FAQ icon

How can I get rid of eczema?

Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is a chronic skin condition that causes dry, itchy, and inflamed skin. Here are a few things you can try to help reduce the symptoms of eczema:

  • Moisturize your skin regularly: Using a good moisturizer can help hydrate your skin and reduce dryness and itching.
  • Avoid irritating substances: Certain substances, such as fragranced products and harsh soaps, can irritate your skin and worsen eczema symptoms.
  • Take short, lukewarm showers: Hot water can strip your skin of its natural oils, so try taking short, lukewarm showers instead.
  • Avoid scratching: Scratching can worsen eczema and lead to infection, so try to resist the urge to scratch.
  • Use a mild soap: Choose a gentle, unscented soap to clean your skin.
  • Apply a topical corticosteroid: Topical corticosteroids can help reduce inflammation and itching.
  • Try an over-the-counter cream: There are many over-the-counter creams and ointments that can help reduce eczema symptoms.
  • Consider taking an antihistamine: Antihistamines can help reduce itching and inflammation.

Please enter a valid email address.

Have a Question?

Didn't find what you were looking for? Ask our skin & hair experts for free.

Ask here

Skin Care Quiz

Take our quick and easy skin quiz to discover the best skin care routine for you.

Take Quiz