If you’re a parent who has a child that scratches due to allergies, eczema, compulsive behavior, or any other cause, you’ve probably heard about ScratchMeNot mittens and how they help put an end to the damage caused by scratching. In today’s post, we thought it would be fun to look at the sweet styles and playful looks that our mittens come in this season to show that the ScratchMeNot mittens work and look cute while they do their job! Many parents think that taking their kids out on the town, to play dates, or shopping while wearing scratch mittens could be Read More
Last Updated January 28, 2016 By Andrea in Allergies, Itchy Skin, Scratching, Skin, smnblog, Treatments with Comments Off on Scratch-Free Summer Style!
Itching is probably one of the most distracting, irritating, and agitating sensations we can have. When the skin lights up with hot spots and itching, it seems like the itch goes all the way to the bone. This sensation in children often leads to aggressive scratching that can cause scratches, infections, and further eczema flare ups. The catch-22 with itchy skin is that often times a good night’s sleep gives the immune system and the skin time to do some healing – but who can sleep through an itch? Here are some simple and effective things you can try to Read More
If you’re like me, you’re constantly on the hunt for those hidden food and allergen triggers that cause eczema to flare up. It seems that just when I figure out what not to give my kids; something else starts causing us trouble. The real work of a parent who has a child with eczema really is finding triggers and managing them – but what if you simply can’t figure them out? Sometimes triggers are like a puzzle that stumps the best of us, but there’s still hope. There are some things you can do to give your child and yourself Read More
Chances are that you many have never heard of tallow before – but it’s quickly gaining a reputation for being one of the most effective home remedies for eczema, dermatitis, acne, and other skin issues! This all-natural balm-like material is the rendered fat of a variety of barnyard animals like cows and sheep, and while its popularity is relatively new, it has a long and impressive history of use. The Real Benefits Of Tallow For Eczema Tallow used as part of a balm recipe can deliver some really impressive benefits to the skin. Later on in this article I’ll show Read More
One of the biggest reasons why eczema flare ups happen is inflammation. When skin tissues get inflamed, the immune system responds and itching can begin. No matter what kinds of protocols, tricks, or skin products you use for your children when flare ups happen, there’s a simple thing you can do to make it even more effective and we’ll show you how to make it happen in today’s post. Inflammation Issues Inflammation is the body’s natural and healthy response to injury. Tissues get inflamed because extra blood carrying nutrients and oxygen rush to the surface to speed up healing. The Read More