Posts Tagged ‘scratch mittens’

What is Dyshidrotic Eczema and How to Treat It?

By Laura Dolgy (see bio below) Do you ever experience tiny blisters on your hands or feet that are extremely itchy and tend to get worse once spring allergy season rolls around? You may be experiencing a well known eczema condition known as dyshidrosis, also known as dyshidrotic eczema and with many other names as…

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How to Stop Scratching Eczema At Night

Eczema can be quite a nuisance to our daily lives. Between the itchiness, cracking and redness, you may feel like you want to hide under the covers all day. Then in the stillness of the night, the itching just seems worse and scratching just happens without thought.  So let’s talk about how to stop scratching eczema…

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Eczema Scratch Mittens: An Essential Part of the Healing Process

By Laura Dolgy (see bio below) Nothing is more annoying or painful as watching a loved one suffer from eczema and experience relentless scratching. Those of us who do suffer from eczema will agree that scratching provides relief (even if only for a second) but that it also causes a whirlwind of other issues like…

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Eczema in Children: How Scratch Mittens Bring Relief

By Andrea Thomas (see bio below) What started off as a tiny red patch of skin on my newborn daughter, turned into a journey of eczema, skin allergies and craziness. It also inspired me to invent the ScratchMeNot Flip Mitten, a solution that would forever change our family’s experience with eczema. My daughter was only 2…

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Could The Eczema Company Win The Cribsie Awards?

Why not?!!! But we can’t do it without your help! IF, and only IF,  you love The Eczema Company, then show us and nominate us! Until December 20th you can nominate The Eczema Company for the Cribsie Awards. The Cribsie Awards recognize the best products, services, and websites for babies and tots. These are the ultimate open…

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Green Child Magazine’s 2012 Holiday Issue: Guess Who’s Featured

Have you heard about Green Child Magazine? It’s a wonderful digital magazine for eco-conscious parents. Their Holiday 2012 issue is particularly special for two reasons. 1. They praise Guava Mitts in their Green Gift Guide. We love these functional stay-on mitts and proudly feature them at The Eczema Company. You can find Guava Mitts mentioned…

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Stuff Eczema Mamas Say – the Video is Finally HERE!

I am one proud mama. My first ever YouTube video is up! I hope you love it because it’s for YOU! This video is dedicated to all the parents helping their children deal with the daily stress of eczema. Eczema is not easy. Eczema is not pretty. You are there for your child through all…

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Eczema in Babies and Toddlers: How to Provide Relief

In How to Prevent Eczema In Babies & Scratching Toddlers with Eczema Clothing I discussed scratch protective eczema clothing for babies and children, which are a lifesaver at night to prevent baby scratching, which we all know can majorly disrupt sleep. But clothing like those with attached mittens are also great for “emergency” itchy eczema relief for toddlers…

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Eczema Clothing: How to Prevent Eczema in Your Children

There is nothing worse than seeing your child suffer. Preventing eczema in babies seems impossible. Eczema is absolutely unforgiving when it comes to the maddening desire to scratch. As adults we can sometimes control the scratching reflex, but many times we don’t even realize we’re doing it. And it feels so good to scratch! How…

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What Foods Could Trigger Your Eczema?

When my son Tristan was first diagnosed with eczema at three months old , I had absolutely zero idea that food could trigger eczema. The doctors never mentioned it. We just went right along with the steroid creams and pharmaceutical moisturizers that they prescribed. Food Sensitivities After Tristan’s (and mine) first ever visit with a natural…

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Remembering the Long Nights

I just came across this cartoon from Marcie Mom. It brings me back to the horrible nights when Tristan’s eczema was extreme. Back before we knew that food was triggering his flair-ups and itch trances. Oh yes, this scene hits very close to home. We would lay in bed with Tristan, gently tickling his legs…

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