papules or pimples that resemble acne there was formerly called acne rosacea.
In addition to redness, rosacea can cause also a persistent burning of the skin and extreme sensitivity to touch. It can even cause inflammation of the eyelids and in some cases, can impair vision.
This disease most often affects white women thirty to fifty years. However, in men occurs more severely with a proliferation of tiny tumors and thickened tissue that makes the nose becomes bulbous and bruised.
Although rosacea occurs intermittently, may become permanent and even expanded in some cases, other body parts.
Although it is unknown the true cause of rosacea, there are factors that aggravate as:
- Genetic predisposition
- The hormonal fluctuations during pregnancy or menopause
- Emotional strain or stress
- Excessive heat or cold
- Use of cosmetics and skin products containing alcohol
- Drugs such as vasodilators
- Alcoholic and caffeinated
- Spicy foods
- Remedy for rosacea # 1: Develop a tomato juice with cucumber and radish which helps balance the distribution of tallow or grease that lubricates the skin.
- Remedy for rosacea # 2: Apply aloe vera gel or aloe vera dry skin affected. However, it is necessary to check before if you are allergic to this plant. Thus, place first a drop in the wrist and if skin becomes red, should not be used.
- Remedy for rosacea # 3: Consume one tablet daily of vitamin B complex
- Remedy for rosacea # 4: Mix 1 / 2 cup water and a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar. Apply to face using a cotton ball.
- Remedy for rosacea # 5: Apply one tablespoon of cod liver oil on discoloration.
- Remedy for rosacea # 6: Put a little olive oil on your fingers and massage in circular motion outward from the nose to the ears for five minutes each night.
- Remedy for rosacea # 7: Boil a handful of chamomile in a pint of water for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool. Apply to the affected area with a cotton ball. Repeat twice a day. The chamomile, an herb of the ragweed family, soothes skin prone to rosacea and therefore is highly recommended.
- Remedy for rosacea # 8: Peel a cucumber and place in a blender with a cup of water. Add, little by little, the egg white while beating the cucumber, Apply to the affected area using a cotton ball, leave on for 30 minutes and wash with cool water. Continue this process daily.
- Eating a diet with natural foods and raw.
- Avoid consumption of saturated fats in particular.
- Investigate whether you have food allergies. To do this, you must do a food diary for a month to determine what may aggravate rosacea. Then avoid those foods.
- Remove with alcohol or caffeine.
- Avoid condiments (such as foods made with chili, Tabasco sauce, horseradish and other ingredients like).
- Use a natural soft soap and rinse with warm water (not cold or hot)
- Pat dry with a soft face, never rub.
- Beware of anything that might come into contact with the face like holding the phone receiver against his face for a long time, because it may cause redness and irritation of the skin to raise the temperature.
- Avoid abrasive products such as astringents, after-shave lotions, harsh soaps. cleanser or exfoliating sponges.
- Do not use anti-wrinkle creams if you have rosacea, especially those containing alpha hydroxy acids (AHA, alpha-hydroxyacias) because it can further redden the skin.
- Use cosmetics for sensitive skin Chemicals used in most cosmetics irritate the skin prone to rosacea. Therefore, it is advisable to only use cosmetics that say “for sensitive skin. These also contain chemicals, but usually in smaller quantities and less irritating than the normal makeup.
- Use a sunscreen lotion whose main ingredient is titanium dioxide. This substance is less irritating to the skin prone to rosacea.
- Perform moderate exercise without excessive sweating
- Have adequate rest and relaxation
- Avoid exposure to heat, either from the sun, a fireplace or an open furnace and the sauna and facial steam vaporizers because they can break dilated capillaries near the skin surface and to avoid, also, the cold extreme
- Avoid wearing clothes with wool because it keeps the body apparently too hot and cause redness and rashes in people with Rosacea.