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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

Cleaning Without Itching – Allergen Free Soaps & Detergents

Did you know that soaps and detergents play a huge role in the treatment of eczema and other skin conditions? It’s pretty much impossible to get through life without using soaps, so making the right choices can make the difference between soft and itch-free skin and skin that’s simply causing problems. Allergen free soaps are possible to find. Today, we’d like to explore a few things to consider when choosing hand and bath soaps as well as clothing detergent soaps for your family – you might just be surprised at the difference a good soap makes! The Skinny On Soaps Read More

The Season Of Giving

Today marks the first day of November, and the official start of the big holiday season. Here at ScratchMeNot, we’d like to take this opportunity to invite you to join us in giving back to the communities that support us all. As the weather changes, the holidays approach, and the seasons change, it becomes more important for all of us to chip in and do whatever we can to help those in our communities who are in need. This is the perfect time of year to donate old coats, jackets, sweaters, and shoes as well as food and provisions that are important Read More

Did you know, you can terracycle those adorable packs?

With a family that eats foods specific to our allergies, we run across a lot of different types of packages and cartons. Sometimes it’s hard to know what is recyclable and what is not.  Today, terrapacks are becoming increasingly popular and it’s great to know that they can be recycled!  If you purchase drinks non refrigerated cartons or if your kids love those adorable, easy to eat fruit packs…recycle it Confirm if you can terracycle in your area: check here with your zip code: Read More