What is once again... Smooth Skin for Eczema and Psoriasis?
Once again... Smooth Skin for Eczema and Psoraisis is a naturally-derived skincare line that was specially formulated for those individuals who are suffering from light to extreme cases of Psoriasis and Eczema. We have searched throughout the world for ingredients that have been valued for their effectiveness If you are dealing with the affects of Eczema or Psoraisis; we invite you to try one or many of the products. We are confident you will find the relief that many have found after using once again... Smooth Skin. You will find a wonderful and soothing selection of oils, butters and essential oils in each product... Dead Sea Minerals, Manuka, Chaulmoogra Oil, Seabuckthorn Oil, ...
What is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is a chronic skin disease that is characterized by red scaly, patches. In severe cases, the patches of irritated skin will grow and merge into one another, covering large areas. Psoriasis may cause lesions, patches, or papules on the surface of the skin, and may occur anywhere on the body... elbows, knees, scalp, nails,... The main forms of psoriasis are:
What is Eczema? Eczmea (Atopic dermatitis) is a common, recurring skin condition characterized by a dry, flaky, itchy rash. It is thought to be hereditary. It is most common in people with a family history of an atopic disorder: asthma, hay fever, or atopic dermatitis. Eczema can appear on different parts of the body depending on your age. Its appearance may also vary depending on its severity and location on the body. This tends to be the most itchy form of eczema. It has a tendency to be more common in children. Common features are:
Erythema (Patchy Skin) — skin redness
Papulation (Bumpy Skin) — appearance of bumps
Excoriation (Red Open Sores) — lesions caused by scratching
Lichenification (Scaly Skin) — lines in skin caused by chronic inflammation
Although is cannot be cured, eczema can be controlled. Eczema can affect babies to adults. Contact Dermatitis can be either: Allergic Contact Dermatitis - typically a result of having regular contact with a substance over a period of time. Irritant Contact Dermatitis - typically affects adults that are in contact with irritants to the skin. It is commonly found on hands. Discoid Eczema is generally found in older adults. It will appear as coin shaped red patches - generally on the lower leg. Seborrhoeic Eczema affects babies and adults. In babies, it is commonly known as cradle cap. It is not known to be sore or itchy. Adults that are affected with seborrhoeic eczema are typically men in the 20-40 year old age range. It is thought to be a result of yeast growth. It will be found in the scalp and spread to the eyebrow area appearing as skin flakes. Varicose Eczema is more common in women. It will affect the lower legs and ankles. It is typically affects older people who have difficulty with poor cirulation.
What "triggers" Psoriasis and Eczema? There are many "triggers" for Psoriasis and Eczema. They include:
Bacterial infection imbalance of hormones
Psoriasis - may be hereditary
Eczema - may be hereditary... depending on the type
How can I control my Psoriasis and Eczema? You can control your psoriasis and eczema through external and internal means. Relief for psoriasis and eczema internally can be achieved through:
Vitamins and Minerals
Evening Primrose Oil
Relief for psoriasis and eczema externally can be from topical creams and ointments. Some of the popular natural ingredients are:
Dead Sea Salts
Sea Buckthorn Oil
Evening Primrose Oil
The most important means of controlling psoriasis and eczema is through controlling stress. Controlling stress can be achieved through yoga, meditation, long walks, listening to calming music...
Are there foods that I should avoid for Psoriasis and Eczema? The food you eat can determine how well you can control your psoriasis and eczema. Some foods can trigger a "flare-up". It is thought that if you eliminate certain foods, you can have greater control over the "flare-ups". Foods that seem to aggreviate psoriasis and eczema are: