Eczema

Examining Foot Eczema & Common Misassociations

Although many eczema sufferers usually experience flare-ups in most common areas like on the front of their arms, behind their knees and around the neck, foot eczema can also occur. Foot eczema is most commonly confused with athlete’s foot; however, the two can be distinguished from each other. Athlete’s foot rashes appear between the toes…

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How a Diet for Eczema Changed This Toddler’s Eczema Rash

Deneen Carter is a licensed cosmetologist and has battled eczema for many years now. Her daughter, Kya has suffered from terrible flare ups and has even contracted cellulitis – a common bacterial skin infection. A few weeks ago, Deneen asked to share Kya’s story with us. Full disclosure – some images might be graphic to some…

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How Baking Soda Baths Help Eczema

If you discovered our previous post on apple cider vinegar baths for eczema, then you probably already learned that there are several natural alternatives to the typical eczema bleach bath. Aside from apple cider vinegar (that works as an astringent), baking soda can also be a wonderful home remedy for eczema relief.  Baking soda already…

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Using Clothing for Eczema Therapy: Introducing Remedywear!

Although skincare might be an important step in finding relief, clothing for eczema can also be extremely beneficial for healing sensitive skin and should always be considered when beginning eczema therapy of any kind. Discover why clothing is so important when it comes to eczema, as well as which type of garments to look out…

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Magnesium for Eczema: What’s the Connection?

Did you know that a lack of magnesium can play a vital role in your eczema flareups? We asked Dr. Dendy Engelman, board-certified dermatological surgeon at Manhattan Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, to explain more about the connection and benefit of magnesium for eczema. And she has some pretty great tips, including bathing in Epson salt for…

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5 Tips for Treating Eye Eczema

Laura Dolgy (see bio below) Similarly to eyelid eczema, many people suffer from eczema around the eye. Because the area around the eye is more sensitive and thinner than other parts of the face, it can be a little difficult to find a treatment that is both natural and sensitive enough to use on the…

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Stop Bathing in Bleach: Try Apple Cider Vinegar for Your Eczema

By Laura Dolgy (see bio below) If you suffer from severe eczema then you’ve probably already heard of bleach baths. Many physicians recommend bathing in bleach to help reduce inflammation, as well as removed bacteria from the skin. However, if you’re looking for a more natural alternative, why not try an apple cider vinegar bath…

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5 Ways to Make Halloween Eczema-Friendly

Halloween is all about dressing up, indulging in lots of sweets (and perhaps some Halloween drinks) and just letting go. But for those that suffer from eczema, the thought of Halloween parties and events can be extremely nerve-racking. With Halloween quickly approaching, we wanted to offer some tips on how to make an eczema-friendly Halloween…

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Symptoms and Natural Remedies for Dog Eczema (Yes, it’s Real!)

Have you ever heard of dog eczema? Yes, it’s a thing! Similarly to humans, a dog with eczema can display the following symptoms: Skin redness Hair loss Itching Licking, scratching, biting, chewing at affected areas of skin Face rubbing Pain Weeping skin sores Oozing skin Crusty skin Scaling; dandruff Skin dryness and flaking Abnormal skin…

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Linking Eczema with Stress and Sleep

We all know how stress can trigger eczema, so it’s important to keep stress under control in order to prevent flare-ups. In our previous blog post, Eczema and Stress: Are They Related? Learn to Calm You Mind and Skin, we discussed a variety of tips to control stress and say goodbye to stress eczema (stress…

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Eczema Sheets and Bedding: Our Top Recommendations and The Benefits

Did you ever notice that eczema itching is always worse at night? That’s because your body’s levels of cortisol (which helps regulate inflammation and itch) peak in the middle of night. Having a good night’s rest with eczema can be challenging, but there are ways to improve your quality of sleep. We take a deeper…

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