Treating Eczema with my kids

Tip for Treating Eczema

Growing up, I remember seeing the signature orange bottle of GOLD BOND powder in my grandmother’s bathroom cabinet. Then as an adult in nursing school, I quickly learned to always have GOLD BOND healing lotion on me to prevent my hands from cracking after being washed all day. As you can imagine, GOLD BOND quickly became a go-to brand in my household.

A couple years ago my son started breaking out in a red, bumpy rash that he couldn’t stop itching. I remember bath time was the worst; his skin was extra delicate from being wet, and no matter how hard I tried to stop him, he’d scratch and the marks looked so deep! It was heartbreaking to hear him whine and cry about how itchy he was, no matter what lotions I used.

I was able to get an appointment to see his pediatrician within a couple of days, and within a couple of minutes into the exam, his pediatrician was able to tell me he had eczema. He said while the rash can be a nuisance, it was not a diagnosis to worry about. He recommended I get an anti-itch eczema cream at the pharmacy and with time I should see improvement.

I quickly ran to the lotion aisle of my local pharmacy, stopping at the GOLD BOND section out of habit and I was thrilled to see GOLD BOND® Ultimate Lotion Eczema Relief. GOLD BOND eczema relief lotion contains 2% colloidal oatmeal, 7 moisturizers and 3 vitamins to help relieve 5 symptoms of eczema. Plus, it is accepted by the National Eczema Association. 


Tips for treating eczema

We use it every night after baths, particularly on his legs and arms, where most of his irritation is and the eczema relief lotion has stopped the itch-scratch cycle.

I am so happy with how much his eczema symptoms have improved!  He’s no longer whining in agony as I fight with him not to itch.

GOLD BOND eczema relief lotion results from a clinical study of eczema sufferers revealed:

8 out of 10 saw and felt significant skin improvement in 2 weeks

8 out of 10 experienced significant relief of dryness, scaling, and roughness in 2 weeks 

9 out of 10 experienced significant relief of redness/irritation in 4 weeks 

GOLD BOND eczema relief lotion is available at all major mass, drug and food retailers, retailing for $9.99.

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71 Comments on Our Top Tip for Treating Eczema and a Great Sweepstakes!

  1. Bill Sweeney
    October 20, 2017 at 9:37 pm (1 year ago)

    Gold Bond is the best stuff around.

  2. Deirdre Smith
    October 20, 2017 at 9:38 pm (1 year ago)

    My son had eczema when he was little. This would have been so helpful!

  3. Shelley Raye King
    October 20, 2017 at 11:59 pm (1 year ago)

    We struggle with Eczema so much. Gold bond is awesome. Great article for me to refer to.

  4. Tracy Shaw
    October 21, 2017 at 12:09 am (1 year ago)

    Thanks for the tip, and the sweepstakes!

  5. Jennifer Borget
    October 21, 2017 at 1:06 am (1 year ago)

    It sure can get annoying! Sounds like a great product.

  6. Rini Desai
    October 21, 2017 at 2:46 am (1 year ago)

    Great tips and Love the eczema giveaway

  7. Claudia Krusch
    October 21, 2017 at 4:03 am (1 year ago)

    Sounds like a great Sweepstakes! Will show the product to my stepson’s wife. She has Eczema!

  8. Yeu Doi
    October 21, 2017 at 4:47 am (1 year ago)

    Awesome giveaway and suggestions!

  9. Christy Stucker
    October 21, 2017 at 3:34 pm (1 year ago)

    My go to all winter!

  10. Chelley Martinka
    October 21, 2017 at 7:05 pm (1 year ago)

    Great info for eczema suffers!

  11. Jenna Williams
    October 21, 2017 at 8:12 pm (1 year ago)

    We love this product. This helps with my daughter’s skin so much!

  12. Debra Pearlstein
    October 22, 2017 at 8:12 am (1 year ago)

    This is such a helpful product for eczema.

  13. Dana Brillante-Peller
    October 22, 2017 at 3:08 pm (1 year ago)

    I’ve used their lotions in the past. They work wonders on sensitive skin

  14. Jennifer Thomas
    October 22, 2017 at 3:30 pm (1 year ago)

    I would love to try this on my husband.

  15. Esther Irish
    October 22, 2017 at 9:57 pm (1 year ago)

    Eczema is so horrible! Anything that helps!

  16. Rika Ag
    October 23, 2017 at 2:54 am (1 year ago)

    Both kids suffer from Eczema. We are going to try this product.

  17. Maria Han
    October 24, 2017 at 6:35 am (1 year ago)

    Sounds like a good product for Eczema. must try!

  18. Erin Kennedy
    October 25, 2017 at 11:28 pm (1 year ago)

    I love gold bond lotions. It is one of the one one’s that can help my bleeding hands from washing too much.

  19. Diane Carlile Dissen
    October 28, 2017 at 1:42 am (1 year ago)

    Gold Bond is the miracle cure for all kinds of itches

  20. Elle
    October 28, 2017 at 11:46 pm (1 year ago)

    I have purchased this lotion before for someone w/ eczema in my household.

  21. Madeline
    October 29, 2017 at 2:42 pm (1 year ago)

    I have something that might be eczema on my leg. It has discolored the skin, too. Sounds like this Gold Bond product may help.

  22. Jessie C.
    October 29, 2017 at 3:38 pm (1 year ago)

    My kids have eczema, I would like to give Gold Bond a try.
    tcarolinep at gmail dot com

  23. Allison Swain
    November 1, 2017 at 4:05 am (1 year ago)

    I would like to try this lotion. Thanks for the chance to win!

  24. Tabathia B
    November 3, 2017 at 2:36 pm (1 year ago)

    My daughter suffers through extreme eczema and we use creams and otc medications

    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

  25. Lisa Brown
    November 4, 2017 at 12:15 pm (1 year ago)

    I have eczema and it flares up if I eat certain foods; I try to limit those foods or avoid them; looks like an effective line of skin treatments.
    jslbrown2009 at aol dot com

  26. Julie Wood
    November 4, 2017 at 12:23 pm (1 year ago)

    I get really dry, itchy skin this time of year, and the Gold Bond eczema cream really works in getting rid of the itchy skin!

  27. Julie Wood
    November 4, 2017 at 12:24 pm (1 year ago)


  28. mami2jcn
    November 4, 2017 at 1:18 pm (1 year ago)

    My daughter has eczema and I have to moisturize her hands and arms twice a day now. This sounds like a good product.

  29. mami2jcn
    November 4, 2017 at 1:19 pm (1 year ago)


  30. heather
    November 4, 2017 at 7:25 pm (1 year ago)

    I have some eczema and I can’t wait to try this lotion.

  31. Elena
    November 4, 2017 at 10:23 pm (1 year ago)

    I love Gold Bond products

  32. Margaret Smith
    November 5, 2017 at 12:00 am (1 year ago)

    This Gold Bond Ultimate sounds like a great product. Both my youngest son and I suffer from Eczema. Got to give this a try.

  33. Cheryl B
    November 5, 2017 at 1:40 am (1 year ago)

    My skin suffers in the Winter. I need this lotion.

  34. Natalie
    November 5, 2017 at 11:57 pm (1 year ago)

    My sister in law suffers from eczema which is worse in the winter. She would like this product!

  35. Mita
    November 6, 2017 at 1:55 am (1 year ago)

    I can’t wait to try this lotion

  36. Vincent
    November 6, 2017 at 3:40 am (1 year ago)

    I don’t currently have eczema, but it does sound like a good product.

  37. Jeffrey
    November 7, 2017 at 7:03 pm (1 year ago)

    I’d really love to give Gold Bond a try, my skin has changed as I’ve aged. The winter months really wreak havoc on my hands, causing them to crack and bleed!

  38. Wanda McHenry
    November 8, 2017 at 6:53 am (1 year ago)

    I occasionally suffer from eczema symptoms but, I haven’t been diagnosed with it. I have not tried Gold Bond since it’s far and few between my break outs.

  39. Mary McDonald
    November 15, 2017 at 1:47 pm (1 year ago)

    Gold Bond is my remedy of choice for all of my skin issues.

  40. April
    November 21, 2017 at 10:34 am (1 year ago)

    I’ve always loved Gold Bond lotions for my dry skin though I’ve never tried the eczema reliving version. I will have to give see how well it handles my heat rash.

  41. warren matouk
    November 22, 2017 at 6:34 pm (1 year ago)

    Gold Bond is “The Bomb”-a great solution to dry skin like mine. It works really well on rough kness like mine !

  42. Ellie Wright
    November 28, 2017 at 10:58 pm (1 year ago)

    My little grandson has battled eczema. He has so many allergies and asthma.
    Thankfully the dermatologist has it under control.

  43. Thomas Murphy
    November 30, 2017 at 1:35 am (1 year ago)

    I would love to try GOLD BOND eczema relief lotion!

  44. Barbara Montag
    November 30, 2017 at 3:53 am (1 year ago)

    If I ever develop eczema I would use Gold Bond with no hesitation.
    Thank you for the helpful information.

  45. Erika W.
    November 30, 2017 at 2:32 pm (1 year ago)

    This sounds like a great lotion. I’ve used something similar (generic) and it helped. Need to try this though.

  46. latanya
    November 30, 2017 at 4:41 pm (1 year ago)

    This is a great recommendation

  47. Betty Curran
    November 30, 2017 at 9:40 pm (1 year ago)

    Gold Bond is a great lotion for all kinds of skin irritations.

  48. Sarah L
    December 1, 2017 at 12:31 am (1 year ago)

    My eczema comes and goes. I will be trying this.
    Thanks for the contest.

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