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 >

What is nappy rash and how can you prevent it?

If your baby could talk, he or she would definitely tell you that nappy rash is no fun. Nappy rash occurs around the backside – anywhere that’s usually covered in nappy. It’s particularly common around the edges of plastic-edged nappies,… Continue Reading >

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 >

Healing Nappy Rash Naturally

What is nappy rash? Nappy rash describes a variety of skin conditions that can appear in the nappy area. The discomfort level for baby can range from mild to severe.   How to recognize Nappy Rash A nappy rash appears… Continue Reading >

Lemon myrtle oil for treating molluscum contagiosum

I’d never heard of molluscum contagiosum before. That was until my eczema & allergy girl came home from school with these strange pearls like spots. She was not sick with the arrival of this nasty virus. No temperatures, tummy or… Continue Reading >

Are you slowly exposing your family to toxic chemicals?

As we become more aware of synthetic chemicals and their links to disease, we also become more concerned with what we consume, and now, with what we put on our skin, especially what products we use on our children. At… 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 >

Nanoparticles Explained

In order for nanoparticles in sunscreens to be considered dangerous, they have to first penetrate the skin, then go somewhere they can do significant damage. For now, there is no solid proof this can happen in humans.   How it… Continue Reading >