Everybody, please keep this in mind. What we have can have any number of causes. Some of us even have slightly different symptoms from each other.. some have itching.. some have weeping.. some peel more than once a day... others peel every 3-4 days. So what works for one person won't necessarily work for everyone or even anyone else. It's discouraging and makes our individual searches more difficult to know that we might be more alone in this than we would like to be, but that seems to be the nature of the condition.
What I do think is important is to go to a dermatologist to get a patch test, just to make sure it isn't an allergic reaction. Mine came up negative, but someone else's might come up positive, and that person might have their own answer. I also think the exfoliativecheilitis.info site is important because, with enough people submitting information about what they've tried and found out for themselves, we can possibly rule out some things overall as far as being potential causes or methods of treatment. For example, if 100 people say they tried 'xxxxx' and it only made things worse, we'll at least know to stay away from that.