Category Archive for: ‘Moisturizers’

What’s the Deal with Coconut Oil and Eczema?

Benefits of Coconut Oil for Eczema Lately it seems that coconut oil can be used for anything: cooking, skin care, dental hygiene, hair care, etc. People with eczema often point to coconut oil as a way to relieve and soothe eczema. This is because coconut oil can be used as a moisturizer, as a way to promote wound healing, and as a way to reduce inflammation and pain. Coconut Oil as a Moisturizer Coconut oil can be used to help hydrate your skin. Especially the skin of those with scaly and itchy rashes caused by eczema. Keeping your skin hydrated Read More

Treating The Air For Eczema Relief

When eczema happens, most of us focus on the skin to give our kids relief and to help prevent flare ups from happening in the first place – but did you know that treating the air in your home can provide some seriously amazing help? The skin is the largest organ on the body, and it spends all day dealing with the air we’re in. If the air in your home is less than ideal, it may actually be aggravating your child’s skin or even causing flare ups where there normally wouldn’t be any. All of the parents I know Read More

How To Use Tallow For Eczema Flare Ups

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

Generic vs. Name Brand – What Works Best For Eczema & Budgets?

generic vs name brand eczema
If your family is like ours, chances are saving money is really important to you. Having a child with a special health need can be a real tax on funds, so I am always looking for simple ways to save money and cut back on how much we spend treating eczema and skin issues. When I started looking for ways to save money on my child’s eczema, the number one tip I got was to switch to generic brands. The difference in cost between a name brand ointment and a generic version can be several dollars – so it’s no Read More

Why Treatments Stop Working

Why Treatments Stop Working
Have you ever experienced this… You find a new ointment, cream, or treatment that seems like the miracle answer to your eczema problems – but after a few weeks, months, or even years it simply stops working? This can be an extremely frustrating situation for anyone who finds relief to their suffering only to lose it again – and it’s something that many parents who have children with eczema deal with. Today, we’re going to look at this issue and explore why it happens and what you can do to help prevent it when you find a good thing. Why Read More