93 chemicals which cause dermatitis – check your shampoo!

The increase in the number of people with allergies, coeliac disease and food intolerances has seen a massive rise in the number of freefrom foods in the shops. Many of those who avoid certain foods have skin problems such as eczema if they do come into contact with that particular allergen. There are contact allergens […]

5 Common Adult Skincare Issues & How to Treat Them

What are the five most common skin conditions in adults? Not surprisingly they include eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, rosacea or melasma. If you have any of these conditions this blog post is for you. Melasma? I hear you cry. I know. I learnt something new from this infographic so I thought I’d share it. I have […]

Soft, luxurious pyjamas for eczema skin

This month I’ve been testing some very interesting copper infused super soft fabric ladies pyjamas with amazing health giving benefits. If you have eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis or sensitive dry skin then this blog post is for you. Anyone with eczema will know that nighttime can be the worst time. It’s a perfect melting pot for […]

The FreeFrom Skincare Awards 2015 shortlist is announced!

Last week I spent a very fun day at Skins Matters Towers looking at all the lovely skincare products entered into the problem skin category. Never have I felt so lucky to have eczema! We had a really great day and it was lovely to see Alex Gazzola – coeliac and health journalist, Michelle Berridale-Johnson […]

Win a Tangle Teezer – great for sensitive skin and eczema scalps

I recently bought one of these simple and funky little brushes on the advice of my hair dresser. My scalp was a mess with eczema and she was combing out bits of dry skin. A good look I think… crusts of skin half way down a hair shaft – NOT! She went to get a […]

Win Hope’s Relief goat milk body wash and moisturiser

Because it’s National Allergy Awareness Week, here is the first of a weekful of blogs for you. Hope’s Relief has been formulated from over 35 years of research and was originally created by a Naturopath for her own daughter. Hope’s Relief is now an award winning brand, Australia’s No1 natural eczema cream and renowned by […]

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, […]

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 […]

How often should you shower if you have eczema or dry sensitive skin?

If you have eczema, psoriasis or dry and sensitive skin you will no doubt have discovered that frequent bathing and showing strips what moisture and oil your skin might have and leaves you feeling tight and dry and needing to moisturise all over again. So how often should you shower or bath? Over the years […]