Five Things that Could be Causing Redness on the Face (and How to Treat Them)

With aging comes changes in our skin. Wrinkles and age spots are expected, but what about redness? Why does it occur and how do we treat it?

Redness is just as common in mature skin as other discoloration or texture changes, but that doesn’t mean you have to live with it. The great news is that it's easy to treat once you know the root cause. 

It’s very likely that redness in mature skin is caused by one or several of the following five ailments.

Causes of Redness

Dryness

Mature skin loses hydration more rapidly than younger skin, which can lead to a redder tone. If your skin is flakey or rough in addition to pink or red in appearance, you can assume the discoloration is due to lack of moisture.

Irritation

Any kind of irritation can lead to redness due to the response of histamine, a chemical in skin that activates during an immune response. Skin can become more sensitive with maturity and therefore you may notice redness due to irritation more frequently as you age.

Poor circulation

Another ailment of more mature skin includes poor circulation. While you don’t always think of your skin as being impacted, the sensitive facial area can actually experience discoloration and dryness due to poor circulation and blood flow.

Inflammation

Inflammation is another symptom of the body’s natural immune processes that can increase as we age. Redness occurs due to inflammation similar to irritation and dryness.

Sun damage

Damage from UVA and UVB rays can lead to a sunburn that eventually fades, as you likely already know. However, consistent sun damage can lead to more permanent redness and other discoloration.

Other, more serious, causes of redness can include rosacea, acne, psoriasis, or shingles. If you suspect a more serious cause of facial redness, check in with a dermatologist to find treatment.

Treatment for Redness

Treating facial redness caused by dryness, irritation, poor circulation, inflammation, or sun damage is easy with one simple ingredient: sea buckthorn oil

This miracle ingredient features numerous active ingredients that work wonders to treat redness from all directions. It easily permeates the epidermis to quickly deliver unique unsaturated fatty acids, reducing water loss, removing toxins, improving circulation, preventing allergies, and restoring damaged skin. On top of this, it inhibits the aging process leading to more youthful looking skin.

Now, if you’re wondering where to find this unique ingredient, look no further than our Apple Stem Cell Cream, featured in our Smooth and Soften Set. The Apple Stem Cell Cream is our favorite all purpose essential. Not only harnessing the power of sea buckthorn oil to reduce redness through all of the aforementioned properties, but also featuring rare apple stem cells to further regenerate skin.

When you purchase the Smooth and Soften Set, you receive the Apple Stem Cell Cream in addition to our Luxury Concealer and the Concealer Brush. This set is perfectly paired to offer you our favorite products for combatting redness.

How to Use the Smooth and Soften Set to Eliminate Redness

In just three steps you can have brighter, smoother skin and completely eliminate redness due to any root cause. 

First, begin with your other Fièra products, like our Citrus Stem C Serum or our Multi-Effect Neck Cream. Then, apply your Apple Stem Cell Cream in problem areas to soothe redness and plump and prime skin. Finally, gently apply the Luxury Concealer using the Concealer Brush for the ultimate redness coverage and a look to last all day.

In no time you’ll find your redness to be completely cleared in place of enviable smooth and soft skin.

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