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.

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Living With

When Psoriasis Hurts

Researchers are finding new tools to analyze skin pain in people with psoriasis and make things better for people who have this problem.

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Living With

No, Psoriasis Is Not Contagious

One man shares how he deals with misconceptions, annoying questions, and all-around lack of awareness about his condition.

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Beauty

8 Skin and Makeup Products That Won't Inflame Sensitive Skin

Got hives? These creams, powders, and potions let skin heal — not irritate it further.

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Symptoms

9 Sneaky Signs You May Have Psoriasis

How can you tell if the thick red, scaly, itchy patches of skin appearing on your body are signs of psoriasis? The signs can be sneaky. We help you figure it all out.

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Living With

How Keeping a Chronic Hives Diary Can Help You Find Your Triggers

Trying to figure out what’s making your hives flare? Try these different ways to track your symptoms and get answers.

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Prevention

Using a Daily Skin Moisturizer Could Protect You From Diseases Like Alzheimer’s, Diabetes

A new study out of the University of California at San Francisco found that older adults who used a skin cream twice a day for a month had lower levels of inflammation throughout their bodies. Here’s what you need to know.

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Living With

Hide Your Eczema, or Share it With the World?

Eczema advocate Ashley Wall on why documenting your chronic skin condition might lift your spirits, help others, and even help you better manage flares.

Cyndi Lauper.
Living With

Celebrities Talking Psoriasis: Do They Raise Awareness or Reinforce Stigma?

Patient Advocate Alisha Bridges appreciates hearing about psoriatic disease on a bigger stage — but is it enough to help viewers truly relate?

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Living With

My Daily Routine to Manage Psoriasis

Over the years, I’ve identified what I need to do for my skin daily to help manage the disease. Here’s what my typical daily psoriasis routine looks like.

Woman working at a flower shop.
Living With

Managing Hives in the Workplace

Feeling your best while on the job is vital when it comes to your efficiency, rapport with clients and coworkers, and the ability to stay focused.