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18 Truths That Are Too Real For People With Rosacea

No, it's not a sunburn. *sigh*

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1. Everyone assumes you have a wicked sunburn.

Nope.
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Nope.

2. Or just came back from frickin' Cancun.

Lucky you... 😐
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Lucky you... 😐

3. Or that it's just acne.

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There are some important differences.

4. Hot summer days are hardest of all.

Getting ready for a whole summer of "Oh bad sunburn?" Nope. That's just what my face looks like 😳 #rosacea

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5. But honestly, no season is safe.

This year I am celebrating Christmas early, with this moving tribute to Rudolph. #RosaceaProblems

6. Sometimes it seems like everything can make it worse.

7. Living your normal everyday life seems harder.

8. I mean, even cheese??

Rude.
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9. You'll try any regimen, cream, goop, or lotion for that sweet relief.

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10. Really, anything.

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11. When you find a product that actually does the trick, it's like Christmas morning.

12. People sometimes write off your condition as "cute," rather than being, ya know, an actual medical condition.

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13. Social interactions can get a bit... confusing.

14. It's not only the redness, your face can feel like it's actually on fire.

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15. It's really hard not to be self-conscious.

16. You don't always trust sunscreen to be enough.

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17. At the end of the day, you've learned how to deal with it and it'll never stop you from living your dang life.

18. And feelin' yourself. 🙌

I was feelin my rosacea and no makeup