Nix redness, itchy skin and dry patches with these soothing cleansers, masks and creams formulated to treat rosacea.
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Best rosacea product: The hydrating treatment
Key ingredients: Purified water to hydrate dry skin; 100% pure Argan milk to repair your skin’s moisture barrier; natural citric acid to zap redness and prevent future rosacea flare ups.
Josie Maran Pure Argan Milk Intensive Hydrating Treatment ($68), at Sephora, sephora.ca.
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Best rosacea product: The relieving mask
Key ingredients: Reishi mushrooms to relieve intense irritation; black bamboo leaf to eliminate redness; marine algae to brighten tone for radiant, healthy skin.
Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins Mega-Mushroom Skin Relief Face Mask ($46), at origins.com.
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Best rosacea product: The spot treatment
Key ingredients: Vitamin E to diminish blotchiness; radish root to reduce inflammation and tenderness; ginger root to conceal redness; zinc oxide to heal sun damage on the spot.
Dermalogica Redness Relief SPF 20 ($62), at dermalogica.ca.
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Best rosacea product: The moisturizer
Key ingredients: Feverfew extract (from Chrysanthemum flowers) to repair dry skin; magnesium and potassium to alleviate environmental stress; sodium amino acids to hide old scars and blemishes.
Aveeno Ultra Calming Daily Moisturizer SPF 15 ($23.99), at food, drug and mass-market retailers across Canada.
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Best rosacea product: The soothing cleanser
Key ingredients: Oat kernel to calm irritated skin; shea butter to soothe; green tea antioxidants to give you the healthy glow you’ve been dreaming of.
Clinique Redness Solutions Soothing Cleanser ($27), at Clinique counters and clinique.com.
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Best rosacea products: The serum
Key ingredients: Vitamin E to fight flaky patches; vitamin C to erase redness and blemishes; xanthan gum to reduce bumps and swelling without a stinging sensation.
Riversol T Plus Protective Serum with Rosacea Protocol ($140), at riversol.com.
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Best rosacea product: The hydrating cleanser
Key ingredients: Clary sage to hydrate; coconut oil and beeswax to soften; bitter orange peel to cleanse and reduce redness for a clear complexion.
Burt’s Bees Intense Hydration Facial Cleanser ($12.99), at select natural, grocery, drug and mass-market retailers across Canada and burtsbees.com.
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Best rosacea product: The tonic
Key ingredients: Colloidal oatmeal to beat irritation; sea whip extract to eradicate redness; salix extract to smooth tone and texture.
Paula’s Choice Clinical Instant Calm Advanced Redness Relief Tonic ($18), at paulaschoice.com.
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Best rosacea product: The SPF cream
Key ingredients: Dimethicone to treat itchy skin; allantoin to heal dryness and scars; green pigment to conceal redness for healthy, glowing skin.
CliniDerm RosaCalm SPF 30 Cream ($31), at drugstores across Canada.
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Best rosacea product: The face mask
Key ingredients: Pure rosewater and petals to neutralize discolouration; cucumber and aloe vera to cool and calm aggravated skin; green tea to transform skin from dull to glowing in an instant.
Fresh Rose Face Mask ($63), at Sephora, sephora.ca.
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