Rosacea is a common skin condition that mainly affects the face. It mainly affects people over the age of 30 and is more prevalent if you have pale skin. Symptoms are sometimes confused with eczema or acne and include flushing, burning or stinging, redness, spots and blood vessels become visible. Severe cases can result in pustules and also thickening of the skin often around the nose.
This condition can flair up so you may find that the symptoms can be more or less severe depending on a number of factors. These can include hot drinks or hot food, spicy foods, alcohol, extremes of temperature, exposure to the sun, anxiety and stress.
It is important to treat your skin gently, using mild natural products for rosacea that have healing or anti-inflammatory properties. A gentle and simple natural skincare regime can often help, such as Angela's gentle cleanser, clean sweep and her night balm, rest & regenerate.