And why I'm proud to be a Balmonds Ambassador. I've been an Ambassador for Balmonds products now for many years and first discovered the company whilst speaking at the Allergy Show. Someone from the company had been watching my talk and came over to gift me a free jar and I've been a huge fan ever since. That very first product was their Skin Salvation emollient and that … [Read more...]
Epaderm now Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (SLS) free!
Brilliant news for everyone with eczema, psoriasis and other dry skin conditions; Epaderm® is now freefrom Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (SLS)!Mölnlycke Health Care are pleased to announce that the entire Epaderm® range has been reformulated and is now manufactured without SLS, making it even kinder to sensitive skin and suitable for all ages including babies. With the change in … [Read more...]
How do you choose eczema skin care products?
Finding suitable skin care products when you have sensitive skin and/or eczema can be hard work. Some moisturisers may work fine when your skin is good, but irritate you when your skin flares up, whilst others are just way too harsh. Understanding the list of ingredients in cleansers, moisturisers and skin care products can be very confusing, as most of them sound like … [Read more...]
Aqueous cream is the worst thing to use for eczema
If you have eczema then you've probably used Aqueous cream in the past; you may even still be using it as it's still on the market as a moisturiser for dry skin conditions. Most doctors prescribed it as the first moisturiser to try if a patient displayed with signs of eczema; one of the main reasons being that it's cheap! So, I was shocked to learn from Dr Adam Fox, Allergy … [Read more...]