As one of the millions of Americans who suffer from rosacea, I know first hand how impactful it can be to your quality of life. Your skin looks red, feels tight, itching, burning, painful, dry yet oily at the same time, and sometimes you can even have bumps all over. It affects your self-confidence and makes you feel not only physically miserable, but makes you not feel so good on the inside as well. So, I wanna delve more into it: what causes rosacea, what patients can do on their own to make their lives better and decrease flare-ups, but also which products I use and love when I have a rosacea breakout.
A lot of people have asked for recommendations regarding skincare products. With my job in Cosmetic Dermatology, I am fortunate enough to be able to get and try different skincare products. In Part 1, I will be discussing the best facial cleansers, toners, moisturizers, and sunscreens. Here are a few of my faves: