What Are the Causes of a Red Face?

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Redness of the face, or facial flushing, can be caused by a skin condition, such as rosacea or lupus, reactions to skin products or makeup, or adult acne, according to WebMD. Women with symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes, may also experience facial redness.

Women experiencing hot flashes can place a damp, cool cloth on the face to reduce the redness and flushing, suggests WebMD. Adult acne that causes redness can be treated with topical medications or antibiotics. Skin products that cause the condition should be discontinued. Skin conditions like rosacea or lupus are often treated with anti-inflammatory, steroidal or topical medications.