One of the first things you'll find with rosacea is that scrubbing the skin makes it red. It can also dry it out. As a result, many dermatologists will tell you to skip a scratchy washcloth or facial sponge and definitely bypass facial scrubs.
You want clean pores, however, so you're going to be tempted to use a thorough cleansing product. Here are some suggestions for the best products to use with rosacea when you want a youthful look.
Foxbrim Exfoliating Tea Face Scrub
Foxbrim's Exfoliating Tea Face Scrub is designed to exfoliate sensitive skin. It's especially recommended as a facial scrub for rosacea. The ingredients include tea, aloe vera, jojoba beads, Kukui nut oil, avocado, and olive butter. Don't use a washcloth when you use it, use your fingers instead. It's gentler on your already sensitive skin.
pHat 5.5 is designed specifically to really clean skin with rosacea. The main ingredient is manuka honey, which offers antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. It also has aloe vera, hempseed, olive oil, and orange peel oil. Bilberry is an anti-inflammatory agent that helps heal stressed blood vessels in the skin. The exfoliated is finely ground walnut shells. Don't worry about sulfates, fragrances, or parabens with this product.
Many people with rosacea find their skin does look better after using the Shahnaz Husain 24 Carat Gold Treatment System. There's a gentle exfoliating scrub, a restoring mask, a moisturizer, and a toning gel included in this system. The system only provides a few treatments, but it helps clean and purifies the skin. Every ingredient in the kit is herbal or 24 karat gold flakes that help remove environmental contaminants that find their way onto your skin.
You'll find that rosacea products that work for one person may not be as great for you. Many swear by tea tree oil, but it makes my face breakout. I always do a test patch before using a product. Make sure you do your own allergy test before using a facial product for rosacea.