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What should you know about managing psoriasis?

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Red, scaly skin patches are the main symptom of psoriasis. There’s no cure for this skin condition, but treatment helps. And there are steps you can take to mask problem areas. That can make you feel better about how you look and get your day off to a good start.

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Psoriasis: Lifestyle and Home Remedies,” “Psoriasis: Treatment and Drugs.”

National Psoriasis Foundation: “Makeup tips for skin with psoriasis,” “The great coverup: Psoriasis makeup.”

The Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Alliance: “Skin Camouflage,” “Scalp Psoriasis.”

DermNet New Zealand/New Zealand Dermatologic Society: “Urea.”

American Osteopathic College of Dermatology: “Psoriasis.”

Dermascope Magazine/Aesthetics International Association: “Sugaring for Eczema and Psoriasis.”

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on November 30, 2018

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Psoriasis: Lifestyle and Home Remedies,” “Psoriasis: Treatment and Drugs.”

National Psoriasis Foundation: “Makeup tips for skin with psoriasis,” “The great coverup: Psoriasis makeup.”

The Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Alliance: “Skin Camouflage,” “Scalp Psoriasis.”

DermNet New Zealand/New Zealand Dermatologic Society: “Urea.”

American Osteopathic College of Dermatology: “Psoriasis.”

Dermascope Magazine/Aesthetics International Association: “Sugaring for Eczema and Psoriasis.”

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on November 30, 2018

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