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How to apply wet wrap bandaging to the head and face area.

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A short video demonstrating how to apply wet wrap bandages to the head and face area.

Wet wraps to the face are a valuable tool for individuals living with eczema. This therapeutic approach involves the application of damp layers onto the affected facial areas.

Wet wraps assist with skin hydration, a critical element in managing eczema. Eczema-prone skin tends to be dry and susceptible to irritation. By enveloping the face in moist layers, the skin absorbs water, promoting better hydration. This, in turn, alleviates dryness and mitigates the severity of eczema symptoms.

Wet wraps provide a cooling effect, offering immediate relief from the persistent itchiness that often accompanies eczema. The cool sensation helps soothe inflamed skin, reducing the urge to scratch and minimizing the risk of further skin damage. This can be particularly beneficial for facial eczema, where scratching can lead to increased redness, potential infection, and psychological stress.

Moreover, wet wraps act as a barrier, shielding the skin from environmental factors that can exacerbate eczema symptoms. The damp layers create a protective seal, preventing irritants from making direct contact with the sensitive facial skin. This barrier function contributes to the overall management of eczema and aids in the prevention of flare-ups.

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