(Closed) How are you dealing with your psoriasis on your wedding day?

posted 5 years ago in Wellness
Post # 3
10574 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: January 2011

Mine is pretty mild.  I was lucky and surprised that I had few spots on my wedding day.  Mine does tend to be worse in the winter though.  I made sure to keep up with my medications, and I was also using coconut oil.  I was planning on putting a small amount of concealer on my elbows if it had flared up there, as it gets really red, but I didn’t need it!

Post # 4
733 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2013

@SLfairytale:  I too have scalp psoriasis that creeps onto my ears and forehead. Sometimes around my nose. Not a popular or terribly healthy move, but I caved and went to the stand up tanning booth prior to my wedding. In times of flares, I do this sometimes twice to 3x a week and the uv kills it off. 

Avoiding dairy, a lot of wheat, also seems to help me. As well as supplements of fish oil capsules, and flax, olive oils consumed daily, about a tablespoon each, floated atop a small glass of warm water I just shoot it. Half an avocado a day too. This is a hardcore regimine for me in winter months; summer I can usually slack a little bit. 

Daily exfoliation with those scrubby bathing gloves helps too. 

Justa couple tips to try. Hope you find something that works!!!

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