Lifestyle

Lush-You Saved Me From Psoriasis

I am going to take you back to November. (cue the wiggle effect screen)

I am living the life of hell. I can’t tie my hair up, I can’t wear it down either. I scratch my head without even knowing I am doing it, and I always have to brush the white flakes off my shoulders. I feel like my head is burning and itchy all the time, and I am getting snappy with it. The reason for my hell – Psoriasis.

My dad has it, but until a year before this November, I hadn’t really. I don’t know what triggered it. And in fact, I don’t ever really want to see as I’ll just be worried about that triggering it again. Instead, all I wanted was an answer.

I tried everything the doctor gave me, the problem being it didn’t really work. It was a lot of hard work, it made my hair greasy – which is the last thing I needed when I already hated it for being the way it was. I searched high and low. Every night I would google for suggestions on how to clear it up. I tried rewording what I was saying every night trying to find the answer – it had to be out there somewhere!

Well, I found it. Just like that. I was doing my usual – google then go through each result in hope. And there it was – “Lush products cleared my psoriasis”. I had always avoided LUSH products as I thought they were all scented bath bombs. I was very sceptical, but I was at the point where anything was worth a try. I couldn’t live with it much longer.

So at first I just bought a few products but slowly added more over a few weeks. Below is a rundown of the ones that really worked. Mix and match as you please and find what works for you if any – I just know they saved my life – please be aware that I also stopped drinking alcohol during this time as I was informed that it flared up when I had a glass of wine or two.

1. Roots Hair Treatment
This is a life saver. It contains three types of mint and gives a cooling feel to your head when applied. If you suffer as I did, then you know that a cooling effect is the feeling of dreams. You can massage it into the scalp and then wash it out 20 minutes later. When I first started using it, my scalp was, so I would put it in at night and not wash it off until the morning.

2. Dream Cream
This cleared all patches on my skin and made me feel like I had had a pamper day every morning before work. It’s luxurious and creamy texture makes you feel special, which is a nice change from hating your skin when going through an awful flare up.

3.Soap and Float Shampoo Bar
If you haven’t used a shampoo bar, you are missing one of the best things in life. It is a miracle worker!! It lasts forever – okay, maybe not forever but at least 3 months for me while washing my hair twice each shower and on average every other day (I have never washed my hair every day for, and I swear that’s the answer to good hair).

4. Sultana of Soap
This is like a soothing dream all rolled into a bar topped with Sultanas. It has a soothing effect that you can only hope for every morning.

5. Super Balm
This is the best product you will find if you have severe Psoriasis on your scalp. You rub it into thick scale patches and leave it for a while then wash it out. Warning this takes a few washes to get out of your hair if a lot is applied, but the Soap and Float bar works wonders for this. Also, I sometimes leave this in overnight to allow it to really work.

6. Ultrabalm
I just want to mention Ultrabalm too quickly. It can be used on anything, from lips to Psoriasis. I find it equally great as a lip balm as I did for clearing the small patches on the top of my arms.

(cue the wiggle effect screen) And we were back in April 2017, and my skin has completely cleared up. I am starting to return some alcohol to my life, but with being on a diet, it’s not really worth it. Now and then I use the roots hair mask before a shower, but I have kept the Soap and Float shampoo bar and the Sultana of Soap in my daily routine. Once a week, I use Dream Cream.

I would have never tried the Lush products if it wasn’t for the article I read. Now that I know these products work for me, they will be my go to if I have any future flare-ups.

I hope there are some of you out there that have found this as helpful as the article I read and you can start to find your way out of the hell of Psoriasis.

I promise there is a way out.
Love Always
Hollie x

28 Comments

  • online store

    Hi, I do believe this is a great web site. I stumbledupon it 😉 I am going to return once again since i have book-marked it. Money and freedom is the best way to change, may you be rich and continue to guide other people.

  • digital camera

    Pretty nice post. I just stumbled upon your blog and wished to say that I have truly enjoyed browsing your blog posts. In any case I will be subscribing to your feed and I hope you write again soon!

  • dep of education

    That is very fascinating, You are an excessively professional blogger. I’ve joined your rss feed and look forward to in search of extra of your great post. Additionally, I’ve shared your website in my social networks

  • mental health

    I feel this is one of the such a lot vital information for me. And i am glad reading your article. However should commentary on some common issues, The web site taste is ideal, the articles is truly great : D. Just right process, cheers

  • small business website

    Awesome blog! Is your theme custom made or did you download it from somewhere? A design like yours with a few simple adjustements would really make my blog jump out. Please let me know where you got your theme. Kudos

  • employment law advice

    I seriously love your website.. Excellent colors & theme. Did you build this web site yourself? Please reply back as I’m wanting to create my own website and would love to learn where you got this from or exactly what the theme is named. Thank you!

  • business news

    Hey there are using WordPress for your blog platform? I’m new to the blog world but I’m trying to get started and create my own. Do you need any coding knowledge to make your own blog? Any help would be really appreciated!

  • school education

    With havin so much content do you ever run into any issues of plagorism or copyright violation? My website has a lot of unique content I’ve either written myself or outsourced but it appears a lot of it is popping it up all over the web without my permission. Do you know any methods to help stop content from being stolen? I’d truly appreciate it.

  • finding financial advisor

    I really love your blog.. Great colors & theme. Did you make this amazing site yourself? Please reply back as I’m looking to create my own site and would like to learn where you got this from or just what the theme is named. Many thanks!

  • earn money

    fantastic points altogether, you simply received a new reader. What would you suggest in regards to your post that you simply made some days in the past? Any certain?

  • Biuro rachunkowe Toruń

    Its like you read my mind! You seem to know so much about this,
    like you wrote the book in it or something. I think that you can do
    with a few pics to drive the message home a little bit, but other
    than that, this is excellent blog. A great read.
    I will certainly be back.

  • Nfs No Limits Apk Mod Offline

    Hi there just wanted to give you a quick heads up.
    The words in your article seem to be running off the screen in Internet explorer.
    I’m not sure if this is a format issue or something to
    do with web browser compatibility but I figured I’d post to let you know.
    The layout look great though! Hope you get the issue resolved soon.
    Kudos

  • Heather

    Thank you for a fantastic article. I have since payed a visit to Lush and I am trying some of the recommended items for scalp psoriasis. Xx

    • Hollie

      Hi Lisa, I haven’t applied the dream cream to the scalp myself however if I had patches at the base of my neck or round ,y hairline I might. You should try The Roots treatment. It is perfect for calming and clearing up the patches on the scalp.
      Love always Hollie

  • Szo

    Thank you for this!
    I just recently got a sample of the Dream Cream to try out for my psoriasis. In the past I’ve taken MSM (supplement for joint health) and it cleared my psoriasis up within two weeks. I also used to go tanning regularly, but as of recent, I stopped going as often due to the negative effects that will surely end up surfacing sooner or later.

    Also wanted to share this with you, just in case it may be of help to you (or anyone else)…

    Changing your diet can help A TON in some cases. Sugar is a MAJOR trigger for my skin, and after a week or so of eating a sugar free diet, I notice my skin begins to clear up. Red Meat (or just meat in general) also makes mine flare up. I was on a (pretty much) vegetarian and sugar free diet for a while, and my skin was almost 100% clear.

    PS: I have Guttate Psoriasis, and it sometimes goes from small spots into full blown plaques.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.