10 shampoos for dry scalps, sensitive skin and eczema

Anyone with dry sensitive skin will know that using the wrong shampoo can cause an itcy, dry, flaky scalp which is painful, frustrating and can get infected. Anti-Dandruff shampoo isn’t always the answer but you might think it would be easy to find the perfect shampoo. A quick trip to the local chemists or pharmacy […]

Ten brilliant gift ideas for people with eczema, allergies

With only a few shopping days till Christmas this blog is a little late but you still have time. So what do you buy for someone who has to eat only special nut and dairy free chocolate, has sensitive skin and has to plan meals out with military precision? Buying chocolates and smellies needs a […]

Indoor Allergies – Effective Natural Relief and Protection

Allergy UK Indoor Allergy Week – 20th -26th October 2014 The onset of the colder weather and the wilting of the flowers will come as a relief for the millions of Brits who have spent the summer battling with hayfever symptoms. But for so many more, the allergy battle is just getting started with approximately […]

Free From Cake and Baking Course in Chesham – 4th Nov

If you want to learn how to make cakes like these… Then you need to book yourself a place on Lucia’s Free From Baking Allergen Free course on 4th November. You’ll learn how to make cakes and pastries. Lucia makes amazing freefrom sausage rolls. Lucia says, “We strive to create a range of free from […]

Free tickets to the Allergy Show Liverpool

Calling all freefromers up North. I know you’re out there! If you are free this weekend and live in or near Liverpool then you should make it down to the BT Convention Centre to The Allergy Show North. You can get your FREE tickets to the Allergy Show North here. Check out this fantastic video […]

Anaphylaxis Campaign 20 years celebration

The Anaphylaxis Campaign has now been going for 20 years and have achieved so much in that time. I remember reading about the charity in the Telegraph, some months after my first serious anaphylactic reaction and feeling complete panic hearing about David Reading’s daughter, who sadly passed away after an anaphylactic reaction to nuts. I […]

Back from the BSACI – Un-met need in allergy services

Back from the B.S. Back from the B.S. Back from the BSACI. This weekend I was in Telford at the annual BSACI conference. The BSACI is the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology and they organise an annual meeting, amongst other smaller events. The theme “Allergy – Towards True Multidisciplinary Care” celebrates the best […]

Please vote for What Allergy? in the Free-From People’s Choice Awards

I am absolutely delighted to announce that What Allergy? has been accepted as a nominee in the Free From People’s Choice Awards run by Foods You Can. You get one vote each in different categories like best freefrom supermarket, best freefrom brand and most importantly BEST FREE FROM BLOG. Voting opens on Wednesday 1st October […]

Fund raise with freefrom cake at The Perfect Retreat

Remember the blog post last month with that amazing freefrom chocolate cake I had at The Perfect Retreat in Chesham? Well if you’re looking for an excuse to go and visit or just needed reminding that you really should treat yourself or your allergic child, Lucia has organised a couple of events. 1st of october […]