You may find that eczema appears when you have eaten or otherwise come into contact with a substance that you are allergic to. The skin then becomes extremely itchy and red due to the allergy and will invariably convert into eczema. Coming into contact with allergens is difficult to avoid, but luckily there are easy methods you can incorporate into your daily life to reduce this and prevent eczema on the face.
Now, you may not realize it, but you are constantly allowing allergens to contact your face when touching it. The hands carry many allergens which can be difficult to detect if there is no eczema on the hands, we then have to deal with irritation on the face. High irritant type substances include, dust, animal hair, some types of make up and food preservatives. If you can make an effort not to touch your face on a regular basis, you should begin to see an improvement almost immediately.
When your skin becomes very dry (or even slightly) dry, you are at risk of experiencing eczema on the face. Sensitive skin can also be negatively affected by cold and very hot weather conditions. Eczema does not fair well in extreme conditions.
Nevertheless, if you are sure to moisturize your skin on a daily basis, you will increase your chances of the skin holding up against these extreme conditions. Using a fragrance-free skin cream which has been allergy tested is the best way to go. Make sure to apply skin cream to clean skin.
Diet is important to skin and especially if you have eczema. There may be foods that you are allergic to and therefore must avoid. It can be difficult to determine which foods cause eczema, however, you can have a skin prick test performed. Ask your doctor for details, failing that simply keep a diary of when you eczema gets worse and what foods you have eaten.
The skin requires lots of fruit and vegetables for vitamin C and also oil which can be obtained healthily from oily fish and olive oils. Getting lots of vitamin C helps the body generate new skin cells and get rid of toxins.
Using these methods should see a vast improvement in your face eczema. Eczema can be a difficult condition to treat, however, it is very possible to treat and prevent using tried and tested natural methods. To get the full step-by-step guide to clearing and preventing eczema, continue to, Treatment For Eczema.