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“Eczpress Yourself” for National Eczema Week

Eczpress yourself : to mark National Eczema Week the National Eczema Society is asking you to record your own eczema story so that …

An open letter to make-up from an eczema sufferer

As I look back on my life of being unable to paste a load of slap all over my face, I have realised that being excluded from the cosmetics merry-go-round has afforded me a freedom that many women will never know.

“It’s the inside that counts,” says MAC, as they cover a plus size model in slap and feathers

MAC has just released its latest ad campaign on the world, showing women that they have the ability to ’empower’ themselves regardless of their shape …

National Eczema Awareness week or ‘skinny white woman smoothes expensive cream over perfect skin’ week?

It was National Eczema Awareness week earlier this month. The Eczema Society also celebrated it’s 40th anniversary. Great news all round. Eczema is …

The eight stages of a flare-up: a few words on a face full of eczema

1. Failure  When my face reacts to something I’ve touched, something I’ve eaten or just something floating around in the air my first …

Your eczema might be costing you more than you think

How many times have you hidden away from the world when the eczema on your face is at its worst? How many …

10 ways to take on the world with a face full of eczema

You’ve woken up with an angry eczema flare on your face, you’ve got to go out. What do you do? Here’s 10 ways to get through the day when your eczema is at its worst.

Beczema interview on Eczema Blues

A while back I was invited to be interviewed for the spectacularly comprehensive eczema resource blog Eczema Blues. Eczema Blues is written and …

Eczema and the gaping gender beauty divide or Channeling my inner Bill Murray

I have been reading Sali Hughes’ beauty column in the Guardian on Saturday for years now and I love her honest, no …

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