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Dita Von Teese recently admitted that the number of beauty products that she uses regularly goes in to the hundreds.

Dancer Dita Von Teese, born Heather Renée Sweet in Rochester, Michigan, has admitted she is such a beauty junkie that she couldn’t live without any of the multiple cosmetics and haircare products which she uses to achieve her glamorous retro look.

Asked what her three must-have items are, Dita Von Teese giggled: “Three? Oh my god, it’s more like 300! If you only knew, I have a lot of things that I absolutely can’t do without.

“Even for my shows, I do everything by myself, from make-up to choosing my own outfits.”

However, Dita Von Teese, 40, believes make-up can only go so far and the only way to exude s** appeal is to have confidence in yourself.

She explained: “For me, s** appeal is a very individual thing, it’s about finding yourself above all and mostly about having self-confidence. We have to find what suits us and makes us feel good.

“It’s all about being s**y, it’s nothing to do with what people think – on the contrary. It’s completely psychological.

“I love the process of getting ready, both in terms of hair as well as make-up. With only three things, I’d have a lot of trouble getting ready!”

Dita Von Teese admitted that the number of beauty products that she uses regularly goes in to the hundreds

Dita Von Teese admitted that the number of beauty products that she uses regularly goes in to the hundreds

Two years ago Dita Von Teese told the New York Times Style magazine that she uses Just For Men hair dye to achieve raven eyebrows, and also that perfect skin hasn’t come easy.

She spoke about how she visited several doctors in a bit to cure her rosacea, revealing: “I was told by a big name dermatologist, <<this is your life now>>, because he couldn’t figure out how to get rid of it.

“A million creams later, I went to a real skin doctor in Orange County. He prescribed a pill and one lotion, and boom, it was gone.”

Creme de la Mer is her choice of face cream – “it’s pricey, but so worth it”.

Her favorite beauty products include Dior Capture Totale foundation, MAC Mineralize face powder, Dior Dolce Vita lipstick, Guerlain Divinora liquid eyeliner and Dior Show mascara.

Dita Von Teese’s top tip for feeling good is adorning herself in a tasteful amount of jewels, and she especially loves rubies because they are so “sensual”.

She explained in an interview with French fashion website Pure Trend: “It’s true that I like jewellery, but I wear just the right amount to emphasize the statement piece I choose. I like diamonds but my real favorite has always been rubies.

“At the moment for instance, I’m wearing ruby earrings. I love touching them, playing with them, it’s a very sensual stone.”

Dita Von Teese has also said she relies on pink lights and a dimmer switch to banish cellulite, citing “it’s the only thing that works”.

Scientists have developed a new gel that could help banish the redness suffered by people with “middle-age acne” or rosacea skin condition in just four weeks.

According to researchers, the gel contains a drug widely used in eye drops to treat glaucoma, the disease that can cause blindness, which works by constricting blood vessels.

When used in the eye, the drug makes blood vessels shrink and reduces pressure that can cause vision problems.

Researchers have reformulated the drug into a gel that can make blood vessels in the surface of skin contract, reducing the red and flushed appearance that many rosacea sufferers endure.


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Generally, one in ten adults suffers from middle-age acne, with twice as many women affected as men.

The skin condition actually starts with frequent episodes of flushing, usually in fair-skinned people who are genetically susceptible to rapidly reddening skin.

It has been suggested that rosacea is triggered by a microscopic mite which usually lives harmlessly on the skin.

The mites have been found in higher numbers on people with rosacea, but there remains no proof that they actually cause it.

During flushing episodes, tiny blood vessels quickly dilate, allowing more blood to flow through.

They then relax and return to their normal diameter. But over time, they can become permanently dilated, allowing higher amounts of blood to flow near the skin’s surface. Many sufferers go on to develop spots, especially around the nose.

Eventually, flushing results in leakage of inflammatory cells out of the blood vessels and into the skin.

These inflammatory cells then migrate toward the surface of the skin, resulting in spots.

Many people find the flushing is made worse by triggers ranging from spicy food, to stress, alcohol or cold weather.

Most existing acne treatment regimens for rosacea involve antibiotic creams and gels to control infections on the skin caused by the condition.

Laser therapy can also make the blood vessels shrink and needs to be repeated after a few months.

Scientists at the University of Louisville, Kentucky, used the new gel on 122 rosacea sufferers once or twice a day for four weeks.

Within 12 hours, there was an improvement in redness, according to results published in the British Journal of Dermatology.