How we use coconut oil in our home and why

We use coconut oil for lots of things in our house, these are the ten I can think of, off the top of my head, every day uses for it. We buy a jar or two of cold-pressed, virgin oil from our local health food shop, and each jar lasts about two months or so, […]

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Soothing skin with Oilatum

*This is a review post. We were sent items to review and share about* As a parent, one priority for me is skincare for my kids. That sounds a little strange, but having spent a lot of time dealing with my daughter’s eczema, it’s something that is always on my mind. Her skin cleared up […]

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Psoriasis – hair habits that work for me

Psoriasis is horrible. I have suffered with it, since I was 12 or 13. I mainly struggle with patches on my scalp and behind my ears and on my neck. I have tried a lot of treatments, shampoos, ointments, creams, lotions, potions, rinses, medications, and some have worked, and some have not. The Mayo Clinic […]

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Helping skin get better with Cetraben…

*this is a collaborative post with Cetraben* Cetraben, which makes skin emollient treatments and skincare solutions for families struggling with eczema and other issues, is working in partnership with The British Skin Foundation, to provide a service called Starting From Scratch, which aims to deliver tailored and manageable expert advice straight to your inbox to help […]

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When dry skin on your hands is a major problem…

I wash my hands a lot. I work with small children, which often means I get messy. My hands are often very dry and sore at the end of the day, and I have a mild form of psoriasis which means they get easily irritated and can take a while to heal.  I have “fancy” […]

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Getting tough jobs done with Surcare Sensitive washing powder

When your family has sensitive skin, particularly your children, laundry can be a bit of a challenge. You want clothes and other things to come out of the washing machine clean and smelling fresh, but if you have children like mine, who do like to keep me on my toes with lots of “been in […]

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Being kind to sensitive skin with Surcare

My teenager has very sensitive skin, and struggles with outbreaks of severe excema. She gets very sore patches on her legs, arms, trunk, and back. She’s struggled with this for a long time, and we have pretty much got a good skincare routine going, and know that certain things in her diet, and some enviromonmental […]

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Skinnies UK clothing for adults

We have reviewed Skinnies Silk clothing, for eczema. My tween has now grown out of her eczema issues, mostly, other than the occasional mild flare. We found Skinnies Silk clothing incredibly helpful for her skin to maximise recovery and healing.  “Skinnies have developed a range of Therapeutic Clothing Products that help aid recovery from Eczema, Psoriasis […]

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Skinnies Silk Skinware for eczema

*This is a review post. All opinions are our own* When I was training as a student nurse in London, I spent time on a Dermatology ward, and learned a lot about various skin conditions, that can cause many problems for children and adults. I worked with children with severe eczema and other issues, and […]

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