Redness and swelling on the face

Appearance on the skin of the face of foci of redness andpeeling may be due to various factors that are classified as external (over-dried air, allergy to cosmetics, medicines or products) and internal (genetic predisposition, problems with the gastrointestinal tract, endocrine system). If redness and flaking of the facial skin disturbs you for more than a week, and this condition is accompanied by itching, a trip to the dermatologist is extremely necessary.

The most common cause of peelingis dry skin caused by improper care: using aggressive soap, improper cream, insufficient moisturizing. To eliminate the itching and flaking of the facial skin, you should first change the facial cleanser and the cream.

In summer, you need to protect the skin from UV rays, which can also cause peeling. In winter, the face requires intensive protection against frost and over-dried air.

It is worth noting that cosmetics containing lanolin and alcohol, it is better not to use, if there is redness and peeling of the skin of the face - these substances only exacerbate the situation.

Redness on the skin is often a reaction of the body to the allergen contained:

  • in food;
  • in cosmetics;
  • in the air (dust, animal hair).

Redness and peeling of the face is also referred to as side effects of most drugs, especially antibacterial drugs.

Skin and internal diseases

If a person receives sufficient moisture, and an allergic reaction is ruled out, there is reason to suspect a skin disease.

Dermatitis, dermatosis - is characterized by redness and swelling of the skin, the appearance of blisters.

Atopic dermatitis (neurodermatitis) - manifests itself in the form of rashes and flaking of the skin around the mouth, on the wrists, neck.

Psoriasis is a chronic non-contagious disease, accompanied by the appearance of scales on the skin.

Seborrheic dermatitis - is caused by yeast-like fungi and is characterized by skin peeling on the eyebrows and other hairy areas of the body, with dandruff appearing.

Demodecosis - is caused by a tick, living in the skin, and manifests itself with weakened immunity as a peeling skin of the eyelids.

Mycosis - a fungal disease, which causes focal reddening on the face (usually clearly defined spots).

In addition, redness and flaking of the facial skin often signals a GI disorder or malfunction in the endocrine system.

To establish the true cause of problems with the skin of a person can only be a doctor - going to him does not take much time, but protects from the consequences that usually entails self-medication.

Masks from peeling of the skin of the face

Back to the skin, softness and silkiness will help moisturizing and nourishing masks. However, they should be used only in cases when dermatological diseases are excluded by a specialist.

  1. Grind a spoonful of honey in an equal proportion withvegetable oil (almond, wheat germ, grape seed or peach). Gently apply mass to the shelled areas, hold for 10 minutes. The composition is removed from the face with a cotton disc moistened with warm water.
  2. Butter, banana flesh and homemade honeyto connect in equal proportions. An alternative to a banana can serve kiwi, ripe pear, apricot, persimmon. The composition is held on the face for half an hour, rinsed with warm water (preferably filtered).
  3. Combine the grape seed oil and glycerin(1 spoonful), add as much mineral water and 2 drops of ammonia. The resulting liquid should be shaken vigorously, applied to the face, and soaked for half an hour. This "chatty" will eliminate redness and flaking of the skin of the face for several procedures. It is useful to leave the composition on the face for the night.