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    18 Beauty Products That People Who Have Rosacea Swear By

    Take it from someone who has it, rosacea is the pits. Here are things reviewers say help.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. Dr. Jart Cicapair™ Tiger Grass Calming Gel Cream is worth calling out thanks to its cooling effect on your irritated skin. Heck, even if you're not going through a rosacea flare-up, the Centella Rx will still feel incredibly soothing. (This is also a personal fave.)

    A tube of the Cicapair cooling gel cream

    I don't use this every single day, but on days when my skin is feeling particularly irritated, I'll layer this on with other moisturizing products before bed.

    Get it from Sephora for $63.

    You can *also* get the matching serum for $60 but for me it didn't make as much of a difference for that price point versus a more affordable hyaluronic acid serum. The $30 spray feels nice, but I don't see a drastic enough improvement in redness thanks to it to *officially* rec it as a must-have for rosacea sufferers here.

    2. InstaNatural Vitamin C Serum offers up some seriously soothing and moisturizing abilities on the reg with its hyaluronic acid, but especially when you suffer a flare-up. Get behind me, Satan!

    A model applying the serum to their face
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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.95.

    3. Bio Oil is better known for its ability to lighten scars, pregnancy stretch marks, and other spots. But! Lots of reviewers say it does wonders for dry, super-sensitive rosacea breakouts.

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    OK, so I've never used my bottle of Bio-Oil to specifically treat my rosacea. Yet, I've used it to moisturize my skin in the dead of winter or target super dry elbows and knees. This is gonna be your new fave multi-purpose skincare product. (Psst, a lil' goes a long way.)

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $21.95.

    4. La Roche-Posay Toleriane Double Repair Face Moisturizer is a common dermatologist rec (including from my derm!) with prebiotic thermal water and niacinamide to hydrate skin for up to 48 hours!!!

    La Roche-Poasy

    As a person with formerly oily skin, I'm always worried that something super moisturizing will make me feel greasy. This does not! I use this bb all the time and really adore it. And like I already stated, my derm gave me a sample of this and said "Use this brand. It's great." And she's right!

    Get it from La Roche-Posay Canada for $25.

    5. And La Roche-Posay Toleriane Hydrating Gentle Cleanser, another essential in my skincare routine, tackles makeup without stripping your skin of moisture or triggering a flare-up. I can use this in the morning and at the end of the day when I wash away my daily drag. Seriously, no need to double cleanse!

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    Yet another thing my derm recommended! This bottle lasts for what feels like foreverrrr. While I'm talking about the brand, I also find the Hyalu B5 Pure Hyaluronic Acid Serum to be super gentle and soothing on my face, and it soaks in super fast.

    Get it from La Roche-Posay Canada for $23.

    6. Aaaaaand La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Baume B5 Balm works its rich (but matte!) formula of shea butter and glycerin on your face and/or body. So just keep this bb around for when your largest organ gets a bit irritated.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $16.

    7. The Ordinary Niacinamide helps regulate sebum and minimize pores thanks to its potent vitamin and mineral formula. Reviewers say it helps reduce redness and lets the *glow* shine through.

    A bottle of The Ordinary Niacinamide
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    Vegan, cruelty-free, and formulated without alcohol, silicone, nuts, gluten, and fragrance.

    Get it from Sephora Canada for $5.90 or from Amazon Canada for $11.89.

    8. Paula's Choice Skin Recovery Calming Toner soothes and hydrates dry, flaky skin thanks to antioxidants and lipids. Cheers to calmer, nicer-feeling skin in the a.m. before you have to head out for the day.

    A bottle of the Paula's Choice skin recovery

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $53.50.

    9. Stila One Step, Colour Correcting Facial Serum works as a makeup primer that's a step above the rest for anyone looking to create an even-tone canvas for foundation... or find a colour-correcting solution that'd leave you makeup-free.

    A bottle of the one step corrector
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    Get it from Sephora Canada for $47.

    10. Aveeno Ultra-Calming Foaming Cleanser *gently* washes the day from your lovely visage. Don't worry, it's made for dry, sensitive skin.


    Get it from Amazon Canada for $18.24.

    11. Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel-Cream packs in hyaluronic acid for a soothing effect on parched, irritated skin. And it won't clog your pores, bc as if you needed another thing to worry about.

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    Check out our full review of Neutrogena Hydro Boost Gel Cream.

    Get it from Amazon for $17.97 (also available with SPF).

    12. e.l.f. Tone Adjusting Face Primer helps cancel out redness and preps your skin for whatever your day (or night) has ahead for you.


    Cruelty-free and vegan!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $7.97.

    13. Weleda Skin Food contains chamomile, calendula, and pansy for a fantastic moisturizer folks with especially irritated, dry, and flaky skin will wonder how they lived so long without.


    Get it from Amazon Canada for $22.68.

    14. Dermaced Redness Redux Advanced Rosacea & Skin Redness Serum is pricey, but it has lots of fans in the comments that range from folks who're newly diagnosed to those who've been dealing with redness for more than a decade.


    Get it from Amazon Canada for $85.99.

    15. LATME Ice Roller seems to be the one thing missing from everyone's routine. Reviewers tout its soothing abilities for headaches, oncoming breakouts, and yes, for rosacea too!

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.97. Available in three colours.

    16. Cetaphil Redness-Relieving Night Moisturizer does the dang thing for your inflamed, irritated skin while you get your beauty sleep thanks to a formula with calming licorice extract, allantoin, and caffeine.


    Get it from Amazon Canada for $27.44.

    17. Eucerin Redness Relief Night Creme hydrates and soothes while you drift off to Dreamland.


    Get it from Amazon Canada for $27.27.

    18. IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Redness Neutralizing Colour-Correcting Cream takes just a little bit to do a whole lot of red-masking for people with lighter skin tones — and with full coverage to boot!


    Get it from IT Cosmetics Canada for $43 or from Sephora Canada for $43.

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