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Banana Face Mask

We had an old banana going brown in the fruit bowl and I hate waste so my little girl and I decided to make the most of it and do a bit of very very simple and natural skin care. Are bananas good for the skin? Yes. Bananas contain lots of fabulous vitamins, including manganese, vitamin […]

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Natural eczema cream UK

Filaggrin and Eczema

If you have eczema then you should know what filaggrin is. Don’t worry if you’ve never heard of it, I’ve had eczema since 1992 and I only just really read up properly about filaggrin and its role in eczema. But in about 2013 a clever professor discovered the importance of it and this had lead […]

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Skincare advice

What is Linoleic Acid?

If you know a bit about organic skincare and natural skincare, and the different natural oils and butters that are used, you will probably sometimes hear technical terms used (like “high in linoleic acid) about why certain ingredients are beneficial. When I first started out, I hadn’t a clue what some of these were. But […]

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Eczema advice and tips

A blog about good bacteria on the skin

You’ve all heard of good bacteria, right? It’s the stuff you should have in your gut which makes your digestion system work properly and basically keeps you healthy. I really hope you have heard of it; if not, have you been living under a rock??   Well, hopefully you know about good bacteria in the […]

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Treating hand eczema

Eczema on the Increase

  It’s certainly true that I’ve seen a big increase in eczema queries over the past couple of years. People contacting me to ask what they can do about their eczema – I seem to have the same conversation several times a week on ways to minimise the impact of eczema. Why is this?   […]

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