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How I stopped scratching my eczema

Stop scratching. Sounds so simple doesn’t it? Scratching. It is solely responsible for the perpetual broken, weeping, bleeding skin and the devastating damage that stops eczema from having any chance of healing. So how do you stop? It’s not easy, but I’m going to tell you how I broke the cycle and it’s not how you might expect.

Dove uses eczema models. Real people making peace with their skin – including me!

Last year, I was invited to work alongside Dove to contribute to a campaign which at its heart aims to address confidence and self-esteem for those suffering with visible skin conditions. Following my first few blog posts for beczema five years ago about eczema management, body confidence and the real need for more images of people with visible skin differences in the media, I never could have dreamt that I would be invited to consult for a company that actually has the power to change the way the condition is perceived. But that is exactly what happened. Read what happened next.

Beczema voted one of 2017 top health blogs

Hope everyone has had a brilliant Christmas and New Year? Just a quickie for the new year – very proud to let …

Beczema makes list of top skin disorder blogs!

Admittedly, I’m a little late in reporting this – but I was completely thrilled to be included in this round-up of skin …

Online expert eczema panel – don’t miss out!

Struggling with your skin? Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to put your eczema questions to the British Skin Foundation’s expert panel.

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 …

Brewing live kefir probiotic for eczema

Make your own quick and easy goats milk kefir probiotic for eczema

I’ve been a little preoccupied with goats over the last few weeks. Ever since hearing Shann Jones of the Chuckling Goat on …

Eczema, the tabloids and me

I’ve noticed something lately. Eczema has slowly and creepingly become regular fodder for the tabloids. They appear to love nothing better than to …

Feeling hopeful: Kefir for Eczema Diary Week Two

After hearing Shann Jones of the Chuckling Goat, a farm in Wales offering goat products that claim to help with eczema and allergies (read …

Is eczema an election issue? NHS privatisation and the British dermatology crisis

A week before the country goes to the polls, dermatology provision in the UK is teetering on the brink of a major …

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