blog — eczema

Is my Skin Issue (psoriasis, acne, itchy skin) a Symptom of Candida?

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Is my Skin Issue (psoriasis, acne, itchy skin) a Symptom of Candida?

We get questions all the time from people who come looking for the product that will fix their itchy skin, or psoriasis, or eczema, or rash... and while we can sometimes help the issue with our Beesilk or Simply Soothing, there's almost always an underlying cause that should get checked out.  And yet, they don't necessarily want to visit a dermatologist only to get handed a prescription for a steroid treatment that will only fix it temporarily. I want to present a case for checking out candida as a possible cause. But first, let's look at the skin issues associated...

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The Dangers of Petroleum Jelly

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"Petroleum is a BIG issue that often is not addressed with skin and allergy issues!" The above comment caught my attention as I perused the feedback from a readers interest survey I had put out at the end of 2019. (Take the survey here.)  What did she mean? What personal experience did this woman have that prompted her to share her story with me?  Here's what she wrote: "It wasn't until someone mentioned in a blog post about a petroleum allergy that the light bulb went on for me and all the allergy issues I've had for over 30 years."...

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Topical steroid withdrawal is a thing! Be aware of how you're treating eczema.

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Topical steroid withdrawal is a thing! Be aware of how you're treating eczema.

Let me share Chi Pei's story with you. She wrote extensively about her journey from having 80% of her skin itchy and flakey (at its worst), to now living itch-free, with just a bit of residual rash. You will find by reading this that steroids actually did worse for her in the long run. She's not alone.  

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5 Benefits of Avocados for the Face

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5 Benefits of Avocados for the Face

Avocados and avocado oil are great for the skin. From making your skin feel supple, to enhancing your skin's barrier function, avocados are a huge benefit. We've packed avocado puree and avocado oil in our popular Avocado

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From keto to gluten-free, low carb skin care

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From keto to gluten-free, low carb skin care

Gluten-free skin care starts with using preservatives that do not contain gluten. Beyond that, some people need to use low carb skin care if they're following a strict keto diet therapy to manage their epilepsy. Read more to find out how one mom learned to treat her daughter's Dravet's Syndrome through diet... and MadeOn products, a.k.a.,  low carb skin care.

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