I wish I had the answer to the title question. As a fellow sufferer myself, albeit a very mild case (especially now pregnant and booze free, I’ve noted!) I’ve come to realise that there’s isn’t much by way of a cure. Well, there is the laser – which I think eventually I might try when my ladies at The Retreatery start offering it (they’ve zapped my arm pits, hairy legs and my bikini area and revolutionised my life to boot!), but at this moment in time there’s nothing else that I know about that can really eradicate those aggressive red patches.

Rosacea as a condition affects 6 million of us Brits, so it’s something that I’m hoping they’ll find a magical cure for one of these days. In the meantime, all we can do is manage the symptoms, calm the redness and prevent the spots. I’ve tried two of the products below – the Mirvaso, the cream the Daily Mail covered back in 2014, which to be honest, I didn’t find as ground breaking as it claimed to be, and Odylique’s products which I actually really loved, and felt the condition of my skin overall benefitted from.

I’ve been on the search today for alternative options, and it seems there are all of a sudden lots of products popping up on the market aiming to address the problem of rosacea. From creams, gels and oils I think I’ve found the best of them below. If any of you guys have tried any of the below, or use something you feel works, please feel free to share!

Mirvaso – the only FDA-approved treatment developed and indicated for persistent (nontransient) facial redness of rosacea


Red Alert Serum Anti Redness Serum from Medik8


Jan Marini RosaLieve Redness Reducing Complex from Skin Oracle


La Roche-Posay Rosaliac UV Rich from Feel Unique


SkinCeuticals Redness Neutralizer from Skin Oracle


ROSACURE® Treatment Duo Set from SkinMed




Calming Rose Super Tonic from Odylique

Timeless Rose Moisturiser from Odylique

Revitol Rosacea Cream from Amazon

Darphin 8 – Flower Nectar Care from John Lewis

Redness Solutions Daily Relief Cream from Clinique

Clarins Skin Beauty Repair Concentrate Serum for Sensitive Skin from Debenhams

Resist Anti-Aging Moisturiser with Retinol from Paula’s Choice


Epionce Medical Barrier Cream from Beauty Product Online

Day Defence Cream from Kalme

Dermalex Rosacea Treatment from Boots

About The Author

Ellie Thompson
Editor & Blogger

Editor of My Baba and blogger. Currently on the IVF journey, documenting the process step-by step in addition to exploring how to prepare your body for pregnancy, what foods we should be eating, and any technique going that will lead to that positive pregnancy result!

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