After receiving a question from one of our readers who asked: “Will My Eczema Stop Me Joining The Military?” We started to look into the reasoning for the Military either not accepting you in the first place or them discharging people who started to suffer from eczema and other skin
Eczema is a strange condition. While it reacts strongly to heat and generally makes its sufferers feel hotter, it can actually flare up less in the warmer months. Winter is the worst time for many eczema sufferers; so, with the cold months coming in fast, let’s have a look at
Ginger is a centuries-old skin remedy that has been used by ancient cultures to look after complexions. Ginger can be used as a treatment for eczema and also can reduce scarring. There are a number of different ways of applying ginger to the skin for lovely benefits.
Can you die from eczema? You can’t die from eczema directly only in very rare cases. The issue with this skin condition and many others are the secondary conditions that are associated with eczema like mental health issues and depression. These conditions often lead to suicides and self-harming.
Cradle cap affects young babies and forms as red/brown crusty scales on their head. It starts on the head but can progress and spread to their face and diaper area. If this occurs it may be diagnosed by your Doctor or Gp as seborrheic dermatitis. Seborrheic dermatitis is a
What is Tallow and can it help eczema? Tallow is a hard fatty product made from pure animal fat. Tallow is rendered from grass-fed cattle and sometimes sheep. Tallow contains many fat-soluble vitamins that cannot be obtained from Plant extracts. Tallow contains many vitamins and Palmitoleic acid which the body
Having dry lips or suffering from an eczema condition called Eczematous Cheilitis can be very frustrating and painful. We have found a product that really helps and want to share it with you, Shea Brand Organic Eczema Lip Balm.
We get asked at least once or twice a week on
Your lips are one of the most sensitive parts of your body, and having eczema on your lips (Eczematous Cheilitis) is no laughing matter.
Having dry lips caused by eczema or dry lips caused by an external irritant should be treated or at least managed to avoid it flaring up
All children who suffer from eczema, including my own suffer every day and have to deal with so many issues. Eczema storybooks for children are a good way to help them understand their condition and relax at bedtime. Quality time with Mum or Dad.
I know through our own personal
Although it sounds strange the first time you hear about it, oatmeal baths for your little ones are actually quite lovely, and super good for them. The milky softness from the oatmeal is wonderful for eczema but can make any kind of skin feel gorgeous and moisturized.
There are millions
Our Son, bless him, has been suffering from severe eczema for over 20 Years now and we have used and tried every form of cream on the market. Some of the first creams we tried 20 years ago contained steroids which have had a longlasting detrimental effect on his body.
One of the reasons we started Our Eczema Story was due to the experience our son went through and is still going through.
He had Atopic Dermatitis ( Weeping ) Which means his skin had lots of open wounds and sores. His skin often bleeds and is ultra sensitive to water and temperatures.
I first purchased from LUSH just before being diagnosed with Erythroderma (an exfoliate eczema condition) last year after being recommended their organic ‘Dream Cream’ which has Oat Milk, Rose Water, Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Cocoa Butter in it. It wasn’t until then I found out that LUSH actually sell
It’s easy to talk to fellow skin sufferers especially hiding behind a keyboard on forums and websites, a big shout out to Carl at Our Eczema Story for his continuous support and help… But can you talk to your loved ones about your skin in the same way? How does
What are the best socks for eczema and why would you need them?
I have suffered from eczema for over 47 Years and cared for our son who has severe eczema all over his body and especially on his feet. As you can imagine we have tried every type of
There are just so many different things that we suffer from as humans that we are reluctant to discuss with other people! Suffering from itchy feet caused by foot eczema ( Dyshidrotic Eczema ) is certainly one such thing.
What did people do about embarrassing problems before they had the trusty internet to turn to for advice, I wonder?
At Our Eczema Story, there is no topic too embarrassing because we have literally seen it all before. When people need help chatting about an issue that leaves them red-faced (or red-footed) then we are definitely the resource for you. In this blog Itchy feet: Is it foot eczema? We will cover every aspect of eczema on your feet.
The title of this post ‘Afraid to go to the Barbers or Hairdressers with eczema?’ is what I was like for many years.
Are you afraid to go to the barbers like I was?
I can still remember the day I started to be afraid of going to the barber
Does your child want a pet but you’re worried it will aggravate their allergies or eczema condition?
There are some alternative pets for allergy sufferers that you might want to consider.
It’s hard to say no to your child having a pet, especially if they suffer from eczema or allergies.