Wet wrapping is a technique that aims to stop moisture escaping from dry, eczematous skin, particularly overnight, and allow a faulty skin barrier to heal.
- soothes the itch
- locks in moisture
- protects skin from further damage
Here's our essential step-by-step guide to wet-wrapping!
Check out our essential kit list for wet wrapping here.
In our series of articles about wet wrapping, we’re focusing on using wet wraps with emollient creams, not with topical steroids. Always consult with a doctor or nurse if you’re using steroid creams as their potency may be increased when used under wet wraps and could damage the skin.