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What can you do about flakes in your eyebrows?

Whether the weather is hot or cold, you can suffer from flakes in your eyebrows all year round. What can you do about it?

Perhaps you suffer from dry skin and a slightly fatter (day) cream can help you get rid of the flakes. Sometimes the flakes in your eyebrows are caused by a form of eczema:seborrheic eczema.

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Seborrheic eczema

This form of eczema can be recognized by redness and flaking. It mainly occurs on the hairy skin and around the nostrils. Dandruff in your hair is therefore also a form of seborrheic eczema.

What can you do against flakes in your eyebrows?

  1. Dry your skin well after showering.
  2. Use mild skin care products.
  3. Use a nourishing day cream or a slightly fatter cream in your eyebrows.
  4. Do you suffer from seborrheic eczema? Visit your doctor, who can prescribe you a cream.

Eczema is a chronic skin problem. You can get it under control, but it can play up again in certain periods. For example, if it gets warmer or cold outside.

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