Eczema, all-night lullabies, and finding something that works for your child.

Common skin condition causing many a disturbed night’s sleep! When my little guy was 6 months old just a mention of the words ‘eczema rash’ sent sleep-deprived me, into a flap. And for good reason; this nasty and very itchy… Continue Reading >

Summer and Eczema: 5 Survival Tips for the Heat

It was another scorcher of a day and I couldn’t bear to think of how my little one’s skin was going to be today. Red raw, and itchy. Hot and frustrated and cranky (that was me, let alone him!)… I… Continue Reading >

5 Lessons I’ve Learned as an Eczema Mum

Ah… the life of an eczema mum. Whether it comes out of the blue, or you had an inkling your child might develop eczema as it runs in the family, it is still challenging! The creams, the scratching, the waking… Continue Reading >

Childhood Eczema

Eczema is a condition of the skin and there are a number of different types. One of these commonly seen in kids is called ‘atopic dermatitis’. It affects approximately 20% of kids and often develops in the first few months… Continue Reading >

Lovekins Pty Ltd

LOVEKINS is an Australian wellbeing and skincare company specialising in a range of natural and organic pregnancy + baby skincare and personal care products. Founder & CEO Amanda Essery is a 6th generation Australian Chinese, born and raised in Darwin,… Continue Reading >

Eczema And Allergies: Top 9 Ingredients to Avoid in your Skin Care Products

How many personal care products do you use per day? Moisturisers, soap, toothpaste, shampoo and conditioners, hair care products, makeup, toners, serums, perfumes… the list can truly go on! I used to stand in the shower and read the shampoo… Continue Reading >

Is there really clothing that can help my child with Eczema?          

Mums are often quite surprised when I suggest that you CAN dress for eczema success. While my sisters were always dressing my nieces & nephew’s in super cute polar fleece PJs or onesies with all the fun superhero transfers or… Continue Reading >

Probiotics and Eczema: What Every Parent Needs to Know

One of the most common questions about eczema I receive is: What is the best probiotic to take for eczema? I love hearing this question! It means that many parents are becoming aware that eczema is not just about creams… Continue Reading >

Moving Beyond a Band-Aid Approach to Eczema

Eczema, allergies and asthma…. Three common childhood conditions that are often linked together. Eczema is often the first of these conditions to appear, with 50% of kids who develop eczema developing it within the first 12 months of childhood (Williams… Continue Reading >

Your Journey to Healing

Melissa helps parents of children with eczema, allergies and food intolerances with evidence-based approaches so the entire family can start living their lives again, through online programs, community support and in-person workshops.