psoriasis

  • How revealing her skin condition helped this 20-something find love online

    "Eventually I realized that those men that were bothered weren't for me anyway."

  • Teen girl speaks out after her wig is ripped off in horrific bullying incident

    A 16-year-old schoolgirl and her family have spoken out against the culture of bullying after a fellow student ripped her wig off while others laughed and filmed the incident.

  • How Leann Rimes Overcame Insecurities About Her Psoriasis and Learned to Love Her Body

    "Own who you are, because it feels really good when you do."

  • This woman’s powerful photo sheds light on the struggles of psoriasis

    Ciena Rae Nelson recently posted this insanely powerful “before and after” image of her psoriasis to Instagram: #psoriasis What it looks like on the left after I’ve covered it up with make up VS. what it feels like on the right. Everything in both pictures is what was really there, the only difference is that on the right I’ve upped the saturation and structure. Most people looked at the left in person and didn’t notice much but dry spots here and there, not noticing what was really underneath. ...

  • Got an itchy head? Here’s what it could mean

    Whereas a dry scalp can result from the cold, dry air zapping moisture from your skin, an itchy scalp can be a sign of something much more worrisome. “Since the scalp is rich in oil glands, dry skin alone is not a common cause of itchy scalp,” says dermatologist, Melinda Gooderham. To help put your confusion at bay, I tapped Gooderham to explain the difference between itchy scalp conditions, and how to treat them.

  • How to deal with dry skin this winter

    Unfortunately it also means the return of dry skin and chapped lips. While most people may think the best way to treat dry skin is to slather on any type of moisturizer, being ignorant of what’s happening to our skin can make it worse. From dry itchy skin to dandruff, our bodies need to adapt to the drop in temperature and humidity.