Kim Kardashian West's Psoriasis Is Finally Clearing Up

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For Christmas this year, Kim Kardashian West got richer, tried blue hair, and counted down the 25 days with a puzzle that left us all perplexed. But the best part of the holiday season for Kim wasn't her 920 shares in Disney stock — it was finally clearing her skin of the psoriasis symptoms that she's publicly battled for years.
Yesterday on her Instagram story, Kim shared an up-close shot of her lower-calf and ankle, informing her followers that the itchy red patches were just about gone. "OMG my psoriasis is almost gone!" she captioned the photo. "Best Christmas present!
If you keep up with Kim, you know that she's tried almost anything to treat the side effects of the chronic disease, from medical-grade cortisone injections, to bottling up Costa Rican spring water, to stealing Kourtney's breast milk and splashing it onto her legs.
Last year, Kim had all but given up, posting on her app: “I have that one patch on my right leg that is the most visible," she explained. "I don’t even really try to cover it that much anymore. Sometimes I just feel like it’s my big flaw and everyone knows about it, so why cover it? After this many years, I’ve really learned to live with it.”
Then last month, Kim told People that she started incrementally using light therapy treatments on her skin, and noticed seriously significant improvement. “I have been using this light — and I don’t wanna speak to soon because [the psoriasis] is almost gone — but I’ve been using this light [therapy] and my psoriasis is like 60 percent gone,” Kardashian told People in November.
Though Kim hasn't confirmed that it's that same light therapy that's led to such improvement, we can see that whatever she's doing is definitely making a difference. Here's hoping she'll officially share her Christmas miracle soon.