Hi jk !!
I have the cheek rash all the time too. And I only splash with water most days. Sometimes I apply moisturizer and use that as "soap". I do use soap sometimes, but mostly not.
Make sure you have your thyroid levels checked because an under-active thyroid can cause dry skin AND a lot of the same symptoms as connective tissue diseases.
I actually don't where any makeup except lipstick. It just feels bad on my face. A couple times a year, for very special occasions, I'll wear the mineral powder makeup (a knock-off of Bare Minerals). It works well to cover the redness.
Glad you decided to post. I hope you've been feeling ok.
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