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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 …

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 …

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.

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