Tips tagged "scales"

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Apple cider vinegar for scalp & body

March 15, 2013 — 9:50pm
I have had psoriasis on my scalp and torso for about a year. Recently, I have started using apple cider vinegar for my scalp and the scales just rinse off very easily. After I shampoo with T/Sal, I apply Olux and it seems to work more effectively than it would otherwise. Also, the redness and […] Read more »

Skin Zinc spray

February 11, 2013 — 8:53pm
My dad and I both use a product called Skin Zinc. He saw it on TV and it cost about $100 dollars for a small bottle of solution/spray and cream. (It’s now over the counter and cheaper.) The cream didn’t help, but the solution worked wonders for both of us. After applying it on our […] Read more »

Aloe vera

February 6, 2013 — 9:31pm
I have been using the aloe vera gel that is sold with the tanning products. It is in a bottle and dyed green. I am amazed at how this instantly stops the itching and within a week, my scales are hardly noticable. I am going to look for another aloe vera gel without the dye, […] Read more »

Any oil will do

February 4, 2013 — 7:37pm
I have used canola and olive oil on my scalp with great results. Many people seem to leave it on overnight but I have found that leaving it on for just half an hour is fine. That way you don’t have to deal with wearing a shower cap to bed. I also use a plastic […] Read more »

Vegan diet helps kidney stones and psoriasis

January 30, 2013 — 6:39pm
I have coped with psoriasis off and on since childhood (I’m now 54.). After having suffered a second kidney stone attack two years ago, I decided to radically change my diet, and became a vegan. To my astonishment  no more itchy, scaly patches! The psoriasis is totally gone, replaced by normal, unscarred skin on the […] Read more »

Easy way to remove most lumpy scales

January 23, 2013 — 10:29pm
I’ve had psoriasis for over 50-years and at early outbreak was covered at 80%. It’s been in remission for a few years but showed up again a few months ago. I had difficulty removing the dead piled-up scales until I found a solution. Ped-Egg is used to remove callouses from feet without damaging good skin. […] Read more »

Scalp solutions

January 23, 2013 — 7:16pm
When my scalp was bad, I persevered and used T/gel. The key was to get the scales off first. I used P/S solution, which is very oily, overnight with shower cap, BUT it did the trick. Once the scales were off, I used Olux foam at night and T/gel for shampoo. I did switch to […] Read more »


January 9, 2013 — 10:27pm
Long soaks in the tub or pool help soften the scales so I can get them to loosen. Read more »

Scalp psoriasis

January 4, 2013 — 9:29pm
I have tried every shampoo I could find to get rid of the scales. In the winter, I get horrible flare-ups and every shampoo and conditioner that I use makes my scalp itch. I found a great solution that not only loosens the flakes but keeps them at a minimum and doesn’t itch. It’s called […] Read more »

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