National Healthy Skin Month

National Healthy Skin Month: Psoriasis diet, rheumatoid arthritis & skin problems, essential oils for aging skin

November has been officially designated Nationally Healthy Skin Month in the U.S. Our skin is our only barrier against the harsh elements, which makes protecting it all the more important, especially for the upcoming winter months. To better inform our readers about various skin conditions, we have compiled a list of some of our best articles. You will find information on rheumatoid arthritis and skin problems, essential oils for aging skin, as well as various psoriasis home remedies and how a psoriasis diet can be of benefit.

Home remedies to soothe your psoriasis

Psoriasis is a skin disorder that causes the epidermis to become covered in raised, red, itchy plaques that are spotted with white scales. It most commonly occurs on the knees, elbows, and scalp, but may also affect your torso, palms, and the soles of your feet. These plaques are sometimes itchy and painful, and may even crack and bleed, making the condition both uncomfortable and unsightly. While there are medications available to help soothe the symptoms of psoriasis, some may prefer a simpler home remedy. Continue reading to discover some of the most common and effective home remedies for treating psoriasis. Continue reading…

Psoriasis diet: What foods to eat and what foods to avoidPsoriasis diet: What foods to eat and what foods to avoid?

Psoriasis is a skin condition that causes dry, red, and itchy patches on the skin’s surface. Although there is no diet specifically for psoriasis, many patients often report relief from their symptoms when they make simple adjustments to their diet.

When devising a psoriasis diet plan, there are four main approaches a patient can take: weight loss, heart health, anti-inflammatory, and gluten-free. The rationale behind this is, psoriasis is usually worse in those who are overweight, it can take a toll on the heart, and it is accompanied by inflammation leading to other complications, and research suggests going gluten-free may also offer relief for psoriasis symptoms. Continue reading…

Rheumatoid arthritis and skin problems: CausesRheumatoid arthritis and skin problems: Causes and treatment

Rheumatoid arthritis and skin complication symptoms range from mild to severe, causing lesions. Although rheumatoid arthritis commonly affects the joints, it can involve organs and the skin, too. Many rheumatoid arthritis patients will experience skin manifestations and symptoms can vary greatly.

On the severe side, skin complications can even result in lesions. Continue reading…

Essential oils for aging skin: Preventing & treating wrinkles naturallyEssential oils for aging skin: Preventing & treating wrinkles naturally

If you happen to glance at the mirror and see dull, aging skin, you may want to consider using essential oils to help repair the damage that you see. Even if you don’t see dull skin or wrinkles today, you may want to consider using essential oils as a preventative measure of damage that can be caused to your skin over time. In addition to the wonderful benefits that essential oils provide your skin with, they also work just as well on dry, damaged hair. Investing in certain essential oils may help to reverse skin and hair damage, and may act as a preventative measure against future damage. Continue reading…

Surprising factors that may cause skin irritation

Warmer weather is just around the corner, and though you may know to slather on the sunscreen before heading outdoors, there are other less well-known factors that can cause damage and irritation to your skin.

Protect yourself this coming spring by becoming aware of the hidden hazards you may find in your own backyard—citrus fruits, flower, plants, and even spicy foods can cause you to break out in a rash that will leave you itchy and miserable. Continue reading to learn which factors to watch out for and the best prevention tips to ensure your skin stays safe this spring. Continue reading…


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