How to Get Rid of Dry Skin

Dry skin of the palm

The medical term for dry skin, “xerosis,” is originally a Greek word. Xero means dry, and osis implies disorder or ailment. It is basically caused by the lack of moisture in the skin, which may occur due to an underlying cause (diabetes, hypothyroidism), the result of aging, or the influence of environmental factors.  Causes of … Read more

Alternative Remedies That Might Help with Eczema

Fresh aloe vera leaves

If you live with eczema, you know what it’s like to search for relief from your dry, itchy skin. Unfortunately, some skincare solutions will leave your skin feeling drier and even more irritated. In addition to medications, there are options that you can try at home to alleviate your symptoms. If you are using doctor-prescribed … Read more

Possible Causes of Itchy Legs and How to Deal with Them

Legs on the grass

Is there a spot in your leg that you just can’t stop scratching? Or do you feel itchy all over your legs? If you answer yes to either question, you know how distressing it can be. Having itchy legs is an uncomfortable sensation, ranging from mild to intolerable. It can wake you up in the … Read more

What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Eczema?

Eczema on the arms and hands

If your skin flakes and itches from time to time, you probably have eczema. This skin condition is common in children, but adults can develop it as well. Sometimes, the skin condition starts from childhood and continues well into adulthood. Most often, eczema is called atopic dermatitis, which is the most common form. It is … Read more

Essential Oils Can Help Reduce Scarring

person with a scar on the shoulder

Essential oils have a lot of benefits. They are known for reducing stress and anxiety, and some can also help in achieving a good night’s sleep. But aside from those benefits, did you know that essential oils can also help in reducing the visible appearance of scars, making them less noticeable. Using the best oils … Read more

Essential Oils to Relieve Dry, Itchy Skin

Chamomile flowers

Itchy skin is the worst. It’s uncomfortable and distracting, and sometimes unbearable. Sometimes, you feel the itch anywhere, and it becomes embarrassing. And once you scratch, the more you itch again. The common causes of itching include insect bites, allergies, sunburn, eczema, psoriasis and exposure to toxic chemicals. Medical creams for itch can give relief, … Read more

Guide to Hypoallergenic Lotions

Guide to Hypoallergenic Lotions

There are lots of different body lotions you can find in stores and even online, making it overwhelming to find the right one for daily use. More so if you have sensitive skin or if you often suffer from allergies and other skin problems. There are also some who are sensitive to fragrance, which most … Read more

Things to Avoid when Choosing a Moisturizer

Things to Avoid when Choosing a Moisturizer

If you want to find the best hypoallergenic moisturizer, aside from the things to consider, there are also some things you should avoid. Overuse of steroidal ingredients Steroidal ingredients are for itchy skin. If your moisturizer has these ingredients, you should limit using them to only one or two weeks because using it longer can … Read more