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  1. Aveeno Baby Soothing Relief Creamy Wash

    I find the Aveeno Baby Soothing Relief Creamy Wash is pretty good at removing higher factor sunscreen, especially ones high in zinc. It's very concentrated, a little goes a long way and it's very...
  2. bareMinerals

    I second the bareMinerals recommendation. The product I use is Multi-Tasking Concealer. It is a mineral powder with SPF20 and comes in a couple of different shades. It hides my redness very well,...
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    Blue Lizard Face updated ingredients

    Actually, after I posted I noticed that the ingredients list, which I copied from Paula's Choice, is incorrect. My product doesn't contain any parabens, here are the ingredients in my Blue Lizard...
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    Blue Lizard

    I'm getting on well with Blue Lizard Face SPF30, ingredients:

    Active: Octinoxate (5.5%), Zinc Oxide (8%), Other: Purified Water, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Cyclomethicone, Lauryl PEG/PPG 18/18...
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    Good luck, and have a great time smile:

    Good luck, and have a great time smile:
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    I can vouch for the comment about not mixing it...

    I can vouch for the comment about not mixing it with alcohol. I took a Sudafed tablet on Boxing Day one year (genuinely to clear sinus congestion - I didn't know then that it stopped flushing), a...
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    Hi, I've only just seen your post, I hope things...

    Hi, I've only just seen your post, I hope things are a little better for you now. I've just returned from my first sun holiday since diagnosis three years ago, I was really worried about it and yes,...
  8. I find it best to apply sparingly with a soft...

    I find it best to apply sparingly with a soft kabuki brush, work it into the skin gently, and keep applying a bit more until you get the coverage you want, and it doesn't look powdery. Good luck, I...
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    I think it's the zinc that's drying, but zinc is...

    I think it's the zinc that's drying, but zinc is the only sunscreen I can use. I use a drop of jojoba oil on my face first, let that sink in, and then apply the sunscreen, that seems to counteract...
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    I have telangiectasia, so they will always be...

    I have telangiectasia, so they will always be there unless I have a procedure to remove them. I am a flusher, brought on by triggers, so I always have some permanent pinkness, especially on my chin,...
  11. I use bareMinerals Multi Tasking Concealer SPF20...

    I use bareMinerals Multi Tasking Concealer SPF20 to cover redness, thread veins etc and it is superb. It doesn't look powdery at all, blends into my skin well and does a great job at covering...
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    I've been using Kalme Day Defence SPF25 for two...

    I've been using Kalme Day Defence SPF25 for two years without any problems, it has a high zinc oxide content so it can be a little drying, I have dry skin so I use a bit of jojoba oil first to...
  13. Hi, I have noticed symptoms with my eyes which I...

    Hi, I have noticed symptoms with my eyes which I have wondered about since being diagnosed with rosacea.

    For many years I worked in offices with fluorescent lighting, on computers continuously,...
  14. Thread: emergency kit

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    Avene Eau Thermale Spray

    I find a very light spray of the Avene eau Thermale quite helpful and you can get it in a handbag size.
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    Tests for other conditions

    Hi, my GP referred me to the dermatology department of our local hospital and I had my appointment this week. My symptoms are flushing of chin every time I eat (first noticed around 8 months ago),...
  16. Hi, I was using Proskin Rosacea for a several...

    Hi,

    I was using Proskin Rosacea for a several months continually, I found at the time it was the only thing that I could tolerate on my face, I have mainly flushing with just the occasional spot...
  17. Thread: HRT for women

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    Sticky: HRT Withdrawal?

    Hi everyone,

    I'm very interested in this subject because this morning my husband said to me, had I realised that my rosacea started at around the same time that I started missing HRT pills? Well,...
  18. It's been good for me

    I've spent a small fortune on products that have turned out to be a complete disaster for me - including Clinique Redness Solutions, La Roche Posay Rosaliac, both of which burned and stung like crazy...
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    Said no thanks to Metrogel

    Hi Laura, did you see the other doctor yet, if so, how did it go? Did you get an alternative prescription? I just got back from the GP, I've had 2 months on antacids and 1 month on Propranolol, to no...
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    Sulfate-free Shampoo

    I have a few colours on my hair, chestnut, caramel and platinum blonde, so lots of foils. I've had the foils twice now since my rosacea flared up six months ago. I haven't told my hairdresser about...
  21. Thread: Judgement?

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    Absolutely

    I totally agree, since my rosacea flared up for the first time last October, I have become quite obsessed with the "state of my face", despite constant reassurances from my husband that it isn't that...
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    Thank You

    Thank you very much for the links. Not sure about the Perioral Dermatitis, it is mainly the chin area that I flush, but I don't have any P&P's or cracked skin. Demodectic - not sure, need to look...
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    I don't know if I have rosacea

    Hi everyone, I am about to turn 60, and my skin has turned on me apparently! It started in October last year, all of a sudden I noticed that every time I eat my chin turns red. Like bright red. After...
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