Menopause

What happens as we age ? We often wonder what happens to our body as we age, what intrinsic processes take place and what physical changes happen to the body as the ageing process continues. Most women reach menopause between… Continue Reading >

Body Neutrality: How to Feel Confident in Your Own Skin

Have you ever looked in the mirror and felt ashamed of your reflection? Or hated your body? Or have you ever looked in the mirror and felt beautiful, confident and accepted? We can put so much emphasis on our outward… Continue Reading >

5 Tips to Save your Skin during your next Pregnancy 

As we know, each pregnancy can be different from the previous one and therefore we never know how our skin may react each time. Typically your skin condition can either better or worsen during pregnancy, all depending on your hormones… Continue Reading >

Why you should choose organic skincare when pregnant

Our skin is our largest organ in our body and behaves like our digestive system in the way that whatever we put in or on our body may be absorbed into our bloodstream. And the average woman will apply more… Continue Reading >

Mosquitoes and how families can protect themselves

Every summer is a constant battle between wanting to sit outside with the family or go back inside to escape the barrage of mosquitoes that are silent assassins on a warm summer’s evening. For some, mosquitoes and their dreaded ‘bzzz’… Continue Reading >

Is Your Daily Routine with Personal Care Products Making You Sick?

Your Journey to Healing Author Dr Melissa Raymond   So I have a question for you. How many different chemicals are we exposed to every day? 5…..10…..20? Higher? Surely it’s not 50? Higher?! Well, for many women, 200 different chemicals… Continue Reading >

A day at the beach with Eczema.

For most people “let’s go to the beach” means everyone put their cozies on, grab some towels and let’s go! But not for us. Allergies and anaphylaxis aside there is thought and strategic planning that goes into a “spontaneous” afternoon… Continue Reading >

Caring For Your Baby’s Bottom – preventing and curing nappy rash.

If your baby’s bum isn’t as smooth as it should be according to the old age (‘smooth as a baby’s bum’), but red and inflamed instead, your little one will no doubt cry and be miserable, especially as urine scalds… Continue Reading >

The Myth of ‘pH Neutral’ Skin Care for Eczema

Most soap-based cleansers have a high pH (above 7) [1] and can also be drying to our skin. Even the flow of shampoo and conditioner over the body after rinsing hair may be irritating. For those with eczema, use of… 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 >