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How can hair products affect rosacea symptoms?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Hair products may trigger rosacea symptoms such as red skin, flushing, lesions, tiny spider veins, and inflammation. Controlling rosacea triggers, such as the use of hair products, is important in managing rosacea symptoms. Triggers are those things that cause the rosacea flare-ups. For some people, oily cosmetics and greasy hair products are their main rosacea triggers. For others, weather extremes trigger rosacea. Still other people with rosacea say the main trigger is hot beverages such as coffee or tea.

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