Real Talk: What It’s Like Living with Rosacea

This post is sponsored by Galderma and SHE Media. All opinions expressed in the post are my own and not those of Galderma.

Let’s talk about rosacea, y’all. More than 16 million Americans have it, yet many people don’t recognize its symptoms.1 I’m one of those lucky 16 million Americans, so I wanted to talk a little bit about what it’s really like living with rosacea in today’s post. First off, if you’re lost, rosacea is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that can be triggered by a handful of different things– from sun exposure, to spicy foods, to excessive emotional stress.2 Symptoms of rosacea can include facial redness, flushing, pimples, visible blood vessels, and overly sensitive skin.3 It’s definitely not a “pretty” condition to have and research has found that people with rosacea often feel insecure (and sometimes depressed) about their skin.4

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