COVID-19 – Overall Impact on Skin and Hair

The year 2020 seriously took a toll on minds and bodies all across the globe. The human race was put in a constant state of stress and anxiety. Even in 2021, the hot topic’s still the same – Life with COVID-19. It’s a common knowledge that the main symptoms of […]

Dust Mites Allergy – Common Yet Ignored

Our son’s dermatitis always made us extra cautious, especially when it came to spotting the allergens in the environment. But to our folly, we ignored one extremely common allergen – the dust mites. One day I casually glanced at my bedroom side table and noticed minute white specs all over […]

Skin Soothing Oatmeal Bath

Oats are considered as a “super grain” that are equally good when either consumed orally or applied externally. I’m a huge fan of colloidal oatmeal and use it on regular basis as a skin soothing agent for my eczema prone son. It contains compounds that have anti-inflammatory and moisture-retaining properties […]

Perfumes – Pleasant to Some, Nuisance to Others

According to a famous saying “You’re never fully dressed without a perfume”. And ,I for one, took this quote very seriously, as there was hardly a time where I left my house without wearing a perfume. This interest was instilled in me because of my father; he was a perfume […]

Epinephrine Autoinjector – A Must Have!

Never knew what an epinephrine autoinjector was until I bought one for my son. His doctor recommended that it’s crucial to have it for self-injecting purposes for a person with severe allergic reactions. The autoinjector contains epinephrine, a chemical that narrows blood vessels and opens airways in the lungs. These […]

Is Your Eczema Accompanied With Food Allergies?

Eczema is a tricky condition. If you can identify your triggers then you’re amongst the lucky ones. There could be various triggers – external or internal and of course it varies from person to person. My eczema prone son has multiple triggers. It would take an ample amount of time […]

Eczema vs Other Infections – A Random Theory

I have noticed a very weird pattern that whenever my child is sick whether it’s common cold, viral infections, bacterial infections or any other such thing; then his eczema gets better – wayyy better!! So I have this totally random theory… When the body is busy fighting other illnesses, then […]