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How I Treated my Son's Dry Skin

Vanessa Karikari

How I Treated my Son's Dry Skin

  My oldest son has had eczema for most of his life, it started when he was around three months old.  He was prescribed a wash and cream from the GP, but to be honest it didn't work at all. My son grew out of his eczema on his own.  A year later it came back, but only on his inner and outer elbows instead of his whole body, like it'd been previously. It still bothered him a lot though. Sometimes he would scratch his skin so badly it would bleed.  Around that time I started getting into natural skincare and...


How I Treated my Baby Boy's Dry Skin

Vanessa Karikari

How I Treated my Baby Boy's Dry Skin

  While pregnant with my baby boy, I planned what I was going to use on his skin. I was sure he wouldn't develop dry skin or eczema like my first two children, so I made a baby oil for him, as well as a bath milk that I used on my other kids. When my son was about two months old, I noticed that his skin had a problem. Flakes of his dry skin would fly out of his clothes like a puff of smoke whenever I undressed him - and it'd go everywhere. I couldn't understand why his...


How I Treated my Daughters Eczema and got into Natural Skincare

Vanessa Karikari

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How I Treated my Daughters Eczema and got into Natural Skincare

  My daughter had eczema from the age of four months, until I was finally able to cure it ten months later. I was originally prescribed bath washes and lotions from the GP to treat her condition, but nothing worked. Her eczema only seemed to worsen.  Then, I decided to try out recommendations from both a pharmacy and my local health store - yet still, nothing could make an improvement to her skin.  I remember one particular product I tried - a wash that I'd been recommended. After using it on my skin, I was surprised to find that my skin...