w3: starting to heal

 

What does your skin look like when it starts to heal? Remember for the first month healing might not look linear. Some days will be good, others not so good,

Good Signs

  • Increasingly flaky/dry

  • Light pink skin turns to a darker muted pink/red

  • Light pink skin gets dry

Bad Signs

  • β€œOozing skin” clear, yellow, or white

  • New spots pop up

  • New pink/fresh flare ups

SIGNS OF HEALING

Good Signs: pink skin turns darker in color, dryness, less itchy

Bad Signs: flare-up grows in size, new flare ups appear, oozing skin

LABEL READING


ASSIGNMENT

Go to the grocery store and find your old favorite snack or dessert. Check out the food packaging label. In the form below tell me how the ingredients could make your eczema worse. Fill out the form below:

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