Bathing your child is one of the milestone challenges of being a parent. For first-time parents, this may be when you realize how different the needs of children and adults can be. The biggest one is your child’s skin, which is softer and more sensitive to temperature and chemicals. That’s why, choosing the right bath […]
Essential guidelines to ensure your little one has a great bath time
Most issues with children who have dry and sensitive skin is intensified by unintentional bathing habits that dry out the skin too much. Knowing what to do with the right products can greatly soothe the child’s irritated skin and maximize fun for them as […]
Home is a safe haven for children to play with their cherished toys and frolic with their wonderful pets. However, most children don’t know that their home is filled with skin irritants that can cause itchiness to their delicate skin.
Toddlers have thinner skin when compared to adults, which also means that they are more susceptible […]
A history of how people used to treat skin irritation.
We’ve probably had a grandma or a grandpa back in the day that had homemade remedies to help with getting better skin. Chances are, they probably came with a real grandparent story too (not to mention the occasional stern warning).
But thanks to modern technology, we have […]
Especially when your child has dry & irritated skin and some hacks to make it easier.
Skin disease amongst children are on the rise in developed countries. Rashes, relentless itching and chaffing of skin are initial symptoms which can ultimately develop into staphylococcal and fungal infections.
One major trigger of this is hot weather. Heat causes water […]
PART 3 – MAKING LIFESTYLE ADJUSTMENTS
Does your child often break out in itchy red patches that irritate the skin and cause some serious discomfort?
Some people find that making small lifestyle adjustments can make a significant difference over time. There are many things that can cause it to occur. So keep an eye out for the […]
People dealing with dry and sensitive skin are very familiar with the use of emollients or moisturisers and are thankful that such products exist. It is not surprising that parents, in particular, consider them as “life savers” in their effort to improve their children’s dry and sensitive skin.
Emollients, or moisturisers as they’re commonly known, work […]
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 […]
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.