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A Sight for Psoriasis: The 8 Best OTC Solutions for Sa(l)ving Dry Skin

* Quench dry skin with these skin-soothing products
* An ideal solution for those suffering from psoriasis or dry skin
* No prescriptions needed

It’s that time of the year for dry, flaky skin — and although winter is when skin irritation becomes more prominent, it’s always good practice to moisturize often and with the right products to soothe irritated skin.

If you’re suffering from psoriasis or simply in need of major moisturizing, here are eight of the best over-the-counter solutions to battle dry skin all season long.

1. Natural Chinese Herbal Medicine Cream by MQ

Ease your psoriasis symptoms with this all-natural Chinese herbal medicine cream. Made with natural plant extracts like Iron Holly, Belvedere Fruit and China Root, this allergy-free formula is designed to quickly relieve itching with zero irritants thanks to its cooling and skin-saving ingredients.

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2. Organic Psoriasis Soap by Vi-Tae

Organically made in the USA, this hand-crafted psoriasis soap naturally relieves symptoms and inflammation without drying out your skin like most soaps. Anti-inflammatory ingredients like Coconut, Jojoba, and Safflower Oil make this soap gentle and ideal for all skin types.


3. Touchy Skin Salve by Ora’s Amazing Herbal

Designed by a mom to treat her daughters’ eczema symptoms, Touchy Skin Salve contains zero fragrance, parabens, phthalates, petroleum, mineral oil, synthetic waxes, harmful chemicals or known skin irritants. Slowly infused with organic calendula, customers have seen improvements to their skin in just a few days. This product is safe to use on newborns, toddlers and sensitive adults.

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4. Tamanu Oil by Pur360

The cold-pressed organic Tamanu Oil is USDA certified organic with a one-of-a-kind formula to promote the formation of new tissue and accelerate the growth of healthy skin. Whether you suffer from psoriasis or looking to treat burns, dry scalp, acne scars, mosquito bites or just overly dry skin, this skin conditioner will leave your skin vibrant, soft and glowing.


5. Aloe Vera Gel by Amara Organics

Put a stop to the itching and discomfort with this 100% natural aloe gel made with 99.75% organic aloe gel. With no added color, alcohol or fragrance, you’ll be able to soothe and hydrate irritated skin that quickly absorbs with no sticky residue. It’s also great for pets.


6. Minera Dead Sea Salt by San Francisco Salt Co.

If you’re looking for a safe and natural alternative to treating psoriasis and other skin-related conditions, consider the 100% pure Minera Dead Sea Salt. Comprised of 21 beneficial minerals including: Magnesium, Potassium, Calcium, Bromide and Sulfur, each bath soak will help cleanse, soften and detoxify your skin.


7. Hemp Seed Healing Balm by Pure & Essential Minerals

Get instant relief from dry, cracked and flaky skin with this gentle Hemp Seed balm. Each application penetrates deeply to restore and regenerate skin cells without feeling greasy or sticky.

Bonus: With each purchase, you’ll also receive a free eBook, “The Natural Skin Care Guide,” that offers step-by-step instructions to help nurture your skin.


8. Psoriasis Shampoo and Conditioner by Dermarest

If you’re suffering from scalp psoriasis, this specially-formulated shampoo and conditioner from Dermarest may be the solution you need for relief. Made with 3% salicylic acid, zinc complex and natural ingredients, this irritation-free shampoo will repair, protect and moisturize the scalp while controlling the itch and flaking. As a result, you hair is shiny, manageable and non-greasy.