We are often asked about the best makeup for rosacea. People with rosacea often want to use makeup to help hide the redness and acne-like bumps caused by their condition, but unfortunately, many people find cosmetics tend to make their symptoms worse. We are unable to recommend specific brands for you because different people are sensitive to different ingredients. However, we can tell you about the type of makeup that generally works best for people with rosacea, tell you some things to watch out for, and give you some other skincare and makeup tips.
The best makeup for rosacea includes products with few ingredients. The more ingredients in a makeup product, the more likely it is to cause a reaction and exacerbate your rosacea symptoms. Look for hypoallergenic products or products designed for sensitive skin.
Some ingredients that many people with rosacea find irritating include perfumes or fragrances, alcohol, menthol and eucalyptus oil. Choose makeup and skincare products without these ingredients if you can.
In addition, the Mayo Clinic suggests wearing green-tinted foundation creams or powders, because these are designed to counteract overly red skin. That may sound strange, but they are only very faintly tinted green and they will not make your face look green at all. They just balance out the redness.
In addition to using the right makeup, these tips will help you keep your skin in the best possible condition and reduce symptoms of rosacea.
In addition to using the best makeup for rosacea that you can get, we recommend using skincare products specifically designed for people with rosacea. We like products from Zenmed, like the anti-redness mask, the gentle cleansing cream for dry skin and the facial cleansing gel for oily skin. The gentle cleansing cream and facial cleansing gel are good for cleaning your face before applying makeup and for removing makeup and cleaning your face gently and thoroughly at the end of the day, while the anti-redness mask reduces redness so you need less makeup to cover up reddened skin. All the ZenMed products are made from natural botanical ingredients, like herbs and essential oils, that work together to reduce symptoms of rosacea, including redness, irritation and acne. To learn more, follow this link to the Zenmed Website.
Ref: Mayo Clinic