Category Archives: Eczema

Do you know what is a corticosteroid, how strong are they, and how to recognize them?

I’m sure many of us who had eczema before in our lifetime had been to a doctor who prescribed a cream or an ointment, with or without your knowledge that it was a topical steroid. Some came in its original packaging with all the needed labels while some doctors prescribed self compounded cream that may […]

Red Skin Syndrome Explained

Red Skin Syndrome also known as RSS will generally appear when your skin appears red, itch or burn, even in places that steroid was not applied. Many people interpret this as evidence that their original skin condition is getting worse, rather than as a sign of another underlying concern. RSS hasn’t been well-studied. There aren’t […]

Will you buy from unethical brands again?

On 1st July 2019, the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) warned the public against buying or using four skin creams that were found to have undeclared potent ingredients. One of the brands that stood out from the 4 of them is D’Splendid Kidzema cream as they are targeting Eczema for infants while the other 2 are […]

Understanding Eczema

For many Eczema sufferers out there, they have to endure tremendous pressure from outsiders look. “I have to ignore the looks from strangers and even have to withstand direct questions from uncle and aunties in polyclinics”, said one Eczema Sufferer. Eczema is the top skin condition seen at the National Skin Centre. In 2017, it […]

How to identify 4 signs of scalp inflammation and remedy it

Skin inflammation is relatively easy to spot on your face—whether it’s breakouts and blemishes, redness from rosacea, or flakiness from eczema, you can usually notice the signs with a simple glance in the mirror. But inflammation on the scalp becomes a little trickier to identify, even though it’s just as important to treat. Your scalp is your […]

Man With Eczema Shows Incredible Transformation After Ditching Topical Steroid

An eczema sufferer has revealed pictures of his transformation since ditching steroid medication and depriving his body of all moisture. When Jonathan Rowe, 32, developed eczema on his face when he was 18 his doctor gave him a steroid-based cream to treat it, and although it seemed to fix the problem initially, the rash-like eczema returned soon after. Jonathan, from London, […]

How To Avoid Food Allergies

“Itching of the eyes, swelling of the lips, tongue, mouth, and throat, wheezing, difficulty in breathing, dizziness, fainting, and pale blue skin are some common symptoms of a food allergy” A food allergy can be the result of an overreaction by your immune system to a particular food or a substance in the food. Hence, […]