Skin redness can appear on the face or any other part of the body. There are a number of causes of facial redness including:
- Your skin may just be especially sensitive to certain products or environmental conditions
- Years of sun exposure may have taken a toll on your skin causing signs of premature skin aging including permanent stretching of small blood vessels (broken capillaries) giving your skin a blotchy, reddish appearance.
- Rosacea is a chronic, inflammatory skin condition that affects adults and can cause facial skin redness and episodic flushing.
Our experience Skin Care Center staff will discuss your concerns and skin history with you and evaluate the cause of your redness.
Some Preventive Steps to Avoid Skin Redness
A few helpful tips to help protect your complexion from skin redness are:
- Apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen with UVA and UVB protection with a sun protection factor (SPF) of at least 15 daily to your face and other exposed areas of skin to avoid premature skin aging
- Keep a journal of any ingredients or products that may cause irritation or drying of your skin leading to redness
- Protect your face from harsh winter conditions with a scarf if you are prone to develop redness with exposure to wind and cold
- Drink plenty of water and limit alcohol consumption to prevent skin redness and help you achieve a healthier, balanced complexion
Treatment for skin redness will depend on the specific cause of the redness. Skin redness treatments that our experienced esthetician may recommend are:
- Make up application tips to conceal redness
- Anti-redness skin care products
- BBL redness removal treatments. BBL broadband light technology utilizes the power of pulsed light to deliver phototherapy results. Specific settings will be selected to best treat the particular cause and severity of your skin redness. BBL therapy heats broken or enlarged capillaries and selectively destroys the lesions. Premier Plastic Surgery utilizes the Sciton BBL, the most advanced redness removal phototherapy technology on the market today.