5 “Handy” Ways to Keep Hands Eczema Under Control

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Are you ready for your “handy” tips? Did you catch my little pun? I thought it was fun – agh, now I’ve rhymed too. Ok, enough joking around, it’s time for these essential hand eczema tips that are hands down….oops. Ok, I’m done. Here we go, on to what you came for.

According to the National Eczema Associationhand eczema affects close to 10% of the U.S. population. It is most often trigged by contact allergens (especially if you work with chemicals and other irritants), but also environmental allergies and food allergies or sensitivities. Similarly to all forms of atopic dermatitis, hand dermatitis can cause both itching and redness along with cracked skin and sometimes blisters.

Regardless of which type of hand eczema you suffer from, it’s important to keep skin under control and protected as to not cause infection.

So, how can you control your hands’ eczema?