Help! My eczema's driving me mad!
Eczema is a skin condition where patches of your skin become inflamed, itchy, red, cracked, and rough. Genetic and environmental triggers can cause eczema. Sometimes eczema is triggered due to a reaction caused when skin comes into contact with certain materials or products. Some of the most common ingredients and materials that can cause a reaction are nickel, hair dyes, sunscreen filters, and perfumes. Atopic dermatitis, however, is another matter, it's genetic and affected skin needs to be treated with emollient creams so as to restore the skin's natural barrier. Applying an emollient cream on a daily basis can reduce eczema by up to 50%. Read on to know more about the different ways in which you can soothe and heal affected skin.