web analytics

Archives for March 2013

Tried and Tested Cracked Heel Remedy

Excessively dry skin and pressure on our feet can cause cracked heels, also known as heel fissures and foot cracks. This split or cracked skin can be very painful and unattractive; the split skin can cause bleeding or even infection. Dry, cracked feet can affect anyone; however eczema and psoriasis sufferers are more than likely to be affected. This condition is seemly worse in the summer when people tend to wear open shoes; but it can occur at any time. [social_share/] What causes cracked … [Read more...]

Tried and Tested Remedy for Eczema

There are many different variations of eczema such as atopic dermatitis and contact dermatitis, atopic eczema, infantile eczema and the list goes on. The term eczema is derived from the Greek meaning “to boil over” which is very descriptive to all, as eczema is a chronic non-contagious inflammation of the epidermis, which is the outer layer of the skin. Affected skin sometimes does feel like it’s on fire “boiling over” where the skin can swell and become dry, flaky, and extremely itchy. … [Read more...]