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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

3 Simple Herbal Skin Soaks

This week we’d like to introduce you to three simple herbal skin soaks that you can use to fight inflammation, irritated skin, and skin issues with the healing power of nature – and how to do it in the most hassle free way possible! Herbal skin soaks allow you to put the healing power of all-natural botanicals right where they’re needed most, and the relief they offer can be drastic and instant. Try these skin soaks and washes out for yourself and see which ones your kids’ skin responds to best! How To Do An Herbal Skin Soal This is Read More

5 Uncommon Yet Effective Eczema Treatments

5 Uncommon Yet Effective Eczema Treatments You’re somewhat a skin expert, right? If eczema is part of your life, you have more experience and you’re a lot more knowledgeable in skincare than the average Joe. But are you up to the latest trends with skincare gadgets? Let’s find out. 1. Dry Brushing Dry brushing does exactly what it says. The dry brush is made of materials designed for the skin which will not cause micro-cuts or sores when rubbed on the skin. It is suggested to perform a full body dry brush twice a day: once in the morning and Read More

Using Wet Wraps To Treat Severe Eczema – Wet Wrapping

Recently we heard from Claire, who shared some great information and photos about using a wet wrap for her son. Claire: Hiya guys, just wanted to say a big thank you from a relieved eczema Mum – my 9 month old boy suffers from severe, persistent eczema just like his older sister did, and often attacks his face/head as that is the only exposed skin he can get to. Up until now I was using a homemade type wet wrap on his head to protect his head (which often got weird looks and comments from strangers) but I’ve just this week Read More