Multiple issues with rosacea, products and peels.

I am a huge fan of yours and of your website. I value your knowledge and advice. I am a 46 yr. old woman, and recently I was told I have rosacea. I never knew for years, but recently I have been getting flares with pustules on the lower part of my face. I had a salicylic peels, a pca, peel, and two days later got pustules again. Can that kind of peel bring on a flare, or could it have been a reaction to a mineral makeup I tried? I don't know if I should have another peel or not. I have melasma as well, and thought it would help that and help with bumps, but instead I got a lot of bumps for a good few days. I am on Metrogel, Renova 0.25%, CEFerulic serum..What do you recommend for sensitive, acne prone, dry skin for maintenance and anti aging? I got an IPL, and my melasma got darker, and I really didn't notice a big difference in the redness. Could RevaleSkin Night Cream, with Coffeeberry be breaking me out? That seems to help with redness, just about more than anything else, but can't seem to narrow it down to what is causing the bumps, pustules. Thank you in advance.

Sadly, the problems you are having with your rosacea are way too complicated for a website!  Please, go to your board certified dermatologist to help you with these issues.  You’ll need at least several visits to get your questions answered and issues addressed.  Good luck!  Dr. I

Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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