Tags archives: rosacea

An Update on my Battle with Rosacea

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// I wanted to share an update on my battle with Rosacea. As you may or may not know, I was diagnosed with rosacea in August of 2012. In case you don't know, rosacea is a fairly common skin disease that causes the skin to turn red, usually on the center of the face (cheeks, chin, nose and forehead). More women than men have it and it mostly affects[...]

A Rosacea Update

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I wanted to share a rosacea update with you. I saw my dermatologist today. She told me that my skin is looking better now than when I first came to see her 2 years ago. To prepare for my first round of IPL, I was told to stop taking my Metrogel Cream and only use my Oracea (pills). So that's what I've done for the past month. My IPL treatment was la[...]

My Rosacea and IPL

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Feel free to skip this. In this video I am discussing my rosacea, my medications that I'm currently on, and how I'm investigating IPL as a treatment option for my rosacea. In this video, my rosacea is flaring particularly bad, so you can see how it makes me looks sunburnt. This is why I match my foundation to my neck and chest and NEVER my face. I[...]

Best Ways to Survive Rosacea

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Since I was diagnosed with rosacea over a year ago, many of you have reached out asking if you have rosacea or how to cope with it. After living with my rosacea for a year, I've gotten a better handle on how to deal with it. For those of you who don't know, rosacea is a common but incurable chronic skin condition. It often gives you the appearance of a r[...]

Tidbits - Rosacea

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When I was at the Guerlain & Champagne event at Neiman Marcus, one of the lovely MUAs there was looking at my face and said I may have the start of rosacea, so I should see a dermatologist. I immediately called to make an appointment to get in as soon possible. Well, as soon as possible was Monday. Ray was kind and went with me to the dermatologist. I go[...]