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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.

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.

women living with eczema

10 tips for women living with eczema – Boots WebMD

Just a quick update. Boots WebMD have published their advice piece for women living with eczema with contributions from me and the wonderful …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Goats milk kefir probiotic for eczema and allergies: A Fantastic Voyage

Picture Raquel Welch in a skintight diving suit being attacked by evil green slimy antibodies in the classic 1960s sci-fi movie, Fantastic …

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