Natural Skincare For Your Child’s Eczema

By Kristie Turck •  Published 04/27/22 •  5 min read

Last updated on May 25th, 2022 at 03:53 pm

One of the most frequent questions I get from parents is “What can I use on my child’s eczema that’s safer?”  So please welcome my guest expert Jennifer founder of The Eczema Company.  She has a child with eczema and shares her wisdom with us on natural skincare for your child’s eczema.

Check out Jennifer’s tips and recommendations for testing new products and for finding the best natural skincare for your child’s eczema.

Finding the right skincare for your child’s eczema.

“What works for one child’s skin, may not work for another.” This is the phrase that plagues me as a mother of a child with eczema.

I know I am not the only one who has spent countless dollars on a closet full of half-used products full of promise. Each product was sworn to be the eczema miracle because it worked for a friend’s child.

It’s true, that some children’s eczema is mild enough that once you do find the right moisturizer, their skin will vastly improve. But for many kids, the cream is not enough.

Finding the triggers is critical for these children, whether it’s:

Once you identify the trigger you will be able to find the best eczema skincare treatment and your child. So that they will be well on their way to healthier skin!

There is a moisturizer that will work best for your child. Finding the right one will require patience, and knowing what ingredients to look for.

Many natural ingredients have powerful eczema healing properties. Here is a list of those that have proven most beneficial.

Natural Ingredients for your Child’s Eczema can be found in:

Natural Ingredients that are Beneficial for Kids with Eczema include:

 

Essential Oils, Herbs, and Flowers that are Beneficial for your Child’s Eczema:

Use caution and only use small quantities, as essential oils are effective but potent.

SafeMama Tip: Do your research when sourcing essential oils, herbs, and flowers. As with most things we discuss on this site there can be a big difference between brands. Here is a link to one of our favorite USDA organic tea companies Arbor Teas

Tips for Testing a New Product on Your Child:

Eczema Skincare Products to Try:

It is worth trying any natural product containing one or more of the ingredients above. Here is a quick list of some of my favorites.

  1. Manuka Honey Skin Cream for Eczema
  2. Manuka Honey Skin Cream for Eczema
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  3. Organic Calendula Oil Eczema Salve
  4. Organic Calendula Oil Eczema Salve
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  5. Itchy Eczema Treatment | The Eczema Company
  6. Itchy Eczema Treatment | The Eczema Company
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  7. Grass Fed Tallow Soap | Paleo Skin Care
  8. Grass Fed Tallow Soap | Paleo Skin Care
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About Jennifer: Jennifer is a work-at-home mother of two. One with eczema, food allergies, and asthma. One with mild eczema.  Jennifer is the founder of The Eczema Company, which offers specialty clothing and natural skincare for children with eczema.

Thank you Jennifer for sharing your insight with SafeMama readers!

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