Five Psoriasis Topicals Receive the National Psoriasis Foundation Seal of Recognition

Portland, Ore. (March 14, 2017)—Recognized for easing psoriasis symptoms of dry, itchy, flaky skin, five products have recently been awarded the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) Seal of Recognition. The NPF Seal of Recognition highlights over-the-counter products that are proven to safely and effectively manage symptoms of psoriasis.

Independently reviewed by a panel of dermatology medical experts as well as those living with psoriasis, the Seal of Recognition identifies tested and trusted products that help people with psoriasis ease their symptoms. Joining a list of eight other products that have already received the Seal of Recognition, the latest Seal recipients include:

MetaDerm Heal & Prevent Cream. MetaDerm Heal & Prevent Cream is clinically proven to restore skin health and relieve itchy, red, scaly and inflamed skin, even for chronic and severe psoriasis. A unique combination of novel therapeutic botanicals helps to calm the damaging hyper-inflammation that causes skin to flare up.

Curél® HYDRA THERAPY WET SKIN MOISTURIZER is activated by water on freshly-showered skin and penetrates deeply into the skin’s surface to heal dryness, for soft, healthy skin you can only imagine.

Dermarest® Psoriasis Medicated Treatment Gel with 3% salicylic acid, and a unique zinc complex is specially formulated to truly treat psoriasis and relieve symptoms. This fragrance-free gel removes scales, eliminates itching, reduces redness, and restores moisture.

Dermarest® Psoriasis Medicated Shampoo Plus Conditioner with 3% salicylic acid and a unique zinc complex is specially formulated to truly treat psoriasis and relieve symptoms. This fragrance-free shampoo plus conditioner removes and controls scalp build-up, soothes irritation, eliminates itching, and restores moisture.

Dermarest® Psoriasis Medicated Moisturizer with 2% salicylic acid and a unique zinc complex is specially formulated to truly treat psoriasis and relieve symptoms. This soothing, fragrance-free moisturizer removes scales, eliminates itching, reduces redness, and restores moisture.

Manufacturers interested in submitting their products to be considered for the NPF Seal of Recognition must apply and go through a review and approval process which includes submitting scientific data demonstrating that its product sufficiently and safely aids in the management of psoriasis. All submissions are reviewed and evaluated by a panel of dermatology medical experts and once a unanimous agreement is made, the products are then tested by a panel of patients with moderate to severe psoriasis for final evaluation. To learn more about the submission process, visit https://www.psoriasis.org/seal/review-process

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About the National Psoriasis Foundation

Serving its community through more than 50 years of patient support, advocacy, research funding, and education, the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) is the world’s leading nonprofit fighting for individuals with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. The NPF mission is to drive efforts to cure psoriatic disease and dramatically improve the lives of more than 8 million Americans affected by this chronic immune-mediated disease. As part of that effort, NPF created its Patient Navigation Center to offer personalized assistance to everyone with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis. To date, NPF has funded more than $21 million in research grants and fellowships that help drive discoveries that may lead to more and better treatments and ultimately a cure. Learn more at www.psoriasis.org.