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Kaleigh Fasanella

Kaleigh Fasanella

Health Writer

Kaleigh Fasanella is a beauty, wellness, and health writer based in Brooklyn, New York and formerly worked for magazines like Allure and Teen Vogue. She's a huge advocate for skin-acceptance and self-love, and she really enjoys writing about topics that help shed the stigma surrounding chronic conditions like psoriasis and eczema. When she's not writing to pay her rent, Kaleigh can be found face-masking, watching any and every culinary documentary on Netflix, and planning her next Italian excursion.

Latest by Kaleigh Fasanella

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The Chronic Guide to Summer Skin

Whether you have psoriasis or eczema, rosacea or melasma (or more!), we have expert advice for for beating summer flare-ups.

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Guy's Guide to Psoriasis

Save face (and elbows and scalp, too) with this super simple psoriasis skin-care guide just for men.

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How to Remove Psoriasis Plaques Like a Pro

It’s so tempting to pick them off. Don’t do it. Instead, consider these derm-approved safe ways to smooth away psoriasis plaques head-to-toe.

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The Top HS Odor Fighters

Hidradenitis suppurativa can be a smelly condition. These HS-safe finds help soothe skin while controlling odor.

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9 Cheap Psoriasis Shampoos the Experts Love

Flakes, itchiness, and redness are no match for these derm-recommended shampoos.

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Skin Health

The Just-for-Fun Guide to the History of Psoriasis

Psoriasis has a long and lucent history—it’s the oldest skin condition in the book! Click through to learn all about it.

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Living With

The Best—and Worst—Hair Removal Techniques for Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Shaving, waxing, or lasering? Which hair-removal technique is best if you have HS? We've got the answers.

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Managing Flares

The 10 Best Do-It-All Balms for Psoriasis

Using moisturizer is non-negotiable if you have psoriasis. Some days, however, call for hydration big guns like these derm-recommended balms and salves.

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Chronic Life

The Realest Psoriasis Feeds on Instagram

These #psoriasiswarriors are doing it for the 'gram—revealing all sides of their personal journeys with psoriasis.

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Lifestyle

Aisle Do's: Drugstore Psoriasis Products That Derms Love

Goodbye, guesswork. Here are the over-the-counter skin and scalp products that psoriasis warriors can confidently stock up on.