How I manage my neck flares

So if you have been following my blog, you will know that my neck is one of my main trigger areas for eczema. It used to predominantly be my face too but my eczema seems to have stabilised on my face over the years. My neck however is the place I will flare first and … Continue reading

10 things my eczema flare ups have taught me

I have atopic eczema (atopic dermatitis) and that means that there is often a high chance I will flare “out of the blue”. Now I have sensitives and triggers, but they can change over time and it can make managing eczema unpredictable at times. Even though people may think it can be totally predictable I’d … Continue reading

Where have I been?!

So I just posted for the first time in awhile so I thought I would do a general update! As many of you know, I’m currently training as a psychologist here in the UK. I’m about halfway through now. Its busy and there’s academic work to juggle with the clinical work but its generally manageable … Continue reading

Why Coconut oil should be your go to oil for eczema

I’ve tried many different oils over the years – coconut, olive, pumpkin seed, cumin, raspberry, evening primrose, argan, Rosehip…..but I’ve found that since 2011 coconut oil has always been one I’ve brought over and over. Here’s why: It’s affordable! A good, organic argan oil can set you back ££s! Organic virgin coconut oil can be … Continue reading

Eczema: Reaching the other side of the road where the grass is greener…My healing reflections

When you have eczema all you do is wish you could have normal skin, wish that you could be anybody else who didn’t have to deal with this. Wish that you will wake up one day and it will just finally leave you alone.  I remember at first how reliant I was on what the … Continue reading

The Restore & Repair Beauty box unveiled….What’s included

I have had an amazing few weeks trialling products which I think make some key components to eczema healing and so wanted to officially introduce you to the bunch of products that will be appearing in the Restore and Repair Beauty Box . throughout May and June. All of the products are natural and do … Continue reading

May: My goals and skin updates

I cannot believe it is already May! The first four months of this year appear to have flown by without any time at all, though I do feel that my skin is in a really good place at the moment. So here are my updates…. Skin Update: April began with cracked lips, upper lip eczema … Continue reading

5 years of Blogging!

So this came up on my feed today:  What a difference 5 years can make?! 5 years ago today I began this blog, just desperate to find some solace, some relief. I was at university, at my wits end because my face and neck were flared, my stomach was raised and patchy and my arms … Continue reading

April Challenge : Let’s get healing with ….YOGA!

Dealing with life and bad skin can feel like a lonely journey, so why not trial and error things to help together?  The added motivation of working with others to achieve your goals can help with keeping your resolution and sharing experiences, so why not join me this month in doing yoga for free from … Continue reading

April Goals: Rejuvenated mind and skin, say YES to some TLC!

So after my post on my current updates, I decided to set goals. Real goals. Not the type I usually make such as “I will exercise”, “I will eat better”, “I will spend less time on my phone” because let’s face it they’re pretty vague and I say them and pretty much do not do … Continue reading

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