What’s the future of freefrom skincare?

Reading the Telegraph Saturday magazine this weekend I read a feature by Victoria Hall, their acting beauty director who said that, and I quote… “Two thirds of women believe that what they eat directly impacts on how their skin looks so expect to see edible ingredients increasingly listed on your creams and serums. From superfoods […]

Top 10 Irritant and SLS free shampoos for eczema skin – an update

At the beginning of this year I started my search for the perfect shampoo for my eczema scalp and sensitive skin. It seemed that this was no easy task. Read “10 shampoos for dry scalps, sensitive skin and eczema” here and you’ll discover that buying products recommended for eczema skin doesn’t always mean that it […]

Pros and Cons of washing hair with rhassoul clay

I have been washing my hair with rhassoul clay now for about a month. Not every time as it is more time consuming but it does work. Here are my good and bad bits from using rhassoul clay as a shampoo. The Pros of washing hair with rhassoul clay The positives far outweigh the negatives, […]

Perfumed sanitary products cause irritation to sensitive skin

Just a note of caution to the ladies out there, men you can all look away now. I’m talking about the dreaded monthlies. The builder’s are in. Stop reading now if you are a squeamish man who doesn’t do ladies problems and winces at the mere mention of ‘periods’. You have been warned… Not all […]

Rhassoul clay shampoo for dry, itchy eczema scalp

If you have eczema, psoriasis, sensitive skin and/or a dry flaky scalp then you are probably familiar with the constant search for that perfect shampoo. The solution to all your dry itchy scalp woes and an end to all those embarrassing flaky bits of skin that look like dandruff. I’ve tried everything from coal tar […]

Five alluminium and paraben free natural deodorants

What deodorant do you wear if you have sensitive skin? Some high street anti-perspirants can be too harsh and irritate dry or sensitive skin, especially if you have eczema but there are quite a few natural alternatives out there. Even if you don’t have sensitive skin there are many arguments against smothering your armpits with […]

Pruritus ani or itchy bum, labial eczema

We all have a bottom and private parts and those of us with eczema, psoriasis or a tendency towards sensitive skin may at some point in time experience pruritus ani and/or anal or labial eczema. Anyone can get this condition (although labial only gets the girls, obviously) although those with atopic skin, sensitive or dry […]

Allergic to scented toilet roll – fragrance allergy

This is a warning to anyone with sensitive skin. If you think the skin on your face is sensitive imagine how sensitive your private parts are. I didn’t realise what a prude I am but there you go, I can’t bring myself to to type the word for ‘you know what’. This is a cautionary […]