"I was eventually put on a four-month course of strong antibiotics to see if that had any effect." The antibiotics worked for a while and that's when Emma met her partner Florian in 2015.
"I felt very insecure about my looks and so when we first started dating I was wearing a lot of make-up and would never be without it in front of him," she said.
"At the time I was at university studying in Southern Spain and so I thought it was just sun burn as I’d been out and about in the sun the previous day. First it was the soreness and the dryness, then the redness and then came the bumpiness and the intense itching, usually in that cycle.
"It started just in my cheeks but within months it had spread over most of my face and down my neck." Thinking it was acne Emma tried over-the-counter bacterial washes, acne creams and scrubs, but nothing worked.
The redness got worse and worse and at one point was so painful she found it difficult to apply make-up.
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