What you can do

You can play an important role in helping to control your rosacea. Start by finding out your personal triggers – anything that causes the flushing, blushing and skin changes of rosacea.

shutterstock_113457013# Over time, repeated exposure to triggers and subsequent flushing can make rosacea worse.

# You will also have more confidence in social settings.

Good skincare is another area where you can help. Researchers believe the skin’s outer protective barrier is faulty in those with rosacea, explaining why sufferers often have highly sensitive skin that is easily irritated (burns, stings, reddens) and tends to be dry.

#You can restore the protective properties of the skin barrier through good skincare.