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Blogs about living with rosacea and all things associated with the condition

Introducing the British Skin Foundation

1Dec

Established in 1996, the British Skin Foundation (BSF) was set up to raise money for research into skin disease and skin cancer. Our mission is to find cures and better treatments for all skin conditions. We receive no statutory funding, … Continue reading

  

7 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was First Diagnosed With Rosacea

14Oct

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It’s my birthday this month and I’ve recently taken the time to go over some of the things I’ve done in the last year. Call it a dry run for New Year. This year, I’ve applied myself to understanding, overcoming … Continue reading

  

An interview with Dr Andrew Thompson: Support for dermatology patients

11Oct

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Back in July, talkhealth published an article which highlighted the need for psychological support which dermatology patients are severely lacking. The article was inspired by the team of experts from the Severe Eczema and Psoriasis Team at St. John’s Institute … Continue reading

  

What’s in My Rosacea Flare-Up First Aid Kit?

11Aug

Rosacea Triggers You Can't Avoid - Rosy JulieBC

The best way to survive a rosacea flare-up is to stop it from happening in the first place. Easier said than done! I’ve been living the Rosy Life for 16 years. I eat foods to avoid rosacea triggers and boost … Continue reading

  

Rosacea – A Day in the Life of

5Aug

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Sarah Jagger, Celebrity makeup artist and rosacea sufferer, recently embarked on a venture which aimed to shed new light on the struggles those with rosacea will experience day to day. As a part of Galderma’s ‘Experience my Rosacea’ campaign, Sarah … Continue reading

  

How a skin condition like psoriasis can affect your body image and what to do about it

27Jul

Your body image is how you perceive yourself when you look at your reflection in the mirror or when you think about the way you look.  How accurately your body image matches the way others actually see you is dependent … Continue reading

  

Experience My Rosacea – with Sarah Jagger & Dr Dawn Harper

26Jul

Watch the Experience My Rosacea campaign video, featuring many talkhealth faces including one of our skin experts, Dr. Anton Alexandroff. Want to know more about rosacea and get support? Visit our rosacea hub and our rosacea forums. Don’t forget to … Continue reading

  

Rosacea and Antibiotic Resistance

18Jul

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One of the biggest dangers we will face in the future is that we will become resistant to the antibiotics that are currently in existence, and we are unfortunately not making quick enough progress when it comes to developing new … Continue reading

  

How I Created My Rosacea Skin Care Routine – Part 2 – Moisturizer

4Jul

how to choose a rosacea moisturizer Rosy JulieBC

In my last post, I described the methods I use to choose a cleanser I plan to try as a part of my rosacea skin care routine.  In this post, I’ll take it to the next step of the routine, … Continue reading

  

How I Created My Rosacea Skin Care Routine – Part 1 – Cleanser

17May

Rosacea Symptoms Progress from JulieBC

Whenever it comes time to change one of the skin care products I use on my rosacea-prone face, I feel as though I’m preparing for battle.  After all, it’s not just a matter of heading over to the nearest store … Continue reading

  

Rosacea awareness month

22Apr

Make up artist to the stars Sarah Jagger and influential blogger Emma from Emma & Three

Did you know that April is Rosacea Awareness month? Do you know what rosacea is? You might not be surprised to know that almost 40% of the people who have completed our rosacea survey have not heard of the condition. And yet … Continue reading

  

Why I’ve Declared Myself a Rosacea Product Guinea Pig

19Apr

Rosacea Symptoms Progress from JulieBC

If you do a search for a “rosacea cure” on Google, you’ll likely be shocked at the number of results you’ll be shown, each promising that the doctors, dermatologists and millions of people with this skin disorder are wrong and … Continue reading

  

Rosacea – by Dr Anton Alexandroff

12Apr

Dr Anton Alexandroff is a Consultant Dermatologist

Rosacea is a common although under recognized inflammatory condition of the face – it affects one in ten people in the UK. Patients suffering from rosacea experience recurrent temporary or persistent redness of the face and/or spots on the centre … Continue reading

  

Rosacea is visible on the outside, but it hurts on the inside

5Apr

I’m very used to having red cheeks. I’ve had them for more than fifteen years. It started off as a bit of extra pink – almost a sun-kissed look – but this rosiness darkened from month to month and from … Continue reading

  

Is beauty only skin deep?

14Sep

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  Today marks the the start of Talkhealth’s week long clinic on skin problems. The skin is an amazing organ. The largest in the human body, providing a number of functions including protection from infection and water loss, insulation and … Continue reading

  

September’s online clinic on skin conditions

8Oct

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We hope you managed to catch our talkhealth online clinic on skin conditions. It was a lively clinic with questions being answered by experts Dr Alison Layton, Dr Jonathan Bowling, Dr Christopher Bridgett, Dr Walayat Hussain and Dr Stephen Kownacki. … Continue reading

  

When a Skin Condition Returns

3Sep

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It was touch-and-go for a while but now I’m certain: my rosacea has returned with vengeance. Once again my skin is flushed, flaky, spotty and my god so itchy! I’m ashamed of how much I’ve been scratching lately but half … Continue reading

  

When Did I Need Help?

9Aug

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When it comes to this question, the answer for all three of my conditions seems to be “months before I actually tried to get any”. It’s pretty much the case of everyone I meet, a total reversal of hypochondriacs and … Continue reading

  

Anti-Ageing Show 2014 – we find out some great hints & tips!

13May

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talkhealth visited Olympia this weekend to see some exciting products and services available to help with the signs of anti-ageing.  And as you can imagine it was all in the interest of ‘science/talkhealth‘… and clearly not for us personally!….  In … Continue reading

  

talkhealth visit the Natural & Organic Product Show

21Apr

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          Last week talkhealth went to the very busy Natural & Organic Product Show up in Olympia.  We were so pleased to see so many friendly faces including Pravera, silicolgel and Salcura to name but a … Continue reading

  

Sunbathing With a Skin Condition

7Oct

I suffer from rosacea, so the skin on my face can break out into an itchy and blotchy rash seemingly at a moment’s notice. It also makes my skin look flushed and red, particularly around my cheeks. Safe to say, … Continue reading

  

Living with Rosacea – How to spot it, live with it and move on…

16Jul

I’d never even heard of Rosacea until my late 30’s when I began to notice a persistent redness around the ‘t-section’ of my face which was subsequently diagnosed as Rosacea. Rosacea can often be triggered by stress or anxiety, this … Continue reading

  

Rosacea and my eyes

23Apr

Sorry its been a while since I have written on this blog- life has been very hectic and very stressful. With lots happening within my business and personal life my stress levels have been going through the roof and my … Continue reading

  

More info about Rosacea

2Mar

Rosacea affects one in 10 people in the UK – most don’t know they have it. I have been out and about recently promoting Pure and Gentle and have been amazed how many ladies I have met who have rosacea. … Continue reading

  

How do you cope with Rosacea at Work?

3Jan

The National Rosacea Society (NRS) recently highlighted the possible negative effects of rosacea in the workplace and on careers. As well any physical symptoms such as facial burning, blurred vision and debilitating flushing, the secondary worries about what others will … Continue reading

  

Dealing with Blepharitis

22Dec

Over the last few years I have suffered on and off with Blepharitis. Blepharitis is when the rims of the eyelids become inflamed. This can make your eyes red, irritated and itchy. Dandruff-like crusts can appear on your eyelashes. It … Continue reading

  

Dealing with Rosacea

28Nov

Rosacea is a common rash, found on the central part of the face, a tendency to flush easily is followed by persistent redness on the cheeks, chin, forehead and nose, and by crops of small inflamed red bumps and pus spots. The … Continue reading

  

First blog

25Nov

Hi I’m Lisa and this is my first blog for TalkHealth. I have very sensitive skin, particularly on my face. Certain facial creams cause aggravation resulting in areas of itchy, dry eczema which now has been diagnosed as Rosacea along … Continue reading

  

Stress & Skin……..

24Oct

Ladies & Gents…. What a week, you normally see me blogging about my children’s skin be it eczema or acne. You read about my antics on the beach with my girls or my constant endeavours to combat the compliance issue … Continue reading

  

Tips for Rosacea skin types

3Oct

Rosacea is sometimes referred to as ‘adult acne’. Your face becomes flushed and red due to dilation of the small blood vessels close to the skin surface. It is often accompanied with severe dryness and irritation around the chin, cheeks, … Continue reading

  

Standards aim to improve care for millions with skin diseases

27Jul

Commissioners and providers should involve patients and the public in decisions about the services provided for the millions of people with a skin disease, standards published this week emphasise. Some 24% of the population visit their GP about a skin … Continue reading

  

Social Effects of Skin Disorders Survey

6Jul

We are conductng a survey to look at the social effects of skin disorders (eczema, acne, psoriasis etc) on children and their parents. Please take 5 minutes to complete our survey. There’s also a chance to win £25 M and … Continue reading

  

Four Out Of Ten Skin Disease Sufferers Bullied

23Jun

According to a recent online survey conducted by the skin disease charity the British Skin Foundation, 23% of those who participated said that they had suffered from an isolated incident of bullying, with a further 18% revealing that they suffered … Continue reading