Dermatitis or Eczema is a common skin reaction in which the skin becomes red and itchy, sometimes with swelling and a rash. The skin may be dry and flaky, and blisters may occur. Although it’s not an infectious condition, there is a risk of developing an infection from scratching.
Eczema is often used to describe an atopic skin reaction, while dermatitis is usually used to describe the skin reaction caused by irritants or allergens, but the two words are sometimes used interchangeably.
A friend’s baby, Liam has a bit of ezcema on his chest. The top photo was taken the morning after the first application of Le Rêve aromatherapy oils as my friend was looking at natural remedies for eczema to use on her baby. The baby’s skin was very red, dry and sore looking.Read More›