Cures for Redness, Plus Feel-Good Scents
Scent-Sation on the Go
The art of aromatherapy, in which you inhale the scents of essential oils derived from herbs, plants, and flowers to soothe certain ailments, has gotten a revamp. Ingenious packaging makes these blends portable for when you're on the go and need them most.
Try Bath & Body Works Instant Aromatherapy, $10, available in five blends. Dab the rollerball on wrists, inhale, and feel the relief!Get the Red Out!
If you're one of the 14 million Americans with rosacea, the disease that reddens and inflames your complexion, then you already know to shield your sensitive skin from sunlight, which the American Acne & Rosacea Society ranks as a key trigger. Protect yourself with potent yet gentle products that have sunscreen and moisturizers:
- Eau Thermale Avene Redness Relief Soothing Cream SPF 25, $25, with thermal spring water.
- Eucerin Redness Relief Soothing Moisture Lotion SPF 15, $14.99, ideal for mild redness.
- Clinique Redness Solutions Daily Protective Base SPF 15, $16.50, with green tint to cancel redness and silicones that feel silky under makeup.
Originally published in Ladies' Home Journal, April 2008.
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