Coconut oil is full of a rich fat that will plump up your skin to leave it looking healthy and smelling like you just came back from a day at the beach.
You can even add a few drops to water and soak your hands in it.
Use extra virgin olive oil, as it is untainted and untreated.
Extra virgin will be the purest form you can buy and the most dependable for treating eczema.
For those who suffer from eczema and are too cautious to try products on the market because of past allergic reactions, you can make your own lotions and potions using all-natural ingredients.
Mixing a few drops of water and 1/4 cup of olive oil will create a thicker paste that you can rub on your skin.
Also, adding sugar to oil will create an exfoliant that can rid your skin of the flakiness caused by eczema. Using ingredients such as beeswax, honey or an egg will thicken olive oil so you can use it as a mask or strong, potent lotion.You can use these right after you bathe when pores are open or at night before you sleep.If you suffer from extremely dry hands, try adding a few drops of pure olive oil into water and soak your hands in them.Then, rub a lotion containing olive oil onto your hands and cover them with gloves.If you can, sleep with the gloves on so by morning, your hands will be less flaky.Olive oil has been used on skin dating back to ancient Greek civilizations.