Kim Kardashian has always been honest about her experiences with psoriasis since being diagnosed with the skin condition during an episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians in 2011. E! However, over the past week Kim's psoriasis has flared up particularly badly, and she's been incredibly real about it on social media. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Kim announced the latest flare up in response to this tweet referring to her "bad skin day." Twitter: @KimKardashian Then she revealed she'd been to a "Chinese herbalist" in search of a remedy and was given a "nasty" drink to consume twice a day. Instagram / Kim Kardashian In the accompanying video, Kim said: "I am super desperate with my psoriasis, so I went to a Chinese herbalist. I have my own mixture, I have to drink it twice a day and it is so nasty. Hopefully this works. We'll see in six weeks." She then went on to share a photo of a "detox smoothie," telling fans she was "trying it all" in a bid to rid herself of the break out. Instagram / Kim Kardashian Next up was light treatment. Instagram / Kim Kardashian And then she shared a snap of the psoriasis covering her leg, alongside a sarcastic caption: "Sexy." Instagram / Kim Kardashian And at around this point, Kim decided to make a joke of the whole thing, sharing this photo of brown splotches covering her face with the caption: "Psoriasis is the shits." Instagram / Kim Kardashian However, for anyone who was confused or concerned, Kim went on to clarify that the fetching shade of brown was actually just "herbal ointment." Instagram / Kim Kardashian Fans immediately took to Twitter to praise Kim for her honesty. Twitter: @Khlomoney98 Twitter: @catn1pp3d Twitter: @ejournay31 Much of the praise came from other people who have psoriasis thanking Kim for making them feel less "embarrassed" and "ashamed." Twitter: @benaged Twitter: @sissi_cole And it didn't take too long before hundreds of people were sharing with Kim the remedies that helped them. Twitter: @DaniLloyd9 Twitter: @kirstendeakin Twitter: @HolmesSteffy Twitter: @dorbyrne Twitter: @MDGarrett8 Hopefully something works Keeks! Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF E!