I am getting married in September and I have this fantastic habit - thanks genes! - of breaking out in red blotches on my neck and chest when I get a) nervous / anxious or b) when I drink alcohol. I've been told it's a histamine release by a doc, nothing serious, but guess what I'll be feeling and doing on my wedding day! A and B. I have a stunning strapless dress that (for other reasons) I've decided to build in a lace neckline and straps, but short of making it a Victorian-style turtle neck the splotches are going to show.
My question is what if anything can I take, rub on my skin, etc. to rid or at least subside the damn things so my poor photographer doesn't spend her life in Photoshop after my wedding pulling her hair out? Obviously anti-histamines come to mind, but does anyone have proven results with something in particular? How long does it last? Will it stain my (champagne colored) dress? I don't want to pop Benadryl and be sleep walking down the aisle!