Tomorrow is world book so what better way to celebrate the power of words, writing and reading to soothe the skin. Writing my poetry book, The Shape of Skin was a labour of great therapy and a growing love for my own skin. If you love reading, check out this wonderful blog, reviewing three eczema books, Reading to soothe skin from the Eczema Clothing company. They've looked … [Read more...]
Can collagen help eczema and TSW?
There are loads of skin health trends at the moment but one that seems really popular is taking collagen supplements. Firstly it's not just for women, men can benefit from taking collagen too. But it's a real buzz word and there are so many brands out there. How do you choose one and how does collagen work? Different ways to take collagen There are lots of different … [Read more...]
Honey for eczema: Exploring the benefits & proper usage
Winter is here, and dryness of the skin is one of the main concerns both men and women face in cold areas. The problem gets severe for those with skin conditions like eczema. Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is a chronic skin condition characterised by dry, itchy, and flared skin. It is a common condition that affects people of all ages; it is most common in … [Read more...]
20 Resolutions for eczema & TSW people!
Another year has passed and I'm approaching four years in topical steroid withdrawal which is incredible really. I'm not healed completely yet but when I compare my skin to year three I've healed so much. I think last year started with my worst flare ever, but realising I'm still going through it so long after quitting is a bit heart breaking. We all dream of finding that cure, … [Read more...]
A huge thank you from what allergy
Firstly I wanted to thank each and every one of you, for everything. For all your support, reading my blog posts, commenting, sharing and just being all round good friends to me over the many years I've been waffling away on this blog. Thank you all Thanks to those who came and visited me on my stand at The Allergy Show this year. What an incredible experience. I loved … [Read more...]