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Rashes, itching, or bumps can indicate various skin conditions, including eczema, psoriasis, and rosacea. But recognizing an inflamed, red, or peeling patch of skin is essential to determine the right treatment.

  1. Eczema

Eczema, aka atopic dermatitis, is a skin condition common in infants but can affect any age group and anywhere on the body due to hypersensitivity reactions. Eczema tends to inherit.

Symptoms:

  • Dry, scaly, inflamed skin with itching
  • Skin flushing
  • Open, crusted, peeling, or pus-filled blistered

Triggers:

  • Climatic changes and dry skin
  • Fabrics like silk or wool
  • Irritants like dyes, soaps, detergents, perfumes, cosmetics
  • Stress
  • Pets fur, house dust mites, pollen, and molds

Treat Eczema with:

  • Shea butter and glycerin moisturizers
  • Aloe vera gel and coconut oil
  • Witch hazel, colloidal oatmeal, and sunflower oil
  • Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune disorder that damages healthy skin cells. You can have psoriasis at any age.

Symptoms

  • Inflamed, red, and severe itchy skin
  • Red thick patches with a silver-white crusty top
  • Scaly scalp and ridged and pitted nails

Triggers:

  • Cold and dry weather conditions
  • Cut or scrape injury to the skin
  • A poisonous bug-bite
  • Sunburn
  • stress

Treat Psoriasis with:

  • Salt baths like dead sea salt
  • Deep Moisturizing with tea tree oil, argan oil, and emu oil
  • Organic skincare products having turmeric, evening promise oil and indigo naturalist.
  • Rosacea

Rosacea is a common skin condition with redness and visible blood vessels on the face typically found in fair-complexioned women. It appears with red blushing forehead, cheeks, nose, and chin. It often runs in families.

Symptoms:

  • Patches of dry and rough skin
  • Burning and stinging skin
  • Broken vessels on eyelids with troubled seeing
  • Large pores and swollen red nose

Triggers:

  • Spicy foods, hot drinks, and alcoholic beverages
  • Extreme temperatures
  • Cosmetic products or some blood pressure medications
  • Excessive exposure in the sun or wind

Treat Rosacea with:

  • Green tea and honey which help soothe the redness
  • Essential oils like jasmine, rose, lavender, thyme
  • Retinols filled with natural vitamin A & C nutrients

  Have questions about how to treat eczema? Please contact us for more information.