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Lush soap for eczema

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citygirl1961 Wed 01-Mar-17 19:44:48

I've always used E45 wash and similar stuff with having eczema but I've heard that Lush soap is natural whilst smelling nice and I was wondering if it would be OK for my skin. Does anyone here with eczema/sensitive skin use it?

Flantastico Thu 02-Mar-17 14:47:06

The assistant in Lush told me that their products are made with eczema sufferers in mind, however my daughter has eczema and Lush soap gave her an awful flare up. I stick to liquid soaps now that don't contain MI or SLS and she's usually ok with those.

MrsDustyBusty Thu 02-Mar-17 14:49:38

I find the lush stuff smells quite strong and that's one thing I tend to avoid for my daughter's eczema. La roche posay do a wash that's quite good for it, though, if you're looking for something a bit nicer than the ones that feel quite basic.

scaredofthecity Thu 02-Mar-17 14:51:47

I really like the honey one. It doesn't make my skin sting and is very moisturising.
££££ though

TheBadgersMadeMeDoIt Tue 07-Mar-17 23:49:06

I'd be careful. Don't assume that just because a product is "natural" that makes it safe for touchy skin. Nettles are natural but you wouldn't rub them all over an eczema sufferer.

I have mildly sensitive skin and my limited experience of Lush products (two soaps and a bath bomb) has been disastrous. Itchy, red skin for days after use. I won't be touching any of it again. No doubt some of their products would be fine for me but it's all way too expensive to try to find out.

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