5 Skin Care Products Perfect for Winter

The winter season has arrived which can bring a new set of challenges for eczema sufferers. The dramatic changes in temperature, winds, being indoors more often, dry skin, it can all make eczema symptoms worse if not well equipped. Preventative steps can help keep the skin barrier happy during winter months. These 5 products will help your eczema feel like the season never changed. 

  1. Vaniply Ointment 

Our favorite eczema emollient. This ointment is gentle and helps retain skin’s natural moisture. To get full benefits, it’s best to use this after bath time, to fully seal in the moisture. It’s also extremely effective under eczema clothing, wraps, or gloves. Water based creams are inferior for moderate to severe eczema. You need an ointment/emollient and Vanicream is free of any irritants and heals the skin barrier and protects while it treats.

  • Dermatologist Recommended
  • Free of common chemical irritants
  • Soothes dry, irritated, itchy skin
  • Helps moisturize dry, cracked hands and feet
  • Helps relieve dry, chapped, cracked lips
  • Helps protect from drying effects of wind and cold weather
  • Awarded the Seal of Acceptance from the National Eczema Association Eczema Honey Hand Sanitizer

    2. Eczema Honey Hand Sanitizer Gel can help protect against eczema irritation, fragrance-free, and contains 70% ethyl alcohol, making it effective at killing germs and viruses. Safe and effective? Yes, please!

    3. Free and Clear Cleanser

    This cleanser is perfect for extra sensitive skin. It is gentle, yet effective at cleaning eczema. It can be used on hands, face, and body without any chemicals or fragrances added. 


    4. Ora’s Amazing Herbal Touchy Skin Salve

    Primarily used as an eczema treatment salve. When applied twice daily, it is highly effective in soothing and healing affected areas as well as protecting the skin from irritation. It is a wonderful salve for the treatment and prevention of eczema outbreaks. Great for healing scrapes, scars, severe dry patches, cracked heels and various irritations. Fragrance free, alcohol free, paraben free, preservative free, and will not burn or sting when applied.

    Touchy Skin Salve has no essential oils added, to avoid any irritation that a scent may cause. A nice deep inhale through the nose will reveal the earthy presence of 

    • Organic Herbs 
    • Organic Coconut Oil 
    • Domestic Beeswax – and nothing else.

    5. Manuka Honey by AD Rescuewear

    Our newest product -  AD RescueWear has teamed with a bee keeper on a breathtaking island in New Zealand. Mānuka honey is made from the nectar or a Mānuka tree, and its many uses and benefits set it apart from conventional honey. 

    • Methylglyoxal (MG), the active ingredient in mānuka honey contains antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory properties
    • Minimize swelling or redness
    • Bacterial growth inhibition
    • Soothes sore throat
    • Improves digestion
    • Boosts Energy

    BONUS: Eczema Gloves and Socks

    Our hands often feel the effect of winter more than any other part of the body. Soaps and hand sanitizers can dry out eczema and cause irritation and flares. They can be washed and reused all season long!

    Eczema gloves and socks can heal stubborn hand eczema in as little as two treatments. Most effectively used with an eczema emollient, they can be worn overnight or under your favorite winter gloves. Eczema gloves and socks over an emollient keeps it in place, decreases the mess, and provides maximum absorption and relief for dry cracked eczema. If your hands aren’t exposed to the elements, you will be at less risk of eczema. 

    When winter is in full force, use the Eczema Treatment Gloves or Socks alongside with Vaniply nightly and also bring them when traveling somewhere cold and dry. Pack an extra pair of socks with you so you aren’t left wearing a pair of damp socks which could make eczema worse.

    Adult and kids sizes in both gloves and socks are available here.

    Please remember information on our blog is not designed or meant to replace a physician’s advice. Always consult your doctor about your medical conditions. Eczema Relief Store does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

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