Psoriasis is a skin condition characterised by an abnormally hastened turnover of skin cells that produces rough, scaly patches of thickened skin. Due to this, understanding the skin's lipid barrier is important to treating and healing conditions with such characteristics.
Our skin is perpetually on the move forming the skin's lipid barrier providing waterproofing for the skin and protecting us from the environment, airborne pathogens, and water loss. So when this barrier can no longer be formed, our skin dries and flakes.
You don't want to use harsh chemicals, but you also don't want acne…
It is such a topic of discussion these days as we all seek more natural alternatives to skincare products. It can be very disheartening trying to find what we need without the hard side effects and the information isn’t readily available to the everyday consumers.