Managing Red Cheeks with a Few Simple Steps
by bb on Jun 04, 2018
Red Cheeks are never fun to deal with, especially if you suffer with chronic redness of the face, it can even harm your self confidence. Of course, it is important we love ourselves for who we are by nature and everything that we are, but let’s face it, we don’t have to feel so low because of small things we consider flaws. Red cheeks can be cute in the eyes of others, as they give the appearance of blushing naturally, however if you have Rosacea, it can feel much more red than just naturally blushing. Which is why we are here to give you some tips and tricks to help you get rid of red cheeks with some simple skincare changes.
How to Get Rid of Red CheeksFirst and foremost, there are multiple reasons as to why someone may have red cheeks.- Heat- Irritation- Allergic reaction- Flushed and / or blushing- Rosacea- Underlying health conditionsAll the above things are some examples of natural causes for red cheeks, the latter being a chronic condition known as rosacea., which causes severe redness in the cheeks that does not leave. Although all the above causes for red cheeks do have their own influences, they all can be managed by adapting your skincare routine to include products that helps to target all the above factors.
Here's Our Best Tips
1. Keep CoolThe first thing you want to do if you are suffering from red cheeks, is to keep the area of the skin cool. Whether the redness is caused from heat from physical activity, sun exposure or nerves, keeping the area cool will aid in reducing the severity of red cheeks. Start by rinsing your face with cold water, or place some ice packs on the area to instantly cool it off. One of our favorite beauty hacks to cool down the skin is to always store some sheet masks in the fridge. That way, not only will you have an easy way to cool the face, but also benefit from skincare!- TRY: [KLAIRS] Midnight Blue Calming Sheet Mask (for advanced redness reduction & skin healing), [KLAIRS] Rich Moist Soothing Tencel Sheet Mask (for gentle redness reduction, skin calming & deep hydration)
2. Start Calming DownOf course, not literally, but for the skin! Aside from calming the skin by the use of cold water, ice and chilled sheet masks, if also is important to add skincare products into your routine that contain ingredients which have the purpose of cooling the skin from an internal standpoint. Some examples would be ingredients such as Aloe, Betaine, Centella Asiatica, Lotus Flower (Nelumbium Speciosum Flower Extract), Beta Glucan, Guaiazulene, and more!No matter what may be causing the your red cheeks, using skincare that is designed to calm irritation will automatically aid in the reduction of redness in the skin.- TRY: [KLAIRS] Rich Moist Soothing Serum (Calming & hydrating serum), [KLAIRS] Midnight Blue Youth Activating Drop (Anti-aging, advanced skin calming serum)
3. Aim to RepairWhen it comes to the nitty-gritty of getting rid of red cheeks, the bottom line always comes down to restoring the skin. Once again, no matter what might be the cause of your red cheeks, redness is the skin always comes down to the skin being stressed or having chronic rosacea. The best way to combat redness in the skin is to always aim to repair the skin.Not only does repairing the skin help with redness caused from irritation, heat, sun exposure, allergic reactions and damage, but it can also help the skin cope with rosacea. What it comes down to is building a skincare routine that not only calms and soothes the skin, but also strengthens the skin cells. Our best advice is to seek skincare products that will heal & repair the skin. Look for ingredients such as Ceramide, Peptide, Centella Asiatica, Guaiazulene, Vitamin E, Jojoba Oil, Honey, Snail Mucin (yes), and more!- TRY: [KLAIRS] Midnight Blue Calming Cream, [I'M FROM] Honey MaskAnd there you have it! Our tips and tricks on how to manage red cheeks! Getting red cheeks under control might take some trial and error to find out what works best for your skin, but it all starts with curating the proper skincare for you. Good luck!