Tips and advice

Coping with eczema on holiday

By |2024-06-20T13:55:55+00:00June 18th, 2024|News, Tips and advice|

If you are heading off on a long awaited summer holiday you will most likely be excited but anxious about caring for your child's skin in a new location. Whether you are travelling to an exotic destination, or holidaying closer to home, being in a new space can cause difficulties for eczema prone skin. The

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

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

Looking after your skin at Christmas

By |2024-06-11T09:57:44+00:00December 4th, 2023|Blogs, News, Tips and advice|

The festive time can means lots of potential triggers for people with eczema Christmas is just around the corner, with many children now ripping into their advent calendars daily and counting down until Santa comes. But Christmas can be a tricky time  for eczema sufferers with lots of

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