Benefits to Consumers
The National Psoriasis Foundation Seal of Recognition Program is a consumer education program that is intended to improve the quality of life for millions of people who live with psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis and other severe sensitive skin conditions. By recognizing products with a Seal, the consumer is able to more easily navigate the maze of available products that could provide benefit for psoriatic diseases.
Before trying any product for the management of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, please consult a physician. Your health care provider can advise you on appropriate treatment options.
If you have psoriatic disease, and are under the care of a health care provider, please learn more about the Seal program disclaimer.
The National Psoriasis Foundation Seal of Recognition on a specific product does not represent an endorsement. The Seal demonstrates that these products have met a set of criteria reviewed by a panel of medical professionals expert in the management of psoriatic diseases.
All consumers who choose to use the recognized product(s), should do so under the direction of a medical professional, who should be aware of all treatments the consumer is using to manage their disease. All product warnings should be heeded.
The National Psoriasis Foundation, its Board of Trustees, and its Medical Advisory Board do not endorse any product or service.
Products eligible for the National Psoriasis Foundation Seal of Recognition must meet all of the following criteria:
- Products that aid in managing psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, which could include the following: hydrating the skin, reducing skin redness, reducing joint pain, providing aid for people living with psoriatic arthritis
- Nonprescription products
- Non-irritating products
- Products that can be used along with other prescription remedies
- Products that are commonly known to benefit the management of psoriatic diseases
The National Psoriasis Foundation Seal of Recognition criteria includes a review of testing data on safety and toxicity as well as ingredient lists and formulation data provided by the applicant.
The National Psoriasis Foundation Seal of Recognition review panel will consist of experts in the field of psoriatic diseases. The Seal review panel exercises independent judgment in all of its decision-making.
Learn more about the Conflict of Interest policy and the benefit to manufacturers.