Dry and sensitive skin is not an easy condition and most parents know it, especially when they see their child’s skin decorated with red patches because of excessive scratching due to the persistent itch that they feel. It is frustrating and annoying not only for the little child who just wants to roll around […]
When dry and sensitive skin becomes red and the itch gets unbearable, it is virtually impossible to get your child to stop scratching. Moreover, heavy scratching can lead to the risk of bacteria getting under the skin. A distressing situation that is well worth preventing if possible, and easing if already present.
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Do you notice rough and scaly patches of skin on your baby’s scalp? As a new parent, this might cause a bit of concern. In most cases, however, there is nothing to worry about. This skin condition is called infantile seborrheic dermatitis, also referred to as cradle cap. In older kids and adults, the condition […]
A long-term skin condition that is dry and itchy, the symptoms of having dry and sensitive skin typically results from contact with allergens. So, it’s important to be aware of the numerous indoor allergens that can trigger your child’s dry and sensitive skin and take the necessary steps to reduce exposure to them.
Pets and dust […]
While most parents consider itching to be a minor nuisance, the story is very different for dry and sensitive skin patients, particularly children. Itching prompts scratching that can be beneficial in getting rid of various irritants from skin. However, for children that suffer from dry and sensitive skin, stopping the scratch is a challenge.
Scratching provides […]
It’s a fact that 60% of the things you apply to your skin is directly absorbed into your blood, therefore, what you put on your child’s skin is just as important as what they eat.
Many bath and body items advertised for little ones include irritating, even hazardous, chemicals.
When you visit your pharmacy, take the time […]
What exactly is a pH level, and what is an “acid mantle?” Knowing the answers to these questions will help you become a smarter consumer—and ensure healthier skin for your child.
What is a pH level?
The term “pH” stands for “power of hydrogen,” and is used to measure the acidity or alkalinity of a solution.
But if […]
One of the worst things about dry and sensitive skin is the urge to scratch due to uncontrollable itchiness. For people with dry and sensitive skin, scratching makes things worse. Instead of relieving the itch, scratching intensifies the redness and swelling and activates nerve fibres, triggering more itching, which in turn leads to more scratching.
Dry skin signifies the loss of a barrier feature.
Aspects that make the skin even drier could make dry and sensitive skin tougher to care for:
Wintertime weather condition
Regular cleaning specifically with very warm water
Cleaning in hard water (which raises pH).
Soap (which additionally increases pH) and bactericides.
High ambient temperatures.