5 products to relieve eczema
November is Eczema Awareness Month. Here’s a roundup of fragrance-free products for the whole family to help control flare-ups and relieve itching
Source: Best Health magazine, November/December 2013; Images: Thinkstock (top); Tracy Shumate (bottom)
‘ Spectro Dry Skin face cleanser is a gentle soap-free formula for dry skin ($7, 200 mL).
‘ CeraVe Hydrating Cleanser is a ceramide-rich and soap-free face cleanser for normal to dry skin; it maintains skin’s optimal moisture balance ($16, 355 mL).
‘ XeraCalm A.D Lipid-Replenishing Balm by Eau Thermale Avène is in a hermetically sealed tube. It targets itching and restores skin’s cutaneous barrier ($27, 200 mL).
‘ La Roche-Posay Lipikar Baume AP is a lipid-replenishing balm with shea butter and canola oil. In a project aimed at helping Canadian families with kids affected by eczema, La Roche-Posay and the Eczema Society of Canada teamed up with Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children to hold a children’s drawing contest to depict a perfect itch-free day. The winning drawing is on this bottle ($33, 400 mL).
‘ Aveeno Baby Eczema Care Body Wash has soothing colloidal oatmeal ($13, 236 mL).
This article was originally titled "Options for eczema" in the Nov/Dec 2013 issue of Best Health. Subscribe today to get the full Best Health experience’and never miss an issue!