Posts Tagged ‘wet wraps’

Eczema Dry and Wet Wrapping: Why Tencel Fabric is Effective

By Anne McVey (bio below) Wet and Dry wrap therapy for eczema have been around for decades but not until recently have they become the forefront of eczema treatment. This new surge in wrapping eczema is due to new fabrics entering the marketing that not only treat the eczema but also suppress the itch during…

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Caring Naturally for Your Baby’s Eczema

Did you know that, according to the National Eczema Society, as many as 10% of all infants in the US have some form of eczema? Those are pretty worrying odds and something a new parent should never have to think about. Unfortunately, baby eczema is a reality. In this post, we breakdown both the most…

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Natural Remedies for Eczema – What Worked For My Son

When my son, Tristan’s, eczema peaked at 3 years old, he was head to toe covered in red, itchy, dry skin that was inflamed and painful looking. I cried on and off throughout each and every day back then out of sheer frustration over not knowing how to help him and with worry about how…

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Managing Eczema in Children: 4 Tips for Parents

By Dr. Peter Lio (bio below) 1. Stop the Itch-Scratch Cycle One of my favorite techniques to help a child stop scratching is to do a “Skin Reset”. The idea is that if the itch-scratch cycle is getting out of control, you can hit the “reset” button by doing the following: Give a short bath or…

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Trialling Eczema with Dry Wrapping

You’ve probably heard about wet wrapping, if not, see the step-by-step instructions on how to wet wrap in my post here. But did you know that wet wrapping isn’t a good long-term solution and isn’t necessary for mild to moderate eczema, AND it can be messy and difficult to manage? There is another solution! Dry…

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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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Our Eczema Trials – Wet Wrap Therapy

Wet wrapping therapy is a miracle short-term fix for moderate to severe eczema, psoriasis, allergic contact dermatitis, and even dermatomyositis. While in no means a cure, wet wraps can offer a much needed break from the everyday stress of dry, itchy eczema and many other skin conditions. Results can be dramatic after one time, but it…

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Our Family’s Battle with Eczema (Part 2 of 2)

If you missed Part 1 of the story, you can view it here. On April before his third birthday, Tristan’s poor body was 90% covered in eczema and what appeared to be severe burns. It pains me to even remember him that way now. I just can’t articulate how horrific it was to see my…

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