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Emily laces up for EOS at Edinburgh Marathon Festival

By |2024-06-04T14:29:53+00:00June 6th, 2024|Fundraising Stars, News|

EOS member Emily ran her very first race for her favourite charity, Eczema Outreach Support. The eight-year-old ran the 1.5km kids race at Edinburgh Marathon Festival and smashed her target time while raising an incredible £491 for EOS! Emily said: "I had a great day running the junior marathon for EOS and thank you so

Sun lotion and eczema prone skin

By |2024-06-11T09:53:34+00:00May 23rd, 2024|News, Tips and advice|

Now the better weather is on its way and outdoor play possible, you may be wondering what sun cream to use on your little one with eczema.   Sun creams can be an irritant for sensitive skin, with the lotions heavy and containing minerals and chemicals that can react with skin. Sadly, there is no

Isla runs for her twin sister

By |2024-05-06T13:02:07+00:00May 6th, 2024|Fundraising Stars, News|

A big hearted sister will take part in Edinburgh Marathon Festival to raise money for the charity that helps her twin. Isla Watson  (7) will join thousands of runners later this month and run the EMF Junior for Eczema Outreach Support (EOS), a Linlithgow based charity to support children and young people with eczema. Twin

Swimming with eczema – helpful tips

By |2024-06-11T09:56:22+00:00April 22nd, 2024|Blogs, Tips and advice|

Learning to swim is an important life skill, as well as great fun, but if your child has eczema swimming can be difficult. Most parents want their children to learn to swim so where possible kids with eczema should also have this opportunity, however chlorine in the pool can be a trigger. There are steps

Dealing with unsolicited advice

By |2024-06-11T09:56:57+00:00January 24th, 2024|Blogs, News, Tips and advice|

People mean well, but it can be frustrating to hear tips you didn't ask for. "Oh you have eczema? My aunt's neighbour's best friend cured that with this lotion from a supermarket." You are probably used to hearing all the ways that acquaintances have 'cured' eczema using methods from simple moisturisers to taking cod

‘Dear Eczema’ project shines light on living with eczema

By |2024-01-30T15:35:28+00:00January 16th, 2024|Blogs, News|

Olivia has struggled with eczema her whole life and created a graphic book about the skin condition A woman that has suffered with eczema since she was a baby has created a project about her experiences. Olivia used her frustrations over having the skin condition throughout her life to create a

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