Eczema News – ‘Lipid fingerprint’ Treatment Approach

At end September 2015, it was announced on various medical new sites that Oregon State University’s researchers have developed a new approach to treat eczema that is Personalized; and based on Individual lipid deficiencies (akin to lipid fingerprint) The new system patented (yet to be developed) requires testing of skin and lipid samples (from sticking and pulling off a […]

Selection of Moisturizer (II) – Moisturizer and Ingredients

Last week, we’ve covered the 10 Moisturizer Selection Tips. This week, (as promised!), I’ve compiled ingredient listing for common moisturizers found in pharmacy (in Singapore/Asia as some brands are marketed under different brand names in the US/UK). There are broadly 3 generations of moisturizers: 1st generation moisturizers are occlusive – these act as a layer to […]

Skin Expert Tips on Selection of Moisturizer

In June 2015, there was an eczema public forum held at the National Skin Centre Singapore and one of the talks was “Making the Right Choices for Your Skincare – Expert tips on Selection of the Right Moisturizer and Skincare Products” by A/P Professor Giam Yoke Chin. There was a segment of her talk where […]

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. Read more about Dr Briand here. Science behind Skincare Products Skincare Product safety and expiry date Skincare Product stability Eczema Supportive Care Lotion, Cream or Ointment […]

Science of Skincare Products – Stability

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. Read more about Dr Briand here. Science behind Skincare Products Skincare Product safety and expiry date Skincare Product stability Eczema Supportive Care Stability in Skincare Product […]

Science of Skincare Products – Safety and Product Expiry Date

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. Read more about Dr Briand here. Science behind Skincare Products Skincare Product safety and expiry date Skincare Product stability Eczema Supportive Care Skincare Product Expiry […]

Science of Skincare Products – Science in the Bottle

Science Behind Skincare Products with Dr Briand 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. Science behind Skincare Products Skincare Product safety and expiry date Skincare Product stability Eczema Supportive Care MarcieMom: Thank […]

Eczema News – Testing Water Evaporation from Skin for Babies

I shared in this post (and the comments) that moisturizing has been studied to have a protective effect over eczema. Similarly, Dr Cheryl Lee MD shared in the Skin pH interview series that moisturizing from 3 weeks of age has been shown by Simpson et. al., to be a safe and effective time to start moisturizing the […]

Skin pH with Cheryl Lee Eberting, M.D.– Eczema and Skin pH

This is the 5th and last post of Skin pH series: Read the 1st post on Understanding Skin pH and its Impact here, 2nd post on Overly Acidic and Alkaline Skin here, 3rd post on Diet, Environment on Skin here and 4th post on Moisturizing and Skincare Products’ impact on Skin and Skin pH here. We are privileged […]

Skin pH with Cheryl Lee Eberting, M.D.– Moisturizer and Skincare Products

This is the 4th post of Skin pH series: Read the 1st post on Understanding Skin pH and its Impact here, 2nd post on Overly Acidic and Alkaline Skin here and 3rd post on Diet, Environment on Skin here. We are privileged to have Board Certified Dermatologist Cheryl Lee Eberting, M.D. again for this 5-week skin pH series. Read more on […]

(Video) How to Moisturize Baby Sensitive Skin

This is the fourth of baby skincare series, focusing on shower. The previous three videos were on Common Baby Rash I Sun Protection for Kids I How to Shower Baby. I NEED YOUR SUPPORT, do subscribe to my EczemaBlues channel here. As I’m just starting out, and camera-shy, the video is my voice over slides that I prepared. Do share […]

Eczema Research News – Moisturizing, Fancy or not?

Today’s topic is on Moisturizer, does Eczema need the fancy stuff? Any parent with eczema child would have come across moisturizing, after all it is standard treatment of eczema. Moisturizing is a topic that has generated MANY comments among parents, two of the more popular posts are Help! What Moisturizer to Use on your Eczema Baby (52 […]

Life of Eczema Girl – Not over my BODY

This is the 26th of my 2nd cartoon series, ‘LIFE OF AN ECZEMA GIRL’. For more cartoon in this series, check out here. For more on moisturizing, check out the tag “moisturizer“.

AAD Skincare Video Series: Skincare for Eczema

Face Washing 101 How to Get the Most from Your Skincare Products Eczema Tips: How to Help your Child Feel Better How to Apply Sunscreen MarcieMom: Dr Zeichner, thank you for taking time to help with this AAD video series.  Cross-Reactivity in Beauty & Skincare Products For individuals with sensitive skin using multiple products, say facial cleanser, […]

SOMEONE managing Moisturizing

This is a new series in 2013 focused on personal journey with eczema while managing a certain aspect of life. Today, we have Tina Santiago-Rodriguez, whose three-year-old daughter has had eczema since a year old and shares her journey in figuring out what to moisturize her child with. Tina blogs at TrulyRichMom on her Catholic […]

Best of 2012 MarcieMom Eczema Twitter Tips – On Moisturizing & SkinCare

Continuing to share my Best of 2012 MarcieMom Eczema Twitter Tips! (part one here) Once again, it’s such a blessing to meet skin experts on the web and have them help out in my blog. So, here you go! – the best of my moisturizing tips! 4 of 366 MarcieMom Eczema Tip – The most […]

Eczema Support Group 1st Sharing on Moisturizing!

I had a wonderful time meeting up, learning and sharing with other parents of eczema children last Saturday, the very first of a monthly support group session held under the Eczema Support Group. Everything shared was in confidence, so no specifics or pictures would be published (none taken in fact!) But for those who missed […]

Reinforcing Amount to Moisturize Eczema Child

This is a combination of two previous posts – the first one was an explanation of Dr Benabio’s ‘Great hack to help your kid with eczema’ video that he tweeted me and the second a short Q&A with him. The videos are no longer available which is why I’ve combined the two posts into one […]

Combined Approach Series – Topical Treatment

4 post series, starting with introduction to Combined Approach Eczema Topical Treatment Habitual Scratching Elimination Stress, Attitude and Habit Reversal Explaining Topical Treatment – Moisturizer The Combined Approach includes topical treatment using emollient and steroid. Moisturizing is a HUGE part of topical treatment, as emollients both lubricate and moisturize. Dr Bridgett’s advice on moisturizing is […]

Sensitive Skin Product Series – How to Manage the Diaper Area?

Marcie Mom: I note with interest that your product Grandma Minnie’s Oil’s Well Nurturing Do-It-Oil can prevent diaper rash. What is the ingredient that prevents this rash and how it is different from the off-the-shelf diaper rash cream? Dr. Verallo-Rowell: The USDA- certified Organic Virgin Coconut Oil and Monolaurin Both ingredients – no reported allergies, […]