What is a rosacea-friendly skincare plan?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Follow these easy tips for a rosacea friendly skincare regimen:
  • Gently cleanse your face twice a day.
  • Use a mild cleanser or gentle soap.
  • Rub your face very gently, using your fingertips only.
  • Never use an abrasive washcloth or cleaning pad. 
  • After cleansing your skin, rinse your face with warm water.  
  • Use a soft towel to blot your face dry.
  • Avoid rubbing or scratching your skin during the cleansing and drying process.
  • Once your skin is dry, apply the rosacea medication recommended by your doctor.
  • Allow the medication to dry (5 to 10 minutes) before applying make-up, sunscreen, or other products.

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