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More About Patch Tests As published on Follow her on twitter at iii. Can you explain a little more on patch test? Patch-Testing before Use A patch test is a painless procedure where ingredients/substances are put on your back in small dollops and kept on for a few days, with readings by your doctor at intervals like 48 […]

What are some of the most common irritants and allergens to avoid? As published on Follow her on twitter at MarcieMom: Can you list for us some common irritants and list them on a scale of 1-10 (1 being the most likely to cause allergy)? It’ll also be great if you can let us know if […]

As published on Follow her on twitter at Marcie Mom: Non-comedogenic – I noticed that your products are listed as ‘non-comedogenic’ and ‘non-drying’. Can you explain to us what this mean and also what pH-balanced means? Laura: Non-comedogenic means will not clog pores…and this is important for compliance. If a product will not cause reactions or offers a very effective clinical therapy…but then causes […]

Is Natural Really the Best Option for Ultra-Sensitive Skin? What Does It Even Mean? As published on Follow her on twitter at Terms on Product Label – “Hypoallergenic”, “Natural”, “100% Organic” – What They Really Mean and Do They Mean Well? MarcieMom: Let’s continue to understand what ‘Natural’ means! Natural – I don’t use products labelled ‘natural’ […]

Must-Knows and Best Practices: Your Child's Diaper Area As published on Follow her on twitter at Marcie Mom: I note with interest that your product Grandma Minnie’s Oil’s Well Nurturing Do-It-Oil can prevent diaper rash. What is the ingredient that prevents this rash and how it is different from the off-the-shelf diaper rash cream? Dr. Verallo-Rowell: The USDA- certified Organic […]

As published on Follow her on twitter at Sensitive Parts of Sensitive Skin Child In our previous interviews, we have learnt what to look out for in the product packaging, including understanding the list of ingredients. In this interview, we wish to focus on the use of sensitive skin products on the parts of the child which […]