I have Rosacea and while it is not awful, it is something that bothers me. I also have some fine lines and I feel as if my skin is showing some signs of aging....
5 Tips for Healthier Skin
My skin care routine is extremely important to me. As a fair skinned woman who has had her share of sunburns and sun exposure, I realized in my 20’s that I needed to be taking much better care of my skin. Here are 5 tips for healthier skin:
I drink a lot of water and I always carry a water bottle with me. Proper hydration means clearer skin so get in your water whenever/wherever you can.
Clean your skin and always remove makeup.
I wasn’t always good about this in my 20’s but I am so much better about it now. I clean my skin everyday when I get up and I clean my face again right before I go to bed once I remove my makeup. Leaving any residue of makeup may give you blemishes or cause you to breakout.
One of the keys to better skin is eating the healthiest diet that you can. Eating lots of fruits and veggies means that you are treating your body well. Stress can most definitely affect your skin and managing your stress gives your skin the best chance of looking good.
Use sunscreen everyday.
I never leave home without having sunscreen on. I know that I have some sun damage from spending years at the beach and now I am a fanatic about making certain that I am always protected. Get some Mirvaso® (brimonidine) topical gel, 0.33% Gel. If you are suffering from the persistent facial redness of rosacea, an inflammatory disorder affecting the face, speak with your doctor about whether a prescription may be right for you. One option is Galderma’s Mirvaso Gel which treats the persistent facial redness of rosacea. Here are more great skincare tips from Dr. Doris Day, board certified NYC dermatologist and Galderma consultant.
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Important Safety Information – Mirvaso® Gel
Indication: Mirvaso® (brimonidine) topical gel, 0.33%* is an alpha-2 adrenergic agonist indicated for the topical treatment of persistent (nontransient) facial erythema of rosacea in adults 18 years of age or older. Adverse Events: In clinical trials, the most common adverse reactions (≥1%) included erythema, flushing, skin-burning sensation and contact dermatitis.
Warnings/Precautions: Mirvaso Gel should be used with caution in patients with depression, cerebral or coronary insufficiency, Raynaud's phenomenon, orthostatic hypotension, thromboangiitis obliterans, scleroderma, or Sjögren’s syndrome. Alpha-2 adrenergic agents can lower blood pressure. Mirvaso Gel should be used with caution in patients with severe or unstable or uncontrolled cardiovascular disease. Serious adverse reactions following accidental ingestion of Mirvaso Gel by children have been reported. Keep Mirvaso Gel out of reach of children. Not for oral, ophthalmic, or intravaginal use.
*Each gram of gel contains 5mg of brimonidine tartrate, equivalent to 3.3 mg of brimonidine free base
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I was selected, as a member of Clever Girls, to post on behalf of the Break Up with Your Makeup program sponsored by Galderma Laboratories, L.P. The content and opinions expressed here are my own. You should discuss any medication with your doctor.