As a blogger and beauty lover, makeup is something that I really enjoy, but it’s not the most important thing in my life. In fact, during the week there are days that I don’t wear makeup at all. When I know I won’t be leaving the house that day or when it’s really sunny out, you will easily catch me makeup-free or wearing just tinted moisturizer. No big deal!
However, there are 16 million people in America alone who do feel self conscious and are afraid of leaving the house without makeup, because they suffer from rosacea. 65% of rosacea sufferers wear makeup to work compared to only 35% of Americans who don’t have rosacea. Additionally, over 4 in 5 rosacea sufferers have used cosmetics to cover up redness.
Rosacea is a common, inflammatory skin condition. More women have rosacea than men. The most common symptom of rosacea is persistent facial redness. Mirvaso, by Galderma Laboratories, L.P., is the first and only FDA-cleared topical gel specifically developed and proven to reduce the persistent facial redness of rosacea.
Mirvaso is an easy-to-use daily gel and results show quickly, lasting up to 12 hours. Depending on your health insurance and prescription copay, the product runs cheaper than most foundations, so why not break up with your makeup at that point? Let go of concealers and cover-ups that only mask your rosacea and learn how you can help stop redness before it starts. Covering up redness can be frustrating and costly.
Mirvaso has proven results that were reviewed by the FDA for safety and efficacy. Depending on your insurance, prescription copays may be as low as $25 and go up from there. Check out more on Mirvaso’s website and learn how you can enter their Emmy Awards Show ticket giveaway.
Important Safety Information
Indication: Mirvaso® (brimonidine) topical gel, 0.33% is an alpha adrenergic agonist indicated for the topical treatment of persistent (nontransient) facial erythema of rosacea in adults 18 years of age or older. Adverse Events: In clinical trials, the most common adverse reactions (≥1%) included erythema, flushing, skin burning sensation and contact dermatitis. Warnings/Precautions: Mirvaso Gel should be used with caution in patients with depression, cerebral or coronary insufficiency, Raynaud’s phenomenon, orthostatic hypotension, thromboangiitis obliterans, scleroderma, or Sjögren’s syndrome. Alpha-2 adrenergic agents can lower blood pressure. Mirvaso Gel should be used with caution in patients with severe or unstable or uncontrolled cardiovascular disease. Serious adverse reactions following accidental ingestion of Mirvaso Gel by children have been reported. Keep Mirvaso Gel out of reach of children. Not for oral, ophthalmic, or intravaginal use. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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