Kim Kardashian is known as a beauty expert and for her fashionable selfies but she recently shared a picture on her official Instagram story that highlighted the battle she fights with psoriasis. Kardashian has been upfront about her struggle with the painful condition and may be one of its most high profile sufferers.
Other celebrities who suffer from psoriasis include Cyndi Lauper (who has appeared in the “See Me Now” COSENTYX commercials, LeAnn Rimes (who is the face of the Stop Hiding from Psoriasis campaign), model and actress Cara Delevingne, Zain Verjee, Stacy London, Art Garfunkel, Jon Lovitz, Dara Torres, Eli Roth, CariDee English, Miss California 2013 Mabelynn Capeluj, La La Anthony (she is an advocate for the National Psoriasis Foundation), Leave it to Beaver star Jerry Mathers, and Liam Gallagher.
As more celebrities speak out on psoriasis more attention is being given to the painful autoimmune disorder. Kim Kardashian has spoken out about the pain she suffers multiple times and once, she was so desperate for help, she asked her Twitter followers for suggestions.
In the photo below, you can see Kim Kardashian as she has several psoriasis spots (known as plaques) on her face including one over her eyebrow, surrounding her eye and along her cheeks.
This isn’t a condition where the plaques are just red or dry, they are itchy and painful. The plaques are also known to appear scaly.
Kim Kardashian shows the current state of the psoriasis on her face in a morning selfie: https://t.co/oDjBhbeVNc
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Kim’s fans have shown their support on social media platforms and many have offered their prayers, tips, and medication recommendations. Many have praised Kim Kardashian for her bravery when she is known as the queen of cosmetics yet willingly washes all the makeup away to reveal the true state of her skin.
Those who suffer from psoriasis should seek the advice of their healthcare provider and not lose hope. There are treatments available and by working with your healthcare provider you can find a treatment plan that is right for you.
Kim Kardashian is not alone and in addition to the celebrities mentioned above, there are many people in the population who also suffer from psoriasis.
What do you think of Kim Kardashian’s bravery in sharing the psoriasis photos?