TIPS TO AVOID FACIAL REDNESS
Avoid scented beauty products
If you're experiencing facial redness, especially more than usual, try eliminating scented products from your beauty or face care regime and see if you notice any improvement. Even perfumes and essential oils that come in contact with your face might cause the skin to react in the form of facial redness.
Exercise could actually help decrease facial redness field
Exercise is essential to your well being and stress management and might help you feel a little less worried about your facial redness. For a less flushed face, perhaps alter the way in which you work out. Short blasts of high-intensity workouts might be better suited to you as opposed to lengthy sessions. Working out in an environment that is well ventilated and air-conditioned might help too. Also, as ever, ensure you keep hydration levels and water consumption up.
FACIAL REDNESS TRIGGERS
Some types of facial redness are caused by the condition Rosacea. If you're concerned about Rosacea induced facial redness make sure to consult a doctor. The causes of Rosacea induced facial redness aren't exactly known but there are some common triggers. These include:
- Intense exercise (although you should definitely not avoid exercise)
- Too much sunlight/heat
- Spicy food
- Cold weather
Stress can change your complexion, take time to relax
PRODUCTS FOR FACIAL REDNESS
Products for Sensitive Skin
If facial redness is still a concern then be extra diligent about the skin care products you use.
Products specifically designed for sensitive skin might be better suited for you if you do experience Rosacea or common facial redness. Daily Essentials Sensitive Day Cream effectively reduces the 3 main signs of sensitive skin; redness, tightness and dryness. This soothing day cream has an extremely mild formula, is PH neutral and perfume free. Liquorice extract and Grapeseed oil helps calm the skin as well as providing intensive moisture. SPF15 also helps protect the skin from sunlight induced environmental influences. For night time, Daily Essentials Sensitive Night Cream helps to soothe and calm the skin by supporting the skins regeneration process at night. Try keeping these skin products in the fridge. The coolness may help reduce facial redness and calm any irritation.
Be gentle with your skin
This also applies to taking baths and having showers - avoid extreme temperatures. Using a soft cloth with lukewarm water to wash your face and take care of it best.
By using extremely hot water you can overly dry your skin (read NIVEA's causes of dry skin) and increase blood circulation which might be a source of your facial redness.
Try gradually reintroducing your makeup products, one by one so you can identify which ingredients to avoid. Alternatively, if makeup is shown to not cause your facial redness then it can offer a great temporary solution to cover up facial redness. Read more about facial cleansing for fresh and healthy skin to get additional tips on makeup removal for all skin types.
ShavingFor men, facial shaving might be causing you to experience redness and irritation. Nivea Men Protect & Care Replenishing Post Shave Balm soothes and regenerates your skin after shaving. The Aloe Vera and pro-vitamin B5 formula moisturises your skin and reduces redness and tightness. The result is skin that feels smooth, protected and comfortable.
Ensure you wear a broad spectrum, high quality SPF such as Nivea Protect & Moisture Sun Lotion SPF50+ to prevent sun overexposure, make sure not to go out in the sun during peak hours. If you do experience sun damage Nivea Moisturising After Sun Lotion has a cooling formula that absorbs quickly and intensively nourishes the skin for 24 hours. It contains Aloe Vera and Avocado oil, maintaining the skins elasticity and leaving a soft and silky skin feeling.