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April: Rosacea Awareness Month

March 21, 2019

 

Do you live with facial redness that doesn’t go away? What about itchy eyes or splotches of acne? These irritating symptoms may be a sign of rosacea. Many people have never heard of rosacea, and may even live with this potentially serious disorder without even knowing what it is. The month of April has been designated as Rosacea Awareness Month to educate the public on this skin disorder. Rosacea is a life-disruptive condition affecting more than 16 million Americans.

 

What is Rosacea?

Rosacea usually presents itself around age 30 and may simply look like a sunburn or a mysterious blush. If you have any of the following symptoms, it may be time to seek proper treatment:

  • Redness on the cheeks, nose, chin or forehead

  • Small visible blood vessels on the face

  • Bumps or pimples on the face

  • Watery or irritated eyes

 

The flush of red usually comes on suddenly, without warning. Just as you start to feel concerned, the redness typically disappears. Unfortunately, it doesn’t stay gone. It happens again and again, becoming more severe and longer-lasting each time. Without treatment, bumps and pimples often develop, becoming more widespread over time, and burning, itching and stinging are common.

 

How can Rosacea Be Treated?

Treatment of rosacea can be frustrating. The market is flooded with a superficially endless supply of products and procedures promising lasting results. Yet, many of these methods prove to be nothing more than useless and expensive.

Medications and topical agents can end up costing thousands of dollars, providing only temporary results. Some people turn to methods such as chemical peels, injections, and lasers for treatment. These procedures can be extremely painful and invasive and they cause unnecessary stress on the skin. Many of these options consist of hours in a doctor’s office, and weeks or months of recovery time.

 

But don’t get discouraged. There is a safe way to help rid your skin of rosacea symptoms.

 

The Magical Vascular Intense Pulsed Light

 

While the cure is still unknown, there are many professional treatments and skin care products specially designed to control the onset of Rosacea. The NEW Vascular Intense Pulsed Light is one proven method available near St. Louis Missouri at Aliques.

 

INTENSE PULSE LIGHT (IPL) is a speedy, relatively painless procedure that frees the skin of the symptoms caused by rosacea. IPL combines light energy and radio frequencies to deliver broad spectrum light deep into our skin. This light targets the blood vessels and damaged skin cells that lead to discoloration. The result is smooth, clear, revitalized skin.

 

Unlike other options available, IPL is performed in only a few minutes and requires absolutely no downtime. IPL treatments are simple, quick, and effective, and many patients experience transformative results with only a few treatments.

 

Speak with us today about IPL for rosacea and find out how you can regain your complexion easily, effortlessly, and without the pain or expense of other treatments.

 

Even if you’re already treating your rosacea, the right skin care can make a noticeable difference.

 

A rosacea friendly skin care routine can:

  • Help your skin feel more comfortable

  • Improve the results you see from treatment

  • Boost your skin’s overall health

  • Reduce rosacea flare-ups

 

To help patients who have rosacea with skin care, Aliques Skin and Body Transformation offer these products.  Keep in Mind there are two skin types rosacea conditions:  Dry Rosacea and Oil Rosacea.  You need to treat each type differently. 

 

Dry Rosacea: 

  • MYSTIQ iLuminating Cleanser: (All Skin Types) - Purify skin with this luxury skin brightening cream cleanser, both hydrating and soothing with Mastiha, Orange Plant Stem Cells and a bold botanical blend. Gently removes make up and dirt.  Mystiq Illuminating Cleanser with PSC is infused with Vitamin C to help brighten skin and stimulates collagen and elastin. Out of the many beneficial forms of vitamin C, ascorbic acid is a superstar for its proven antioxidant properties that boost firmer-feeling skin.

  • Pro Lite Serum: (All Skin Types)-Discover a vivid complexion with this potent lightening serum. Effectively lightens and brightens skin tone with Sea Fennel Plant Stem Cells, Gooseberry and Mulberry Extracts. Utilizes anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and advanced redness reducing ingredients. This product is a must for Pigmentation issues as well. 

  • BB Crème 30:  Aliques Favorite for the women on the go!  One product does it all.  An all-in-one beauty revolution, our BB Crèmes can be used as your daily moisturizer, SPF 30 sun protection and full coverage flawless foundation.  Full of anti-aging ingredients our BB Crèmes are also anti-inflammatory, and healing making them the perfect solution for sensitive skin and use after resurfacing treatments.  Can be used as an under-eye primer and also acts as a CC Crème with the skin brightening ingredients Arbutin and Mulberry Extract.

  • Bio Caviar Crème: (All Skin Types – Dry/Dehydrated) FACE CREAM ENRICHED WITH CAVIAR, SILVER & GOLD: Lira Clinical Caviar Crème not only includes rejuvenating, replenishing, hydrating effects of Caviar, but also all of the wound healing benefits of Gold & Silver as well! It reduces signs of aging: sagging and wrinkles, improves firmness, elasticity, and the jawline contour!

  • MYSTIQ iLuminating Beauty Oil: (optional for additional hydration) Another of Aliques Favorites.  (Don’t be misled with the word oil – it is not an oily product.  Indulge your skin with this light-weight luxurious hydrating oil. Harmonizes with your skin to provide all day hydration. Provides luminous results with exclusive Mastiha Oil, Madonna Lily Plant Stem Cells, and Vitamin C.

Oily Rosacea: 

  • PRO Exfoliating Cleanser: (All Skin Types/Anti-Aging) - is a foaming Lactic/Salicylic cleanser that removes makeup and surface debris as well as removing and fighting against bacteria.  Lira Clinical PRO Exfoliating Cleanser stimulates and tones skin while removing impurities and naturally brightening tone.

  • Pro C4 Retinol Serum: (All Skin Types/Anti-Aging) – This product refines and strengthens skin with this powerful Vitamin C and Retinol serum. It’s antioxidant powerhouse contains four forms of Vitamin C to brighten and enrich skin. Reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and you can also manage acne with this multi-tasking serum.

  • BB Crème 30

  • Bio Hydra C Serum: (For All Skin Types Skin) - Achieve healthy refreshed skin with this essential and universal Vitamin C serum. Encourages skin hydration and repair while protecting against harmful free radicals with powerful antioxidants. This serum also clears the skin and banishes acne scars.

  • Pro Lite Serum (optional for additional hydration)

Call Aliques Skin and Body Transformation for a complementary evaluation with one of our seasoned estheticians.

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