Many people in the UK suffer from Rosacea, which is a common yet often misunderstood condition that causes redness, most commonly on the face. In this article, we’ll look at exactly what rosacea is, what can cause it, potential triggers, and most importantly, a comprehensive approach to managing and improving its symptoms. It is often also misunderstood, meaning those who have the condition are at risk of being misdiagnosed (such as dermatitis or eczema) which means the real issue is not being addressed. This can make this condition an even more lonely and hard affliction to have. At MJs, we have achieved excellent results for sufferers of the condition, which can hugely improve their quality of life – which can be such a joy for the team at MJs to see, and a huge part of the reason of why we love our jobs so much. Read on to find out more about Rosacea, and how we can help you.
Rosacea is a skin condition primarily found on the face, characterised by a range of symptoms including persistent redness, a rash-like appearance, visible blood vessels (thread veins), bumpy tissue, and skin thickening. This condition is chronic, meaning it persists over time, and can significantly impact an individual’s self-esteem and quality of life. The signs and symptoms of Rosacea may flare up for weeks to months and then go away for a while. Rosacea can be mistaken for acne, other skin problems or natural ruddiness – meaning that it can go untreated, which can worsen the condition.
Prevalence of Rosacea
For many sufferers of Rosacea it can sometimes lead to feeling isolated and low, due to feeling shame, being uncomfortable and worried about other’s opinions of their skin. However, it is surprisingly common, rosacea affects approximately 1 in 10 people in the UK alone. This statistic highlights the significance of this condition, and makes clear the importance of finding effective ways to manage its symptoms. Rosacea can affect anyone, but it is most common in middle aged white women. Rosacea is also hugely linked with the menopause, which has caused many of our client’s to begin having issues with the condition as they undergo peri-menopause and post-menopause.
Rosacea triggers can vary from person to person, but they often include factors such as spicy foods, alcohol, extreme temperatures, stress, certain skincare products, and even sunlight. Identifying and avoiding these triggers is an essential step in managing rosacea effectively. Avoiding these triggers whilst undertaking a tailored skincare regime is likely to show a huge improvement in your skin.
Comprehensive Management Approach
Whilst there is no cure for Rosacea, if you are able to figure out your skin’s triggers, what factors help, and take on an action plan – then improvement and management is possible. For those grappling with rosacea, the journey to clearer, more comfortable skin may seem challenging, but it’s not impossible! At Mary Jeffrey’s our tailored approach includes a multi-faceted plan designed around your needs and hopes for your skin. We have treated many people with Rosacea, helping them to feel happier and more comfortable within their skin. One huge success story involves a client who followed a rosacea treatment plan that combined skincare, supplements, and specialised cool peels. Her skin was inflamed and sore, and she never dared to step out of her house without makeup on. In just 9 weeks her skin was soothed and healing, and she is finally happy to proudly leave the house with no makeup on.
- Skincare Regimen with Environ
Environ’s medical-grade skincare range is designed to target various skin concerns, including rosacea. Our client’s treatment plans involve the use of Environ products customised to their skin’s needs, to be applied in a regime that will be explained to you. Environ’s formulations are backed by science and tailored to promote healthy, balanced skin, which is crucial for individuals with rosacea. Healing that inflammation from the outside is essential
- Supplements from Advanced Nutrition Programme
Nutrition plays a crucial role in skin health. Advanced Nutrition Programme is our clinic’s only supplement supplements designed to nourish the skin from within, helping to soothe the inflammation that can be linked to Rosacea. Our clients are prescribed supplements into their routines to provide their skin with the necessary nutrients to combat rosacea symptoms.
- Environ Rosacea Cool Peels
A course of six Environ Rosacea Cool Peels was a key component of this client’s journey. These peels are specifically formulated to address the symptoms of rosacea, offering a gentle exfoliation that helps reduce redness, inflammation, and the appearance of thread veins. The cooling effect of these peels provides relief to sensitive skin, making them a valuable addition to the management plan.
If you’ve ever struggled with rosacea, know that you’re not alone and that there are effective ways to manage and improve its symptoms! A comprehensive approach that combines medical-grade skincare, targeted supplements, and specialised treatments like Environ Rosacea Cool Peels can make a significant difference in the appearance and comfort of your skin. Remember, every individual’s journey with rosacea is unique, so consulting with skincare professionals and dermatologists is crucial to developing a plan that best suits your needs. Here at MJ’s, we have the care and commitment to help you to find relief and regain your confidence. Please reach out if you are suffering, as we would love to help you…