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Goldfish Bandit: Not mayhem, but mischief

For a parent of a child with food allergies, the last thing we want to hear is our child eating a food that aggregates eczema. I’m one of those parents that makes a list of what she cannot eat, explains why she cannot eat it, show how the foods look, and why she needs to avoid them. And she’s EXTREMELY precautious about anaphylactic foods. And yet, we still have a dilemma. We found out about her food allergies, mostly through trial and error, then through allergy tests. Which means our daughter has “tasted” her “no-no” foods before they were banned. One Read More

We’re at it again! ScratchMeNot to support National Eczema Awareness Month in 2 ways!

We are proud to announce that we are supporting the cause of eczema and itchy skin during National Eczema Awareness month (October) in two ways! We are showing our support for National Eczema Awareness by showcasing two NEW ScratchMeNot colors that align with the National Eczema Association, Papaya Splash and Puzzled Green! The National Eczema Association provides eczema research, support and education. ScratchMeNot will also donate $1 of every ScratchMeNot Flip Mitten Sleeve sold will benefit the NJ4Kids Program during the months of October 2013! Shop Now! The National Jewish Health Hospitals help research and treat those suffering from allergies, respiratory and immune Read More

New ScratchMeNot Colors Raise Awareness During National Eczema Month

Dallas, Texas – According to research, approximately 10 percent of children suffer from eczema, usually starting in infancy, a skin condition that constitutes an itchy rash. Many children cannot stop scratching long enough for their skin to heal. That is why ScratchMeNot Flip Mitten Sleeves are essential for young ones with eczema, for newborns to age 6. In recognition of National Eczema Month (October), ScratchMeNots have unveiled two new colors, Papaya Splash and Puzzled Green. The colors coordinate with the National Eczema Association’s brand colors and work to increase awareness about the prevalence of eczema and ways to help ease Read More

October Is Eczema Awareness Month!

We are so fortunate that the National Eczema Association (NEA) has organized this amazing time of year to focus on the needs of the eczema community. Eczema Awareness Month is a time when we can all band together and look at advances we’ve made and areas where we need to continue to grow – and it gives those who suffer from eczema a chance to receive the support and encouragement they deserve! For the entire month of October 2013, the NEA will be sharing amazing news, resources, and inspiration to help people living with eczema get the answers and support Read More

Cooling The Heat Of Eczema Inflammation

Did you know that one of the biggest reasons why eczema is painful, itchy, and prone to infections is inflammation? When the skin and tissues under the affected area become inflamed, the real problems begin. Fighting inflammation can lead to a huge decrease in eczema issues, and today I’m going to share a few ‘do it yourself’ ideas for soothing and cooling the heat of eczema inflammation. These all-natural remedies might be a great alternative to steroids or strong topical creams for your child, so try them out and see how they work for you! Cooling Cucumber Wash Cucumbers are Read More