Q. How often should I be using Little Bodies Eczema Moisturising Lotion on my child?

A. Little Bodies Eczema Moisturising Lotion can be applied 3-4 times daily. It should be applied to skin affected by eczema, itching, irritation, redness or flaking. Little Bodies Eczema Moisturising Lotion offers symptomatic relief and can be used to prevent flare-ups.

 

Q. How do I know if I need to use Little Bodies Eczema Moisturising Lotion or Little Bodies Eczema Relief Cream on my child?

A. Little Bodies Eczema Relief Cream should be used to control flare-ups and for the symptomatic relief of itch and inflammation. Little Bodies Eczema Moisturising Lotion should replace your existing moisturiser to provide soothing benefits and to prevent flare-ups.

 

Q. Up to how many times a day can I apply Little Bodies Eczema Moisturising Lotion and Little Bodies Eczema Relief Cream?

A. Little Bodies Eczema Moisturising Lotion and/or Little Bodies Eczema Relief Cream can be applied up to 3-4 times daily on skin affected by eczema or skin irritations. As part of a maintenance regimen, it is recommended to use Little Bodies Eczema Moisturising Lotion daily.

 

Q. Must I always use Little Bodies Eczema Moisturising Lotion and Little Bodies Eczema Relief Cream together?

A. It is important to note that the 2 products serve different functions and one does not replace the other. When the skin is showing signs of flare-ups, it is important to use both products together. If there are no red, inflamed flare-ups visible, Little Bodies Eczema Moisturising Lotion should be used on its own. For the management of eczema, it is important to make regular daily use of Little Bodies Eczema Moisturising Lotion to keep the skin hydrated.

 

Q. Do I have to take breaks when using Little Bodies Eczema Relief Cream as I do with steroid products?

A. No, being a steroid-free product, Little Bodies Eczema Relief Cream can be used continuously. Unlike steroids, there are no harmful effects with continuous use.

 

Q. Why does Little Bodies Eczema Relief Cream work so effectively to relieve skin irritations and itch?

A. Little Bodies Eczema Relief Cream contains 5% colloidal oatmeal. This is the clinically proven concentration needed for its efficacy. Little Bodies Eczema Relief Cream is also fortified with aloe vera, peppermint oil and, calendula officinalis, which are traditionally used in herbal medicine to relieve minor skin irritations and itching due to eczema.

 

Q. Can I use Little Bodies Eczema Moisturising Lotion in conjunction with a steroid product?

A. Yes. In cases where steroids have been prescribed by your healthcare professional, Little Bodies Eczema Moisturising Lotion is a high quality, gentle moisturizing lotion to use in conjunction with the steroid

 

Q. Is the Little Bodies Eczema Range of products safe for use on a newborn infant?

A. Yes. The Little Bodies Eczema products are specifically recommended for use from newborn to 12 years.  As with the introduction of all new products, it is recommended to patch test on a small area on the skin for 24 hours before applying to large areas.  

 

Q. My 16-year-old suffers from eczema, is the Little Bodies Eczema range of products suitable?

A. The Little Bodies Eczema range of products are specifically formulated to be safe for young skin and are aesthetically appealing for a young demographic but would still be efficacious to teens and older eczema suffers.

 

Q. Why do I need to use the Little Bodies Eczema Wash & Shampoo?

A. Traditional soaps containing soap and sulphate ingredients can cause irritation and aggravate those with sensitive skin and eczema. Little Bodies Eczema Wash & Shampoo is a soap and sulphate free cleanser. Its moisturizing and tear-free formula is clinically proven to be non-irritating. By using it as a shampoo, you are taking care of sensitive scalps whilst also avoiding the runoff of traditional shampoos onto sensitive skin.

 

Q. Can I use the Little Bodies Eczema Range of eczema care products on open or weeping eczema?

A. For these conditions, we would recommend that you take the advice of a healthcare professional.

 

Q. I find it hard to wash my baby’s hair as the runoff tends to burn his eyes. Is your Little Bodies Eczema Wash & Shampoo suitable for washing hair on small babies.

A. Our formula is ideal for young infants and those with sensitive scalps and skin.

 

Q. Does the Little Bodies Eczema range of products contain petrochemicals?

A. No, the range is petrochemical free.

 

Q. I have read about the negatives of petrochemicals in skin care products. What are petrochemicals?

A. Petrochemicals are a set of ingredients used in almost every skincare product found in grocery stores and on pharmacy shelves. The majority of petrochemicals used today are made from petroleum. Petrochemicals are most often used to extend the shelf life of cosmetics, and sometimes to “water down” or increase the spreadability of a product. They are also sometimes used to add and disperse fragrance throughout a product. It is, very common for petroleum-derived ingredients to be irritating, sensitising and very drying on the skin, not to mention comedogenic (pore-clogging) as well.   Generally, petrochemicals cause more damage than good.

 

Q. Can I use the Little Bodies Eczema products on my child’s face?

A. Yes, the products are suitable for use on the face.

 

Q. Are the Little Bodies Eczema products tested on animals?

A. The Little Bodies Eczema range is not tested on animals.

 

Q. Does the Little Bodies Eczema use fragrances in their products?

A. The Little Bodies Eczema range is fragrance-free.

 

Q. Many people love skincare products that smell “pretty”. What are the concerns with fragrances in skin care products?

A. Artificial fragrances are made from petroleum and have a high incidence of causing skin irritations. Cosmetic fragrances, made with cheap synthetic chemicals are the most commonly used.

 

Q. My child has eczema and sensitive skin but I’d like her to be able to enjoy the childhood pleasure of a bubble bath. Does the Little Bodies Eczema Wash & Shampoo foam? Would it be a suitable product to use as a bubble bath for a child with eczema?

A. Yes, the Little Bodies Eczema Wash & Shampoo is a great bubble bath product as it has a gentle foaming action whilst being suitable for sensitive and eczema prone skin.

 

Q. My child has a nut allergy. Does the Little Bodies Eczema range of products contain any nut-based ingredients?

A. The Little Bodies Eczema range is nut free and suitable for use on children with nut allergies.