Natural, non-irritant shampoo for dry, eczema scalps

One of my real bugbears and struggles is finding good, natural shampoo that doesn’t make my scalp dry, itchyand sore. I’ve blogged about this a great deal. And this year I am mourning the demise of my favourite shampoo, Skin Blossom Organic herbal shampoo which has been discontinued… 🙁 I have been searching the globe […]

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 […]

The Allergy Show 2016 – The best bits…

This year the Allergy Show didn’t disappoint. But I’m not your average coeliac or freefrom shopper. I struggle with a lot of freefrom food and try to eat as little processed food as I can. This goes for a lot of the mass produced freefrom food out there. I just find it causes me skin […]

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 […]

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 […]

2015 Free From Skincare Awards opens 2nd Feb

It’s that time of year again with the FreeFrom awards kick off again. If you have eczema, psoriasis, rosacia or sensitive skin or are just looking for some lovely natural skincare products check out their website and follow the awards progress on Twitter. I have discovered some lovely products through being a judge in the […]

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 […]

Allergy Show 2014 – My top twenty highlights

I feel like I am finally coming down from a massive Allergy Show high, so it’s time to collect my thoughts and share my top twenty . It was going to be a top ten but I had too many. It might end up being a top twenty because this year, the show rocked. It […]