Category Archives: Scratching

Distracting a Child From Scratching

Many times with young children with eczema, parents have to be creative in distracting their child from scratching. It can be very difficult when the child is an infant, as there are fewer ways to distract a baby. Distracting from Scratching The main way to distract your little one from scratching is by keeping the mind […]

Limit Scratching Damage

limit scratching damage

Despite a parent’s best efforts, your little one may still find ways to scratch and is often very ‘resourceful’. Limiting Scratching Damage to keep skin damage bay: Keep your baby’s nails short Wear ScratchMeNot mittens; Babies and young children with eczema are very good at removing the traditional mittens as the itch is unbearable – consider getting mittens specially designed […]

Easy Ways to Reduce The Itch

Reducing the Itch Despite good skincare for eczema, the itch sensation may still be felt. Slow moving progress towards getting rid of the pesky itch can be a challenge. We’ve come up with a few easy ways to reduce the itch. There are many studies on medication and itch chemicals within our bodies that doctors use […]

Why Does Scratching Feel So Good?

scratching feel so good

We’ve all been there.  You start scratching an itch and you just can’t stop. Scratching feels so good!  Recent research is now giving us a better understanding of why that is the case.  Dr. Gil Yosipovitch, a leader in itch research and Chair of Temple University Dermatology, used MRI brain imaging to study differences in the brain when […]

ScratchMeNot Helps One of the Worse Cases of Eczema

ScratchMeNot helps eczema

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 […]