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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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More Than Just an Itch: How Skin Conditions Impact Your Mental Health

Chronic itch is more than skin deep, research says it can set your mental health back, too (not cool!). Here are some techniques to calm your skin and your mind.

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9 Ways to Manage Psoriasis on Your Face

When you have facial psoriasis, it is critical to choose your products carefully and manage the condition in a smart way. Here are nine practical tips.

Elbow psoriasis.

From Eyelids to Toes: 10 Body Parts Affected by Psoriasis

Psoriasis can develop on skin anywhere on the body, from the limbs to the eyelids. Here are 10 common places on the body psoriasis shows up and how.

Woman reaching behind to itch her back because of autoimmune hives.

Is Your Body Attacking Itself?

Your own immune system may be the cause of chronic hives. Here's how to find out, and what you can do to control it.

Marisa Zeppieri-Caruana

What Chronic Hives Taught Me About Life and Health

An outbreak of chronic hives caught journalist and health advocate Marisa Zeppieri-Caruana by surprise, and taught her new lessons about managing her health.

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Is it Eczema or Something Else?

Eczema can be confused with other conditions like psoriasis and impetigo. Get the right diagnosis by learning about 9 illnesses that share symptoms with eczema.

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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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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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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.