Archives for September 2012

Free Purepotions skin salvation products for National Eczema Week

Hey there has never been a better time to have eczema. I’ve got yet another free product offer, this time from Purepotions, who make delicious and luxurious skin salvation salve for your skin and a bath oil. Treat your skin and enter this competition. First come, first served so be quick. Only one winner!

Champney’s – great if you have allergies, coeliac disease, eczema or asthma

Do you struggle to find places that are suitable for you to stay on holiday? Yearn for some pampering but worry you’ll not be able to eat the food or relax and enjoy the experience. Champney’s health spa really do make an effort. Great for anyone with allergies, asthma, eczema or psoriasis.

Ecover Zero – washing up with no gloves

Ecover Zero challenged me to take the test to see if I could use their new fragrance free range without wearing washing-up gloves. My skin is very sensitive so this was the ultimate test. You could also win a year’s supply, especially for National Eczema Week

The lonely peanut, a poem by Ruth Holroyd

One day while daydreaming I wondered what it would be like to be a peanut. Feared by some and banned from flying, attending parties, banished to a lonely sad life. It’s just a bit of fun since having life threatening allergies can be quite intense and take over your life a bit.

FREE Barefoot SOS rescue cream up for grabs

Because it’s National Eczema Week and I love the Barefoot SOS skincare range, I’ve got a special treat for you. What allergy readers can enter a competition to win a free sample of Barefoot SOS face and body rescue cream. You’d better be quick though, only ten samples available…

Five poems about eczema and allergies

Because it’s National Eczema Week I thought I’d pull together all the poems I’ve written about having allergies and eczema into one place. I hope they strike a chord and help you realise there are others out there, you are not alone…

National Eczema Week 15 – 23rd Sept 2012

It’s National Eczema Week this week so spare a thought for people with eczema, psoriasis and dry skin conditions. It’s hard work fighting the itch but there is a lot of help out there. If you have eczema and it’s driving you mad, check out these resources…

The cold sore dies – cold sore diary

If you get cold sores you’ll know that once they’ve taken hold you’ve had it. I’m trying a new lotion I found from Boots which seems to be burning and stinging them into submission…

Epaderm now Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (SLS) free!

The formula of Epaderm has changed. It now contains glycerine instead of harmful Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (SLS). Great for anyone with eczema, psoriasis or dry skin conditions.