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    Hi all,
    I have really sensitive skin prone to redness and allergies/irritation. Right now I'm having a horrible burning, red reaction on my face which has been going on for a few days now. The only thing I can think of that I've changed in my routine is the addition of raw honey face masks. Apparently honey has salicylic acid in it, so I'm thinking I may have inadvertanty given myself a facial peel? I don't think it's my shampoo/conditioner or skincare cos I've been using those for like 5 years now.

    Either way, I'm uncomfortable and I look stupid. How can I relieve this burning and redness? :afraid:

    Thanks people xxx
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    Go to a doctor rather than random strangers on the internet?
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    I'd recommend getting an aqueous cream from the chemist/supermarket, apply it liberally and frequently to the area, should help. Also wash with cold water and avoid perfumed soaps. You could also try some chlorphenamine (Piriton or supermarket brand) to help with the itch. It that's not helping, or if it doesn't go away after a few days of stopping using whatever you think is causing it, see your GP
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    (Original post by sparrow-legs)
    Hi all,
    I have really sensitive skin prone to redness and allergies/irritation. Right now I'm having a horrible burning, red reaction on my face which has been going on for a few days now. The only thing I can think of that I've changed in my routine is the addition of raw honey face masks. Apparently honey has salicylic acid in it, so I'm thinking I may have inadvertanty given myself a facial peel? I don't think it's my shampoo/conditioner or skincare cos I've been using those for like 5 years now.

    Either way, I'm uncomfortable and I look stupid. How can I relieve this burning and redness? :afraid:

    Thanks people xxx
    Is it red and really itchy! Like itchy all over and the itch/burn is spreadinng?
    Is it bumpy? Like small little bumps that arent spots but are red and everywhere?
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    Piritons will help. Possibly Aloe Vera to soothe but make sure its natural!

    failing that, go see your GP for something stronger that will help.
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    need to get some anti histamine tablets works wonders!
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    surely the obvious solution is to stop putting honey on your face and see if it goes away

    if it does then you know its the issue and just don't do it again. if it doesn't go away go ask a doctor
 
 
 
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