Skin Health

A comprehensive overview of different skin conditions, including eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, and chronic hives, ways to distinguish them from each other, and treatment options. Inspiring personal stories from patient experts on living with a visible illness.

Living Well with Eczema

"I was feeling incremental losses in my quality of life."

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Living With

Minding Your Skin

The connection between psoriasis and depression is clear. Finding the right treatment can help you heal inside and out.

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Prevention

That Pinterest Recipe for Homemade Sunscreen? Skip It

You don’t want to mess around when it comes to protecting your skin from harmful UV rays.

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Living With

8 Eczema Habits to Break

A few simple mistakes could be making your flare-ups worse. We’ve got the fixes you need.

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Living With

Melanoma: Eat These Foods to Help Prevent Recurrence

Much of cancer is out of your control, but eating right can help improve your chances of a healthy survivorship. Try these tips from dietitian Carmen Roberts.

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Self Care

Eczema: 10 Ways to Practice Self-Care

Managing eczema properly requires self-care. Where to start? Patient advocate Ashley Wall offers 10 great tips.

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Beauty

10 Worst Skin-Care Ingredients for Eczema

Minimize angry flare-ups with this easy guide of what not to slather on.

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Travel

9 Top Tips for Traveling With Eczema—Minus Any Flare-ups!

Redness and flakes needn’t be a vacation eventuality. Here's how to prep and pack like a pro so you, and your skin, can truly enjoy the trip.

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Self Care

Psoriasis Shampoos for $10 or Less

These psoriasis products are easy on your scalp and your budget.

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Skin Health

What to Do When Your Psoriasis Gets Worse

Our step-by-step guide will help you take control and get back on the path to healthier skin.

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Stress

6 Ways to Beat Your Psoriasis Stress

It’s not always easy to tell if anxiety is causing your skin flare-up—or if your symptoms are wreaking havoc on your emotions. Learn how to stop the psoriasis stress loop for good.

Meet the Experts

Eileen Bailey
Health Writer
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Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.

Alisha Bridges
Patient Expert
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Public speaker and award-winning writer and community advocate. She has lived and thrived with psoriasis for over two decades.

Casey Nilsson
Patient Expert
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Casey Nilsson, an award-winning journalist based in Providence, Rhode Island, writes about autoimmune disease for HealthCentral.