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“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 …

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 …

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 …

Queasy and cheesy: Kefir for Eczema Diary Week One

*post update – kefir has definitely helped my eczema symptoms, so I started making my own. Find out how here* After hearing Shann …

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 …

Could goats hold the secret to freedom from eczema?

Shann Jones, founder of Chuckling Goat skincare has been at the centre of an internet eczema frenzy this week after she made …

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