How To Get The Red Out

There could be good news for the over 16 million women in the United States who live with facial redness. An embarrassing and fairly common skin problem, facial redness often appears on the nose, cheeks and chin and can take various forms-from a slight flush to more noticeable red blotches on the face. Dermatologist Patti Farris advises her patients to understand exactly what triggers their facial redness and take steps to avoid those factors. “Facial redness triggers can vary from person to person, but most often result from sun exposure, weather conditions, stress, or reactions to certain foods or drinks.” Dermatologists also suggest: • Visit a dermatologist. Persistent facial redness can mean a serious medical condition such as rosacea. A …