Tips tagged "cream"

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Lanolin for Feet

February 24, 2014 — 4:41pm
After a trip to the state fair in Minnesota, I now use Merino Lanolin Skin Creme on the soles of my feet. I apply it every day before I put my socks on. My primary care physician said today, “What do you use? I know how bad your feet used to look.” Most of the... Read more »

Merino Lanolin Skin Creme for soles of feet

March 29, 2013 — 8:08pm
After a trip to the state fair in Minnesota, I now use Merino Lanolin Skin Creme on the soles of my feet. I apply it every day before I put my socks on. My primary care physician said today, “What do you use? I know how bad your feet used to look.” Most of the... Read more »

Balnetar, Exorex and home UVB

March 26, 2013 — 6:08pm
I bathe in Balnetar [tar product], using my prescribed home therapy lamp aggressively, and use Exorex Emulsifying Lotion [tar product] followed by their moisturizer. I am happy to report that my palms, elbows, feet and thighs are greatly improved! I still have a way to go on my lower legs, but everything is better! Read more »

Vanos Cream

March 19, 2013 — 8:00pm
I have had psoriasis since I was in my early 20s (now in late 40s). I’ve tried about every home remedy and every prescription cream out there. I now use Vanos cream and a hydrocortisone/coal tar solution. Both are prescribed by my dermatologist. I use the Vanos 2 times a day for 2 weeks. Within... Read more »

Sween Cream plus flaxseed oil capsules

March 18, 2013 — 8:03pm
I am 64 years old and my psoriasis is now the best it has been since it appeared in high school. I began using Sween Cream after a friend told me she used it on her skin that had been burned by radiation treatments for breast cancer. It helped me quite a bit and now... Read more »

Steroid-moisturizer mixture

March 13, 2013 — 7:57pm
I had psoriasis all over my legs. It was red, raw and very severe. I tried every cream, omitting certain foods (no dairy, meat, etc.), supplements, bath oils, no nylons, no smoking/drinking/stress … this and that. Finally, after seeing a dermatologist, she prescribed a mixture of Dermovate, salicylic acid, almond oil and Vaseline. After four... Read more »

Elocon Cream

March 6, 2013 — 7:54pm
I have had psoriasis all my life. I’m 35 and I can tell you have been through a lot of medicines. Elocon cream works great. Don’t let them give you the generic  it’s not the same. Read more »

Arbonne moisturizers and phototherapy

February 22, 2013 — 5:51pm
I found a company called Arbonne that sells Rejuvenating Cream and a skin oil product. The two combined helped me control my guttate itching until the light treatments started to work. I am still doing the Arbonne products and light treatments as well. My skin has never been so soft. Read more »

Home-made concoction for the scalp

February 21, 2013 — 8:08pm
Scalp psoriasis is stubborn and remedies are expensive. After years of using costly products, I now make my own. I buy a tube of over the counter cortisone cream from a “dollar store” and squeeze 1/3 into a plastic bottle. I add enough hot water to make a thin lotion. I then add Neutrogena T-Gel... Read more »

Fragrance-free

February 13, 2013 — 11:20pm
I have had scalp psoriasis since I was 12 (I’ll be 28 next month). I have tried a medicated shampoo and every over-the-counter shampoo you can possibly get. The one medicated shampoo that I tried was when I was still pretty young and hated the way it smelled, so I didn’t give it a fair... Read more »

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