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What Are the Best Bath Linens for Psoriasis?

Cotton or bamboo? Is your laundry detergent safe? What about gym towels? Here’s what you should know when choosing and caring for your towels.

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Understanding Labels on Skin Care Products

Sensitive skin? Decipher items such as ‘paraben-free,’ ‘fragrance-free,’ what ‘natural’ means, and what ingredients you should look out for.

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Can Fire Ants Tame Psoriasis?

When a filmmaker was bitten by fire ants during a shoot in Central America, her psoriasis improved. Then she discovered research that backed up the use of the insects’ venom to reduce flares.

Woman online, psoriasis research.

5 Ways to Raise Awareness of Psoriasis

These strategies will help educate people about what psoriasis is—and isn’t—as well as reduce stigma around the disease.

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11 Steps to Healthy Skin After 50

When you have healthy skin, you look your best, no matter what your age. Here are 11 ways to do just that.

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Should You Exercise Your Face to Prevent Wrinkles?

Beauty specialists tout facial fitness routines that are supposed to tone sagging facial muscles. Here’s what you should know before you try them.

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My 4 Biggest Psoriasis Triggers

Psoriasis triggers are different for everyone. These are the four that cause me flares almost every time, including swimming, hot showers, and alcohol.

Woman walking through the park in the fall.

Tips for Fighting Eczema Flares in the Fall

Cool weather brings with it more opportunities for flares. Here’s how to combat them.

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How To Protect Fragile Skin

Learn more about how skin can become fragile in the aging process and how you can prevent damage by protecting your skin in different ways.

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Ways Psoriatic Arthritis is an Invisible Illness

Psoriatic arthritis can be classified as an “invisible illness.”