La La Anthony's Secret to Fighting Psoriasis Is Probably in Your Kitchen

PEOPLE.com | 6/19/2017 | Kaitlyn Frey
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La La Anthony hasn’t been shy about her struggle with psoriasis. But now she has a new secret weapon in the fight against it — baking soda.

The bestselling author and Power actress — who’s currently doing “great” co-parenting her 10-year-old son Kiyan with her husband Carmelo Anthony (whom she’s been separated from since April) — teamed up with Arm & Hammer to kick off summer and spread the word about over 100 new ways (besides baking, of course) to use the kitchen item. And for Anthony, that means using it as a soft, gentle exfoliator on her usually nitpicky skin.

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“It is just gentle enough on my sensitive skin, which is really hard to find when you do have psoriasis,” the star, who says she confides in close friend and fellow psoriasis-sufferer Kim Kardashian West about which medications work and which don’t, told PeopleStyle last week. “It does have to be gentle enough that you feel your skin is smooth afterwards.”

Since using the under-$3 solution, Anthony said her psoriasis flare ups calmed down, but anticipates that could change in the N.Y.C. humidity this summer.

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“It’s tricky, it gets worse. There are points where I am perfect with nothing and all of a sudden, it is the craziest flare up ever. It is hard to pinpoint,” she said. “Doctors say stress, what you eat, I monitor all that stuff. And when it...
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