Results for Tag: eczema

Fact file on harmful skin lightening ingredients

Written by: Kofi Dwinfour

The following ingredients found in some skin lightening products have been proven to be harmful to health and cause permanent skin damage.
For information about how Trading Standards are stamping out the illegal trade in skin lightening creams please read this blog.
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Pruritus

Written by: Kofi Dwinfour

Pruritus is the medical term for what is colloquially called an itch. Although pruritus is a common symptom of many dermatological conditions, such as radiation dermatitis and atopic dermatitis, it can also be a standalone condition. Pruritus may be localised or generalised and can occur as an acute or chronic condition. Itching lasting more than six weeks is termed chronic pruritus. (more…)

Using Turmeric face masks to fight acne, eczema and other skin conditions

Written by: Kofi Dwinfour

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Turmeric is widely used as a kitchen ingredient and it adds a distinct flavour and colour to dishes. It is also used for a wide variety of health purposes and is even a popular ingredient of many herbal supplements. In addition to being a fantastic kitchen ingredient and natural alternative turmeric also has benefits that people who want to look and feel better would surely be glad about. (more…)

Vitamin D May Help Improve Eczema in Children

Written by: Kofi Dwinfour

By Denise Reynolds RD, EmaxHealth

Originally published here

Atopic dermatitis, a type of eczema, affects almost 18 million Americans according to statistics from the National Eczema Association. For many, the condition worsens in the winter when heated homes and low humidity dry the skin.

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