At HelloSkin, we gather weekly news on psoriasis, skin care and other related topics. Read this week’s top 7 stories: How do you support close family members with psoriasis? What are the top home remedies to manage scars caused by a skin disorder? Which 8 foods proclaimed to be “healthy” actually aren’t? Find all the answers in the articles below plus much more. Don’t forget to share your experiences with other readers by commenting at the bottom of this page.
When Your Child Has Psoriasis
This article goes in depth with the treatment of psoriasis in children. The treatment is not only left for the doctors to take care of. There are certain important things that you as a parent can do to improve your child’s treatment and care, especially when it comes to your child’s emotions.
To the Mom Who Just Received Your Child’s Diagnosis
Courtney is a mother whose daughter Brenna was diagnosed with a rare skin disorder shortly after birth. Now, four years later she tells about the feelings that you go through as a mother and family, and how to tackle the ups and downs. Courtney proves that love is unconditional – something that a diagnosis certainly won’t limit.
FOOD & NUTRITION
8 “Healthy” Foods That Aren’t
Think twice before you go ahead and fill your body with these 8 foods that are not so healthy as they proclaim to be. When it comes to healthy foods the trick is to keep it simple. We were especially surprised to see no. 6 and 7 on the list.
ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES & REMEDIES
4 complementary psoriasis therapies
For more than 35 years Howard Chang has lived with eczema and severe psoriasis. Read his latest post about facing psoriasis with an open mind after all those years. Howard reflects about 4 complementary therapies that he is considering adding to his skin care routine. Have you tried any of them?
13 Home Remedies for Eczema Scars
Although eczema and psoriasis are two completely different conditions, you may find these 13 home remedies beneficial for your skin too. Some of Hannah’s remedies are meant to be applied directly on scars while others should be added to your diet. Have a look yourself.
The beauty in psoriasis
Giorgia Lanuzza first showed signs of psoriasis at the age of 13 when she lost her dad. Today, at the age of 25 she is beginning to accept her condition and are now able to see the beauty in psoriasis. Giorgia has tackled her psoriasis a little different than most people, namely with a camera, in order to encourage other people. See some of her beautiful photos and read her story.
SCIENCE & RESEARCH
New sun cream compound offers unprecedented protection against UVA radiation
Have you been soaking the sun these past few weeks of unusual summer weather? Then of course you have been applying a proper sunscreen, or have you? Most sun creams protect well against UVB radiation, however, they don’t protect well against UVA radiation. But how scientists have developed a more effective compound.
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