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April is Rosacea Awareness Month

By April 1, 2009

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The National Rosacea Society has designated April as Rosacea Awareness Month. The society estimates over 14 million people are affected by rosacea.

Rosacea can be a sneaky skin disease, and many people may not even know that they have it. The symptoms, especially early on, tend to come and go. Rosacea can look like other conditions, too.

Many people think they have a case of adult acne, when in fact they have rosacea. Could you be one of them? Signs of rosacea include:

  • flushing of the face, or redness that doesn't go away
  • small bumps or pimples
  • dry or rough looking skin
  • dilated or visible capillaries
  • burning or itching of the skin

It can be hard to tell sometimes if you have common acne vulgaris or rosacea. Your best bet is to put in a call to your dermatologist.

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Comments
July 24, 2009 at 2:31 pm
(1) mary m says:

Normally I don’t take the time to write reviews of anything, but the Made from Earth Green Tea Toxin Cleanser has changed my mind.

I am a 52-year-old woman and have had rosacea my entire adult life. It started out as acne when I was a teenager, then progressed to the rosacea stage later on, with much less acne. I have tried oral antibiotics, gels, lotions, and all of these were dermatologist prescribed. I even tried Murad products. Some treatments improved my complexion a little, some made my rosacea flare up even worse.

When I read some reviews about the Made from Earth products on the internet, I decided to try the Made from Earth “Green Tea Toxin Cleanser”. Well…what a surprise.

After just a few weeks (while also using themade from earth rosehip serum) the redness was diminished, and after almost a month now, my rosacea symptoms are all but history. I just can’t believe it.

I don’t know what’s in that stuff, but it works for me. I am completely satisfied with it. There is no odor, no greasiness as with some ointments. In fact, after applying it seems to tighten and smooth everything a little, and I have found that I receive all the benefits even using it once daily, in the morning.

I suppose if I used it twice daily I would probably have even better results. I guess I just wanted to make the tube last longer.

I wish they would make it in a larger size, then I may be more apt to use it more often, even though I don’t really need to. My verdict is: if you have any symptoms of rosacea, give this a try and see if it doesn’t improve your complexion quickly.

August 19, 2009 at 2:01 pm
(2) Kay M says:

I am 30 years old and have acne as well as rosacea. I have tried everything over the counter for both problems, and most recently the very expensive laser surgery. That laser surgery (Isolaz) did NOT work. Save your money. It cost me $700 for three treatments and my acne and rosacea were both worse.

I tried the Made from Earth Rosehip Face Serum and have been using it for 2 1/2 months. My acne has improved greatly. My rosacea is lighter and there are less “bumps” in my rosacea. My skin is not perfect by any means, but it is definitely 70% better than what is has been for the previous 10 years.

Also, it is a great moisturizer. This is good, because I used to use Clinique’s Moisture Surge which is like $40 itself. So, it sort of kills two birds with one stone. I like it! Recommended for people tired of trying all the rosacea treatments with no success. Plus, you wont need an additional moisturizer.

October 10, 2009 at 8:26 pm
(3) Marcia C says:

My skin went crazy…it felt like it was on fire. Raw and red and such pain!

I went to the dermatologist and he prescribed “MetroLotion” and all it did was burn my skin even more.( This started when I was about 48 years old—other strange health problems were happening at the same time).

I started using the Made from Earth Rosehip & Hibiscus Face Serum also – and my skin is under control. The hideous raw red skin flares occaisionally…I use it daily…

November 22, 2009 at 8:09 am
(4) simon webb says:

I have friend that used the Isolaz for 4 treatments. within 6 months her Acne was gone. the product is amazing.

January 7, 2011 at 7:07 pm
(5) Ofelia Qui says:

I have been suffering with the occasional redness on my face for a couple of years. My face would look like it was sunburned. I had to cover up with lots of heavy makeup and it felt awful. Finally made the appointment to see my doctor when I couldn’t stand it anymore.

The doctor gave me 2 different perscriptions for gels and ointments. They seemed to work but it took weeks to see any results and my face still had to be covered with makeup to hide the redness. I bought Shielo’s Complexion Moisturizer after reading some of the reviews and decided this would be cheaper than another doctor visit plus the cost of more of the same expensive creams. I gave it a shot.

Boy, was I surprised. The burning stopped with the very first application and the redness was greatly reduced overnight. I no longer have the dryness that the other ointments caused.

After just 2 or 3 days, my face was back to normal and even my husband was amazed at the quick improvement. Keeping it on hand for flare ups.

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