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Here’s why you don’t HAVE to resort to steroids for eczema treatment.

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Here’s why you don’t HAVE to resort to steroid treatment. You can make a few changes to start the healing process immediately It’s unsettling to have a 20 minute consultation with a doctor to then be handed a prescription for a topical steroid cream. Will this fix the problem permanently? Does this mean I won’t suffer from side effects? Does this tell me why I have eczema in the first place? No, No and No. And yet, your skin hurts, itches, and bleeds. Feeling hopeless, most people would take that prescription slip and reluctantly run to the pharmacy, even though its...

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Are you allergic to your laundry detergent?

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Is your rash, dry skin or eczema caused by your laundry detergent? Here's how to find out....

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What happens to your skin when you're dehydrated?

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How Dehydration Affects Your Skin You're going to love this tip: you can fix your dry, flaky, wrinkled skin with water. You're welcome. Enjoy the rest of your day. 😁 Okay, there's a bit more to it than that, but know that as we become dehydrated, our skin becomes dry, flaky, and wrinkled. Our skin loses its natural elasticity as we age, making it harder for water to enter our cells, and our skin is more easily dehydrated.  Is your skin dry, or is it dehydrated? There's a difference. And there's a way to check: Run the side of your finger up your cheek,...

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Wedding Ring Dermatitis: Is it a nickel allergy or a simple skin irritation?

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Wedding Ring Dermatitis: Is it a nickel allergy or a simple skin irritation?

A MadeOn customer, Leah, wrote to tell me that she found the cause to her eczema in the form of something unexpected:

"Renee,  I wanted to mention an eczema trigger that a lot of people don't think about. It's the one I figured out was mine and since I removed it from my environment, my eczema has improved about 90%." 

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What’s your skin care game changer?

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What’s your skin care game changer?

How do you tackle the overwhelming task of getting better skin this year? Choose one game-changing activity, find the expert (we have many!), create just ONE action plan for the month, and then do it. (Not enough time? Create the 'not-to-do list' of things you won't do so that you have time to do the important stuff.

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