Eczema: What is it, signs, irritants & what can help?

Eczema: What is it, signs, irritants & what can help?

What is Eczema?

Eczema also known as atopic dermatitis is a chronic skin condition that is caused by the skin's inability to keep moisture in & irritants out and as a result, can become dry, itchy & inflamed.

Signs of Eczema

  • Skin will look Dry
  • Red, Raise & scaly
  • cause itching
  • Infants may have patches on their arms, legs, scalp or forehead

Eczema Irritants: 

  • Can irritated by heat & polyester clothing
  • Worsen in dry winter air or with heat & sweat in summer
  • Fragrance & chemicals in lotions, detergents & shampoos

What can help with Eczema?

  1. Humidifier - Running a humidifier in a room where you spend a lot of time will help keep your skin affected by eczema smooth, supple and soft.
  2. Moisturizing -  Keeping your skin's moisture intact is one of the most important things you can do to help control your eczema or atopic dermatitis
  3.  Super soft clothing much like Cosoco's TENCEL material allows the skin to breathe, keep sensitive skin cool and help minimize irritants!
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