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5 Tips for Rosacea

ZO Skin Health LogoFrom ZO Skin Health

Rosacea is an inflammatory disease of the skin that is often characterised by redness with thickening of the skin, pustules and thread veins. It can cause significant embarrassment for the patient and is notoriously difficult to treat using conventional medication.

ZO Skin Health have recently issued some very useful tips for patients with rosacea.

  1. Avoid aggressive scrubs and cleansers

    It can be tempting to try to scrub away the bacteria like with acne, but rosacea is a vascular condition and harsh treatment can cause your blood vessels to inflame further. Keep the skin clean, but use gentle non-irritating products

  2. Avoid alcohol

    Alcohol can trigger a flare up and red wine is said to be the worst.

  3. Avoid spicy Foods.

    Foods such as curry or chilli are known to trigger rosacea symptoms.

  4. Stay hydrated

    Drinking water helps your skin stay hydrated and healthy – well-hydrated skin always looks better.

  5. Makeup

    Limit use of makeup so that your skin can breathe more easily and always remove makeup in the evening.

Rosacea Treatments

While traditional medicine can be limited, the latest cosmeceutical skincare products offer a number of options which can help to improve rosacea. In addition, advanced treatments such as Laser or LED Therapy can be very helpful.

A consultation with an experienced skin specialist is the best place to start.


Aesthetic Treatments Doctor Dr John Tanqueray explains more about rosacea:

Mulberry House Clinic & Laser Centre

Established 2003

Mulberry House Clinic & Laser Centre has an excellent reputation in the Northampton area as an independent, doctor-led practice with over 10 years experience. Dr John Tanqueray is a former GP who can assess and diagnose skin conditions from a medical perspective before suggesting the most appropriate treatments.

A private consultation is suggested in the first instance in order to facilitate a full discussion about the desired results as well as detailed facial and skin assessment. Find out more about first consultation.

For further information or to arrange a confidential consultation, please complete our contact form, call 01604 702630 or email: info@mulberryhouseclinic.co.uk.