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Could hard water be making your eczema worse?

  If you live in an area of hard water, which accounts for 60% of British homes, your daily shower or bath could be making your eczema worse, according to new research. Hard water is known for causing skin to become dry and itchy because it has a higher mineral content – mainly calcium and […]

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Could the sun help eczema?

  New research suggests that contrary to the accepted belief that the sun is problematic for skin prone to eczema, it could actually help with the condition. The reason why the sun’s rays may be a natural eczema cure is that a molecule, nitric oxide, is released into the blood stream when we are exposed […]

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Sea Anenome Venom is new weapon for sensitive skin

    Over 50% of people are classed with having sensitive skin and it’s a growing problem with more people diagnosed every year. Sensitive skin is not just an annoying skin type, it can lead to more serious skin conditions such as eczema, rosacea and skin infections due to the breakdown of the skin barrier […]

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Escape the curse of dry winter skin

Dry winter skin is a common problem during colder weather. Dry, flaky and  eczema prone skin gets worse in winter due to lower humidity outside and moisture-draining central heating inside. However there are several surprisingly simple do’s and dont’s to help minimise skin moisture loss during the harsh winter months and banish dry winter skin. […]

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Smells can heal skin

Just sniffing certain smells could help heal skin, according to new research. For the first time odorant cells have been discovered to exist not just in the nose, as previously thought, but in the skin too. Research carried out the at the Technical University of Munich and published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology has […]

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Are your cleansing culprits causing bad skin?

Cleansing is supposed to be the key to good skin. We are all told to do it religiously if we want to keep skin younger looking and healthy. But the way you cleanse and what you cleanse with could actually be giving you bad skin as well as prematurely ageing you. Here is our guide to […]

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New study finds birch bark helps heal skin

A new study has found  that Birch Bark significantly speeds up and aides the skin healing process and could help with faster healing of skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. Birch bark tar has been used as a remedy for acne, eczema, psoriasis, dandruff and itchy skin conditions as well as for cracked or […]

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New research finds link between eczema and skin bacteria

A link between eczema and skin bacteria has been found which could lead to new treatments for the condition which effects one in every five adults in the UK. The new study carried out at the University of Michigan Medical School in the US and published in the medical journal Nature, found that eczema suffers […]

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