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Archives for July 2013

Eczema on the Scalp

Eczema on the scalp can be embarrassing and irritating for sufferers. It can look like what most people recognise as dandruff especially when flakes appear on your clothes. Although dandruff usually has white dry flakes, scalp eczema can have greasy yellowish flakes and is very itchy. It is said that 50% of people that have eczema suffer from scalp eczema, that is a lot of people. So if this is you, remember you are not alone. Read on if you want to stop hiding under the hat. Scalp Eczema … [Read more...]

Callus Treatment

A callus is an area of flat, hard skin, often yellowing in colour. They are usually found on feet or hands and can be painful, uncomfortable or unsightly, causing stress to the sufferer; which is a good reason to need a natural callus treatment. Calluses can be very annoying but don't be tempted to cut or overly scrub the skin, this can damage the skin; causing pain, discomfort and even scarring, the best treatment is a natural skincare routine. [social_share/] What causes calluses? A … [Read more...]

Sunburn Treatment

At the moment in the UK, we are having the longest period of consecutive sunshine since 2006, nine days so far, so we should be getting used to applying our sunscreen or sun tan lotion often throughout the day. We know that sunburn is caused by over exposure to the ultraviolet (UV) rays of the sun but some are unsure of how much exposure is too much. So, if you have sunburned your skin by mistake, our natural sunburn treatment guide will help. How long does Sunburn last Mild Sunburn … [Read more...]

Allergic Reaction to Cats

An allergic skin reaction is defined as being a chronic disease characterised by an overreaction of the immune system to things that we come into contact with. This is what happens when you have an allergic reaction to cats. Allergic skin reactions are more common than you would think; almost 10% of people are allergic to household pets. and allergic Eczema affects up to 20% of children and up to 3% of adults. What causes an allergic skin reaction? It’s been in the news this week that … [Read more...]

Seborrheic Keratosis Treatment – Tried and Tested

Seborrheic keratosis treatment is often aimed at people of an older age hence the nickname barnacles of old age, however, you do not have to be elderly to suffer with Seborrheic keratosis, (also called seborrheic verruca, seborrheic warts or senile wart) in fact they are even found on people aged 15-25. So don’t be alarmed if you find yourself with what are often described as flat brown warts, (but can range from white to black) they are not dangerous, contagious or cancerous growths but quite … [Read more...]