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rich emollient used in the management of eczema, psoriasis and other dry skin conditions.

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What’s the future of freefrom skincare?

2Jan

Rhassoul clay - Image from Natural Spa Supplies

Reading the Telegraph Saturday magazine this weekend I read a feature by Victoria Hall, their acting beauty director who said that, and I quote… “Two thirds of women believe that what they eat directly impacts on how their skin looks … Continue reading

  

How clean is the indoor air quality in your home?

29Feb

Dust mask for avoiding airborne allergens

Is your house clean and safe? We all probably assume that it is but there could be some very dangerous things in your home… We insulate our houses and try to make them as air-tight and cosy as possible, especially … Continue reading

  

Irritant and SLS free shampoos for eczema skin – an update

7Aug

Organic Babies body wash and shampoo  by Green People

At the beginning of this year I started my search for the perfect shampoo for my eczema scalp and sensitive skin. It seemed that this was no easy task. Read “10 shampoos for dry scalps, sensitive skin and eczema” here … Continue reading

  

Pros and Cons of washing hair with rhassoul clay

5Feb

Making rhassoul clay shampoo

I have been washing my hair with rhassoul clay now for about a month. Not every time as it is more time consuming but it does work. Mix two tablespoons of rhassoul clay with cold water and mix to a … Continue reading

  

Perfumed sanitary products cause irritation to sensitive skin

20Jan

Just a note of caution to the ladies out there, men you can all look away now. I’m talking about the dreaded monthlies. The builder’s are in. Stop reading now if you are a squeamish man who doesn’t do ladies … Continue reading

  

Rhassoul clay shampoo for dry, itchy eczema scalp

19Jan

Rhassoul clay - Image from Natural Spa Supplies

If you have eczema, psoriasis, sensitive skin and/or a dry flaky scalp then you are probably familiar with the constant search for that perfect shampoo. The solution to all your dry itchy scalp woes and an end to all those … Continue reading

  

Five alluminium and paraben free natural deodorants

4Aug

Pitrok natural crystal deodorant

What deodorant do you wear if you have sensitive skin? Some high street anti-perspirants can be too harsh and irritate dry or sensitive skin, especially if you have eczema but there are quite a few natural alternatives out there. Even … Continue reading

  

Pruritus ani or itchy bum, labial eczema

27Jan

We all have a bottom and private parts and those of us with eczema, psoriasis or a tendency towards sensitive skin may at some point in time experience pruritus ani and/or anal or labial eczema. Anyone can get this condition, … Continue reading

  

Allergic to scented toilet roll – fragrance allergy

31Oct

Allergic reaction to scented toilet paper

This is a warning to anyone with sensitive skin. If you think the skin on your face is sensitive imagine how sensitive your private parts are. I didn’t realise what a prude I am but there you go, I can’t … Continue reading

  

Toxic Chemicals found in Scented Laundry Products

3Sep

Violet's Magic UNSCENTED Laundry Powder

I was interested in a University of Washington study of top-selling laundry products which found they emitted dozens of different chemicals. All six products tested, including dryer sheets, fabric softeners and detergents, gave off at least one chemical regulated as … Continue reading