Yeah but you are overlooking that he was taking accutane and not all of us have.
Secondly, he remarked that over the year or so he left his lips completely alone he made no progress whatsoever.
It's when he applied the aquaphor, used steroid cream and got out into the sun more that his lips started to improve. So that's by his own admission. How do we know that wasn't all that he needed to repair his accutane damage?
If some of us have this from autoimmunity issues, it may need a different set of rules.
I've had my EC since I can remember, about the age of 10-12, I'm now 30.