The Hidden Cost of Eczema

Though similar, eczema is often an overlooked cousin when talking about allergies or asthma. Like the latter, eczema has no definitively known cause. Also like the other two, it’s a chronic condition, one that acts differently with different people, and…

Skin Care Friday: Interview with Founder of Silk Swan

I interviewed Lanna Potter, creator and owner of SilkSwan.com. She has developed natural beauty products made with silk proteins and essential oils (EOs) for individuals with sensitive skin, chemical sensitivities, and those who simply want beauty products with more natural…

Organic Cotton Blanket – Video

As many of you already know, here at Achoo you can find a variety of organic cotton bedding products. From sheets and allergy covers for your pillows and mattress to a couple styles of blankets, all of these products start…

New Child Humidifiers by Crane

As part of our expansion of our humidifier offering, we've now added select cool mist humidifiers by Crane. Crane is known for the animal/character themed design as well as their ease of use. So whether dry indoor air is making…

Hello Bill! The Stadler Form William Humidifier

The next new Stadler Form humidifier to grace the Achoo runway, is the William. Like the Oskar, William sounds more like the guy who sits in the cubicle next to you and less like a humidifier, but no, William is…

Don’t Call it a Comeback! Okay, Call it a Comeback

Organic fabric isn't the easiest material to come by, and as a manufacturer, we are constantly on the lookout for better raw materials. Despite enormous initial success, literally selling out of our organic barrier fabric after only a couple months,…

Fatty Acids Linked to Increase Risk of Allergies

An article recently published by a group of Swedish researchers calls into question some of the zeal over fatty acids in our diet. With the seemingly endless parade of ads for supplements rich in antioxidants and fatty acids, this latest…

Pacifiers: Not Just for Kids to Enjoy?

I came across this on the drive in to work yesterday morning, and it reminded me of just a few short years ago.

Genetics Plays Key Role in Eczema

Like many health issues and conditions, the primary determining factors are genetics and the environment. Both are not weighted equally in any given situation, but both play a role in the development of most medical conditions and diseases. Even when…

Warm Weather & Managing Eczema – Guest Post

Spring and summer can bring out the worst in some eczema, while fall and winter can be harder on others. _Regardless of which season affects you the most, here are some warm weather tips to help keep your eczema under…