When I was younger I was afraid of make-up calculators. The bright lights over the glass slabs made me feel more vulnerable, the scary product line that promised me to make me more beautiful, I judged the makeup ladies to me.
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Look while other children were worried about acne flare ups, my worries were a bit strange.
My skin fight
I was born with head-to-toe eczema and a condition called cholinergic urticaria, a good scientific term that meant that my body reacted with nasal cones when exposed to perspiration.
My outbreaks of outbursts were incredibly unpredictable and could be triggered by several thermal activities: jogging or gymnastics training was obvious, but also hot showers or showers, overexposure to sunlight and even emotional stress would mean waking up to a rescue, more inflamed face the next morning.
All this did really hard to get into makeup. I was keen to cover my skin with foundation or cream the blush can trap moisture and trigger a sweaty sesh. Sometimes I would feel dissuasive and watch my friends apply cool new products-I would so badly experiment with them.