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Natural Eczema Care
Eczema got you down? We hear ya. Skin problems can be upsetting. Though eczema is usually an inherited condition, there is now reason to believe synthetic perfumes, air pollutants, and other toxic chemicals found in personal care products are to blame for the increase in new eczema cases every day. And – get this – the traditional medications you or a loved one may be using to treat eczema could actually be making it a lot worse.
Scientific studies have shown that prolonged use of over-the-counter eczema treatments such as corticosteroids (hydrocortisone ring a bell?) can be significantly absorbed into our bodies and lead to skin infections, glaucoma, adrenal dysfunction, and certain cancers. Your favorite eczema moisturizers may also contain poisonous parabens (now banned in Japan and Sweden) which can disrupt hormones and lead to lymphoma as well as breast cancer. Shockingly enough, these same parabens have also been shown to cause eczema! Wrap your noggin around that one.
Thankfully, we offer natural eczema treatments, natural eczema lotions, and other alternative eczema remedies instead of the cell-damaging, chemical-laden stuff. Why choose synthetic steroids and carcinogenic parabens when you can smother natural oats and avocado all over your face? We think that's a no-brainer, really.