Eczema can look different depending on the type of rash and where it appears on the body. Symptoms typically flare up for a period of time and then calm down before surfacing again.

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This Makeup Artist With Chronic Eczema Doesn’t Hide Her Flare-Ups—She Makes Them Stand Out
She used the pain and trauma of this skin condition as inspiration for a bold, sought-after look.
5 Things Someone With Eczema Wants You to Know
Bianca Jade, the founder of, was diagnosed with eczema when she was 30 years old and knows not everyone is familiar with the skin condition. Watch the video to learn the top five things you should know about eczema.
People With Eczema Are 36% More Likely to Attempt Suicide, According to a New Study
Pain, itching, and stigma associated with the disease may play a role, experts say—but inflammation could be a trigger, as well.
6 Types of Eczema–and What You Need to Know About Each
Itchy skin? Find out if one of these types of eczema could be causing your symptoms.
Mom Cured Her Son's Eczema With Homemade Breast Milk Soap
A mom from the U.K. had tried everything she could to treat her son's ongoing eczema. Then, she decided to make soap out of her breast milk, and it turned out to be the ultimate fix.
The Skin Condition That Made Me Too Embarrassed to Go to Work
Danielle, 30, an ICU nurse in Connecticut, has had atopic dermatitis—the most common form of eczema—her whole life. After a severe flare-up left her feeling exposed and ashamed, she's controlling the skin condition now better than she ever has.

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How Having Eczema on My Face Changed My Life—For the Better

Out of nowhere, one woman's previously-mild eczema symptoms spread to her face. Here's how the uncomfortable skin condition helped her appreciate what's really important in life.