Rosacea is popularly known as a skin breakout that occurs during the early stage of one’s life and when not treated, it can be worst at old age. It is characterized by;
- Swelling of the skin, which can be painful
- Scaling, dry, itchy and roughness of the skin
- Visibly broken blood vessels popularly known as Spider veins
- Burning and stinging of the skin
- Redness of the face especially around the nose and cheeks
- Too much sweating after using a skin care product
- Inflamed, visible and large pores
- Oily skin
- The texture of the skin becomes Bumpy
Rosacea normally starts as a tiny rash on the skin, when not treated, it develops into large visible pores. There are four different types of Rosacea and each one has its unique characteristics. They are;
Erythematotelangiectatic Rosacea: This is the first type of Rosacea. It is characterized by visible blood vessels on the skin. Redness and flushing of the face.
Papulopustular Rosacea: it is very common among women and those with Oily skin type. It is characterized by persistent redness of the skin, pimples and bumps. It is an acne-like breakout.
Phymatous Rosacea: It is known for swelling of the face, fluid retention, redness of the face and thickening of the skin around the nose.
Ocular Rosacea: This characterized by swelling and redness of the eye area. It is known as Rosacea of the eyes.
Many skin care products if not properly manufactured with 100% natural ingredients leads to more outbreak of rosacea. Using a natural remedy for rosacea has been the best except for the use of well-manufactured products such as………
Here are four strong Natural Remedies for Rosacea
1. Green Tea:
Green tea remains the best for the treatment of rosacea. It comes with powerful antiseptic ingredients that help to reduce swelling and redness of the face.
Green tea is rich in Vitamin B which is a powerful natural folic acid, magnesium, manganese and caffeine. Caffeine on its own is known for the reduction of the swollen face.
Green tea comes with powerful natural antioxidants that treat all bacteria and fungi reaction on the skin. It has anti-inflammatory properties that help to calm the skin and reduce redness of the face.
How to use
- Refrigerate for about 30 minutes
- Soak a clean towel in the refrigerated green tea
- Apply gently on the affected areas
2. Use essential oils
This is a great way to handle Rosacea once and for all. Essential Oil contains powerful antimicrobial, antifungal, antibacterial properties that handles Rosacea and other skin defects. They are rich in anti-inflammatory properties which calms the skin. They also have healing properties which makes them suitable for the healing of rosacea.
Among the essential oil, Jamaican Castor Oil and Lavender Castor oil have been the best. They help to reduce redness of the face and swelling. Jamaican castor oil helps to regrow lost hairs and improve the skin texture and tone.
Coconut Oil and Grapefruit Essential Oil are also good. Grapefruit Essential oil is 100% pure therapeutic grade essential oil. It can be used with cream and lotion as a moisturizer. It fights pimples and acne. Coconut oil is known to even the skin tone, enhance the texture of the skin.
Other essential oils that can be used for the treatment of Rosacea are Almond Oil, Melaleuca Essential oil.
3. Use Honey Mask
Honey is another wonderful ingredient for the treatment of Rosacea. It is rich in vitamins and minerals. Honey has an antioxidant property which hydrates the skin. It also helps to rejuvenate the skin. When used on oily skin, it reduces the rate if production of sebum.
Honey is a powerful Humectant which means that it helps the skin to retain moisture. When the skin is moisturized, cracks and flakes are reduced.
Apply honey every night and allow it for 20 minutes, wash and pat dry. Ensure that you use raw honey instead of, honey.
4. Aloe vera face mask
Aloevera is good for Rosacea treatment. It contains great vitamins such as Vitamin B12 and Folic acid. It is also rich in enzymes and essential minerals. When used on the skin, it restores the skin texture and tone.
The antioxidant properties in Aloe vera help it to fight against bacteria and fungi on the skin. It also protects the skin against UVA/UVB rays of the sun.
How to use
- Blend Aloe vera thoroughly
- Add one teaspoon of lemon juice
- Apply gently on the head and allow for 15 minutes
- Wash off and pat dry