eczema

  • 8 Ways to Deal With That Frustrating Hand Eczema

    Itching for relief? These derms are here to help.

  • How to Know When Your Dry Skin Is Actually Eczema

    Read on if your skin could make a desert jealous.

  • The Best Eczema-Friendly Makeup

    “While I may not be able to use every single product that goes viral on Instagram, I do know what works for me.”

  • People Swear This Lush Lotion Cures Eczema

    One mom claims that the Dream Cream left her baby's skin 'completely and utterly eczema free.'

  • This Lush Cream Is Selling Out After One Mom Claims It Treated Her Baby's Eczema

    The Lush Dream Cream has reportedly sold out after customers claimed the body moisturizer helped soothe their eczema flare-ups.

  • What happens when your body attacks itself

    As many as 50 million people may have autoimmune diseases. Here's what they go through.

  • Teen girl speaks out after her wig is ripped off in horrific bullying incident

    A 16-year-old schoolgirl and her family have spoken out against the culture of bullying after a fellow student ripped her wig off while others laughed and filmed the incident.

  • Eczema sufferer transforms her sensitive skin into makeup masterpieces

    A U.K. woman with eczema has turned her eyelids into canvases, and her impressive artwork has garnered thousands of followers.

  • 5 Ways To Stop Eczema From Ruining Your Summer

    Because scales shouldn't get in the way of your swimsuits and sundresses, we talked to top derms about how to treat your eczema this season.

  • Eczema cure a step closer as scientists discover what triggers painful skin condition

    Several years ago, researchers at the University of Dundee found the lack of a skin protein called filaggrin caused an inherited skin condition related to eczema, called ichthyosis vulgaris. Now scientists have built on this knowledge to better understand why some people develop atopic eczema, dry skin which often appears on the hands, insides of the elbows, backs of the knees and the face and scalp in children. “We have shown for the first time that loss of the filaggrin protein alone is sufficient to alter key proteins and pathways involved in triggering eczema,” said Nick Reynolds, a dermatology professor at Newcastle University.

  • 10 Home Remedies for Eczema

    Are you itching for relief? These easy-to-do cures can help.

  • Cannabinoids May Soothe Certain Itchy Skin Conditions

    Researchers now say that cannabinoids, the chemical compounds in marijuana, can help with an entirely new area: skin diseases.

  • Pricey New Drug Promises Eczema Relief

    Big news for eczema sufferers: On Tuesday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new medication to treat the inflammatory skin condition. Known as Dupixent, the medication is delivered via injection and is designed to help adults who suffer from moderate to severe eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis. According to the FDA, Dupixent was created for patients whose eczema is not controlled by topical therapies.

  • Chrissy Teigen's Baby Daughter Has Eczema — Here's What She Should Do

    If you’ve ever seen a baby with ultra-rosy cheeks, odds are it’s baby eczema. The National Eczema Association says this skin condition affects about 10 percent of all infants — and Luna Legend, daughter of Chrissy Teigen and John Legend, apparently is one of them. Teigen, never one to mince words, captioned the image, “We miss you, papa!! Can’t wait for you to come home! (Yes she has rosy eczema cheeks, yes we are taking care of it, no it’s not a gluten allergy, no it’s not our makeup, no it’s not from our perfume, yes she’s just a baby).” Luna, who was born in April and is almost 7 months old, is sitting up in the photo wearing adorable pink onesie pajamas.

  • Here’s the Secret to Why Our Skin Doesn’t Leak

    Scientists now understand why skin doesn’t leak fluids, such as blood, even as it sheds old skin cells. The findings, which were published in the journal eLife, come courtesy of researchers in Japan who wanted to determine why human skin is able to form such a protective barrier, despite regularly shedding cells. Below that is a liquid-liquid barrier created by tiny, narrow areas between skin cells, known as the stratum granulosum.

  • Everything You Need to Know About Dealing with Eczema 

    Dermatitis, the itch that won't quit--no matter how you refer to eczema, it's a frustrating skin issue to suffer from. Growing up I witnessed my younger sister experience flare ups so bad that I got itchy just looking at her and was relieved each time that eczema was one thing I didn't inherit from my parents. However fast-forward to my adult life and every fall as soon as the temperature drops into the mid-50s, inflamed, blotchy eczema patches show up on my thighs and calves. Although I sw

  • Body’s Natural Defenses Could Help Cure Eczema

    There’s new hope for the millions who suffer from a painful form of eczema. Researchers have discovered a peptide that can encourage skin cells to produce a naturally occurring protective compound.

  • Woman Who Scratches Her Eczema With Scissors Should Probably Do This Instead

    Karina Sandberg suffers from such unbearable itching due to a severe case of eczema, the 29-year-old mother has resorted to using a pair of scissors to deal with the irritation.

  • Eczema Is More Than Dry, Itchy Skin

    Those of us unlucky enough to have eczema as adults face a lifetime of scarring, both physically and emotionally.

  • Are Your Tights Ruining Your Skin?

    Should you go barelegged or wear tights in the winter?