Winter, I adore you, but you tend to wreak havoc on our children’s skin with your cold, dry air. I’m so done with that dry itchy feeling I get the minute I step out of the shower. And that’s why I’m testing out POLYSPORIN Eczema Essentials, to see if it provides any relief for kids living in harsh, winter climate.

Polysporin Eczema

Does your skin look like this? My elbows do!

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I’m always on the hunt for appropriate lotions and potions to soothe my skin and I like to go organic and natural as much as possible. But to be honest, we’ve had zero luck with those products in treating serious conditions like eczema, which my daughter Eve occasionally gets, but thankfully we’ve been spared from this winter. After testing so many different brands, it was time to get on board with this Polysporin Eczema cream.

Product Review: POLYSPORIN Eczema Essentials

Does anyone in your family suffer from eczema?

Does Polysporin Eczema Essentials actually work?

So when I was offered the opportunity to try the new POLYSPORIN Eczema Essentials, I jumped at the chance. Last winter I was heavy into hot yoga and found that really helped out my skin, but that’s not exactly an appropriate solution for kids. This POLYSPORIN stuff can be used as part of your daily management, or as occasional flare-up relief to relieve the itch and restore skin.

Trying Polysporin Eczema cream

A few weeks ago I lathered up with the ECZEMA ESSENTIALS™ Daily Body Wash, and after one shower my skin felt different. It was calm, not prickly and I didn’t reach under my shirt once during the day to scratch my back (a rarity, indeed). Great, I thought, now that’s done how am I ever going to stretch this out into a blog post? Fortunately, I overheard one of my girlfriends lamenting about her kid’s enflamed skin. I passed the product over to her and this is what she had to say about it.

eczema body lotion

Easy to spot in any drug store.

Product review of Polysporin Eczema Essentials

Test Mom: The day I got the stuff, my son didn’t have any eczema going on, but the back of my daughter’s hands were covered in these giant, scaly, red patches.

Daughter: And it was very itchy!

Mom: Within a few minutes of putting on this Polysporin Moisturizing Cream, it was no longer itchy. Within minutes!

Daughter: Yeah!

Mom: The disgusting patches were completely gone after three days of using it.

Daughter: I’m not disgusting

Mom: I didn’t say you were, poppet, I only said that nasty skin condition was, and look, now it’s gone! Don’t you feel so much better now?

Daughter: I guess. Can I use the iPad now?

Mom: Just keep the volume low. OK, another thing, I love that I was able to give her a cream I didn’t mind her using on her own. You wouldn’t want to do that with a steroid cream like cortisone or anything. Just hand it over to them and then it’s done.

And viola! Winter’s wrath is dissolved, just like that.

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