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Eczema friendly shampoo / conditioners

What shampoo and conditioner is everyone using that seems to not flare your scalp?

I have always used head on shoulders and this has worked great for me. I have noticed that my scalp has been more dry lately though.

any sugggestions?

  1. I’m an older woman with long-term Crohn’s Disease. My eczema issues only started five years ago, but started with a vengeance with seborrhea on my arms and scalp, Grover’s Disease on my chest, and rosacea on my face. They are all believed to be connected to my auto immune disease.

    I have to use sulfate-free products because I keratin my hair to smoothe it. So my hair product choices are limited. For two years, I’ve been using Jupiter Balancing Shampoo, which contains zinc pyrithione, coconut oil and algae extract. I follow up with Nioxin pyrithione zinc conditioner. Occasionally, I’ll start with T-Sal, if my scalp is extra itchy. I leave each product on for 3-5 minutes. My hair is left soft and shiny and my scalp is itch-free for 1-2 days. I’ve never had a flake issue. I love the company which makes Jupiter Shampoo. They’ve been very helpful. Note: their conditioner doesn’t contain the zinc, but they have a scalp relief cream which does offer some relief for itch.

    (I used to use the Nioxin pyrithione shampoo, which was terrific, but it contained sulfates and removed my keratin treatment.)

    1. - thanks for sharing your brilliant tips for products that have helped your eczema. It's a tricky thing when it comes down to recommending products because what works for one person does not for another. I used to use a product called Sea Magik with very mixed results. I now know that there are ingredients in it which I would steer clear from. I am lucky I no longer have eczema on my scalp and other than being lucky, I only use shampoo when I am going out on social occasions. I know, typical bloke haha, but I just use water normally and I find that helps me. Thanks again for sharing - Pete, - Site Moderator

  2. Thanks. I’m glad I found It’s been 14 years that I struggle with permanent flare ups, even been in hospital for 2 weeks with cellulitis that gone bad. This is a very lonely road to walk on your own. People have no idea what you go through and suffer!

    1. Hello dear , we are very glad, as well, that you have found us. Your words describe a very long and painful journey with this skin disease we share. Having a circle of support can be almost as relieving as some medications. Please stay in touch as we sincerely care about your health and wellbeing. (I have contacted Daisy about your follow up response too.) Sending healing hugs to you, Liz - - Site Moderator

  3. Head and shoulders dry out your scalp and hair even more. Why don’t you try Eucerin dermo capillaire calming urea shampoo. I find that fragrances affect me badly.

    1. Hello dear , Thank you for your response. I have notified our colleague Daisy of your response to her question so that she may reply. Meanwhile, if I may applaud you on finding a remedy that helps you! Fragrances and perfumes can serve as triggers for me as well. Thank you for weighing in on this topic, as others may benefit from your success story! Sending healing hugs your way, Liz - - Site Moderator

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