Bachelor ’s Kristina Schulman Goes Makeup-Free to Document Painful Red PD Flareups: ‘All Time Low’

Kristina Schulman/instagram Kristina SchulmanBachelor alum Kristina Schulman received very susceptible with followers on social media this week, opening up about her years-long pores and skin points.On Thursday, the 28-year-old blogger advised followers that she’s been “quietly coping with perioral dermatitis (PD)” — a persistent facial rash and sort of rosacea marked by small crimson bumps and blotchy pores and skin.To doc what the expertise has been like, Schulman compiled a video of quite a few selfies, all monitoring the modifications her pores and skin has gone by.”There have been hopeful occasions and a time when it hit an all time low,” she wrote over the video, set to the tune of “Moon (And It Went Like)” by Kid Francescoli.In a prolonged caption, Schulman went on to clarify that the expertise has left her, “uncooked, emotional, and unfiltered.””This morning I wakened feeling down, overwhelmed, unhappy, and defeated,” Schulman stated. “For the previous few days I stayed quiet and off social media in hopes that I’ll attain psychological state the place I can share my skins journey + progress — that progress hasn’t come… simply but.”RELATED: Jason Tartick and Dean Unglert Reveal How Much They Got Paid for Bachelor Nation ExhibitsThe Bachelor in Paradise alum stated she was impressed to share her story after many followers shared their “personal private struggles and what has helped you to both cope or deal with the situation” in response to an Instagram Story she posted in December.”I listened, researched, and took the recommendation that appeared becoming for me⁣,” the blogger wrote.Among the suggestions, Schulman revealed, “I went on a dairy + gluten free food regimen (with minor slip ups 🤭) and whereas sure, these dietary modifications have helped my total well being my PD appeared to hold coming again. I used to be pissed off (in all probability not as pissed off as my pals have been going out to eat with me.. love y’all!)””Nonetheless, I stored up with my dietary modifications, launched an anti-inflammatory food regimen, I eradicated SLS merchandise, I wash my sheets with Hypoallergenic detergent, I wash my make-up brushes & eradicated make-up merchandise that I sensed might have brought about my flare ups, I reserved to utilizing solely a mild cleanser, mild moisturizer, and occasional Aquaphor masks… however right here we’re, nonetheless combating random flare ups that damage, itch, burn, really feel very dry and tight⁣,” Schulman stated.Story continuesKristina Schulman/instagram Kristina SchulmanRELATED: Ashley Iaconetti Says Jared Haibon Is Getting ‘Sperm Analysis’ After 6 Months of Trying to ConceiveSchulman then revealed she noticed a dermatologist in May 2010 “who suspected my situation to be perioral dermatitis and collectively we remedy deliberate my resolution.” That remedy she stated “labored for a pair months however not long run, doubt and defeat started to set in,” however she has one other one arising that she hopes ends in a greater resolution.”While I do know I’m not alone on this or with this situation (which may be very difficult to deal with since triggers are completely different for every particular person) I hope we will create a group the place we will overtly share our journey and success tales — on this submit I share my journey, under no circumstances is that this medical recommendation,” she concluded. “Thank you all for the love, the assist, and recommendation that you’ve got shared with me 🤍 going to hold you posted.”RELATED: Bachelor Alum Sarah Herron ‘Nervous’ About Starting IVF After ‘Rollercoaster’ Fertility WrestleKristina Schulman/instagram Kristina SchulmanA number of Bachelor alums flooded her feedback with positivity.”Wishing you therapeutic as I can think about this can be a irritating journey and painful as nicely, I applaud you on your candor. I hope you discover a resolution quickly and that you’ll have therapeutic! Xoxo ❤️,” Elyse Dehlbom wrote.Sydney Lotuaco commented, “I like that you simply posted this! Sending all of the love and therapeutic your manner.””Sending you a lot of love ❤️,” Olivia Caridi added.Astrid Loch advised Schulman, “I like you for sharing this.””❤️❤️ respect you a lot for sharing this!” Emily Ferguson equally wrote.Ashley Iaconetti stated, “Sharing that is going to make so many individuals really feel much less alone on this! ❤️❤️.””Kristina! This is so so so lovely. Thank you for being prepared to share,” Sarah Herron added to the feedback part. “So many ladies are feeling deeply linked due to you proper now. So highly effective 👏 this can solely be the start of your therapeutic. ❤️.”RELATED VIDEO: Bachelorette Katie Thurston Addresses All Those Makeouts in Her Promos: ‘Time Is Short’On Friday, Schulman posted an replace on her story thanking individuals for his or her assist.”I would like to thanks all for the love, assist, and encouragement you’ve got despatched my manner. Thank you to those that have been brave in sharing their very own tales – you are not alone,” she wrote. “The extra messages I learn the extra I see that many people at one level or one other struggled with pores and skin points and w mutually perceive the toll it could take. Thank you for sharing your concepts, suggestions, and recommendation, (there’s a lot of it.)”Never miss a narrative — join PEOPLE’s free every day e-newsletter to keep up-to-date on the very best of what PEOPLE has to provide, from juicy superstar information to compelling human curiosity tales.The actuality TV alum additionally linked to the web site Skin Kraft that she “discovered to be useful in understanding what perioral dermatitis (PD) is.”

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