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When Thumb Sucking Triggers Eczema

There’s something that seems so natural and even primal about thumb sucking. Just about all kids do it at one time or another, and it seems to have some benefits. Thumb sucking helps kids wean from breastfeeding by providing a comforting replacement as they get used to solid foods. It also soothes and relaxes them, and many parents have noticed that thumb sucking is the one thing that helps their child drift off to sleep. With all these benefits, what can we do as parents when thumb sucking actually causes eczema flare ups? The moisture, saliva, and irritation that thumbsucking Read More

Hot Or Cold – What’s The Best Bath To Take?

Baths are one of the most celebrated ways to help cleanse delicate skin, soothe eczema flare ups, deeply hydrate the skin organ, and soothe itching. But while a good soak can be a real life saver, it can also make things worse. Many parents who try baths as a treatment for eczema find that their child’s skin actually becomes more irritated, sensitive, and aggravated just after the soak – so what’s going wrong? The answer could be something as simple as water temperature! The right temperature can allow water to penetrate deeply into the skin for soothing and healing, while 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

Dry Brushing For Eczema

Dry brushing for eczema and other exfoliating techniques have become an essential piece of eczema care. We are finding that using this dry brush technique increases blood flow and circulation to the skin which can lead to easy detoxing, removal of dead skin cells, and better absorption of moisturizers. After more research, here’s what I’ve found. Skin Detox Keeping the skin clean, free from buildup, and healthy is essential to caring for eczema. The cleaner and more healthy the skin is, the better the body can handle eczema flare-ups. Gentle dry brushing creates cleaner, stronger, and more detoxified skin – so this is definitely Read More