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Which makeup can you use if you have psoriasis?

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There are makeups made to hide skin issues like psoriasis. Talk to your doctor about a good product for you. You’ll want to consider thickness. You’ll need a thicker makeup for larger patches that are harder to hide. Look for a color that closely matches the skin tone of the skin surrounding your psoriasis. Gently blend a small amount of the makeup over the area you want to cover. Follow with a dusting of loose powder to make it last longer. You can even use hairspray to help make it set.

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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