I would first try eliminating the skin wash and only use cold or cool water on your face for a couple of days. (No other products, not even the aloe.) Sometimes even a sensitive-skin product can start aggravating my skin.
I am usually red-faced when getting out of the shower -- but I take really hot showers. I make sure to not get the hot water on my face, and even use cooler water on my hair/head/neck. I often splash my face with really cold water before dressing & it helps the red go away faster.
Don't scrub your face, either. All I ever do is splash mine w/water, and try not to do even that too often as it can dry the skin.
Just a thought -- what can a 2-3 day trial hurt?
Lynnwood, Co-Moderator: Lupus Forum
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