what it is
Eczema … also known as atopic dermatitis … is a rough, red, patchy rash that is usually associated with extremely
dry skin. Often it forms large infected patches on the fronts of elbows and the backs of the knees. These patches
are extremely itchy, which If scratched could make the infected area worse.
Many experience hand Eczema … scaly, split, bleeding dry hands. It’s not contagious but does seem to run in
families. In certain cases Eczema can be the result of an allergic reaction occurring on the skin. The cause of
Eczema is not known, but aggravating factors include hands that are in frequent contact with soap and water,
harsh household products and vegetable juices, such as potato and onion juices.
which products are suggested
If a physician does not specify a particular regimen of products, Arbonne has product recommendations that
might help alleviate some of the discomfort of Eczema.
•ABC Hair & Body Wash or Arbonne Intelligence Cleansing Gel: For the hands and body, in the bath or shower
•ABC Body Oil or Arbonne Intelligence Skin Conditioning Oil: Once skin has been towel dried but left a little damp
•ABC Body Lotion or Arbonne Intelligence Hand Cream or Arbonne Intelligence Body Lotion: Following the
Arbonne Intelligence Skin Conditioning Oil on extremely irritated areas, use a combination of Arbonne
Intelligence Skin Conditioning Oil and Arbonne Intelligence Rejuvenating Cream. Applications should be repeated
as often as needed throughout the day to moisturize and condition skin while alleviating the discomfort and
Note: Those with Eczema should check with an allergist to see if they are allergic to a particular household
product or food and wear gloves to keep skin dry while doing dishes or giving the kids a bath. Products containing
synthetic fragrance have been shown to worsen symptoms.
To treat the symptoms of Eczema, Arbonne recommends that anybody with this condition seek the advice of a
physician. The products recommended are suggestions only.
Eczema/Atopic Dermatitis, American Academy of Dermatology; 1995
Eczema and Psoriasis, De. Loretta Ciraldo, Les Nouvelles Estetiques; October 1999