If a global pandemic, online school, natural disasters galore, and polarization of our country weren’t enough, 2020 bestowed something upon me that I had never experienced in my 45 years. Yes, my friends, I became very acquainted with a condition known as perioral dermatitis. #UGH
However, with the help of expert advice, a pared-down skincare routine that supported my skin barrier, and some stress management, my perioral dermatitis is completely controlled. Here’s what worked for me.