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 […]

How Protopic for eczema changed my life

Protopic is an ointment for treating eczema but it’s not a steroid, instead it is an immunosuppressant containing Tacrolimus, so it doesn’t have the negative side effects that even weak steroids have like thinning of the skin and steroid withdrawal reactions. What’s not to like? This is my review of using it for about 3-4 […]

FreeFrom Skincare Awards 2014 – the winners!

One of my top Allergy Show highlights was the third annual FreeFrom SkinCare Awards ceremony which took place hidden away in a room in the back corner of the exhibition hall in the Love Natural Love Organic show, which was taking place on the same day in the same hall. Why was this one of […]

5 things to help your dry scalp eczema or psoriasis

If you’ve ever had scalp eczema or an itchy scalp you will know how maddening it can be. Sometimes you wonder if you might even have nits and the dry skin flaking is embarassing.   Because eczema on the scalp is harder to treat it can get out of hand, hiding unseen under your hair – […]

Free Purepotions skin salvation products for National Eczema Week

Hey there has never been a better time to have eczema. I’ve got yet another free product offer, this time from Purepotions, who make delicious and luxurious skin salvation salve for your skin and a bath oil. Treat your skin and enter this competition. First come, first served so be quick. Only one winner!

Ecover Zero – washing up with no gloves

Ecover Zero challenged me to take the test to see if I could use their new fragrance free range without wearing washing-up gloves. My skin is very sensitive so this was the ultimate test. You could also win a year’s supply, especially for National Eczema Week

FREE Barefoot SOS rescue cream up for grabs

Because it’s National Eczema Week and I love the Barefoot SOS skincare range, I’ve got a special treat for you. What allergy readers can enter a competition to win a free sample of Barefoot SOS face and body rescue cream. You’d better be quick though, only ten samples available…

Epaderm now Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (SLS) free!

The formula of Epaderm has changed. It now contains glycerine instead of harmful Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (SLS). Great for anyone with eczema, psoriasis or dry skin conditions.

Does my skin look bad in this? You could say…

Do you find it hard when people ask how your skin is or comment on an allergy rash? Here are a few responses you could use to reply. It’s importnat to stay positive, learn to love yourself and accept your skin, allergies etc. and most of all keep smiling!