Incorporating natural remedies and lifestyle changes into your routine can help you to manage the symptoms of living with eczema or atopic dermatitis, and reduce the need for medicines. Learn more about self-care for your skin.


Guide for teenagers with eczema

National Eczema Society

You are not alone with this – nearly 6 million people in the UK have eczema so the chances are that there are a few others in your year group at school that also have it.

Guide to living with eczema

Irish Skin Foundation

Complete guide to living and coping with eczema or atopic dermatitis.

Household irritants

National Eczema Society

Eczema can be irritated by many things in the environment and often people with eczema have similar and different triggers.

Laundry care for people with eczema

National Eczema Assosciation

People with eczema should take special care with the items that come into direct contact with their skin.

Salt water baths

Nottingham Support Group for Carers of Children with Eczema

There is a lot of anecdotal evidence suggesting that salt water baths may be helpful in clearing up eczema, especially if it is oozing a lot or where secondary infection is common.

Steps to soak and seal

National Eczema Association

The Soak and Seal method of treating eczema is recommended by many providers to combat dry skin and reduce flares. To get the full therapeutic benefit, Soak and Seal often and follow the steps in order.

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