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Cannot get rid of her Rough dry skin!

Posted by on Jun. 13, 2012 at 11:01 AM
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My daughter is 3 months and has a few rough, flaky, dry, and itchy looking patches in her body. I used coconut oil for a while and it did nothing, now I'm putting pure Shea butter on her. I plan on making a "bedtime" lotion for her soon with lavender and chamomile, coconut oil, shea butter, and calendula if I can figure out how to incorporate it. Im wondering if I should make her something different since the main ingredients aren't working well on their own.

I use ecosprout on our laundry, so that shouldn't bother her skin. Her bath stuff is Burt's bees or California baby depending on which one I grab. She only gets a bath every few days because she is so little and because it definetly dries out her skin more.

Is there something Im missing here? How can I get rid of it, they've got to be itchy and irritating!
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Precious333
by Gold Member on Jun. 13, 2012 at 11:02 AM

hmmm, its just dry right? no excema?

Clh1989
by on Jun. 13, 2012 at 11:03 AM
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hmmm, its just dry right? no excema?

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To be honest I'm not sure exactly what the difference is. My son never had these issues!
evilangel198431
by on Jun. 13, 2012 at 11:04 AM
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I bet it is eczema. My son has it. We use gold bond ultra healing lotion. It works very well for him.
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Clh1989
by on Jun. 13, 2012 at 11:05 AM
I went to google images to look it up and it's not nearly that red. Its hardly red at all, she only has one patch that sometimes gets pinkish, but barely. It looks like the same flaky and rough texture though.
melindabelcher
by mel on Jun. 13, 2012 at 11:30 AM
My son had excema and we got a hazelwood necklace and it's worked wonders
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Clh1989
by on Jun. 13, 2012 at 12:18 PM
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Quoting melindabelcher:

My son had excema and we got a hazelwood necklace and it's worked wonders



Interesting! I'll look into that. We have an amber teething necklace and I saw the hazel wood ones but didn't look at them. Plus, that would give me am excuse to buy her an anklet lol.
Mrs.Salz
by Platinum Member on Jun. 13, 2012 at 12:30 PM

I'd try a hazelwood necklace and no soap during baths. I often add olive or coconut oil to the bathwater.

Mrs.Salz
by Platinum Member on Jun. 13, 2012 at 12:30 PM

You might also try breastmilk on her skin.

catholicmamamia
by on Jun. 13, 2012 at 3:22 PM

It might be eczema.. you can wash with coconut oil.



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by on Jun. 13, 2012 at 3:22 PM

Applying breastmilk after baths might help, too. 



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