The truth unveiled about the mysterious blush
Do you find that when you are overwhelmed with emotions of stress, anxiety or embarrassment, your whole face flushes involuntary? Or even after having a nice glass of your favourite wine you feel the heat building up colouring your skin red?
Your might suffer from the skin condition, called Rosacea.
Rosacea is a chronic, inflammatory skin condition characterized by telangiectasia (small inflamed blood vessels), erythema (persistent redness), flushing and blushing of the facial skin. It commonly affects more fair skinned/ light haired individuals.
The exact cause is unknown but there are a number of factors that can trigger the above-mentioned symptoms:
- extreme temperature
- sunlight, humidity, or wind
- vigorous exercise
- hot baths or saunas
- hot foods and beverages
- spicy food
By Maryke Myburgh