How do gentle skin care products help reduce rosacea itching?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Using gentle skincare products will help you avoid harsh chemicals that can cause irritation and worsen rosacea. Many skincare products contain potential irritants, such as fragrances, alcohol, witch hazel, and others. Your doctor can recommend skincare products that are mild and won't cause irritation. But if any product you're currently using makes your face sting or burn, it's wise to stop using it.
Jeanette Jacknin
Alternative & Complementary Medicine

Feverfew has been studied in the lab and in patients and found to be very effective in the control of rosacea. It reduces inflammation, protects against free radicals, and calms and soothes compromised skin, helping to reduce itching. Feverfew is a small bush with citrus-scented leaves and small, white, daisy-like flowers, related to gentle chamomile and chrysanthemum. Feverfew has been used several poppular skin care brands to calm red, itchy, irritated skin. 

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