Make-up Guide for People with Eczema and Psoriasis Make-up Guide for People with Eczema and Psoriasis
Atopic dermatitis & Psoriasis

Make-up Guide for People with Eczema and Psoriasis

At some point, you might have thought about giving up on Make-up because of skin conditions like eczema or psoriasis. It can be hard to learn about a perfect Make-up routine that works with your skin type. As a result, numerous people with eczema and psoriasis keep away from Make-up. It can be trouble for some people who want to look perfect every day but do not know how to do so without irritating their skin.

Luckily, there are massive ways you can take towards working with your skin type.Some helpful tips and tricks to look perfect with Make-up. Read on to learn how to cope with eczema and psoriasis victoriously by using Make-up. While this might seem like an impossible task, but it can be done. So if you are looking for some useful Make-up tips to help you look your best with skin conditions like eczema or psoriasis, then keep reading.

Embrace your natural skin
Styling your skin with Make-up is a way to embrace its natural beauty. By applying a sheer foundation, blush, and bronzer, you can avoid irritating your skin with darker colors. You can also try lipstick in. Another way to embrace your skin is to focus on Make-up looks that are more natural.

If you have eczema or psoriasis, you do not have to sacrifice your sense of style. You can wear Make-up if you go accordingly. Wearing only a little mascara, lip gloss, or lip balm is better for your skin.

There are many different ways to embrace your natural beauty and still enjoy wearing makeup. With so many options available to you, don't be afraid to experiment until you find the proper routine for your needs.

Find the proper combination for your Skin Type
People suffering from eczema or psoriasis might be aggravated, by cosmetics that contain fragrances, dyes, or other irritating ingredients, but there are many products made for this purpose. Moisturizers, masks, primers, and foundations—there are specially created for people having such conditions.

When you are shopping for makeup, consider brands that focus on sensitive skin. Natural ingredients and fragrance-free products are best. Stay away from those that may irritate your eczema or psoriasis. 

The guide recommends trying different cosmetics to find what suits your particular skin. If you use a product that causes an outbreak of eczema or psoriasis, stop using it and try something else. Note the ingredients of the products that cause problems.

Understand the Makeup You are using.
One of the most important things you can do is educate yourself on the makeup you use. If you have eczema or psoriasis, you will need to find products that will not aggravate your skin.

Cream-based makeup is a better option rather than powder-based makeup. Cream-based makeup is more gentle on the skin and will not irritate your condition. It is also more moisturizing and will not leave your skin feeling dry and tight like powder-based makeup will.

If you want to use powder-based makeup, apply it with a damp sponge or brush. You can also use a matte setting spray or loose powder to top off your makeup for a natural look. Discovering the proper types of makeup for your skin can help you create a beautiful look without feeling like all your hard work is going to waste on your skin type.

That way, you will wear makeup and do everything you can to enjoy looking and feeling your best.

 Skin Care Products
The first step in finding the proper Make-up routine is to find the right products. The best way to do this is by asking your dermatologist or another medical professional to recommend products that are safe for your skin type.

Make sure your products are free of artificial fragrances, which can irritate eczema and psoriasis. You can also test out different brands to see what works best for your skin type.

If you have eczema or psoriasis, avoid irritating ingredients in Make-up, such as fragrances and alcohol. Ingredients like niacinamide and antioxidants help to calm inflammation and irritation. When choosing cosmetics, look for hypoallergenic brands to minimize the risk of an allergic reaction.

Also, You should consider using makeup brushes that are specifically made, for sensitive skin. These brushes are softer than regular brushes and do not create as much friction that can irritate them.

 If you have eczema or psoriasis, you may want to avoid using certain types of makeup—especially products that contain shimmer. As a general rule, it's best to stay away from products containing ingredients that irritate your skin.


According to Dr. Gonzalez;

"Applying foundation to skin with active psoriasis can be challenging"

Foundation is a necessity for most makeup routines. However, many people avoid it because it's a product that is typically applied with a sponge or their hands. If you have eczema or psoriasis the last thing you want to do is to irritate your skin even further by adding these products to it.

Those with eczema or psoriasis could opt for a foundation that is waterproof to prevent having to reapply it throughout the day. They could also look for a foundation that is moisturizing, helping to prevent the skin from becoming dry after application.

In addition, you can also look for a foundation that's labeled as "non-comedogenic It will help to make sure the product does not clog your pores and make your eczema or psoriasis worse.

If you are concerned about the price of these products, you can always make your own foundation!

For people with eczema or psoriasis, There are makeup tutorials available online that can teach you how to make your own foundation at home. Most of these recipes are inexpensive and easy to do—it only takes a few minutes no more

People with eczema and psoriasis can have a hard time finding a concealer that doesn't irritate their skin. Several types of concealers work well for people with eczema and psoriasis. Among them is a type of cream-based concealer pen, which can be best for concealing minor blemishes and imperfections.

People with eczema or psoriasis shouldn't use traditional concealer because it can irritate their skin. A mineral-based powder foundation is also recommended for people with eczema or psoriasis. Blending oils and creams into this type of concealer can help reduce dryness, while also leaving the skin smooth and free of irritation.

An excellent last resort for concealer is something like petroleum jelly or coconut oil. These two products can be used as a last resort to cover up blemishes and scars because they're heavy enough to cover up most imperfections without aggravating your skin.

There are some specific considerations for people with eczema or psoriasis that should be taken into account when choosing cosmetics. For instance, fragrances can sometimes worsen eczema, so lipsticks and lip balms that do not contain fragrances. You can use any lipstick according to your mood.

Make-up is incomplete without an amazing eyeliner. For women with eczema or psoriasis, gel liner is easy to apply and less painful than pencil because it does not require the pulling associated with pencil eyeliner. To get lashes to show through, use a flat liner brush.

Makeup remover 
Those with eczema or psoriasis may still wear makeup but should remove it before going to sleep. To prevent irritating existing eczema symptoms remove makeup at night and look for gentle cleansers that break down makeup without stripping the skin. Ingredients such as aloe, cactus extract, oat beta-glucan, and glycerin can be good for removing makeup and applying it for some time.

People with eczema or psoriasis should choose makeup removers and cleansers made for sensitive skin. For people with eczema or psoriasis, dermatologists recommend using creams rather than gels because jell can contain a high quantity of alcohol

For women with eczema or psoriasis, feeling proud of the skin you are in may be a challenge because the visible aspects of the skin condition are difficult to hide. One solution is to wear makeup that can cover up some of the redness 

but some people with eczema or psoriasis find that makeup can help cover the patches of dry, rough skin caused by their condition. However, it’s important to keep in mind that makeup doesn’t treat these conditions. So, work with your dermatologist to find a skin-care routine that helps you manage your condition.

Women living with eczema or psoriasis often find that makeup, as well as skincare, can be tricky because of their condition

Our blog has information on how to wear makeup with such conditions and what ingredients to avoid as well as other tips to maintain healthy and beautiful skin.

If you want to read more about psoriasis and eczema, feel feel to read more on our blog

Written by Amanda Samuelsson

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