Skin is our boundary, on the outside is the outer world & inside is ‘myself’ (my inner world). When we make the outer reality more important/ valid/ real/ true etc. and try to take that inside us and try to think of it as if this is our own truth, the skin might get confused and hence irritated.
Or alternatively, if we try to see our own self-image as the outer world is seeing us rather than what we know about ourselves to be true. There is no clear distinction for skin to distinguish self from the other (or outer world)
In other words, check with yourself – whose truth are you prioritizing over your own? and Why?
It is okay for these two realities to be separate/ different or even contradictory.
When it is safe for you to stand in your own inner truth or inner-knowing, the skin heals itself.