There are many kinds of skin problems that require deeper care and attention. Rosacea is an inflammatory skin condition that leads to redness and bumps on the face, and it is one common skin condition that is faced by millions across the globe. Its symptoms include thickening of the skin, redness and pimples. The persistent redness caused in usually in the central part of the face. It is of utmost importance to treat this chronic skin condition as it can worsen with time if left untreated. The areas that are quite prone of getting affected are chin, forehead and cheeks. This skin condition is often mistaken for acne and can prove to be quite annoying. Rosacea can occur to anyone. But it is fairly prevalent across middle-aged women who have fair skin. While there is no definitive cure to rosacea, you can surely manage the signs and symptoms of it by eating right and of course some natural remedies that are often touted to be safe and effective.
Here are few natural remedies that may reduce the symptoms of rosacea to a considerable extent.
1. Green Tea(Also Read: 3 Amazing Green Tea Face-Packs For A Healthy And Spotless Skin)
Green tea has various anti-inflammatory properties that can possibly reduce redness and inflammation on the skin. Make yourself a regular cup of green tea and keep it in the fridge for about 40-45 minutes. After 45 minutes, take a clean piece of cloth and soak it in the cup. Once this is done, massage it over the affected areas. Do this regularly to see better results.
Green tea has various anti-inflammatory properties | Photo credit:
2. Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is one of the most trusted remedy for variety of skin problems. Ayurveda too, speaks highly of aloe vera and its skin healing benefits. Pluck a fresh leaf from an aloe vera plant and extract gel from the same. Apply the aloe vera gel over the affected areas and wash it off with cold water.
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Honey is again an effective remedy for skin redness as it is a rich source of humectant which is responsible for moisture in the skin. Massage a bit of honey on the affected areas and let it dry for 30 minutes. Wash it off with lukewarm water and watch out for results.
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Honey is again an effective remedy for skin redness as it is a rich source of humectant
4. Essential Oils
Essential oils like lavender, jasmine, rose, tea tree, thyme etc. have anti-inflammatory and healing properties that can do wonders for your skin. Add 2-3 drops of any essential oil to few drops carrier oils like almond or coconut and apply it over the affected area before sleeping.
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Essential oils like lavender, jasmine, rose, tea tree, thyme etc. have anti-inflammatory | Photo Credit: I Stock
5. SPF Sunscreen
Sunburn is the most common troubles faced by millions across the globe. Long term exposure to the dangerous radiation of the sun, could penetrate into the skin and may cause damage.In order to protect your skin from extreme sun heat and UV rays, it's essential to apply a layer of sunscreen on it. Doing so can keep redness and rashes at bay.
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In order to protect your skin from extreme sun heat and UV rays you must use a good SPF
Hope these tips will be helpful to manage your condition. These natural remedies might get you some relief from the symptoms of rosacea; however, if the symptoms persist, do consult dermatologist for the same.
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