Natasha Nettles is a strong woman. She’s a mom, a makeup artist, and she also happens to have psoriasis. But she doesn’t let this one part of her life take her down. She doesn’t let it control who she is, what she does, or how she describes herself. She is much more than her autoimmune disease. Go inside Natasha’s life, and watch how open and comfortable she is in her own skin in this documentary-style video.

Telling someone that you’re not feeling great is one thing. But explaining that you’re living with an autoimmune condition that’s persistent, difficult to manage, and just plain irritating is another. You may feel that it’s easier to hide your condition and not mention it. And while this might seem like a smart solution at first, in the long run it may lead to feelings of embarrassment or shame.

Many living with psoriasis have come to terms with their condition and explained what they’re dealing with to others. Find out what some of our Living with Psoriasis Facebook community members had to say along with a few Twitter respondents.

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