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ANOTHER MAKEUP QUESTION..... how can i get rid of red rosey cheeks?

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juicychops Mon 11-Apr-05 22:11:16

My cheeks are naturally rosey but if im hot or embarraced or have a hot flush my whole face just goes bright red!! i haven't yet found a decent concealer or foundation to calm the red down... the red always breaks through! Does anyone else have a similar problem or a good foundation that will cover up red cheeks but wont dry out your skin?

alexsmum Mon 11-Apr-05 22:12:50

have you tried the green stuff that you can get? i had some from the body shop and it worked a bit(!) ...god i'm really selling it aren't I????

sallystrawberry Mon 11-Apr-05 22:13:27

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Prufrock Mon 11-Apr-05 22:19:22

Oh yes - it was why I had to give up drinking at lunchtime. (Although I did find vodka has less of an effect than wine)
Having tried an awful lot fo green bases I ahve to say they always just lokked like green on top of red cheeks on me. One thing that has helped is chamommile oil (mine is from Darphin) - one drop on each cheek morning and night.

juicychops Mon 11-Apr-05 22:25:50

I have a pot of 'green stuff' whether it is the right stuff i don't know... ive never used it. I think il try the Camomile stuff though. Its worth a try. I hate red cheeks!

Pruni Mon 11-Apr-05 22:33:19

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juicychops Mon 11-Apr-05 22:34:38

Cool. Another thing to try. Thanks

secretregular Mon 11-Apr-05 22:35:16

theres a really great product out for this you can get it from space nk. its called B Kamins booster blue treatment. its specifically for this. i bought it for mr secret as he looks permanently flushed and it really works. not cheap though.

juicychops Mon 11-Apr-05 22:54:54

Did you get the rosacea cleanser or the rosacea mask?

secretregular Tue 12-Apr-05 13:05:22

the moisturiser, is it called a mask? Its in a pump bottle and you put it on after moisturising and leave it on.

dropinthe Tue 12-Apr-05 13:16:16

Does anyone know of a really god concealer that will cover ugly spot scars on face??

juicychops Tue 12-Apr-05 21:24:04

Dropinthe, Im not sure if it covers scars but i find it really good (apart from totallyn covering up my red cheeks)... that Max Factor stick foundation. I think its around £8 and it lasts ages. Ive been using that one for about the last 3 years as i haven't found one better (obviously not the same stick!)

Smurfgirl Tue 12-Apr-05 21:35:36

I think that no.7 makeup is fab! I naturally have rosy cheeks but with no.7 foundation I just have that healthy glow look as opposed to sunburnt

champs Tue 12-Apr-05 23:08:58

hi when you use the green corective base, you must use it thinly and blend it in well. there is also a green corective powder which works well. you have to use it under foundation or bronzer. there are some powders that have green flecks in them which are good.

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