ROSACEA & SKINCARE

I have Rosacea ["roh-ZAY-sha"]. It's a chronic but treatable condition that makes my face flush with redness along with blemishes and bumps called papules and pustules. I rarely get cystic acne/pimples but I always seem to have these blemishes. I also have ultra sensitive skin that reacts quickly to products, stress, and even food/drinks.

I've done everything from organic to the 10-step Korean regimen. Some of it worked, some only worked for a couple of months. I'm still a work in progress and I'll be updating this page for products that worked and didn't work for me (and where to source them in the Philippines). 

Here are some of my early Rosacea posts:

Review on VMV Hypoallergenic Red Better & Galderma's Robaz Gel

Review on Heliocare Ultra Gel SPF 90

Awesome Facial From Flawless
Review on Flawless' Acne Control Facial

These are the products that are working for me so far (both Korean/AB and Western):

Rx | Prescriptions
Galderma's Desowen Cream - this is a Desonide Cream and it's a Holy Grail BUT it's a prescription cream so you have to ask your dermatologist about this.
Mirvaso Gel - not as effective as Desowen but it has less harmful ingredients
Doxycyclin (Oral Meds)

Cleansers
Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins Mega Mushroom Relief and Resilience Micellar Cleanser
La Roche Posay Micellar Water
Bifesta Cleansing Lotion in Moist (make-up remover)

Toner
Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins Mega Mushroom Relief and Resilience Soothing Treatment Lotion

Essence
Misha First Treatment Essence
SK-II Facial Treatment Essence

Moisturizer
La Mer The Moisturizing Cool Gel Cream
Nature Republic Aloe Vera 92% Soothing Gel
Mizon All In One Snail Repair Cream
Mizon Snail Recovery Gel Cream

Eye Cream
La Mer The Eye Concentrate
Origins GinZing Refreshing Eye Cream To Brighten and Depuff

Sunscreen
Belo SunExpert Tinted Sunscreen SPF and PA++++
Innisfree Eco Safety Perfect Waterproof Sunblock SPF 50 PA+++
Heliocare Ultra Gel SPF 90

Mask
Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins Mega Mushroom Relief and Resilience Soothing Face Mask

Face Mask Sheet
My Beauty Diary Imperial Bird's Nest
Lululun in Silver
Etude I Need You Mask in Snail

Foundation | BB Cream | Concealer
Bobbi Brown Intensive Skin Serum Foundation
MAC Lightful C Cushion Compact
MAC Studio Fix Concealer
Happy Skin SS Cream
Missha M Signature Real Complete BB Cream SPF25 PA++
Etude Any Cushion Cream Filter
Etude Any Cushion Color Corrector in Mint
Missha Under Eye Brightener

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