I never quite know what’s going to trigger an eczema flareup, but I do know that treating the early signs of a flareup makes a huge difference for me. Whenever I start getting small cracks in my hands, I know I can’t just follow my regular regimen (slathering on Vaseline Intensive Care Lotion at night and rarely moisturizing throughout the day) and expect things to miraculously get better. I need to up my game so that my skin doesn’t start to freak out.
Fragrance-free products are all the rage with me right now. I bought two large bottles of Pipette Baby Shampoo and Body Wash during their sale a while ago, and I’m glad I gambled and took a chance on buying a product I had never used before, because I love it. This shampoo is fragrance-free and includes gentle cleansers that don’t dry out your skin or irritate your scalp. It doubles as a body wash and I’ve also even been using it as a face wash.
Weirdly enough, after the pandemic hit us here in NYC, one of the things I missed the most was grocery shopping. Leisurely grocery shopping, not must-buy-essentials-and-only-the-essentials-before-I-get-outta-here grocery shopping. So I started spending a lot of time browsing the virtual aisles of the pantry section of Target.com. Target has free shipping on purchases over $35, but only some items qualify for free shipping without signing up for their paid grocery delivery service, Shipt. Unlike…