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Green Goo Dry Skin Salve for Eczema review: An effective, mess-free way to calm flareups

This dry skin salve significantly helped soothe my most recent eczema flareup—and it's conveniently packaged in stick form for mess-free application.

As someone who’s always had hand eczema, I can’t imagine life without it. It gets worse during periods of stress or when I’m living in a place with a dry climate. It gets better when I’m taking care of myself and living in a more humid environment. But it’s always there, lurking in the background. Over the years, I’ve come to realize that a few intermediary measures can go a long way in keeping flareups at bay. For instance, it’s usually worth it to…

Moon Valley Organics Lotion Bar review: A 'solid' way to moisturize dry hands on the go

This bar contains 100% organic ingredients (including soothing comfrey) and 0% preservatives.

Isn’t it amazing how solid water (also known as “ice”) can seem so different from liquid water? But they’re essentially the same substance. The same goes for personal care products, I think. I’ve gone my whole life expecting products to appear in liquid or solid form, based on how I’ve always seen them packaged in the past. Shampoo should be liquid, not solid. The soap I use in the shower can be solid, but hand soap should be liquid. And on and on and on.…

Vaseline Lip Therapy Original Lip Balm vs. plain Vaseline: Which wins out for dry lips?

Here's why this Vaseline lip balm is worth purchasing even if you already have just plain Vaseline.

As an avid snacker, I probably go through lip balm more quickly than people who eat less frequently. Side note: I’m not sure how people go on the OMAD (one meal a day) diet. My stomach would protest too much, methinks. I’m constantly wiping it off before I start eating, then reapplying after I’m done eating, only to have to wipe it off again when I inevitably get a rumbly in my tumbly again. Maybe that’s why I can’t help buying lip balms when I see them in the…