The best eczema treatments

CeraVe Healing Ointment

Generally, the thicker the topical cream, the better for eczema-prone skin, and dermatologist Marisa Garshick — an assistant clinical professor of dermatology at Cornell, New York Presbyterian Medical Center — says for this reason ointments (rather than lotions) are your best best. Garshick says creams like CeraVe that contain an ample amount of ceramides, a fat molecule that helps restore the skin barrier and retain moisture, are ideal. This CeraVe healing ointment is one Skelsey likes: It’s lanolin-free, unscented, and contains ceramides.

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Marisa Garshick, MD Dermatologist

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