Tag: psoriasis

Gentle shampoo and hair conditioners from Pure Potions

 I am horribly fussy about the products I use on my hair, and over the years, have found things that work and things that don’t. I struggle with some issues with my skin and scalp including having a very dry,

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Helping skin get better with Cetraben…

It’s no secret that we have struggled with skin issues in our house. I have psoriasis and Emily has dealt with eczema as well as very dry and sensitive skin since she was a baby. We have spent a lot

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When dry skin on your hands is a major problem…

I wash my hands a lot. I work with small children, which often means I get messy. My hands are often very dry and sore at the end of the day, and I have a mild form of psoriasis which

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Surcare – Getting tough laundry done, but being kind to skin…

I do a LOT of laundry. Two kids, who wear school uniform, and a lot of extra curricular activities that mean there are lots of muddy, sweaty, sometimes paint covered clothes dumped in the wash basket every week. I also

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Skinnies Silk Skinware for eczema

When I was training as a student nurse in London, I spent time on a Dermatology ward, and learned a lot about various skin conditions, that can cause many problems for children and adults. I worked with children with severe

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My hair doesn’t like shampoo.

Or to be more exact, my scalp doesn’t like shampoo, so I have been experimenting with less hair washing and alternative methods of keeping my hair clean and my scalp healthy…. We have all seen the adverts, billboards and glossy

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Tuesday’s Reviews – Island Natural Products

  When Tina, from Island Naturals e-mailed me and asked me if I would like to try some of their range, I jumped at the chance. I am always looking for more natural, less chemically filled things to use for

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10 uses for coconut oil, in our household

We use coconut oil for lots of things in our house, these are the ten I can think of, off the top of my head, every day uses for it. We buy a jar or two of cold pressed, virgin

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