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Kim Kardashian West Has Psoriasis on Her Face: Why Natural Treatments Should Be Considered

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Kim Kardashian isn't shy when it comes to sharing just about everything in her life, and her psoriasis is no exception. Therefore, when she opens up about her psoriasis, it leads to the big question: what does she use to treat it?

The Background of Her Psoriasis

The 38-year-old celebrity and mom of three has always been refreshingly open about her struggle with the common skin condition (a fact her fans praise her for), whether it's posting photos of outbreaks, talking about it on Keeping Up with the Kardashian’s or revealing different treatments she's tried for it.

Most recently, the reality star took to her Instagram Stories where she showed fans a close-up shot of a psoriasis outbreak on her face. The post in question — a short clip of Kardashian holding the camera close to her skin — showcases what appears to be red psoriasis bumps, which look similar to that of a rosacea flareup. Kim K. simply captioned the post, "Psoriasis Face" and left it at that.

If you didn't know, Kardashian was first diagnosed with psoriasis in 2011, which some might remember was revealed on an episode of the family's reality show. Since then, she's been super-candid about her experience with the condition, which for those who don't know, affects more than 7.5 million Americans.

She also hasn't held back during vulnerable moments like the aforementioned, which fans — especially those who have the disease as well — have been openly thankful for. There's no doubt it helps those with the skin condition to see that even celebs of her magnitude aren't immune to skin afflictions.

What are the correct treatments for psoriasis?

Kardashian didn't say anything else in regards to her facial psoriasis or how she treats it, however, in the past she's said seaweed-based skin-care products and light therapy have both been beneficial at clearing it up. We're glad Kim was willing to share her skin woes with the world because let's be real: We all have them so why not commiserate? Here's to skin acceptance in 2019!

Now, for the most part, most treatments celebrities choose can be quite costly. And while light therapy is an option, it still is a risky option for treating psoriasis. The best methods are to go back to the basics, meaning looking at the treatments that are most natural! There are few brands and products that offer soap free alternatives (as we all know that soap dries out skin and can cause much more harm than good for psoriasis sufferers), not to mention other problematic ingredients, like artificial fillers, preservatives, and sulfates.

For psoriasis and its different forms and types, such as scalp psoriasis, using products with these ingredients can have the opposite effect you’re looking for. Here are the types of ingredients you should be using to help your psoriasis:

  • Aloe Vera
  • Manuka Honey
  • Anti-inflammatory ingredients
  • Hydrating ingredients
  • No mineral oil or petroleum
  • Repairing ingredients
  • pH balanced products
  • Natural ingredients
  • Soap-free

It can be difficult and time-consuming to research which brands of skin care have worthwhile ingredients in it, but it’s a necessary step if you truly want to rise above your psoriasis flare-ups.

One of the best aspects of using natural skin care is the results you’ll see in your skin, whether you have psoriasis or not. With Wild Naturals though, a carefully created skin care line just for eczema and psoriasis is available! This was crafted with natural and organic ingredients that are known for having benefits that will work to help soothe, repair, and nourish your skin.

The Wild Naturals Eczema & Psoriasis Body Wash is soap free, pH balanced, and made without sulfates, SLS, preservatives, fragrance, dyes, mineral oil or petroleum! Its key ingredients are aloe vera, manuka honey, and cehami flower extract, all of which are filled with nourishing ingredients to reduce inflammation, repair the dry, patchy skin, and provide relief from the pain psoriasis can cause!

You won’t believe the difference in your skin once you start using the full line of eczema and psoriasis products from Wild Naturals. With manuka honey as the main star, this natural honey is called liquid gold for a reason! It contains natural antioxidants, antibacterial and antimicrobial properties, is anti-inflammatory, and has vitamins, amino acids, and is a humectant (meaning it pulls moisture from the air into the skin).

Don’t believe what you see in commercials or read about in magazines or treatments that celebrities choose for psoriasis. Find out for yourself and you’ll see why Wild Naturals is the #1 natural choice for helping your psoriasis stay under control!