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A wig wearer’s guide to avoiding itchy scalp

Wigs are worn by thousands of people, but the texture, glue or tape and lack of ventilation from wigs often leads to a dry, hot and itchy scalp for regular wig wearers. Wigs can restore confidence and improve appearance of hair loss conditions such as alopecia and other hair thinning conditions, as well as to […]

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A summer holiday medication triggered my psoriasis

During a holiday of a lifetime in Thailand Sasha Burton, 22, a biology student from Brighton, had a severe skin reaction to a standard malaria medication that triggered her psoriasis and changed her skin forever. Sasha says: “It was a summer holiday that I had been dreaming of for years. I have always wanted to go […]

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My labia psoriasis was so severe that my vagina almost closed!

Here one brave young woman, Pip Lucus, 29, a teacher from London, discusses the taboo skin condition Lichen Sclerosis, which is labia psoriasis. There are two types of Lichen Sclerosis. One starts in childhood, often goes before puberty and is then triggered in late teens by puberty. The other type occurs later in life and […]

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New caffeine enriched Oregon Serum helps manage psoriasis

A new skin serum containing the plant extract Oregon Grape Root and caffeine can help improve the symptoms of psoriasis. Psoriasis is a recurrent skin condition that affects around 2% of  the UK population. It is caused by an acceleration of skin cell production. Normally a skin cell matures in 21-28 days. Psoriatic cells, however, […]

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Having psoriasis ruined my dream of becoming a nurse

Michelle Woods is 35 and lives in Leicester with her partner and two sons. She has suffered with psoriasis for the last 15 years which has really knocked her confidence and has stopped her pursuing her dream career. BY Michelle Woods 4 July, 2007 Michelle says: “When I first noticed a change in my skin I ignored […]

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