Why Doesn’t Moisturizer Seem to be Helping My Psoriasis?

Medically reviewed in April 2022

Applying moisturizer can help ease the itching, dryness and other skin symptoms of psoriasis. In this video, dermatologist Ellen Marmur, MD, explains how to choose the right moisturizer for easing psoriasis symptoms.

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