Allergic Contact Dermatitis in Children (I) – Q&A with Dr Steve Xu

Eczema is a skin condition with many parts to the puzzle – it is linked to hereditary skin condition, allergens (food, inhaled, contact and airborne), environmental factors (heat, humidity), bacteria colonization on skin (and how gut microbiome may affect allergic conditions), lifestyle factors (stress, hormonal change) and also suspected to be linked with diet/ water. […]

Science of Skincare Products – Eczema Supportive Care

This is a 4-part series focused on understanding the science behind skincare products so that parents of eczema children and eczema sufferers can better understand what goes into the bottle. For this series, I have Dr. Elisabeth Briand, R&D manager at Skintifique. Elisabeth holds an Engineering Master’s degree in food industry and a PhD in […]

Doctor Claudia Video – Eczema: Scratching the Surface

Dr. Claudia Aguirre is a neuro-scientist and a skin industry expert at The International Dermal Institute and Dermalogica. She is passionate about skincare, frequently lectures worldwide, and is an editorial contributor to global trade and consumer media. You can find her at twitter.com/doctorclaudia. Marcie Mom: In the video, Doctor Claudia explained atopic dermatitis and that […]

MooGoo… Learning about a Natural Skin Care brand (Part 2 of 2)

This is the second segment of the interview with Craig Jones, founder of MooGoo. MooGoo is an Australian company that makes a range of skincare products, founded by adapting the ‘diary’ version of udder cream for a family member. Refer to the first segment of interview here. Marcie Mom: I noted also on your website […]

MooGoo… Learning about a Natural Skin Care brand (Part 1 of 2)

MarcieMom heard from a mom in Malaysia of how well received MooGoo is among moms with eczema children. MooGoo is an Australian company that makes a range of skincare products, founded by adapting the ‘diary’ version of udder cream for a family member. As you know, while MarcieMom doesn’t do product review (no, Marcie is […]

Sensitive Skin Product Series – How many ingredients?

This is a 13-part series focused on understanding and using products for sensitive skin, an important topic given the generous amount of moisturizers that go onto the skin of a child with eczema. Marcie Mom met Laura Verallo Rowell Bertotto, the CEO of VMVGroup, on twitter and learnt that her company is the only hypoallergenic […]

Sensitive Skin Product Series – Understanding Coconut Oil

  Table to explain processing of coconut types and of other oils (provided by Dr Verallo-Rowell) This is a 13-part series focused on understanding and using products for sensitive skin, an important topic given the generous amount of moisturizers that go onto the skin of a child with eczema. Marcie Mom met Laura Verallo Rowell […]

Sensitive Skin Product Series – What Ingredient to Avoid

This is a 13-part series focused on understanding and using products for sensitive skin, an important topic given the generous amount of moisturizers that go onto the skin of a child with eczema. Marcie Mom met Laura Verallo Rowell Bertotto, the CEO of VMVGroup, on twitter and learnt that her company is the only hypoallergenic […]

Sensitive Skin Product Series – Understanding Irritant-Free

This is a 13-part series focused on understanding and using products for sensitive skin, an important topic given the generous amount of moisturizers that go onto the skin of a child with eczema. Marcie Mom met Laura Verallo Rowell Bertotto, the CEO of VMVGroup, on twitter and learnt that her company is the only hypoallergenic […]

Sensitive Skin Product Series – Understanding Ingredients

This is a 13-part series focused on understanding and using products for sensitive skin, an important topic given the generous amount of moisturizers that go onto the skin of a child with eczema. Marcie Mom met Laura Verallo Rowell Bertotto, the CEO of VMVGroup, on twitter and learnt that her company is the only hypoallergenic […]

Sensitive Skin Product Series – Understanding Ingredients & Patch Test

This is a 13-part series focused on understanding and using products for sensitive skin, an important topic given the generous amount of moisturizers that go onto the skin of a child with eczema. Marcie Mom met Laura Verallo Rowell Bertotto, the CEO of VMVGroup, on twitter and learnt that her company is the only hypoallergenic […]

What I learnt from Dr Claudia’s Video – Eczema, Scratching the Surface

Just watched Dr Claudia Aguirre’s video ‘Eczema-Scratching the Surface‘, posted on The International Dermal Institute that trains over 75,000 professional skin therapists annually. The video covers what’s atopic dermatitis, its causes and treatment, including house dust mite and defective skin barrier (see the video link in the comments). Something new I’ve learnt from the video […]

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