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Bet you didn’t know that how you wash your sheets, towels and t-shirts can also have an effect on your skin?
Everything from your clothes to towels, bedding and even your kids’ toys, can trigger irritation, especially if you suffer from eczema or atopic dermatitis. According to the National Eczema Society, over 30 million Americans have some form of eczema, and there are many different types of this common skin condition.
According to Boca Raton dermatologist Jeffrey Fromowitz, “Dyes and fragrances found in laundry soaps and detergents have chemicals that in adults, children and babies with extremely sensitive skin, can trigger a reaction. It’s a good idea to wash all new fabrics – c
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If you suffer from dry skin, eczema or dermatitis you know how rough winter can be on the skin of your body, as well as your face. Thankfully with a little bit of awareness, a few good products and a few simple guidelines, you can ease that itch.
“What you want to do is treat any inflammation and bring the skin’s barrier function into balance,” said dermatologist Dr. Joshua Zeichner, director of cosmetic and clinical research, Department of Dermatology at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan.
“Moisturizers help skin to work as well as it possibly can,” he added. One good option is Cetaphil Restoraderm Skin Restoring Moisturizer ($14.99), which treats the itch with somethin
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, BITB has interviewed Britta Aragon, a natural beauty expert, cancer survivor and author of When Cancer Hits. A survivor of Hodgkin’s Disease at age 16, she became intensely interested in finding hair, skin and nail products appropriate for people undergoing chemotherapy and radiation when her father underwent an eight year battle with cancer. Even products for sensitive skin were laden with irritating ingredients. As a result, Britta become an epert in safe solutions for those experiencing side effects from chemotherapy, radiation or medication and even for those who experience skin conditions like eczema, sensitivity or chronic dryness. Read o
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