Author ········· Kate Dillen
Medium ········· Digital
Publisher ······ Byrdie
Published ······ January 2021
Category ······· Health/Wellness

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Skincare is Self-Care, and my Mental Health is Evidence

Cultivating a skincare regimen has gotten me through my darkest moments.

It’s been two years since I’ve had my last severe panic attack. Yet one night last week, I found myself in an all-too-familiar, terrifying territory once again—heart rapidly pumping, short of breath, and full of tears as I tried my hardest not to faint. All I could do was lay paralyzed on my kitchen floor as its cold hardwood boards welcomed me back like an old friend.