Kim Kardashian Opens Up About Her Psoriasis Skin Care Routine

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Kim Kardashian is always the center of attention and that makes living with a skin care condition like psoriasis very difficult to deal with. There are 7.5 million Americans living with psoriasis. The skin care condition causes skin cells to build up rapidly on the skin’s surface. This creates red and flaky patches. Along with dry scales and burning and itching. Kim Kardashian psoriasis is not pleasant at all.

Talking to experts, we know that psoriasis is inherited much of the time. However it really it is a combination of genes that causes the condition. The National Psoriasis Foundation says that the disease can be caused by things like stress and injury to the skin along with medications, infections and potential allergies. Kim Kardashian’s mother Kris Jenner also has psoriasis. She is the one that first recognized the disease from patches on her legs. Kardashian has released photos of psoriasis on her legs.

Kim Kardashian psoriasis
Photo of Kim Kardashian psoriasis on her legs

Kim Kardashian Psoriasis Skin Care Routine

How does Kardashian deal with her psoriasis? She has a very complex skin care routine that costs thousands of dollars per month. This isn’t feasible for most people suffering from the disease. But she also uses some simple drug store treatments like Neutrogena Night Calming Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes. Also she uses Kiko’s Scrub and Peel Wipes. Her condition appears mostly on her legs. But psoriasis is also common on the face. Especially on the top of the forehead.

Her dermatologist Dr. Harold Lancer told her to slow down her hectic limelight seeking lifestyle. This lifestyle triggers things like stress which cause psoriasis. The most commonly prescribed medications for a mild psoriasis condition like Kim Kardashian has are topical corticosteroids. This is an anti-inflammatory drug.

Additionally, there are medicated foams and creams. Along with oral and injectable medications to choose from. However, phototherapy is the simplest of treatments and really the most effective all things considered. The Mayo Clinic says that it involves exposing your skin to light. This reaps the benefits of different types of ultraviolet like A and B in combination with medications. It is best to visit a dermatologist if suffering from psoriasis.

 

Kim Kardashian Opens Up About Her Psoriasis Skin Care Routine
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Gina V.

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Gina is a self-taught skin care enthusiast with 10 years of experience in cosmetology. Her quest for perfect skin allows us to share many of her experiences here on this site and on our YouTube channel.

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