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 […]

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 […]

Working, speaking and eating at the Allergy Show 2015

This year’s Allergy Show went by in such a blur of activity I cannot believe I still didn’t manage to speak to and visit all the stands I’d ear-marked for attention. It was heaving and sometimes you just had to walk on by when the crowds were four deep clamoring for free samples. Supporting the […]

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 […]

Tangle teezer helped heal scalp eczema

Who would have thought that a simple brush would help so much in the healing of my scalp eczema. I have tried everything from various lovely new natural shampoos, rhassoul clay shampoo, organic scalp oils etc. and whilst these all help, I continue to rip my scalp apart with my comb or brush. Even soft […]

10 things only eczema people do

I loved this blog post by Deborah Cicurel for Metro.co.uk, “17 things you’ll only know if you have eczema”. It made me smile because I do most of those things and because it’s good to smile about our trials and remember that we have this condition but it’s not so bad. We get by with […]

Dear E45, why don’t your adverts feature any dry or eczema skin?

Dear E45 I have eczema. I might be your perfect customer had I not already tried E45 and found it made my skin worse due to presence of lanolin. Lanolin, a known skin irritant, yet it’s found in E45 for dry, sensitive skin. Why is that? So what are the ingredients of E45? Why might […]