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Eczema | Q & A | Eczema Treatment and Care

What is eczema? Eczema is a common skin condition that particularly affects the inner knees and elbows, face, neck and chest. Skin with eczema may be dry, red, thickened, cracked, itchy or even broken. Caroline Le Brun suffered with eczema on her hands for over 40 years. She tried our regime, and said: “The skin…began to generate and heal before my very eyes! I am total convinced of its healing properties and will strongly recommend it to anyone with this problem.” What are the common … [Read more...]

Eczema Treatment Which Reduces Redness, Inflammation and Itching.

Science has advanced somewhat since the industrial revolution and everything is better today than it was back in the days of coal and steam. Experimentation allows us to blend and perfect formulas helping us to identify what works best with particular skin issues allowing us to create an effective eczema treatment. This week is National Eczema Week 2012 and we are proud to offer an eczema treatment to sufferers in the shape of two effective eczema treatment engineered to keeping eczema under … [Read more...]

Best soap for men: When is a bar of soap not a bar of soap?

When it’s a Deep Cleansing Therapy Bar! BIC hit the headlines recently with their pink and purple ‘For her’ range of pens, ‘designed to fit comfortably in a woman’s hand’. Hundreds of women wrote spoof reviews on a major online store, such as how happy they are to be able to draw fairies and unicorns at last! Meanwhile, the men complained that the pens were too delicate for their bulky hands. The reviews went viral, news publications reported on the phenomenon, and sales seem to be up (when we … [Read more...]

Facial scrub: Gentle and natural exfoliant

What is exfoliation? Exfoliation is the practice of removing dead skin cells from the skin surface. Every facial you have at a spa or at home includes exfoliation. Even Ancient Egyptians used to exfoliate! Exfoliation helps to unclog pores, keep skin clean, reduce acne and expose hair follicles for an easier shave (note that razors exfoliate by scraping off skin cells while wet shaving). So what’s the best way to exfoliate? We recommend a natural facial scrub. How to exfoliate Pumice … [Read more...]

National Eczema Week 2012

National Eczema Week 20% Discount Code ECZEMA2012 In support of National Eczema Week 2012 Syrinx Za are offering a 20% Discount off all products for Eczema Sufferers 15th to 23rd September. Simply enter the following code at checkout ECZEMA2012 Natural Emollient Eczema Cream An end to constant irritation...Natural and Family Safe. * Non-irritant, no steroids, parabens, petroleum or chemicals * Non greasy – fast absorption and easy to apply * Natural skin relief – reduces redness, … [Read more...]

How to prevent eczema flare up

If you suffer from eczema you can experience a flare up for all sorts of reasons, and sometimes seemingly for no reason at all. The cause of eczema can be genetic (children with parents who have eczema are more likely to have it too), while flare ups can be triggered by pollution, allergies, diet, soap and bubble bath, washing powders and fabric conditioners, pets, and of course, stress. Flare ups can last for days or weeks and may leave you with the appearance and soreness of dry, … [Read more...]

Surfers feet: Don’t suffer surfers foot; prevent it!

Calling all surfers: Have you ever had sore, peeling feet after surfing? Some surfers have reported a reaction that makes the soles of their feet go red, itchy and peeling, so walking becomes painful and surfing impossible. We can’t have that! It’s possible that some surfers are allergic to their neoprene booties, or maybe have athlete’s foot or dermatitis. Do you want to go barefoot surfing in cold water, keep trying new booties or restrict your surfing to somewhere tropical? Probably not. … [Read more...]

How to Remove Toxins from the Skin

Toxins enter our body from many sources. Orally in the food we eat, form environmental airborne attack and also from substances we touch and wear such as jewellery and watches. Whilst a high-fibre diet and drinking 2 litres of water per day will help your body to rid its self of toxins in your system, you may need a little help to withdraw these toxins from the skin to help avoid dermatological issues such eczema flare-ups. Zander: Skin Toxin Removal Properties Zander is a unique … [Read more...]

How to get soft smooth legs through autumn and winter

Can you believe it’s September already? The kids are back at school and there’s definitely an autumnal chill in the air. Despite the fact that we might now be changing out of our summer dresses and shorts and into long skirts and trousers, we still want to have soft smooth legs through autumn and winter. Have you noticed how your shins can tend to get dry and cracked ‘alligator’ skin? Very unattractive! One solution is to hide your legs in opaque black tights, while it might help to eat … [Read more...]

Best autumn and winter treatment for psoriasis

Guess what, winter is coming round again (in the northern hemisphere, anyway). The new school term has started, the days are getting shorter and the autumn equinox is looming. For people with psoriasis, the onset of winter can be an extra cause for dread. Why? Because winter means colder temperatures, dryer air and less sunlight, and all these conditions can lead to a flare-up of your condition. So you’re probably asking yourself, what’s the best autumn and winter psoriasis treatment? … [Read more...]