180ml Emollient & Revitaliser Back in Stock!

180ml Emollient & Revitaliser Back in Stock!

Nov 07

The 180ml large pots of natural emollient and revitaliser cream now back in stock! To celebrate we are offering you 15% discount of the 180ml large pots of emollient and revitaliser creams for the next 48 hours. Please use coupon code 180 at checkout to receive your 15% discount.  You will also receive free postage!   Offer ends Midnight GMT Sunday 6th November 2016 Natural Emollient is...

Skin Defences against Staph Bacteria – Q&A with Dr Donald Davidson

Skin Defences against Staph Bacteria – Q&A with Dr Donald Davidson

Oct 25

I came across this study “IL-1 beta-induced protection of keratinocytes against Staphylococcus aureus-secreted proteases is mediated by human beta defensin 21” where the researchers studied how the skin protected itself against staphylococcus aureus (“staph bacteria”). This research is important because staph bacteria is known to colonize atopic dermatitis skin, and in doing so, have...

Allergic Contact Dermatitis in Children (II) – Q&A with Dr Steve Xu

Allergic Contact Dermatitis in Children (II) – Q&A with Dr Steve Xu

Oct 06

This is a continuation of last week’s interview with Dr Steve Xu MD MSc where we discussed contact dermatitis, the differences between irritant and contact dermatitis, the top 10 pediatric contact allergens in personal hygiene products and practical consideration of when to suspect contact dermatitis in a child. Dr Steve Xu, MD MSc is currently a 2nd year dermatology resident at McGaw...

Allergic Contact Dermatitis in Children (I) – Q&A with Dr Steve Xu

Allergic Contact Dermatitis in Children (I) – Q&A with Dr Steve Xu

Sep 30

Eczema is a skin condition with many parts to the puzzle – it is linked to hereditary skin condition, allergens (food, inhaled, contact and airborne), environmental factors (heat, humidity), bacteria colonization on skin (and how gut microbiome may affect allergic conditions), lifestyle factors (stress, hormonal change) and also suspected to be linked with diet/ water. Very often we may think...

Topical Corticosteroid Withdrawal – Q&A with Prof Hugo

Topical Corticosteroid Withdrawal – Q&A with Prof Hugo

Sep 13

In March 2015, the National Eczema Association (NEA, in US) published a study on steroid addiction in patients with atopic dermatitis. This was by members of its task force, who looked into the evidence regarding steroid withdrawal as many eczema sufferers were asking about the steroid addiction syndrome, along with many cautioning and enquiring on this online and over social media. The use of...

Eczema Blues Google Collections

Eczema Blues Google Collections

Aug 04

For the past 6 months, I’ve been receiving emails on where to find certain information and this prompted me to create Google Collections for your ease of reference, under my Google Plus Profile A graphical way to search for posts on Eczema Blues You can continue to find information on this blog, using Search button on the right top Topics under menu bar drop-down list at Eczema...

Ginger Lime Thyme Homemade Cough Syrup Recipe

Ginger Lime Thyme Homemade Cough Syrup Recipe

Jul 07

Your throat feels like razors, your nose is blocked up and you can hardly breathe properly, and when the doc says ”simply let this cold run its course”, it’s not the answer you were hoping for! Instead of using conventional medicines to soothe the symptoms (containing all sorts of nastiness), make this natural cough syrup with ginger, lime and thyme! It’s soothing,...

How To Make Natural Dryer Sheets

How To Make Natural Dryer Sheets

Jul 06

The best part of laundry is the fresh clean feelings and scent clothes have afterwards. But what if you don’t want all the harsh chemicals of laundry detergent in your wash? Obviously you turn to a natural solutions – either store bought natural detergents or you make your own. Unfortunately these methods don’t always carry the wonderful, lingering fresh scent you may want....

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