There are several different types of eczema. It is inheritantly associated with dryness of the skin which causes itch and irritation. There are factors such as the use of irritants or fragranced products which cause eczema to flare. Irritants may include some soaps, detergents, shampoos and cleansers. Certain ingredients such as Colloidal Oatmeal & Ceramides can help to calm and soothe the skin & reduce irritation making the skin more comfortable.