Can't Resist the Urge to Scratch Your Itchy Skin?

You’re not alone. Whether it’s from a mosquito bite, chicken pox, or a chronic skin condition like eczema or psoriasis, the urge to scratch can be overwhelming. While scratching may temporarily ease itching, too much scratching can cause breaks in the skin that may result in infection.

Itch Relief

No amount of scratching will stop the itch from returning. If you find yourself scratching to the point of distraction, or so much that you're damaging your skin—which can allow bacteria in—you’ll need to find strategies to stop the itch. To help soothe itchy skin, experts recommend the following tips:

Itchy Skin Treatment

Formulated with prebiotic oat concentrate, pramoxine HCI, aloe and pro-vitamin B5, this non-greasy AVEENO® RESTORATIVE SKIN THERAPY ITCH RELIEF BALM soothes dry skin while relieving itch from minor skin irritation.

AVEENO®1% Hydrocortisone Anti-Itch Cream is a maximum-strength anti-itch cream formula with skin-soothing Triple Oat Complex, aloe, and vitamin E, providing temporary relief from the itching associated with minor skin irritations, inflammation, rashes due to eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, insect bites, poison ivy/oak/sumac, soaps, detergents, cosmetics, or jewelry.

The itch from eczema is different than the itch from a bug bite or poison ivy. AVEENO® Eczema Therapy Itch Relief Balm provides immediate, long-lasting relief from itching due to eczema. This unique formula intensely moisturizes to help strengthen the skin’s natural moisture barrier while soothing itch and protecting the skin for up to six hours. Awarded the National Eczema Association Seal of Approval.

Also try AVEENO® Soothing Bath Treatment and AVEENO® Eczema Therapy Moisturizing Cream to relieve the itchiness, redness, dryness and irritation symptoms of eczema in steroid- and fragrance-free formulations safe for daily use.

Solution Related Products

Find relief from the itch associated with many minor skin irritations such as poison ivy, insect bites, and chicken pox.

Formulated with natural ingredients, these products provide soothing relief for your irritated skin.