Psoriasis is a chronic, systemic inflammatory skin disease that is estimated to affect more than 73,000 people in Ireland. Around the world, over 125 million people are affected by this disorder. Psoriasis is not contagious, infectious or the result of poor hygiene. Psoriasis is a skin disorder, which results in an increase in the rate of production and shedding by skin cells. This is a chronic and inflammatory disorder that can vary in severity from person to person and in the same person at different stages.

Uriage Xemose Cream 200ml €19.50; 400ml €27

If one parent suffers from the disorder, the chance of a child getting Psoriasis is roughly 50%. If both parents suffer from the disorder this chance increases to roughly 85% to 90%.

The symptoms of Psoriasis are extremely dry and scaly skin, which can have a red appearance. It can be especially prevalent around a joint, such as the elbows, where multiple layers of scaly skin can build up.

The Uriage Dermatological ranges are formulated with unique patented ingredient complexes developed for specific skin conditions. Uriage XEMOSE is a treatment for anyone with psoriasis or severe dryness, and the linked symptoms – irritation, scaly skin, inflammation, itchiness. This highly effective thermal water range is available in pharmacies nationwide.

This product range, XEMOSE has an anti-inflammatory effect and a restructuring soothing effect, so relieves irritation and the desire to itch.

 

Uriage has three patented ingredients in the XEMOSE range that help psoriasis.

  • The first patent is Chronoxine, which is an anti-inflammatory.
  • The second patent is Cerasterol-2F Technology, which combines fatty acids, such as Omega 3 and 6, to give a restructuring soothing effect.
  • The third patent is TRL 2 Regulator, which regulates the innate immune barrier.

Uriage Keratosane 30 75ml €12.50

Uriage Keratosane 30 is a gel cream that eliminates roughness and flaky patches on the skin. Its concentration in urea produces a powerful keratolytic action on rough or very thick skin areas of the body.

This product is for adults to use on the body, is fragrance-free, has excellent tolerance and a non-greasy feel.

Available at Minihan’s and uriage.ie.