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Rosacea - what moisturiser?

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Clarence15 Sat 25-Jun-11 16:04:01

Does anyone suffer from rosacea and if so what do you use for moisturiser, if anything?

I've been using Liz Earle for a few years as it's about the only thing my skin can tolerate, but even so I still have flare ups. I ran out recently and thought I'd see how I go using nothing for a while. My skin seems less red using no creams at all, but is now dry because I'm not moisturising it.

What do you use?

deliciousdevilwoman Sat 25-Jun-11 16:05:34

My son had it and used to use Dr Brandt products, which seemed to work well.

Mummyisamonster Sat 25-Jun-11 16:13:49

You poor thing Clarence15, I used to have terrible roseacea so I can completely sympathise. I found some light moisturiser by Avene (in Boots) was good, esp if I kept it in the fridge. Didn't irritate too much at all.

anothermum92 Sat 25-Jun-11 19:19:32

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gegs73 Sat 25-Jun-11 19:23:12

In the past I have used aloe vera gel which is in a big tube from health shops. Its cheap, is really moisturising and cooling and can help control it a little bit too depending how bad it is. I used this when I was pregnant and couldn't use my normal tablets and gels.

Collision Sat 25-Jun-11 19:25:28

I am using Nutrasea fish oils and my roseacea has really calmed down and my nails are amazing!!

If that helps.

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