Tips tagged "shea butter"

Tag: shea butter

Gel gloves, booties and gelbows

February 14, 2013 — 7:43pm
Although they are a little pricey ($25 or so for the gloves and booties, $10 for the gelbows) these gel lined items have done wonders for my feet and hands. I put on 100% pure shea butter and then put on my little gloves and booties (and gelbows for the elbows). You can leave them […] Read more »

Light Therapy and Shea Butter

January 7, 2013 — 10:28pm
My husband’s psoriasis was so bad that it covered 60 percent of his body and kept him up all night with itching. He tried every kind of steroid cream and ointment there is. It was getting pretty scary. He went for light treatment and after just two treatments it is 80 percent gone. He also […] Read more »

Burt’s Bees

January 7, 2013 — 9:16pm
Burt’s Bees Honey & Shea Butter Body Butter – This amazing moisturizer helps keep my ankles from splitting and bleeding when I move. Read more »

Shea Butter

November 30, 2012 — 11:35pm
I have suffered from psoriasis on my hands and feet for almost 5 years. Most of the time my hands were so bad they were covered in band-aids or I wore non-latex gloves around the house to hold in various medications that my doctor had given me. I even took Raptiva for a year. My […] Read more »


October 19, 2012 — 10:36pm
Glycerin has worked well for me as well as bathing in unscented Dead Sea salts and applying emu oil. Shea butter is another alternative. I use liquid glycerin, not glycerin soap, and apply it straight up or mixed half and half with water. Epsom salts in the bath work in a pinch, but the Dead […] Read more »

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