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What makeup product ingredients can help rosacea?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Several ingredients in makeup can help improve skin with rosacea while covering redness and lesions. Sunscreen ingredients such as titanium dioxide and zinc oxide are often found in foundations and concealers and can help reduce flares of rosacea triggered by sun exposure. Mineral powder, found in blush, pressed and loose powders, and eye shadows, tends to be well tolerated by skin with rosacea. When applied as part of a loose or pressed powder over foundation, it may help tone down skin redness.

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