Some eczema cases develop even during adulthood. This skin condition is also referred to as atopic dermatitis, and it causes redness, dryness, itching, and skin flaking. Areas commonly affected are the arms, wrists, hands, face, neck, back of knees, and upper chest.
White cats that go outside ideally should be kept indoors between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. If possible, children’s sunscreen can be used on the top of the nose and the ear tips to help prevent absorption of some of the harmful UV rays. Exposure to the sun’s UV rays is what predisposes cats to squamous cell carcinoma.
Manuka honey has antibacterial activity do to the release of hydrogen peroxide formed in a slow release by the present enzyme glucose oxidase. Manuka honey is the only honey to be found to produce an additional antibacterial component that is found in Leptospernum plants. There is evidence that the two antibacterial components may have a synergistic action.
Tea – A cold compress of Chamomile. Chamomile tones all types of complexions. The anti-inflammatory effect of the essential oil applied topically improves skin regeneration, and a cold compress does wonders for puffy eyes. Chamomile is used in facial steams to reduce puffiness and cleanse the pores of the skin. Steep tea bags and chill. Place cotton balls in liquid and apply to dark circles leaving on 10 to 15 minutes. Note: Handling fresh chamomile plants may cause psoriasis in some individuals. It should not to be used when using anti-coagulant drugs. Please note that the essential oil is said to stimulate the uterus and should be used with care in pregnancy. Allergic reactions may occur – normally with people allergic to daisies.
Sometimes extra hydration of skin can prove very beneficial for controlling eczema. You can easily achieve this by using a home made cold compress. Use good quality cotton cloth and make multiple folds to get a good thick cotton compress. Dip the cotton cloth in cold water and apply to the affected area 2-3 times during the day.
If you are concerned about aging, nothing will age your skin quicker than excessive washing with the wrong kind of cleanser. As your skin begins to dry, it also begins to age quickly. Thus, not only do you have to use a quality, natural cleanser, you also have to be sure that your skin is getting enough moisture from your moisturizer. You might also find that your skin prefers different cleansers and moisturizers during different seasons.
You should also make sure that puffy eyes are not a hereditary trait that runs in your family. Avoid drinking alcohol and smoking to remain healthy and to help to lessen the appearance of under eye puffiness.