Winter Itch and Eczema Treatment

Do you suffer from Winter Itch? This is the time to take precautions. It is most common in the elderly, caused by dry skin felt as a general itchiness. It also often affects those with a history of eczema, allergies and even asthma. The main cause is the weather on these colder months and putting our skin through temperature extremes – moving from freezing cold outside to the warmth of our homes, the temperature changes can dry out your skin. How do I identify Winter Itch? If your skin feels dry, particularly on the backs of hands, on the shins...

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Best moisturiser for Dehydrated Skin

The best moisturiser for dehydrated skin, and other suggestions for a good general skin care regime. Dehydration can affect every skin type and age, especially those with dry skin. Skin dehydration is the loss of water in the skin and occurs when the skin loses more moisture than it takes in. Dehydration often leads to thinning of the skin, promotes development of fine lines, wrinkles, crow’s feet. Being dehydrated can change the appearance of your skin, it may appear flushed, dry and older looking. The skin dehydration often result from a hot, dry climate, not drinking enough water, prolonged exposure...

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Hard Water: Eczema Treatment

Hard water is not necessarily a problem. As far back as Roman times people have been enjoying the healing effects of it. The health benefits of mineral-rich springs such as those in Harrogate, Bath and further afield Pompeii are legendary. Most of the Skin Salve community suffering from dry skin tell us they have tried nearly every cream, lotion, and moisturiser out there. Despite what they use or how often they use it, their dry skin often persists. People often think dry skin is just part of daily life. They may not have given thought to a simple environmental factor...

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