Is It Acne, Or Is It Rosacea?
A common condition that could be mistaken for acne is rosacea. Rosacea causes intense flushing and minor bumps and can mimic a breakout. Usually, the face flashes quickly after drinking alcohol or eating spicy foods or working out, or you might have small pimples said don't clear up. Rosacea often develops in people between the ages of 30 and 50 and is more common in fair-skinned people.
A new study says white wine can lead to rosacea. Drinking three glasses of white wine per month is said to increase the chances of getting rosacea by 14%. Drinking five or more glasses per week is increases the number to almost 50%. Next time your friend offers you your third glass of wine, think for a moment if this would irritate your skin.
There is no cure... but by taking baby steps you can control the symptoms. By using gentle cleansers, oil-free, water-based skin-care products it can help prevent it. It would be best to wash the face with gentle products and use Haelo's Sonic LED Brush Face+Body to help remove stubborn makeup and dirt. The vibrating sensation from the sonic brush will provide a deep clean compared to hand washing and exfoliator combined. Combined with the power of LED therapy lights that can help stimulate collagen, lighten hyperpigmentation, and prevent acne.
It is better to treat rosacea with care by being conscious of what kind of products you are applying to your skin. Try to stay away from ingredients such as sulphates, acids, and exploiters that contain rough shells or beads. These ingredients can help irate rosacea, and it is best to make sure that these ingredients are not in your skin products. It is best to swap the usual acne zapping ingredients like salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide benzene for gentler sulphur if there are bumps.