Broken capillaries is a condition where the minute blood vessels gradually become visible in through the surface of the skin. Broken Capillaries will usually appear as harsh red blotches on the skin or streaks. Broken capillaries are also referred to as spider veins as they mirror the look of a spider’s web.
Broken capillaries can be the result of extreme weather conditions, sunburn, smoking, excessive alcohol consumption, medical conditions and even hormones.
Not to be confused with Rosacea, broken capillaries broken capillaries can affect both men and women of all ages, however, they are mostly common in those ageing.