broken capillaries

Treat Broken Capillaries Naturally

Broken capillaries often appear around the nose and mouth and can be unsightly and embarrassing. They are most common in those who are older, but depending on your skin care and quality, you may experience them at a younger age. The key to preventing them is protecting your skin from harmful UV rays by wearing sunscreen and covering as much of your face in a hat as possible.


How do I know if I have broken capillaries?

  • Red spots
  • Bruise like spots
  • Spider-vein like markings mostly on the face


How do I prevent broken capillaries?

  • Wear sunscreen!
  • Treat other skin care concerns such as rosacea.
  • Avoid long term use of steroid creams.


How can I treat broken capillaries?

  • Wear sunscreen. It will help prevent broken capillaries from worsening and new ones from occurring.
  • Boost circulation by upping your intake of fruits and veggies high in vitamins C and K such as spinach, citrus and cauliflower.
  • Peppermint and rose hip oils can be applied to the skin to help reduce the appearance of broken capillaries.
  • Lemon juice is high in vitamin C and when applied topically to the capillaries will help to bleach out their appearance naturally.
  • Make a mask of cottage cheese and pineapple. Use twice a week for a month and leave on the skin for 15 minutes. It will help to lessen the capillaries and refresh your face.
  • Rub a little honey over the broken capillaries. It will help to lessen inflammation and oxidize the cells.
  • Keep a food diary and track what foods seem to cause outbreaks. Eliminate these foods from your diet.
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