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12 rosacea myths debunked by a skincare expert


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We’ve all seen people with bulbous, red noses and put their appearance down to too much drink. But those tell-tale signs – known as rosacea (and pronounced roh-ZAY-sha) – are in fact nothing of the sort. 

Myth 1: Rosacea is caused by excessive alcohol consumption
Although the exact cause is unknown, rosacea is a chronic skin condition linked to a genetic predisposition for rosacea. Alcohol, in particular red wine, does not cause rosacea, but it may trigger flare-ups in pre-existing rosacea.

12 rosacea myths debunked by a skincare expert, Carla Challis, BT

 

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