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Archives for August 2013

Tried and Tested Skin Treatments for Acne

Acne is an extremely common skin complaint that can affect anyone of any age; although is it more commonly known to be prevalent in teenagers due to those raging hormones, as if teenagers didn't  have enough to deal with! When you have acne you can develop blackheads and/or whiteheads on the face, back and chest, when acne is severe these spots can become inflamed and pus filled so it’s very important to follow a few easy rules and to use tried and tested skin treatments for acne. Acne and … [Read more...]

Scalp Psoriasis

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month so we thought this would be a good time to raise some awareness about scalp psoriasis. A few facts to start - Like Psoriasis on the skin, scalp psoriasis is not contagious. Most people that have scalp psoriasis usually suffer with psoriasis elsewhere on their body.  Sadly, there is no cure of psoriasis for scalp psoriasis but it can be treated naturally to comfort and normalise the condition What is scalp psoriasis? As with most similar skin and scalp … [Read more...]

What is Atopic Dermatitis?

People often ask us the question - What is atopic dermatitis? Many people don’t realise that atopic dermatitis is a type of eczema also known as atopic eczema Atopic dermatitis is actually the most common type of eczema which causes scaly, itchy rashes.  The rash actually comes from intensive itching and scratching of the skin which is why this skin condition is often referred to as the itch that rashes and not the rash that itches. So, what is atopic dermatitis and who does it … [Read more...]

Summer Tips for Baby Eczema

As a parent you know how the hot weather can really affect your baby’s eczema, making the poor baby itchy, uncomfortable and something no-one wants; irritable. An eczema baby needs to be kept cool at all times, which can be really tricky, we know! However we have a few Summer Tips for Baby Eczema to help you through the hot weather. Keep in the shade When you are outside, always keep in the shade where possible.  If this is not possible, place shades on the buggy or use umbrellas that … [Read more...]