8 Tips To Manage Rosacea at Home – SavarnasMantra

8 Tips To Manage Rosacea at Home

Aug 08, 2022

Dr Rati Parwani

8 Tips To Manage Rosacea at Home

“Rosacea” is nothing but “Acne Rosacea” which is seen in people having sensitive skin. This is often considered rosy cheeks in people with extremely sensitive skin. This is characterized by peculiar redness of skin with small boils like eruption and itching. Rosacea flare-ups can be very stressful at times. 

 Apart from the sensitivity of the skin, Rosacea may flare up due to many reasons like exercise, stress, and anxiety. Knowing the causative factors and triggers can help eliminate the issue from the root cause. It is important to know that Acne Rosacea can only be controlled and managed with correct skin solutions. Let us check more details about Acne Rosacea and how it can be controlled and managed at home. 

What is Rosacea? 

Rosacea is extreme redness and increased sensitivity of the skin, especially the cheeks area. It is characterized by open pores and itching at times. It is highly prone to acne, whiteheads, and blackheads. 

What are the causes of Rosacea? 

The different causative and triggers of Rosacea- 

  • Stress and anxiety
  • Exercise and sweating
  • Sun exposure
  • Harsh cleansing and rubbing of skin
  • Harsh skincare products with SLS
  • Overexploitation
  • Using too many makeup products
  • Skipping the sunscreen
  • Dehydration of skin
  • Lack of moisturization
  • Environmental conditions like a change in weather
  • Alcohol-based products may cause dryness 

Elimination of these triggers can help in controlling the flare and keep the skin in healthy condition. 

What are the symptoms of Rosacea? 

The symptoms of Rosacea are as follows- 

  • Itching of cheeks
  • Dryness of skin
  • Redness of skin especially after sweating
  • Cracks and cuts on the skin
  • Flaking and scaling of the skin
  • Hypersensitivity of skin
  • Burning sensation of the face when using makeup products
  • Open pores
  • Whiteheads and blackheads
  • Pustular acne with small boils like skin
  • Allergic like rash on cheeks 

Now that you have spotted Rosacea symptoms, you can take preventative measures to control and manage it. We will also tell you how to prevent Rosacea. 

How to control and prevent Rosacea at home? 

There are various measures to control and prevent Rosacea at home with the right management and care. 

  • Management of Stress 

Stress is important to be managed with stress management techniques. It is important to take off the stress levels by relaxing and de-stressing yourself with yoga and meditation. Destressing yourself will keep your skin healthy and glowing. 

  • Switch natural and gentle skincare product

Natural skin care products are safe and gentle. They are not harsh on the skin and keep a healthy skincare routine. We know that people with Rosacea have sensitive skin. It is important to use natural skin care products which are the safe bet for the skin. 

  • Keep skincare simple and basic 

Sensitive skin needs a simple and basic skincare routine. Be minimal and natural with your skin. Just a simple CTM procedure day and night can work wonders for your skin. 

  • Keep optimum hydration levels 

It is important to moisturize your skin with great hydration levels. Hydrating skin helps in repairing the skin and keeps it healthy. This keeps dryness at bay and does not damage the skin pores. 

  • Maintain a healthy diet and balanced lifestyle 

It is important to maintain a healthy balanced lifestyle with a good diet that keeps the skin healthy. A healthy diet is full of nutrients and vitamins which are important for skin nourishment. Do not forget omega-3-rich fatty acids and healthy fats for good skin. 

  • Avoid rubbing skin during skincare routine 

It is important to be gentle with the skin when using skin care products. A gentle massage can work wonders and helps improve blood circulation. It is important to refrain from rubbing the skin as the pores are tender and this can further damage and cause more redness. 

  • Go minimal with makeup 

It is important to go minimal with makeup if you are dealing with Rosacea. You must take care not to overlay too much makeup which may clog the skin pores and cause further acne. 

  • Allow skin to breathe 

Spend some time in nature which is therapeutic for the skin. Do some light exercises outdoors and enjoy a wonderful time with nature. This allows your skin pores to breathe and revitalize. 

  • Use natural toners to shrink the open pores of sensitive skin 

Toner is very important for people with Rosacea. After cleansing, using the correct toner is essential. Avoid alcohol-based toners which can aggravate Rosacea and be overdrying for the skin. Try to switch to witch hazel toners which work as a natural astringent in shrinking the pores in cases of Rosacea. 

  • Use a hydrating clay mask to reduce the redness of Rosacea 

Redness can be kept calm by using a clay mask which can be hydrating for the skin too. Choose a hydrating mask that will help repair and soothe the redness and dryness of the skin in Rosacea. 

  • Sleep well which allows the skin to repair 

It is important to have a good night's sleep of 8 hours. Sleep is very important not only to repair the body but also to boost the skin cells from within. 

Following these preventive measures can help control and prevent Rosacea from the core problem. So, get started with these skin care solutions for Rosacea and keep skin at its best.