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Sunscreens and Coneflower (Echinacea)

Coneflower, also known as Echinacea, can be used in rosacea treatment in the form of an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory rosacea sunscreen.

Sunscreens are a vital and irreplaceable component of the modern dermatologic armamentarium against all stages of rosacea.

More complete photoprotection (mechanisms which limit damage due to UV exposure) reduces the severity and improves the prognosis of rosacea.

Although sunscreen formulations have improved there are no sunscreen agents (alone or in combination) which provide complete photoprotection.

Topical application of antioxidants has emerged as an effective adjunctive strategy.

Rosacea De-Sensitizing Barrier Fluid SPF 50 contains Coneflower (Echinacea) extracts which assist in the prevention of UV damage unmitigated by sunscreens.

Coneflower also confers anti-inflammatory effects which help prevent and reduce redness.

In Germany these extracts are approved medicinal agents for inflammatory skin disorders.

Further Information

List of rosacea products and topics covering Coneflower.

Rosacea De-Sensitizing Barrier Fluid SPF 50.

New SPF 50 Commentary — Facebook.

SPF 50 and Coneflower Commentary — Facebook.


Coneflower/Echinacea Monograph — World Health Organization.

Clin. Dermatol. 2001;19:474—7.

Dermatol. Ther. 2003;16:106—13.

Author: Peter Wilson.

Reviewed: Sunday, March 23, 2014.

Further Information: New — Attend SPF 50+ : De-Sensitizing Barrier Fluid SPF 50 : Silymarin Crystal Sheer Matte Tinted Daily Face Protectant SPF 50 (Discontinued) : Oil-Free Antioxidant Daily Wear Sunscreen SPF 50 : Rosacea Complete Sunscreen Set : Video: Types of Daylight (Visible, Invisible) : Sunscreens and Coneflower (Echinacea) : Video: Concerning Ultraviolet Light : Sunscreen Use Protects Rosacea Patient Autonomy : General Recommendations for Sun Protection in Rosacea Patients : Invisible Daylight Exposure Produces Dry Skin in Rosacea : Flawed Sunscreen Use and Lost "Anti-Aging" Effects : Rosacea Sunscreen SPF Updated (April 2008) : Paraben Preservatives and Sun Damage : SPF 20 Rosacea Sunscreen Inquiry : What is the best sunscreen for rosacea? : UVA (Ultraviolet A) : SPF (Sun Protection Factor) for Rosacea : Antioxidant Sunscreens :


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Restore Serum Pure is now available. Attend is available in 30 and 50 mL sizes. See www.rosacea.net.au

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