blog — dry skin

A Nurse's Dry Hands... What Works Best?

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A Nurse's Dry Hands... What Works Best?

Nurses face so many challenges: overbearing doctors, following a protocol they may not agree with, stressed patients, long hours on their feet.... and extremely dry hands. What causes nurses to have dry hands more than other professions? Nurses need to wash their hands constantly to avoid spreading bacteria and to prevent contamination. The hand sanitizers provided at the hospitals are made with ingredients that strip the skin of their natural oils. Nurses' medical gloves (latex or powdered) can cause skin allergies. What a nurse needs for her dry hands: A water-less lotion... adding water to a lotion isn't just a waste...

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How to treat eczema naturally in children

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How to treat eczema naturally in children

Five-year-old Blake sat in the doctor's office with his mother when the doctor entered the room. She was desperately looking for a way to treat his eczema naturally, and this doctor came highly recommended. "He's itchy all the time," his mother said. "We've seen other doctors, and they want to put him on steroids and antibiotics. That seems awfully drastic for a young boy."She's right. They would likely have started with a prescription-strength corticosteroid cream.Blake had rashes that covered his arm and face, his skin was swollen and red, and his skin dermatitis was about to crust and flake off....

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Beesilk Jr as an Emollient and Beesilk Lotion as a Hard Lotion Bar...

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Beesilk Jr as an Emollient and Beesilk Lotion as a Hard Lotion Bar...

What's the difference between Beesilk and Beesilk Jr? Beesilk Jr is an emollient while Beesilk is a hard lotion bar. Each has its own use.

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Multiple Chemical Sensitivities and Natural Skin Care

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Multiple Chemical Sensitivities and Natural Skin Care

1 in 4 Americans have reported symptoms related to chemical sensitivity. How do you shop for natural skin care products that are safe for the skin? MadeOn Skin Care has ingredients that are safe, even edible: beeswax, shea butter, coconut oil.

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How to Treat Corns (and Calluses) on your Feet

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How to Treat Corns (and Calluses) on your Feet

Corns and calluses can make walking difficult and painful. But left untreated, they can become infected. Rest assured, you can treat them naturally and have your feet back to being smooth and soft with the right tools: Epsom salt, pumice stone, goat milk soap and our Foot Rub Lotion Stick.

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