Rosacea is a chronic vascular disorder affecting the facial skin and eyes, often characterised by a chronic cycle of remission and flare. Regardless of severity, people experience cosmetic symptoms including flushing, redness, the appearance of red blood vessels, papules / pustules. As there is no cure for the condition, management consists of avoidance of triggers and using products that work to achieve remission, prevent flare and camouflage disease manifestations such as flushing and redness.
What ingredients should rosacea sufferers avoid?
People experiencing rosacea often have hyperirritable, sensitive skin, so it’s important to use gentle products on the skin and avoid harsh chemicals and ingredients that cause irritation. There have been a number of ingredients identified as being triggers for rosacea patients:
- Ethanol (alcohol)
- Witch hazel
- Eucalyptus oil
These ingredients are likely to strip important oils from the skin, causing moisture loss while also causing irritation to the skin.
Grahams Natural Rosacea Cream
Our naturally formulated rosacea cream has been scientifically developed to treat rosacea. It's a low-irritant emollient cream that can provide moisture to the skin while creating a protective barrier. It works to alleviate dry, irritated, itchy, sensitive and red skin that has been affected by rosacea. Moisturising is important in order to maintain the softness and elasticity of the skin. This clinically proven formula has been scientifically tested to reduce redness, including naturally derived, purified ingredients that are used to soothe and hydrate the skin of rosacea sufferers.
How to use Grahams Rosacea Cream?
There are two ways we recommend using our rosacea cream, but the first step is putting the cream in the fridge. This creates a cooling effect that helps to soothe irritated skin.
As a cold cream (mask)
Use as a cleansing, 'cold cream'. Apply to skin affected by rosacea (leave on for 20 minutes) rinse off using tepid water, and pat dry with soft towel. Follow up with your usual skincare regime.
It can also be used as a rinse off cleanser and a soothing leave on treatment moisturiser. For best results apply generously to areas affected by rosacea at least 2x daily. Can be used as a day cream or night cream. If symptoms persist contact your medical practitioner. Tell your doctor you are using this cream.
Download our guide
Download a copy of our ‘How to guide for Rosacea’ here.