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Yikes: Dermatologists Say These Ingredients Will Make Your Rosacea Worse

Rosacea may not be a life-threatening condition or something that gravely affects your health, but the effect that it has on you mentally and emotionally is overpowering. Having a flushed, bumpy complexion takes a toll on you, similar to the way acne can make you feel like a recluse who’d rather hide their skin than be in public.

While there is no cure for the condition, there are certain steps you can take to make redness less noticeable and flare-ups far fewer, like your diet and being conscious of the products that you use, the latter of which is the focus of our discussion today.

Witch Hazel

Forego using this irritating toner, says Dr. Patricia Ceballos of Schweiger Dermatology Group. While some witch hazel toners are alcohol-free, many drugstore commercial toners are a bit misleading and actually contain 15-30% ethanol, a skin irritant.

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Source: Byrdie – Yikes: Dermatologists Say These Ingredients Will Make Your Rosacea Worse By, Lindsey Metrus

About Schweiger Dermatology Group

Schweiger Dermatology Group was founded to help make excellent dermatology care accessible throughout the Northeast. In 2010, Dr. Eric Schweiger started the practice with a single location in Midtown Manhattan. When he saw the need for high-quality dermatology care that did not require weeks or months of waiting to see a qualified provider, his vision of a multi-location practice was born.

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