10 reasons your face is red
Skin rash: 68 pictures, causes, and treatments
If you have splotchy red skin, the most important step in nixing it is figuring out the cause. Could it be that second glass of wine? Or perhaps the soap you're using? Here are the habits that could be standing between you and a clear, calm complexion. Using harsh soap on your face weakens the skin's barrier by stripping the skin of its natural oils, ceramides which help retain moisture , and healthy fatty acids — a perfect setup for irritated and dry skin. How to choose the right cleanser: Use a pH neutral, hydrating, non-soap cleanser or wipe to remove the day's dirt. Everyone naturally sheds about 50 million skin cells a day, and it only takes a little effort to liberate them from your face — so going overboard is all too easy.
9 Signs of Disease That Are Written All Over Your Face
Home Beauty Face and Body Care. This is a common warning sign of dehydration. It may also indicate a more serious problem that affects sweat gland function, such as hypothyroidism marked by insufficient levels of thyroid hormone or diabetes, says Roshini Raj , MD, assistant professor of medicine at the NYU School of Medicine and author of What the Yuck?! Other signs of hypothyroidism include feeling cold, weight gain, and fatigue.
Back to Rosacea. It tends to mainly affect the face, although it can spread to your neck and chest. This can be upsetting for those with rosacea as people can mistakenly assume they are heavy drinkers.