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Your Baby and Eczema

It’s irritating and painful, sore and itchy – eczema is an unpleasant skin condition to have at any age.

Summer Skin Care for Your Child: More than Sun Protection

Summer is a great time for your child – long, sunny days filled with swimming, bicycling, hiking, family vacations, and warm nights around the campfire.  Before your child heads outside take a moment to consider her skin care.

Eczema and Your Baby

It’s irritating and painful, sore and itchy – eczema is an unpleasant skin condition to have at any age. Babies and toddlers affected by it can become distressed and angsty, plus it’s difficult for parents to see infants suffering.

Diaper rash: The raw truth

There are several causes of diaper rash in infants and babies.  The best treatment is to understand the risk factors and prevent severe diaper rash from occuring.

What causes an itchy scalp?

A dry, itchy scalp is commonly caused by dermatitis (contact or seborrheic), head lice, or psoriasis. Treatment is available!

Dry Skin Care

Get tips on how to take care of dry skin. For example, did you know that when you bathe, you should avoid long, hot showers or baths, or that water should be warm and comfortable, and bathing should be limited to 5-10 minutes.

Retin-A Information

In recent years scientific studies have shown that Retin-A, retinoic acid or tretinoin, may have some effect if used for 6-12 months in reversing some skin problems. This is in contrast to the myriad of cosmetic products which make inflated claims (in addition to having inflated prices), and which lack scientific validity.

Safe Skin Care For Acne

Since it is impossible to analyze every available product, here is a list of the chemicals that may plug up your facial pores. Carefully check the ingredients list on the container of the product you plan to purchase.