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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.

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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 …

Banish stress and eczema with yoga and relaxation

New Year, new natural eczema remedies: 5 ways to treat eczema from the inside

I have probably read the entire output of the internet on natural treatments for eczema and for the sake of my sanity and my bank balance I have decided to streamline. I am narrowing them down to my favourite five natural remedies for eczema and atopic dermatitis. So make yourself a cuppa, preferably oolong tea (!) and take a look at my top five natural ways to beat eczema.

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 …

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 …

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