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    Finacea experiences

    You're welcome, Yvette.

    It's heartening to learn that we share a common experience with Finacea. I know of a few other people who have had this experience too. Knowing that this is a side effect...
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    Finacea experiences

    Yes, MF ( still dig that name! ) I have had a problem with papular type bumps on my forehead and cheeks arising while using Finacea. The acid also has made my very sensitive skin even more sensitive...
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    Best treatment for subtype 1

    Hi!

    I have this subtype as well. The only thing that has given me significant relief is treatment to eliminate the swollen blood vessels with VBeam Laser. This has stopped episodes of flushing and...
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    Only in Winter

    OMG and LOL back, Melissa!
    I so get that someone could use that mask to scare another person into tossing out a wallet and then making a run for it! LOL! Your story made me laugh because I so get...
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    Only in Winter

    A large part of the reason I ended up with permanent pink patches on my cheeks, nose, and chin was because I didn't protect my face with a scarf or cover consistently while I was skiing. It's what...
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    so afraid of washing skin

    Have you tried Toleraine Dermocleanser by LaRoche Posay? It can be applied to your face with your hands and use just a cotton pad to blot at your face to remove cleanser and dirt. It's still my "go...
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    Finacea experiences

    Thanks for posting your experience; it helps me hang in there too.
    The bumps on my forehead have been gradually clearing, leaving some red spots where they've been. I do find the stinging starts to...
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    Finacea experiences

    Thanks Yvette! I will def keep an eye out for this. I appreciate you sharing your experience and I hope it gets easier for you.
    I am trying to keep my skin barrier as intact as possible at the same...
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    Finacea experiences

    I have finally locked in to a good topical skin treatment program.
    After reading more about Finacea at www.finacea.com and joining the "Skin Savvy" group, I investigated some of the products that...
  10. VBeam 4 weeks ago

    I've had many treatments with VBeam ( well, slap my face with that laser then! ). My dermatologist has one take some Arnica montana 30x homeopathic pills prior to and following a treatment. Also,...
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    Finacea experiences

    Last week I used Finacea on Thursday night and used it with Toleraine Soothing Protective Moisturizer applied first. I felt the Finacea through the moisturizer but it did not sting or burn as much as...
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    Finacea experiences

    Yvette,

    Thanks for your response. Is the Trish McEvoy product the tinted moisturizer? The counter artist at Nordstrom told me that this product is being reforumulated and will be available again...
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    Rosaliac

    Hi!

    It is my least favorite product in my stash of concoctions from La Roche Posay. The caffeine in it can be good for reducing redness, but there is also some vitamin C which tends to irritate my...
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    micellar cleansers

    Hi Medium Dog ( I get a kick out of that name! ),

    I have Rosaliac Micellar Cleanser from La Roche Posay. For the longest time I was not using it correctly, ie. I was rinsing it with water. Come to...
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    Finacea experiences

    Yvette,

    Do you mind sharing which SPF15 product you are using? So many of us have problems with stinging from chemical sunscreens. My skin is so fair and fine (thin) that I have to pay attention...
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    Finacea experiences

    I've been, as others say, lurking here a bit reading your posts and identifying with almost all of them.
    I have sub-type 1 Rosacea, with occasional papules ( oh so painful too ), and have had this...
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    Finacea

    Hi Christoffer,
    Kolding is in SE Jutland about 28km from Germany. Here's the twist. I've never been to Denmark or Iceland. My grandmother came to the States with her family when she was 16. She...
  18. Thread: Foundation

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    Still like Jane Iredale products because they...

    Still like Jane Iredale products because they don't cause itching or burning....at least not on my skin. I know we all have our own sensitivity issues. Jane Iredale does not contain bismuth...
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    Finacea

    Hi PCA
    I'm Danish-Icelandic-American so have the hereditary flushing and p&p's like many Scandinavians. The p/p's have decreased with age.
    I am new to using Finacea after having several laser...
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    I have been using Finacea for two weeks and have...

    I have been using Finacea for two weeks and have noticed my skin is clearer and less pink. I have very sensitive, fair skin and started using Finacea in conjunction with Rosanil Cleanser, but...
  21. Thread: Foundation

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    I mix Jane Iredale Amazing Base with La Roche...

    I mix Jane Iredale Amazing Base with La Roche Posay's Anthelios SX spf 15 to make my own tinted moisturizer and will pat on some more of Jane Iredale Pressed Bronzer to color down the redness. So far...
  22. Thread: V BEAM

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    V Beam

    PS. After treatment I never looked as bad as those pictures depict!
    After treatment last week, my co-workers said that I looked like I had bee stings on my face (just red areas, like hives), but...
  23. Thread: V BEAM

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    V Beam

    I have had 4 V Beam treatments and never got bruised, just some blotchy redness and swelling. My pre treatment instructions include not taking any aspirin or NSAID's (ibuprofen) for a week prior to...
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    I'd like to try propranolol again, but I have a...

    I'd like to try propranolol again, but I have a bit of asthma. I also have found that VBeam Laser helped a lot as have La Roche Posay topical products. Would like to lower my anxiety level, so need...
  25. Well, I'm kinda late with this but I've just...

    Well, I'm kinda late with this but I've just joined your forum.
    I am 54 and live in Colorado.
    I've had VBeam Laser treatments for Rosacea this past year with more to come. Meanwhile, I've done...
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