It’s one thing to see your child suffer from constant itching and scratching – and another to see scratching and temper tantrums combined. Double the trouble. Stress, anxiety, frustration and immune system responses can all be wrapped up in both itching and emotional meltdowns, so they often go hand in hand. An emotional or anxiety based temper tantrum can easily trigger itching and other allergies, sensitivities, and breakouts, so it’s important to try to treat both symptoms by understanding they may have a share cause. Most children exhibit temper tantrums because of stress, frustration, anxiety, fatigue, or dietary issues. If Read More
ScratchMeNot helps one of the worse cases of eczema that doctors have seen in Australia. While Little Vann’s parents were caring for his eczema, they used ScratchMeNot Flip Mitten Sleeves to prevent skin damage by scratching. We’re so excited ScratchMeNots were able to help AND that his parents found a way to dramatically ease his eczema. Take a look at the news clip from TodayTonight in Australia. Learn more about ScratchMeNots and how they can help your child with itchy skin, thumb-sucking, hair pulling or for other reasons. You can also read more about Vann’s story here. 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!
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
If you’re the parent of a child who scratches, chances are you’ve already tried to help them break the habit in a hundred different ways. While scratching stems from itching caused by eczema and other skin issues, after a while it can literally take on a life of its own. Just like thumb sucking, children can start to associate a sense of relief, calm, or well-being with scratching on top of the actual relief they get when an itch shows up. This can turn the act of a necessary scratch into a habit that runs deep. If you’re like many 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