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DIY All-Natural Skin Moisturizers

When it comes to dry, itchy, flaking, or irritated skin, a deep moisturization can sometimes bring a huge amount of much needed relief. The problem is that applying common moisturizers and lotions can also bring chemicals, allergies, and flare-ups. This week I’d like to introduce you to some truly all-natural DIY home remedies for hydrating, protecting, and nourishing even the most sensitive of skin using items you probably already have on hand. As with all skin applications, don’t use anything you have an allergy to. Dry, Dead, or Flaking Skin This can be a real pain – both in how Read More

Herbal Poultice Recipes For Eczema

One of the most effective things that healing herbs can be used for is to treat inflammation and soothe the skin. A poultice is an easy way to apply the healing properties of a plant to the skin in the easiest and most hassle free way, and it’s a great option for people who want to avoid heavy chemicals or products for topical skin application. Today, we’re going to look at just a few common medicinal plants that can be used with the approval of your child’s doctor to soothe the skin, deliver important nutrients, and calm inflammation. Making A Read More

Spring Allergies And Eczema

Did you know that there may be a very profound connection between long-term eczema and seasonal springtime pollen allergies? When spring breezes come in and the pollen from trees, and flowers takes to the air, many families find that eczema symptoms get worse – but what’s the correlation? The Eczema State When a child suffers from eczema, their bodies are in a near constant state of immune response. From inflammation to immune triggers, eczema keeps the body on high alert to anything it thinks might be a threat. When eczema is a long term issue with a child, it can cause their Read More

Sunscreen and Skin Sensitivity

It’s that time of year again when we need to start looking at sun protection. As the days get longer and hotter, it’s more important than ever that we make sure that the sun doesn’t add to allergies and other skin sensitivities we’re already dealing with. The good news is that there are more options than ever before, and many of them are a great fit for families who have skin allergies, eczema, and other sensitivities going on. This week, I’d like to explore some aspects of sun care you may need to know this season, and introduce you to some techniques Read More

Eczema And Teething

It may sound odd, but many parents experience a spike in their children’s eczema when teething begins, and chances are it’s not just coincidental. Teething is an extremely important part of any child’s growth. It symbolizes that their body is becoming ready to digest new foods and work towards a more complex diet with greater independence. The first teeth a child gets are a rite of passage of sorts that celebrates their growth, health, and a brand new array of foods they’ll soon get to sample! The issue comes up when teething causes aggravation in eczema or just the teething Read More