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Redness Relief Finding effective products that are gentle enough for rosacea-prone skin can be a challenge. Fortunately, there are a growing number of offerings that have been specially formulated to reduce redness and soothe the sensitive skin of rosacea patients. Non-comedogenic Wonderbase Redness Relief from Judith August neutralizes redness due to rosacea, acne, broken capillaries, sunburn and aesthetic procedures. The antioxidant-rich primer—which combines aloe, tea tree oil, lemon, orange and vitamin E—evens out skin tone to create a clear pallete for makeup application. Contact: 800.528.4878, The Sandstone Apex IPL & Erbium Laser features an Er:YAG laser for skin resurfacing and treatment of atrophic acne scarring as well as an IPL with multiple treatment filters for vascular concerns, acne treatments, hair removal and pigmented lesions. The Apex includes closed loop cooling and a large 35m x 15mm spot size. Contact: 800.835.5355, Redness Relief Soothing Cream SPF 25 from Eau Thermale Avéne was developed to sooth and camouflage red, rosacea-prone skin. The cream features a light green tint to minimize the appearance of redness as well as dextran sulfate to reduce swelling, ruscus extract to improve vein health and hesperidin methyl chalcone to reduce redness. Ingredients titanium dioxide, octinoxate and octocrylene provide broad spectrum sun protection. Contact: 866.412.8363, Formulated to shrink small veins and capillaries near the skin's surface, Profile K Milk Lotion from Hale Cosmeceuticals combines naturally sourced vitamin K and anti-inflammatories green tea and aloe to soothe inflamed skin and reduce the diffuse redness of rosacea. Contact: 877.913.4893, Alma Lasers offers the Dye-VL handpiece for use with its Harmony laser platform. The Dye-VL is a 500nm-600nm pulsed light handpiece that allows for targeted treatment of vascular and pigmented lesions in most skin types. Contact: 866.414.2562, | July/August 2013 19

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