Category Archives: Oil

How to Relieve TSW (Topical Steroid Withdrawal)? [AskSkinshareSG]

TSW or which is an acronym which is gaining familiarity among the severe eczema sufferers. TSW or known as topical steroid withdrawal is the skin condition symptom when one stops applying steroids entirely after a history of depending on topical steroids for a prolonged period. In the past few years, we are getting more questions […]

Woman was afraid to bathe because her eczema stung so badly

Janice* from Singapore developed eczema a few years ago. It started from her feet, but the rashes soon spread to her legs, arms and hands. Her rashes were so itchy and painful that she was afraid of bathing because of the stinging sensation.  “I can feel the itch starting to appear on my face and […]

After 3 years of eczema, she can hold her boyfriend’s hand again

Valerie* works in the Singapore healthcare industry and was applying steroid creams on her hands for three years to manage “excruciatingly itchy” eczema. After applying emu oil and bamboo gloves just once and seeing a huge improvement, she now uses it regularly, and no longer relies on medication to manage her flare-ups. Valerie is in […]