What are the symptoms of reddened skin?
Reddened skin can be a symptom of certain skin diseases, such as:
In such cases, you need to consult a medical specialist. In certain cases, your skin can also redden from non-pathological causes, such as:
- Rubbing irritant materials: for example, synthetic fabrics.
- Unhealthy diet: for example, consuming too much alcohol.
- Rough mechanical actions: for example, hair removal or shaving.
Causes of skin redness
Once you’ve established the cause, it’s important to recognise the symptoms. The primary symptom is reddening - the most immediate symptom, caused by dilation of your blood vessels. It can be either temporary or persistent. Reddened skin is also often accompanied by:
How to choose a cream that soothes and protects reddened skin
When skin is reddened and irritated, you should choose products that:
- Are soothing: this will reduce irritation and relieve your skin.
- Will restore your skin barrier: they should contain fundamental epidermal lipids (ceramides, cholesterol, and fatty acids) that will help restore your skin barrier
- Specific: the soothing cream you select should be specific for your skin. Thus, it should be tested on and recommended for sensitive, intolerant, or allergic skin.
Ceramol beta: the ceramol solution for reddened skin
Ceramol has developed a specific line of products for the treatment of various kinds of reddened and irritated skin: Ceramol Beta
The above information is not medical advice. It is given purely as an indication and is not intended as a substitute for professional advice.